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Cumberland County, Illinois

Biography Sketches The Winnett Family Starting William Winnett Sr Born 1748


As Compiled By Edna Winnett Rigg Brown Before 1965.
She And Her Husband Spent Many Days On The Road. Hours Of Searching Court And Census Records Along With Interviews Of Family Members And Others Who
May Provide A Path To The Winnett Genealogy. Before The Use Of Computer's When The Only Way To Find Family Genealogy Was To Dig It Out Of The Family, Census That Was Hard To Find Or Court Records That The Keepers Felt You Were Imposing On Them. Edna Left A Preface That Pretty Well Sums Up The Difficulties. Starting On The Next Page Is Her Preface Which I Believe Will Enlighten The Searchers For Genealogical Information, You Know It Is There, But Can't Find It.
Relationship Between Edna Winnett
Rigg Brown And James M. Winnett, Third Cousin Two Times Removed.
Submitted by James Winnett.

Before beginning the actual genealogy of the William and Sarah (Strange) WINNETT family, it is important to build a background from Which to start. Some of this background is based on court and census Records, some on notes which their grand daughter, my grandmother Margaret (WINNETT) RIGG left in an old chest, some on equally valid information supplied by proven descendants, some on tradition and some on deduction on my part. Sources are given as the reader
will know in which category the information lies Needless to say there will be errors even the every effort has been made to guard against that possibility.
No effort has been made to trace William WINNETT back to his home in England All branches of the family agree with Grandma that he came from Liverpool, England. Grandma said he had lived there with a wealthy uncle who begged him to remain with him and promised to leave him his worldly goods if he did. However, at about 15 years of age. William could resist the urge of adventure no longer and came to America No date is known, but there is a "chest" which he treasured enough to mention in his will and is still with the family possession, so he must have brought it from England
Naturally tradition slopped in with various accounts of his coming to America One was that as a tiny lad he was bribed with candy - penknife   Another, when a bit older, he was bribed to come, then was bound out to service until he became of age The version I grew up with has a few extra flourishes. Two Winnett brothers were kidnapped in Liverpool As they neared America the ship was attacked by pirates and both boys jumped overboard William swam to shore, the other was never heard of again It was with this in mind that, thinking of where he could have landed. I asked the librarian in the Pennsylvania Room of Carnegie Library. Pittsburg. Pennsylvania, if they had any records of Wilmington. Delaware. I was amazed when I found the marriage of William WINNETT and Sarah STRANGE listed in the records of Holy Trinity (Okl Swedes) Lutheran Church. To further boost my version. Series 2, Volume. 13, page 245 of the Pennsylvania Archives, edited by Dr. Egle, Michael V. WINNETT was listed as a soldier. Dr. Egles's work is never questioned. I wondered for awhile if Michael could have been the missing brother, but decided that he probably was a figment of Aunt Ella's imagination since she loved sad ending to all of her stories. It is no fiction that Michael V. WINNETT did exist or he would not have been in the Archives. The French did fight with us in the Revolutionary War, WINNETT is a French name
even the William came from England, so Michael may have been a Frenchman here for he war. He has not appeared in any other records I have found. At the march meeting of the 1963 meeting of the Huguenot Society of Pennsylvania, I was accepted as a descendant of William WINNETT, a Huguenot. Anyone wishing to follow their own line back to William WINNETT can do so in the following pages. Grandma left a story of her grandfather's service in the Revolutionary
War, but no official records have been found to substantiate it.
According to Grandma, he fought at the Battle of Brandywine and was among the 400 prisoners taken by the British. When brought before the English General, William was recognized as the nephew of a good friend in England. He was given his freedom, but was told his uncle was a very rich man and would like him to return to England. It is not surprising that no record of his service has been found. Few records were made of the personnel of the Battle of Brandywine, and of those that were made, many were destroyed when the British burned Washington in the War of 1812.
For the background of Sarah STRANGE, wife of William WINNETT, we must go to the early days of Philadelphia. Just imagine! What today is the fourth largest city in the United States was in 1727, a village four blocks in depth and it extended not more than a mile along the Delaware River. Within that tract, on Second Street between Arch and Market. Christ Church was built in 1695. George Washington, Robert Morris and Benjamin Franklin worshiped there. Name plates designate these pews. Seven signers of the Declaration of Independence were buried in the churchyard.
As the village grew, so did the church and by 1727 the west wing was added. Near the end of that year. November 2, 1727, Jonathan STRANGE, a clothier, brought his sweetheart Susannah THOMAS to be wed (page 32). In 1744 the church was again enlarged to cover the entire block and in 1824 the interior was changed, but it stands, the oldest church in PENNSYLVANIA in CONTINUOUS use. And to think that our early ancestors were married there.
According to the tax lists as recorded in the Historical Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Jonathan STRANGE lived in London-Britain Township in 1729 and in Darby in 1730, page 32. He then disappeared from the Pennsylvania records. John THOMAS. Susannah"s father, was taxed in Darby or Upper Darby from 1715 until 1726. His will (page 90) was probated May 31,1727. There were many John Thomases in Christ Church, but none were in the burial lists of 1727 so evidently he was not one of the members. Also Chester County tax lists had many John Thomases. The years rolled along and we find that Jonathan and Susannah STRANGE moved south into Christiana Hundred, New Castle County. Delaware In Delaware they use the name "Hundred" instead of our more familiar term township" Other changes also took place with the advent of seven daughters, no sons (page 90). My time was too limited to look for grantee deeds, but by August 15. 1737 Jonathan sold property in Wilmington, so I assume he went to Delaware soon after his taxes were paid in 1732 in Pennsylvania. That means that some of the daughters were born in Delaware, and as Sarah was named last in all the records, it is safe to say she was born in Delaware. After Jonathan STRANGE'S death, settlement deeds (page 84) gave the names of all of the daughters and their husbands except Sarah, she married later. It is well to note STRANGE was also spelled STRANGE in the same deeds, which my denote Scottish ancestry. There is also LeSTRANGE from France, but I did not find that spelling in our papers.
Jonathan STRANGE married Susannah THOMAS November 2. 1727, both from Darby Township. Chester County. Pennsylvania He died Jury 1758 Susannah died between 1764 and 1770 as she signed the settlement deeds in 1764 but not in 1770.
Catherine married Jozehad LODGE, a weaver, deed written 1762 Mary named John BACKHOUSE deed written 1764 Elizabeth married Jesse KIRK, tailor of Darby Township. Chester County Susannah married John GOTSAM deed 1764; named John GOULD deed 1770 Elenor STRANGE married Adam DUNLAP deed 1764 Frances married October 15. 1763 Joseph LOBB clothier, Old Swedes Church Sarah married William WINNETT Jury 27 1773, Old Swedes Church. I was interested in following the families through to some extent so looked for the 1790 census for Delaware. It had been destroyed by fire However, the Historical Society had a census reconstructed based on the tax lists of 1790. The names which seemed most likely to be related to the STRANGE girls were:
LODGE, Samuel Sr., Christiana Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware LOGE, Samuel Jr. BACKHOUSE. Strange  BACKHOUSE. Jacob Brandywine     GOLDE, Strange Christiana DUNLAP. John LOBB. Joseph
The will of Jesse KIRK (page 93) was found in the Chester County records in the Historical Society in Philadelphia I am interested only in the WINNETT family and by 1790 William and Sarah WINNETT were in Washington County, Pennsylvania where he was listed as WHINNETT Old Swedes Church in Wilmington. Delaware is unique in that it is the OLDEST church in the UNITED STATES in CONTINUOUS service It is very Picturesque from any view, but the one usually shown is the entrance through an archway, the ground floor for the plantation owners a stairway to the balcony where the slaves sat There is a large Cemetery surrounding the building Inside, the lectern is to the right, the pulpit to the left, a beautiful stained glass window in the center front with a table below the window On this table is an altar cloth embroidered by the King of Sweden and presented to the church The pews still have doors, each pew has a reading board for hymnals and prayer books The official title was Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Lutheran Church Episcopalians now own it, worship there and keep it and the Hostess House in excellent condition
The Sunday we worshiped there we, being Methodists, became confused with the ritual The lady behind us kept telling us where to turn through out that part of the service. Later I turned to thank her and learned she is the niece of Mother's closest friend in Wilkinsburg Of course both Mother and her friend are gone.
There is no STRANGE and no WINNETT in the carefully kept list of members, yet two of the daughters were married there I did not find them again until they appeared in the tax list of 1781 in Bethel Township. Chester County (now Delaware County) Pennsylvania   Taxes as given in the Pennsylvania Archives Series 3. Volume 12. pages 441 and 562, 60 A, a cow and a horse.
In 1781 a part of Westmoreland County was portioned off and made into a separate county, Washington. From the beginning the boundary line had not been too clearly defined, with Virginia claiming the southwest portion of what is now western Pennsylvania, calling it Augusta County. Virginia The Pennsylvania grant claimed the same territory Each sold plots of ground to the settlers, sometimes the same ground Each established a courthouse within a short distance of the other Even tho the Mason Dixon Line had been established between 1763 and 1767, it was not until the close of the Revolution that it was actually honored The territory was all wilderness, but people were moving in, probably because families along the seaboard were being urged to go west to claim the land and keep the French from gaining control of the Ohio Valley Until flooring could be laid, the settlers had to sleep in hammocks or bunks built up from the ground as snakes would come in for the night and coil on the earthen floor.
When William and Sarah WINNETT came to Washington County, some time between 1785 and 1790, conditions were very privative. Coming into forest country, space had first to be cleared, logs hewn, sidings and roof built, all this in hostile territory with Indians and wild beasts forever on the prowl. Even tho now we have much sympathy for the Indians, at that time they were savages and often attacked without cause or warning. To be sure,
there were some peaceful tribes who befriended the settlers, but for the most part, (hey were a wild and unpredictable people, angry that others should encroach upon their free hunting ground. One thing must be said in their defense. During the French and Indian War the French stirred them up against the English, and during the Revolution War the British troops used them to harass the settlers west of the Allegheny Mountains.
One story that has come down through the years in our family is both funny and descriptive of the times. Adah WINNETT, son of Jonathan and Mary WINNETT. born 1806, had a successful day hunting pheasants. As he caught them he fastened them to his belt. On the way home he sat down on a log to rest a bit. All at once he sensed danger, looking up he saw and Indian back of him raise his tomahawk. He ran and as the Indian would gain on him, he would drop a pheasant. The Indian would stoop to pick up the bird and in that way Uncle Adah reach home. Adah was pronounced A-Day. I have found no records that would give me the actual birth dates for either William or Sarah STRANGE WINNETT, so will use the rule given in the "How Book", page 57. published by the Everton Publishers, Logan, Utah. The father's age is usually 26 and the mother's age 22 at the birth of their first child. It is. of course, but and indefinite guess, but does serve when dates are not known.


William WILLIAM Sr probably born 1748 in Liverpool. England, came lo America when fifteen years old Married Sarah STRANGE on July 27. 1773. Sarah STRANGE of Christiana Hundred, New Castle County Delaware Estimated birth date 1752. Daughter of Jonathan and Susannah Thomas STRANGE. Four children were born to this couple, William WINNETT, JR.. born 1774. died 19 September 1861 thought to be buried in Speers Cemetery Sarah WINNETT, born 1776. No further information Amy WINNETT. born 1778. No Further information. Jonathan WINNETT. born 1781 Chester County. Pennsylvania, died 1861  Since Johnathan. the youngest child, was born 1781 when the Archives placed his parents as being taxed in Chester County. Pennsylvania, all of their children must have been born before they came to Washington County, Pennsylvania April 25. 1811, William and Sarah WINNETT sold their property to the two sons and disappeared from the public eye. There was no will, no administration papers, no orphans court record or anything whatsoever to indicate where they had gone. It is thought that they went to live with one of the daughters.


William WINNETT Jr. born about 1774, died September 19, 1861, as recorded in Lot's Family Bible and given to me. Edna WINNETT, by Miss Bessie ALLMAN of Washington County. Pennsylvania. William WINNETT Jr., about 1798
married Rachel YOUNG, born about 1779 in Ireland and died 1866, was a daughter of Lot YOUNG. William and Rachel died in Fallowfield Township. Washington County, Pennsylvania. They were the parents of the following children, all born Fallowfield Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania.
John WINNETT 1799 -1880 Died Richland Township, Guernsey County, Ohio
Benjamin WINNETT 1800 - 25 December 1876 Guernsey County, Ohio. William WINNETT drowned in Brush Creek c 1830 (Beers History). Nathaniel WINNETT 1802 - 1884 Carroll County, Iowa. Thomas WINNETT 1808 - 1891 Washington Territory Lot WINNETT 1810 - 1890 Washington County, Pennsylvania Mary "Polly" WINNETT 1813 -1888 Laban WINNETT 1816 - 1889 Washington County, Pennsylvania Sally WINNETT 1818 Naomi WINNETT 1820 Married William Ward Rhoda WINNETT Married Noah HARDROCK NFK Adah WINNETT 1824 - 1894 Washington County, Pennsylvania


John WINNETT was born 1799 Fallowfield Township, Washington County.
Pennsylvania, son of William and Rachel (YOUNG) WINNETT Jr.. John married Mary "Polly" REVES. born 1804, Washington County, Pennsylvania, and their
First six children were born in Fallowfield Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania. John's Occupation was a cooper, a maker and repairment of barrels. John and Mary, his wife, left Washington County, Pennsylvania, about 1835 and settled in Richland Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, where the last four children were born. Nathan WINNETT born 1824. George McFarland WINNETT born 15 August 1826. died 19 October1895. Lucinda WINNETT born 1830
Lucy Ann WINNETT born 1831 Elizabeth WINNETT born 1832 Sarah WINNETT born 1834 David WINNETT born 1836 Susanna WINNETT born 1838 Rachel C. WINNETT born 1840 Noah WINNETT born 1847
Received confirmed information that John died on March 12, 1880. from the Guernsey County death records, and is buried in Guernsey County, Ohio. John's will states that his son George McFarland WINNETT, married 25 September 1856 to a Mary PHILLIPS, born New Jersey 1838. (deed) listed in his father's will as living in Illinois. Mary PHILLIPS death was prior to 1860, as the 1860 Federal Census Guernsey County,Ohio, lists George McFarland WINNETT married to Bethshaba WINNETT. (Bethshaba Maiden Name was WINNETT). George McFarland and Bethshaba WINNETT were next located in Union Township, Cumberland County. Illinois, living near his brother, Nathan WINNETT, who moved from Guernsey County, Ohio, to Cumberland County, Illinois, probably April or May 1863. Mary PHILLIPS. First wife of George McFarland WINNETT. and Elizabeth PHILLIPS, wife of Nathan WINNETT were sisters, brothers marrying sisters. Union Township, Cumberland County. Illinois, Nathan's wife Elizabeth (PHILLIPS) WINNETT died of child birth on June 14, 1863. the baby daughter living and was named Bethshaba.

1850 Federal Census, Richland Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, lists
House #166, Winnett, John, Age 51, Farmer, born Pennsylvania, Mary, wife, age 46, born Pennsylvania,    Lucy A.. Dau., age 19, born Pennsylvania, Elizabeth. Dau., age 18. born Pennsylvania,    Sarah, Dau., age 16. born Pennsylvania,    David, son, age 14, born Ohio,    Susanna, Dau., age 12, born Ohio,    Rachel, Dau., age 10. born Ohio,    Noah, son. age 3, born Illinois...........

1860 Federal Census, Senecaville Post Office, Richland Township, Guernsey
County, Ohio, lists: House #1132. Winnett, John, age 61, Farmer, born Pennsylvania.    Mary, wife, age 57, born Pennsylvania,    David, son, age 20,
Farm Labor, born Pennsylvania,    Susannah, Dau., age 18, born Pennsylvania Rachel, Dau.. age 16, born Pennsylvania,    Noah, son, age 13, born Pennsylvania...............

1870 Federal Census. Middlebourne Post Office, Richland Township,
Guernsey County. Ohio, lists: WINNETT, John, age 70. Farmer, born Pennsylvania.    Mary, wife, age 67, Keeps House, born Pennsylvania. Noah, son, age 22, Works on Farm, born Ohio,    Malissa, Daughter-in- law, age 19, born Ohio,    Flora B., Dau., of Noah and Malissa, age 1, born Ohio.............


Nathan Winnett. first of ten children born to John and Mary (Polly) REVES WINNETT. was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, year 1824, and died on October 2.1893. buried Cutright Cemetery. Union Township. Cumberland
County. Illinois. The family later moved to Guernsey County, Illinois, where Nathan married about 1846 to Elizabeth PHILLIPS, born 1827. Elizabeth was the daughter of David PHILLIPS and Elizabeth MCWILLIAMS of Guernsey County, Ohio. While residing in Guernsey County, Ohio, Nathan and Elizabeth were blessed with eight children as follows. Mary E. WINNETT, born 1847. died 1900. married Jacob HAUGHN, born 1843. buried in Mullen Cemetery, Spring Point Township. Cumberland County, Illinois.
Addison (Ada) WINNETT. born 1848, died 1916, married Elizabeth Emily HITT, born 1853, died 1939. buried in Lissie Cemetery. Wharton County, Texas. Ada and family moved to Lissie, Texas, arriving there on March 7,1907. Lucy Ann WINNETT, born 1852, died 1910, married Elias KEMPER, born 1843, died 1881 (Elias buried in Macedonia Cemetery, Union Township, Cumberland County Illinois). Lucy married Elmer CULP, born 1864, died 1927 Lucy and Elmer are buried inn Beebe Cemetery. Beebe, Arkansas. Margaret J. WINNETT, born 1853, died 1915, married Stephen A. JOHNSON, buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Effingham. Illinois. George WINNETT. born 1855, died 1875. buried in Long Point Cemetery, Union Township, Cumberland County, Illinois, Single. Lucinda WINNETT, born 1857, died 1930. married Smith LARUE, born 1846, died 1930, buried in Selden Cemetery, Selden, Kansas. John WINNETT. born 1859. died 1930, married Rozett CORMICAN, born 1874, died 1954, buried in Long Point Cemetery, Union Township, Cumberland County, Illinois. David WINNETT, born 1861, died 1953, married Hattie Barbara MCMILLAN, born 1863, died 1948, buried in Harmony Cemetery. Greenup Township, Cumberland County. Illinois. April or May 1863. Nathan and Elizabeth along with eight children, traveling in Covered Wagons on the National Road moved to Union Township. Cumberland County. Illinois, being about 380 miles. After their arrival in Illinois, Elizabeth gave birth to a baby daughter on June 14,1863 named Bethshaba WINNETT. Elizabeth WINNETT died the same day and was buried in the old Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, Clark County, Illinois. This information furnished by Nathan's son, David WINNETT. Bethshaba WINNETT. born June 14.1863, died 19 August 1927. married Justice Andrew GARRETT, born 1857, died 1919, buried Garrett Cemetery,
Union Township, Cumberland County, Illinois.
On 26 March 1866, Nathan WINNETT married Sarah Elizabeth (KLINE) MCMECHAN. Sarah Elizabeth was married to Zephaniah L. KLINE on 14 June 1860 and one son was born, John KLINE May 1861. Zephaniah KLINE entered
the Civil War and was killed December 1863 at Joliton, Tennessee. To Nathan and Sarah Elizabeth WINNETT, the following children were born in Union Township, Cumberland County, Illinois Artemecia Deetta WINNETT. born 1867. died 1940. married William REED, born 1863. died 1889. was kicked in the head by a horse, buried Cutright Cemetery. Union Township. Cumberland County. Illinois Artemecia Deetta WINNETT then married Thomas GRISSOM, born 1867. died 1940. buried in Casey Washington Street Cemetery, Casey Township, Clark County. Illinois. Amelia Arabelle WINNETT, born 1869, died 1925. married James S. MCMILLAN born 1867. died 1945, buried Cutright Cemetery, Union Township, Cumberland County, Illinois
Rosy M. WINNETT, born 1873, died 1908, married William Black, born 1873. died 1914, buried in Union Cemetery. Union Township, Cumberland County, Illinois.
Nathan Sylvester WINNETT. born 1876, died 1932. married Effie Carr, buried in Harmony Cemetery, Greenup Township, Cumberland County. Illinois Nathan and family settled about one and one-half mile east of the Reed School,
near the comer turning south to Vevay Parish. Nathan was a farmer, acquiring several acres of land in this area Nathan also worked as a contractor building several homes in the area   One home located in Toledo. Illinois, a large two
story home located on the North East corner of where Route 121 crosses the Railroad Tracks.  Lee WINNETT lived in this home in the early 1940s, his father David confirming that his father Nathan built this home. Nathan traveled about
fifteen miles from his home to Toledo, staying at this home during the week and going home at the end of the week. The year 1863 other relatives and close friends may have joined Nathan. Elizabeth and family moving from Guernsey County, Ohio, to Union Township. Cumberland County. Illinois. The Family names are. ROBEY, ANDERSON. BURSON. and WARD   Nathan's sister Elizabeth WINNETT married Middleton ROBEY 2nd. Elizabeth and son. John ROBEY are buried next to Nathan and Sarah Elizabeth WINNETT in the Cutright Cemetery. Union Township, Cumberland County, Illinois Nathan's sister, Rachel Catherine WINNETT. married Ezekiel ANDERSON, Civil War Veteran, on February 2, 1868. buried Harmony Cemetery, Greenup Township. Cumberland County. Illinois This writer, James WINNETT. Great Grand Son of Nathan WINNETT is married to Sandra Sue ANDERSON, a Grand Daughter of John ROBEY"S. These Families were friends in 1863 and remain so today September 17, 2009, all living in the Greenup and Casey, Illinois, area

Following is Federal Census during Nathan's life, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880.

1850 Federal Census. Wright Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, lists:
#2550, Winnett, Nathan, age 26. Farmer, born Pennsylvania.   
Elizabeth, wife,

age 24, born Ohio.   
Mary E . dau., age 3, born Ohio.   
Ada, Son, age 2, born

1860 Federal Census. Senecaville Post Office, Richland Township. Guernsey
County, Ohio, lists
House #1047, Winnett. Nathan, age 36, Farmer, born
Elizabeth, wife, age 33, born Ohio,   
Mary E . Dau . age 12,
born Ohio, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Ohio.  
 Ada. son. age 10.
born Ohio,   
Lucy A , Dau., age 8. born Ohio.   
Margaret J.. Dau , age 7. born Ohio,

George, son. age 6, born Ohio,   
Luanda. Dau.. age 3, born Ohio.   
John, son.
age 3/12s, born Ohio   
Other in Home: Ward, James, age 21. Laborer, born

1870 Federal Census. Union Township, Greenup Post Office, Cumberland
County, Illinois. Lists:
House #146. Winnett, Nathan, age 44, male. Farmer, born
Sara E. (Kline, married name, maiden name McMechan) wife,
age 33, female, Housekeeping, born Ohio,   
Addison, son, age 20, male.
Works on Family Farm, born Ohio,   
Lucy A , Dau , age 18, female, born Ohio,

Margaret J , Dau .age 17, female, born Ohio,   
George, son. age 14, mate, born
Lucinda Dau , age 12. born Ohio,   
John, son, age 10. born Ohio,

David, son, age 9. born Ohio.   
Bethshaba, Dau age 7. female, born Illinois.

Artemecia D . Dau . age 3. female, born Illinois.   
Arabelle A. Dau . age 1.

female born Illinois,
Other in home,   Kline. John E . Step-son. age 9. mate, born
Illinois, (John Kline's father Zephaniah L. Kline, killed December 1863, Civil War, Joliton. Tennessee)

1880 Federal Census. Union Township, Cumberland County. Illinois, lists:

House #45, Winnett. Nathan, age 56, mate. Farmer, born Pennsylvania, father
born Pennsylvania, mother born Pennsylvania,   
Sarah E., wife, age 43,
Housekeeping, born Ohio, father born Ohio, mother born Ohio
Deette. Dau . age 13. female, born Illinois, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Ohio.   
Arabelle A , dau . age 11. born Illinois,   
Rosy M., Dau.. age 7.
born Illinois,   
Nathan Sylvester, son, age 4, male, born Illinois.   
Others in
Kline. John E . Step-son. (son of Sarah Elizabeth) age 19. born Illinois,
father born Pennsylvania, mother born Ohio   
McMechan. John, brother-inlaw,
age 28. born Illinois, father born Ohio, mother born Ohio...............
John Wallace REDMAN and wife Dora Ethetyn DARLING, married September 17,1881. first lived on land of his Great Grand Father John CUTRIGHT. later John and Dora bought the Nathan WINNETT Farm where they lived at the time of his death June 20, 1915. Information taken from 1968 Cumberland History Book page 786 and the 1993
Cumberland History Book page 438.
Submitted by James WINNETT. Great Grand Son of Nathan WINNETT.
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