Surname: Wynn

Claybank Cemetery Ozark Alabama

Margaret Claybank Cemetery is located about two miles from Ozark, Alabama on Ozark – Daleville Highway. This cemetery enumeration was performed in 1948 by Eustus Hayes and as such will provide details on headstones which may no longer be present in the cemetery. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC...

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Treaty of August 24, 1835

Treaty with the Comanche and Witchetaw Indians and their associated Bands. For the purpose of establishing and perpetuating peace and friendship between the United States of America and the Comanche and Witchetaw nations, and their associated bands or tribes of Indians, and between these nations or tribes, and the Cherokee, Muscogee, Choctaw, Osage, Seneca and Quapaw nations or tribes of Indians, the President of the United States has, to accomplish this desirable object, and to aid therein, appointed Governor M. Stokes, M. Arbuckle Brigdi.-Genl. United States army, and F. W. Armstrong, Actg. Supdt. Western Territory, commissioners on the part of the United States; and the said Governor M. Stokes and M. Arbuckle, Brigdi. Genl. United States army, with the chiefs and representatives of the Cherokee, Muscogee, Choctaw, Osage, Seneca, and Quapaw nations or tribes of Indians, have met the chiefs, warriors, and representatives of the tribes first above named at Camp Holmes, on the eastern border of the Grand Prairie, near the Canadian river, in the Muscogee nation, and after full deliberation, the said nations or tribes have agreed with the United States, and with one another upon the following articles: Article 1. There shall be perpetual peace and friendship between all the citizens of the United States of America, and all the individuals composing the Comanche and Witchetaw nations and their associated bands or tribes of Indians, and...

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Biographical Sketch of William J. Wynn

William J. Wynn, a retired farmer of Lake County, is the son of Ezekiel and Lucy (Threadgill) Wynn. His father was born in Virginia, and when a young man moved to North Carolina, where he married Miss Threadgill. In 1830 they moved to Wayne County, Tennessee, and in a few years to Obion County. They had eleven children, four sons and seven daughters. Mrs. Wynn was a Methodist; Mr. Wynn in politics a Whig. He devoted most of his time to farming, and was a good mechanic. He died in 1850, and his wife in 1862. His ancestors were of English descent. W. J. Wynn was born January 11, 1818, in Anson County, North Carolina. Most of his boyhood was passed at work in the cotton field, never attending school over six months; and when eighteen years of age he relied upon his own resources to make his way in life. For awhile he hired out to cut timber for the first railroad in Louisiana; then gave his time to farming. In 1843 he married Mary Barker, who was born in Benton County, Tennessee, in 1828. Of seven sons and six daughters born to this marriage six are still living. Mr. and Mrs. Wynn and five children belong to the Methodist Church. Mr. Wynn is a democrat, but gives his support to the best man, regardless of party. He...

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Biographical Sketch of Samuel H. Wynn

Was born in Tazewell county, Virginia, October 21, 1842. His parents, Peter E. and Mary Wynn, were natives of. the same State. He was educated in the common schools of Virginia, and moved with his parents to Missouri in 1853 and settled in Grundy county, and one year later came to this county. He went to Illinois just before the war, and in 1862 enlisted for three months in Company I, Seventieth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and March 7, 1864, enlisted in Company B, Second Regiment Illinois Cavalry, and served until the close of the war. In 1866 he came back to this county, where he has remained since engaged in farming, excepting while absent on a trip to California, which he made in 1875, returning in 1876. Mr. Wynn was united in marriage, November 14, 1867, to Miss America Pugh, who was born August 23, 1843. His mother, at the age of seventy-five years, lives with...

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Biographical Sketch of James Wynn

Was born in Tazewell county, Virginia, January 21, 1822. John and Olivia Wynn, his parents, were natives of Virginia, and William Wynn, his grand-father, was from Wales; his Grandfather Perry was a soldier of the Revolutionary War. The subject of this sketch was educated in the Emory and Henry College, located in Washington county, Virginia. He enlisted in. Company K, Eleventh Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry for the Mexican War, and was in fourteen engagements, and many of them the leading battles fought during that war. Mr. Wynn is one of the old settlers of this, county. He enlisted June 16, 1861, in Company B, Fourth Regiment Missouri Confederate Cavalry, and served eight months. His business through life has been that of farming. Mr. Wynn was united in marriage, September 15, 1845, to Miss Sarah Buren, who was born in Tazewell county, Virginia, December 19, 1830. They have seven children: Ida O., born November 18, 1856; Benjamin W., born January 30, 1859; John, born February 1863; Melvin, born July 19, 1865; Elvira, born October 1, 1867; Edmund B., born July 5, 1870; Carrie C., born November 15,...

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Biography of Hamlet Wynn

Was born in Tazewell county, Virginia, November 25, 1838. He lived with his parents, William P. and Margaret H. Wynn, in his native county until his twentieth year, when he accompanied them to Missouri. They arrived in the spring of 1858 and settled on a tract of wild land in Grand River township, two miles northeast of where the town of Jameson now stands, where the subject of this sketch still lives, and his mother, with him, his father having died in 1875. His father being afflicted with the palsy, young Wynn began to work for himself when about nine years old, working in a brick yard at twenty-five cents per day until he saved $4.50, with which sum he bought a calf, and this, with another which his grandfather had given him, he sold, the two bringing him a total cash capital of $45. When about fourteen years old he came to Missouri on a visit, and while here at-tended school one session at the Grand River College, at Edinburg, Grundy county. His father was an invalid when they came to Missouri, so upon young Wynn fell most of the care and toil of the farm, and as his inclination led him toward dealing in and raising stock, as was illustrated in his first business transaction, related above, he turned his attention more especially to that department of...

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Roscoe M. Wynn

Corpl., Co. I, 81st Div., 321st Regt.; of Pasquotank County; son of J. T. and Mrs. S. J. Wynn. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Elizabeth City. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, transferred to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Vosges Mtn. Sector, St. Die. Returned to USA June 20, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 28,...

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