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42. William M.6Winn (Jane “Jenny”5Sims, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 8 December 1814, Maury County, Tennessee, died after 1891, Dallas County, Texas,[391] and before 1900. He married 23 October 1838, Maury County, Tennessee, to Mary S. Weakley,[392] born circa 1810, Tennessee, died before 1880, Dallas County, Texas.

William M. Winn lived in DeSoto County, Mississippi, in 1850.[393] He lived in Farmers Branch, Dallas County, Texas, in 1860. Viola Winn and Thomas M. Winn, children of Thomas G. Winn and Ann M. Swift, lived with him in 1860.[394] William Winn lived in Dallas County, in 1870[395] and 1880.[396]

In the 1860 Dallas County, Texas, Agricultural Census, William M. Winn owned 150 acres of improved land and 454 acres of unimproved land, total value $2,640.



[391] Dallas Morning News, 24 December 1891. Suits Filed: William M. Winn and James W. Church vs. Joe H. McConnell, to remove cloud of title.

[392] Maury County, Tennessee, Marriage Records. William M. Winn to Mary S. Weakley, 23 October 1838.

[393] 1850 U.S. Census, DeSoto County, Mississippi, p. 426, #852/852. M. M. or W. M. Winn, age 35, male, born Tenn.; M., age 38, female, born Tenn.; S., age 6, female, born Miss.

[394] 1860 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, p. 335, #531/531, P.O. Farmers Branch. Winn, William M., age 45, farmer, $2,640/$12,700; Mary S., age 50; Sallie, age 15; Viola, age 18; Thomas M., age 21, overseer. All born in Tenn.

[395] 1870 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, p. 409, #1212/1205, P.O. Dallas. William M. Winn, age 53, farmer, $2840/$2525, born Tenn.; Mary Winn, age 53, born Tenn.; Benjamin Church, age 20, /$348, born Ark.; Sally Church, age 20, born Miss.; James Church, age 9/12, born Texas. All white.

[396] 1880 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, S.D. 3, E.D. 58, Sheet 9. William M. Winn, age 66, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; W. T. Williams, male, age 34, son-in-law, born Tenn. Tenn. Tenn.; Sarah L. Williams, age 36, dau., born Miss. Tenn. Tenn.; Hariet N. Williams, age 2, gdau, born Texas Tenn. Miss.; James W. Church, age 9, gson, born Texas Ala. Miss.; Sherwood Harris, age 20, nephew, born Tenn. Ga. Tenn.

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