Anna Winslow

22 August 1785–22 April 1830 (Age 44)
Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Winslow was born on 22 August 1785, in Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, Joseph Winslow Jr., was 24 and her mother, Anna Webber, was 30. She married James Works on 27 January 1807, in Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 22 April 1830, in her hometown, at the age of 44, and was buried in West Hill Cemetery, Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Works
Anna Winslow
Marriage: 27 January 1807
James Works
Louisa Works
Anna Maria Works
Hannah Works
Benjamin Works

Spouse and Children

27 January 1807
Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


    James Works


    Louisa Works


    Anna Maria Works



    Benjamin Works


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 6

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Winslow, a place in Buckinghamshire named from the genitive case of the Old English personal name or byname Wine (meaning ‘friend’) + Old English hlāw ‘hill’, ‘mound’, ‘barrow’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna Winston in entry for Benjamin Works, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Anna Works in entry for James Works, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Annie Works in entry for Louisa Hawks, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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