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95. Thomas M.7Winn (Thomas Grimes6Winn, Jane “Jenny”5Sims, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born circa 1839, Henry County, Tennessee, died before 1867, Dallas County, Texas. He married 20 November 1862, Dallas County, to Elizabeth Helena West,[985] daughter of Robert J. West and Mary Ryland. Elizabeth Helena Winn married second, 13 August 1867, Dallas County, to Dr. C. C. Gillespie.[986] Mrs. Helena Gillespie was born 17 January 1841, died 9 June 1882, buried Webb Chapel Cemetery, Farmers Branch, Dallas County, Texas.[987]

Helena West was a sister of John R. West who married #97, Emmaretta R. Winn, Thomas M. Winn’s sister.

Thomas Winn lived with his uncle, William M. Winn, in Dallas County, Texas, in 1860.

Rev. C. C. Gillespie was editor of the Texas Christian Advocate from 1857 to 1858. It was published in Galveston, Texas.[988] Dr. C. C. Gillespie was born 21 August 1822, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, died 12 October 1887, buried in Webb Chapel Cemetery, Farmers Branch, Texas.[989] His full name was Charles Constantine Gillespie. C. C. Gillespie lived in Dallas County, in 1870.[990]



[985] Lu and Neumann, Marriages, Dallas County, Texas, Books A-E (1846-1877), p. 12. Thomas J. Winn to Elizabeth H. West, 20 November 1862.

[986] Lu and Neumann, Marriages, Dallas County, Texas, Books A-E (1846-1877), p. 17. C. C. Gillespie to Mrs. Helena Winn, 13 August 1867.

[987] Tombstone photograph, Webb Chapel Cemetery, Farmers Branch, Dallas County, Texas. Mrs. Helena Gillespie, born 17 January 1841, died 9 June 1882.

[988] Lu, Texas Methodist Newspaper Abstracts, Volume I, p. iii, 39, 55.

[989] Tombstone photograph, Webb Chapel Cemetery, Farmers Branch, Dallas County, Texas. Dr. C. C. Gillespie, born 21 August 1822, died 12 October 1887.

[990] 1870 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, p. 348, #414/413. Gillespie, C. C., age 47, physician, $1800/$500, born Ala.; Hellena, age 29, teach school, born Tenn.; Robert P., age 16, born Ark.; Charles B., age 15, born Ark.; Virgil H., age 14, born Ark.; Willie C., age 6, female, born Ark.; Constantine Gillespie, age 2, born Texas; Mary E. Sanders, age 11, born Ark. All above white. And, Caroline Murdock, age 25, black, servant, born Miss.

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