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James Madison (born 1840)

Victor Winston (View posts)
Posted: 25 Mar 2000 11:25AM GMT
Yes, I have some more information on the James Madison Winston born in 1840. I don't know if the other reply by Brent Winston was the info you were looking for. You also asked about the Marcellus Calvin born 1818.
According to the info I've compiled (after peering through several library books in Virginia, and copying my grandmother's family tree), Marcellus Calvin is son to George Winston born 1797. James Madison Winston is my Great Grandfather.
James Madison Winston was the fifth generation that was born and lived on the old Winston plantation in Franklin County, NC. Three generations have lived there since (in 1960). The original tract has been divided, sub-divided, and a large part of it sold, but in 1960 a part was still owned by a Winston. The plantation was originally about 1500 acres and was a land grant. The old burying ground is still there. For generations both family and slaves were buried there on the same hill but in separate portions. James Madison Winston was buried there and also his mother and father. It is still kept up, but no longer used as a burying ground.
James Madison Winston was the second child of a family of ten. He was married twice. The first time to Elizabeth Wilson, who was the widow of his buddy in the civil war. She had a son about 1 year old at the time. Then he was married to Ida Tabitha Ezell, Feb. 8th, 1882.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
rpritt 1 Nov 1999 9:09PM GMT 
RVeitschegger 20 Nov 1999 11:57AM GMT 
rpritt 20 Nov 1999 5:19PM GMT 
RVeitschegger 20 Nov 1999 5:55PM GMT 
Maxey Sumlin 14 Dec 1999 12:56PM GMT 
ChesterHenry4... 15 Mar 2001 4:10PM GMT 
JULIANA 4 Jan 2000 1:03PM GMT 
Brent F. Winston 24 Jan 2000 12:31PM GMT 
Victor Winston 25 Mar 2000 6:25PM GMT 
Juliana 26 Mar 2000 7:19PM GMT 
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