Rachel Winn

Female1744–15 February 1824

Brief Life History of Rachel

When Rachel Winn was born in 1744, in Caroline, Virginia, United States, her father, Benjamin Jesse Winn, was 44 and her mother, Rachel Ann Tavenor, was 45. She married Lt Thomas Easton Fortson Jr in 1761, in Caroline, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 15 February 1824, in Elberton, Elbert, Georgia, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Lt Thomas Easton Fortson Jr
Rachel Winn
Marriage: 1761
Charles Forston
about 1750–1818
Benjamin H. Fortson
Elizabeth Forston
Jesse Marion Fortson
William George Fortson
Mildred "Millie"or "Milly" Fortson
Richard Fortson

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1761Caroline, Virginia, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (7)

    1758 · Mount Vernon

    Age 14

    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.


    Age 32

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 36

    Historical Boundaries: 1780: Wilkes, Georgia, United States 1790: Elbert, Georgia, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (northern) and Welsh: variant of Wynn .

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

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