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Richard Winn
Birth: 1750
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1818

US Congressman. He entered the Revolutionary War as a lieutenant, eventually attaining the rank of colonel of the South Carolina state militia. After the war, he was promoted to Major General of militia. He served in the South Carolina state assembly from 1779 to 1786. Appointed superintendant of Indian affairs for the Creek Nation in 1788. He was elected to the third United States Congress in 1793 and served until 1796. He filled the vacancy of US representative after the resignation of Thomas Sumter in 1801. He was re-elected and served 5 more terms from 1803 until 1812. In 1813 he moved to Maury County in Tennessee and became a planter and was in the mercantile business. It is said that he died on his plantation along the Duck River, south of Columbia, and was buried in the family cemetery there. (bio by: kimshockey (reb)) 
 
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 Children:
  Christina Winn Bratton (____ - 1817)*
  Susan Priscilla Winn Blocker (1800 - 1861)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Columbia
Maury County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Cenotaph
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: kimshockey (reb)
Record added: Nov 09, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8073418
Richard Winn
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Forget me not, my kinsman, RichardFor I am your great, great grand dameA direct descendant of Elisha WinnI proudly carry your nameNamed for my father, Richard Leeand my mother, Mary Alice Irby WinnI carry the Winn banner proudlyI, Mary Richard Winn, desce...(Read more)
- Ricky Winn
 Added: Jul. 7, 2016
Forget me not, my kinsman, RichardFor I am your great, great grand dameA direct descendant of Elisha WinnI proudly carry your nameNamed for my father, Richard Leeand my mother, Mary Alice Irby WinnI carry the Winn banner proudlyI, Mary Richard Winn, desce...(Read more)
- Ricky Winn
 Added: Jul. 7, 2016

-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 12, 2015
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