Elizabeth Gwin (1725 - c.1788) MP

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Birthplace: North Atlantic Ocean (aboard ship)
Death: Died in Cumming's Gap, Sumner County, North Carolina (Present Tennessee), United States
Managed by: Ben M. Angel
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Immediate Family

About Elizabeth Gwin

Information from Lloyd D. Ellis:

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dubart&id=I955

ID: I955

  • Name: Elizabeth GWIN
  • RFN: 955
  • Change Date: 15 AUG 2000
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: Note: Maiden name unknown.
  • Marriage 1 Mordecai GWIN b: 1736 in Ireland or Wales
    • Married: 1752 in SC ?
    • Note: IGI shows married in SC, but could have been NC, and if so, the marriage probably took place in the Granville/Orange County area.

Children:

  • 1. John b ca 1753
  • 2. Alexander b ca 1755
  • 3. James b ca 1757
  • 4. Margaret b ca 1759
  • 5. Jane b ca 1761

Children

  • 1. Margaret GWIN b: 28 MAR 1760 in Orange Co.,, NC
  • 2. Rev. James A. GWIN b: 1768 in Orange Co.,, NC
  • 3. Jane GWIN b: 16 FEB 1762 in Orange Co.,, NC

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On the birth and death location:

http://www.gwingenealogy.net/GENEALOGY/SURNAMES/Gwin/GwinMordecai.htm#hornbackJoyceEmails

In a paper written by a grandson he states that his grandfather Mordecai died before he was born, so he did not know him, but his grandmother Elizabeth Gwin lived with them at Hamilton Station in TN were he was born. Elizabeth (he forgot her last name) was born on shipboard.

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On the location of Hamilton's Station:

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnsumner/early30.htm

During the year (1788) Capt. John CARR and others built a fort on top of the ridge in the western portion of Sumner County. It was called the Ridge, or Hamilton's Station. This was located six miles north of Shackle Island and near what is now known as Cummings' Gap.

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Elizabeth Gwin's Timeline

1725
1725
North Atlantic Ocean (aboard ship)
1746
1746
Age 21
Orange County, Province of North Carolina
1749
1749
Age 24
Orange County, Province of North Carolina, (Present USA)
1752
1752
Age 27
Province of South Carolina
1753
1753
Age 28
Orange County, Province of North Carolina
1760
March 28, 1760
Age 35
Orange County (Present Alamance County), Province of North Carolina, (Present USA)
1762
February 16, 1762
Age 37
Orange County (Present Alamance County), Province of North Carolina, (Present USA)
1764
February 15, 1764
Age 39
Orange County, NC
1769
January 16, 1769
Age 44
Orange County, Province of North Carolina, (Present USA)
1770
1770
Age 45
Orange County, Province of North Carolina, (Present USA)