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They lived in Farmers Branch, Dallas County, in 1860. Nancy Sims Harlan, age 74, born Virginia, lived with them. Also living with them in 1860 were Emmaretta Winn and Gus H. Winn, children of Thomas G. Winn and Ann M. Swift.[376] Francis and Avarilla Winn lived in Dallas County, in 1870.[377] In 1880, Avarilla Winn, age 70, lived with her daughter, Sophronia J. Smith, in Dallas County.[378]

In the 1860 Dallas County, Texas, Agricultural Census, F. A. Winn owned 400 acres of improved land and 500 acres of unimproved land, total value was $6,211.

F. A. Winn’s Dallas County Survey #1578 was in the country. It is now located in the city of Dallas, Texas. He owned all the land that today is between Northwest Highway and Walnut Hill Lane, and between Midway Road and Marsh Lane. This is where he died.

F. A. Winn was a Dallas County commissioner from 1856 to 1860.

Children of Francis Asbury Winn and Avarilla H. Finch:

   +109.        i.   Sophronia Jane Winn, born 11 November 1837, Greene County, Alabama, died 9 January 1919, on Maple Avenue, Dallas, Tex as, buried Masonic Cemetery, which is part of Pioneer Cemetery, adjacent to the convention center in downtown Dallas.[379] She married 11 August 1858, Dallas County, Texas, to Rev. William Robert Smith.[380]



[376] 1860 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, p. 336, #533/533, P.O. Farmers Branch. Winn, F. A., age 45, male, farmer, $6,211/$13,214, born Tenn.; A. H., age 47, female, born Tenn.; William A., age 20, born Ala.; Martha E., age 14, born Ala.; Francis A. Winn, age 10, male, born Texas; Nancy Harlan, age 74, born Va.; Emmaretta Winn, age 17, $5,800, born Tenn.; Gus H. Winn, age 12, born Tenn.

[377] 1870 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, p. 405, #1151/1144, P.O. Dallas. Winn, F. A., age 56, male, farmer, $3500/$1160, born Tenn.; Avarilla, age 59, born Ala.; Martha, age 23, born Ala.; Francis Winn, age 21, male, born Texas. All above white. William Taylor, age 50, black, works on farm, born Tenn.; Jane Taylor, age 50, black, born Tenn.

[378] 1880 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, S.D. 3, E.D. 56, Sheet 28. Head of family: Mrs. S. J. Smith, female, white, age 42, born Ala. Tenn. Ala. A. H. Winn, female, white, age 70, mother, born Ala. S.C. S.C.

[379] Death notices, Dallas Herald, Dallas, Texas, 12 January 1919: Mrs. S. J. Smith, female, widowed, Maple Avenue, father, F. A. Winn, mother, A. Finch, died 9 January 1919, buried Masonic Cemetery. (Pioneer Cemetery). And, Texas Death Record, S. J. Smith.

[380] Lu and Neumann, Marriages, Dallas County, Texas, Books A-E (1846-1877), p. 8. William R. Smith to Sophronia J. Winn, 11 August 1858.

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