John Winslow

2 August 1751–6 July 1829 (Age 77)
Falmouth, Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of John

When John Winslow was born on 2 August 1751, in Falmouth, Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Nathan Winslow, was 38 and his mother, Charity Hall, was 43. He married Lydia Hacker about 1773, in Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1778. He died on 6 July 1829, in Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

John Winslow
1751–1829
Lydia Hacker
1756–1839
Marriage: about 1773
Jeremiah Winslow
1781–1858
Hannah W Winslow
1783–1869
Nathan Winslow
1785–1861
Isaac Winslow
1787–1869
Isaiah H. Winslow
1788–1834
Cynthia Winslow
1790–1866
Jeremiah Winslow
1791–1845
Amy Winslow
1792–1816
Sarah Winslow
1795–
Lydia H. Winslow
1798–1899
Maria Winslow
1800–1872
John Winslow
1803–1836

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1773Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1760
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1760: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States
    1760
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1760: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States
    1776
    Age 25
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Winslow in Buckinghamshire. The placename derives from the Old English personal name Wine (genitive Wines) + Old English hlāw ‘mound, hill’.History: Edward Winslow (1595–1655), one of the founders of the Plymouth Colony who sailed on the Mayflower in 1620, was born in Droitwich, Worcestershire, England. He was a governor of the colony and also served as agent of the Massachusetts Bay Company in France. In 1621 he married Susanna, the widow of William White, the first marriage in New England. Their son Josiah (c. 1629–80) was governor of Plymouth Colony from 1673 to 1680, the first native-born governor in North America. He had numerous prominent descendents.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (50)

    • John Winslow in entry for Nathan Winslow, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
    • Jonathan Winslow, "United States Census, 1800"
    • John Winslow in entry for Rachel P Clement, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

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