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John Gwin

Also Known As: "Gwinn"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Orange County, Province of North Carolina
Death: Died in Dyer or Carol County, Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Mordecai Gwin and Elizabeth Gwin
Husband of Sarah Gwin and Sarah Gwin
Father of William M. Gwin; Edward Gwin; John Donnell Gwin; Margaret Gwin; Elizabeth Gwin and 4 others
Brother of Captain William Gwin; Colonel Edward Gwin; Sarah Howell; Mary Gwin; Margaret Hudson (Gwin) and 4 others

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About John Gwin

Enlisted in 1780; fought as a Private in the American Revolution during the Battles of Camden, Guilford Courthouse, and Brown's Marsh; Lived in North Carolina for 5-6 years after the Revolution; Moved to Pendleton, South Carolina about 1787; Moved to Sumner County, Tennessee through Muscle Shoals (probably) and traveling by the TN river to Sumner County; Lived 3 years in Sumner County and moved to Smith County; Moved to Robinson County three years later; In 1821, moved to Huntingdon (Carroll County) where he was one of the first citizens and elected as a Justice of the Peace along with his brother Edward.

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John Gwin's Timeline

1764
February 15, 1764
Orange County, Province of North Carolina
1782
February 26, 1782
Age 18
Rowan County, North Carolina, United States
1798
1798
Age 33
Sumner County, Tennessee, United States
1799
1799
Age 34
Sumner County, Tennessee, United States
1801
1801
Age 36
Probably Smith County, Tennessee, United States
1804
1804
Age 39
Smith County, Tennessee, United States
1806
1806
Age 41
1808
1808
Age 43
Smith County, Tennessee, United States
1810
1810
Age 45
Humphrey County, Tennessee, United States
1814
1814
Age 49
Humphrey County, Tennessee, United States