James Winslow (1712 - 1777) MP

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Death: Died in Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Cause of death: Run over by a loaded ox-sled, accident.
Occupation: Clothier, Colonel in the First Freetown Regiment (Loyalist)
Managed by: Ben M. Angel
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About James Winslow

From the Genealogical Record of the Hodges Family of New England:

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Col. James Winslow was a clothier as well as farmer. He was Justice of the Peace, town treasurer from 1755 to 1763 and selectman in 1762. He was Lieutenant of the 1st Freetown company as early as 1757 and Captain-Lieutenant in 1758 and, hence, probably saw service in the Old French and French and Indian Wars. He became Captain June 4, 1762, and Lieutenant-Colonel of the 2nd Bristol County regiment July 25, 1771, holding the last office until Sept. 19, 1775. Thomas Gilbert, the noted loyalist, was Colonel of this regiment, and James Winslow also was an adherent of the Crown, but seems to have lived unmolested despite his politics. He was accidentally killed by being run over by a loaded ox-sled.

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Col. James Winslow's Timeline

1712
August 12, 1712
1738
June 8, 1738
Age 25
Norton, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1739
April 22, 1739
Age 26
1741
July 7, 1741
Age 28
1743
November 23, 1743
Age 31
1746
March 8, 1746
Age 33
1748
September 2, 1748
Age 36
1750
December 17, 1750
Age 38
1753
August 29, 1753
Age 41
Freetown, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
1754
October 30, 1754
Age 42
Freetown, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts