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  • Winston County, Mississippi

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Winston County, Mississippi. The county is one of sixteen formed when chief Greenwood LeFlore ceded the lands in the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, which resulted in the removal of the Choctaw Nation from their ancestral lands to Oklahoma. The county is named for Louis Winston (1784–1824), a colonel in the militia, a prominent lawy...

  • Winston County, Alabama

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Winston County, Alabama. Winston County was established under the name Hancock County on February 12, 1850. It was originally named for John Hancock, Governor of Massachusetts and famous signer of the American Declaration of Independence, with its county seat at Houston. On January 22, 1858, the county was renamed Winston County to h...