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Mary Winton (McClellan)

Also Known As: "McCoy"
Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: December 4, 1775 (92)
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: PA, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Mr. McClellan and Mrs. McClellan
Wife of Lieutenant John Winton
Mother of William T. Winton, Sr.; George Winton; Rhoda Winton and James Winton

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About Mary Winton

John Winton settled in the Kittochtinny Valley near the west branch of the Conococheaque ( Clear Water ) Creek. At that time there were less than 800 people living in the region.

Mary Winton's death was recorded in the Upper West Conococheaque records in 1775.

An official list of "Officers of the Associated Regiment of Lancaster County, over the River Susquehanna" was approved by the provincial government on 29 March 1748. John Winton was the lieutenant for Peters Township, serving under his neighbors, Major William Maxwell and Ensign James Wilkey.

In 1749 the provincial government honored a petition for a new county and Cumberland County was founded in January 1750. On 23 October 1750 John Winton was appointed to serve on a grand jury in Cumberland County. John is listed on tax list in Peter Township in 1751. In 1751, Peters Township covered the entire southwest part of modern Franklin County, including Peters, Montgomery, Warren and part of St. Thomas Townships.

John paid taxes in Peters Township in Cumberland County, Pennyslvania in the years: 1751, 1753, 1762, 1763, 1764, 1766. John died in 1766 and Mary paid taxes in 1768 and 1769.

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Mary Winton's Timeline

Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 54
Ulster, Ireland
Age 56
Age 60
December 4, 1775
Age 92
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
PA, United States