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William Winton, Sr.

Nicknames: "Constable Dublin Twnshp. Pennsylvania"
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Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Winton, Lieutenant and Mary Winton
Husband of Elizabeth (Betsy) Rhoda Winton
Father of Rev. John Winton; McClellan Winton; Margaret Dunn; William Winton, Jr.; James Winton, Sr. and 4 others
Brother of James Winton

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About William Winton, Sr.

William Winton Sr. is listed as a Patriot by the SAR by the fact that he served a term as Constable for Dublin Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, 1778.

William Winton Sr , April 1778, saved Bedford Co Penn records, appointed Constable, Dublin Twp, then covering lower half of present Huntingdon Co, upper half of present Fulton Co. Another added task during Rev War. As listed in Quarter Sessions, Bedford County Penn Court, 13 April 1778, and several County Historys and publications, Bedford, Huntingdon, etc.

William Winton left Cumberland County, Pa., in March 1780 and migrated south to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia where he was lliving on the border of Shenandoah and Rockingham counties by 1784. His oldest son John married into an established family named Cunningham that year. William moved further south about 1785 to the North Carolina Territory, which later became Jefferson County, Tennessee. John and his wife Arabella also settled on the south bank of the French Broad River near Dandridge.

John resettled southwest of Knoxville in Roane County where he became a large farmer and slave owner. The Father of American Methodism Francis Asbury "rode two days and nights in the pouring rain" to ordain John as a Methodist deacon on Oct. 31, 1800. Deacons served as local pastors between visits from circuit riding ministers.

Meanwhile, John's brother McClellan married Sally West and migrated with her family to south-central Kentucky along the Cumberland River. Their younger brothers James, Robert, and Stephen later served in the War of 1812.

By the end of the War of 1812, all seven of William's sons were strung across the Tennessee and Kentucky frontiers. John comissioned his nephew John Cunningham Turnley, an army munitions wagoneer, to design and build what became one of the first antebellum mansions in East Tennessee. Meanwhile. McClellan migrated to the newly established Alabama Territory and settled in Cotaco County by 1818.

Source=http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pahuntin/townships/cromwell/ PIONEER DEED.


"Know all men by these presents, that I, William Winton, of Dublin Township, Bedford County, State of Pennsylvania, for and in consideration of the sum of thirteen hundred and twenty-five pounds current money to me in hand paid, at and before the sealing and Delivery of these presents by Hugh Logan, of County of York and State aforesaid, hath granted, Bargained, and sold, and by these presents Doth Bargain and sell to said Hugh Logan, his Heirs or assigns, all my Right, title, Interest, property, Claim and Demand whatsoever, in and to that tract of land whereon I now Liveth, Lying and being in said County of Bedford, adjoining Lands of George Cluggage, together with all the Improvements thereon made or erected, and the grain now in the grown on said premises, and a loom and other articles mentioned in an article of agreement between me and said Logan. To have and to hold said Improvements, grain in the grown, and loom to said Hugh Logan, his Heirs or assigns, me, my Heirs, Executors, or Administrators shall and will warrant and forever Defend, and against no other person whatsoever, as witness my hand and seal the twenty-first day of March, in the fifth year of American Independence, and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty.


"Wm. WINTON. [Seal]


"Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of "JAMES CARMICHAEL "BARS. DOYLE


"Received the day of the Date of the above Indenture of the within named Hugh Logan, the first sum of thirteen hundred and twenty-five pounds, being the full consideration money above mentioned, as witness my hand and seal.


"WM. WINTON.

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Davis (Hopewell), Felix Miller, appointed csotan-bles. 1778." General Sessions, April 13: William Wilson (Barre), William Winton (Dublin), constables.

17 Davis (Hopewell), Felix Miller, appointed csotan-bles. 1778." General Sessions, April 13: William Wilson (Barre), William Winton (Dublin), constables. 1780." General SESSiONS,April 11: Robert Wasson (Barre) , James Morton (Dublin), Jacob Rowler (Frankstown), Benjamin Sanders (Hopewell),' George Reynolds, Isaac Worrill, deputy (Huntingdon), Giles Stevens (Shirley), constables; Alexander McCormick, John Glenn (Barre), Hugh Davison, John Walker (Dublin), Patrick Maguire, David Lowrey (Frankstown) , William Sherley, Levi Mcore (Hopewell), Archibald Fletcher, James Gibson (Huntingdcn), James Galbraith, James Cluggage (Shirley), overseers of the poor; James Anderson, Jeremiah Rickets (Barre), James Coil, Esq., John Ramsey (Dublin), Jacob Rowler, Jr., Absalom Gray (Frankstown), Solomon Sell,Hugh Skelly (Hopewell), Ludwick Sells, Joshua Lewis (Huntingdon), Jacob Shara, James Carmichael (Shirley), supervisors of the highways. 1781." April Sessions: David Ralston (Barre), James Barnet (Dublin), Absalom Gray (Frankstown), Lwiucd-k Sells (Huntingdcn), George Cluggage (Shirley), constables; Joseph Oburn, Benjamin McGuffey (Barre), Hugh Davidson, John Walker (Dublin), Samuel Rhea, James Johnston (Frankstown), Henry Lloyd, Michael Cryder (dHonu)n,ting- James Galbraith, James Cluggage (Shirley), overseers of the poor; William Nelson, Abarcldhi- Glen (Barre), James Coyle, Esq., John Rsaemy- (Dublin), Urick Heifheit, Edward Beatty (Frankstown), Joseph Prigmore, Moses Donaldson (Huntingdcn), James Carmichael, Jacob Shara (Shirley) , supervisors of the highways. 1782 " April Sessions: Chain Rickets (Barre), William Justice (Dublin), William Traviss (Huntingdon), Giles Stevens (Shirley),constables; Henry Fergu



      
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William Winton, Sr.'s Timeline

1737
1737
Pennsylvania, United States
1761
November 8, 1761
Age 24
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
1763
1763
Age 26
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
1766
1766
Age 29
1767
1767
Age 30
Virginia, United States
1772
1772
Age 35
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
1773
1773
Age 36
1776
1776
Age 39
Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States
1779
1779
Age 42
Pennsylvania, United States
1782
1782
Age 45
Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, United States