George Washington Winsor

14 April 1784–June 1840 (Age 56)
Gloucester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Winsor was born on 14 April 1784, in Gloucester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Anan Winsor, was 34 and his mother, Amey Angell, was 31. He married Wealthy Irons. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in June 1840, at the age of 56.

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George Washington Winsor
Wealthy Irons
Ora Windsor
James Madison Winsor

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    Ora Windsor


    James Madison Winsor


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

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.
1790 · 13th State

Age 6

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 16

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

1 English: variant of Windsor . This is the spelling used for places so named in Devon and Hampshire.2 Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Winzer .

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

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  • New York Land Records, 1630-1975;

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