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William Winchester

Birthdate:
Birthplace: London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Death: September 02, 1790 (78)
Westminster, MD, United States
Place of Burial: Westminster, MD, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Winchester and Jane Winchester
Husband of Lydia Winchester
Father of William Winchester, Jr.; Gen. James Winchester; George Washington Winchester; Mary Winchester; Katherine Winchester and 5 others
Brother of David Winchester

Occupation: Land Speculator
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About William Winchester

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MARYLAND.   DAR Ancestor # A128396

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38137002

William Winchester was born 22 DEC 1710 in London, England. As a young man he sailed to the New World, arriving in Maryland in 1729. He married Lydia Richards 22 JUL 17xx.

In the 1760s he laid out the plan for the town of Westminster, originally called Winchester, on the border between Frederick and Baltimore counties (the town is now the county seat of Carroll County). He was prominent in local politics, and on the eve of Revolution took up the cause, serving in a variety of civil positions.

William and Lydia had the following children:

William Winchester, Jr. Katherine Winchester m. William Welling

REVOLUTIONARY WAR SERVICE Civil. According to Henry Peden's work on Patriots of Frederick County (p. 398), he was appointed to the Committee of Correspondence, solicted on behalf of that committee for subscriptions to purchase arms and ammunition, and was an Associator, all in 1775; he took the Oath of Allegience, 1778.

Military. According to Henry Peden's work on Patriots of Baltimore County (p. 295ff), he was First Lieutenant, Linganore Battalion, with Captain David Moore's Company, 1777. According to Henry Peden's work on Patriots of Frederick County (p. 398), he was Captain, Linganore Battalion, 17 JAN 1777-12 DEC 1781.


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William Winchester's Timeline

1711
December 22, 1711
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
1731
1731
Age 19
Maryland
1748
November 22, 1748
Baltimore, MD, United States
1750
December 1, 1750
Baltimore County, MD, United States
1752
February 6, 1752
Frederick County Maryland,
1755
October 17, 1755
Baltimore, MD, United States
1757
March 6, 1757
Frederick County, MD, United States
1759
April 7, 1759
Frederick County, MD, United States