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Mary Alba Winder McQuiston
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1836
Bloomfield Township
Crawford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1896
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Born in Bloomfield Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, Mary was the daughter of James and Mary Polly Swena. On their westward migration, the Winder family settled in Bureau County, Illinois for a time. It is there that Mary was married to Alexander McQuiston, son of David Harper and Mary Davidson McQuiston of Scrubgrass Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania on August 11, 1859. Alexander had left his family in Pennsylvania for better opportunities in the midwest. After their marriage, the young couple moved to Kansas and finally settled in Monmouth in Shawnee County.
Mary and Alexander were the parents of three children: Mary Alice (Lovell) (Mary was sent east to Pennsylvania relatives shortly after the death of her sister Ida), Eddy Arthur, and Ida Viola McQuiston. After Mary's death in April 1886, Alexander married again in October of that year to Susan Newman.
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  James Winder (1806 - 1872)
  Mary Polly Swena Winder (1813 - 1896)
  Alexander McQuiston (1834 - 1917)
  Mary Alice McQuiston Lovell (1860 - 1914)*
  Eddy (Eddie) Arthur McQuiston (1869 - 1870)*
  Ida Viola McQuiston (1870 - 1876)*
  Mary Alba Winder McQuiston (1836 - 1896)
  Benjamin S Winder (1840 - 1914)*
  Lorenzo Dow Winder (1842 - 1871)*
  Frances Ann Young (1846 - 1928)*
  Hannah Eliza Winder Howey (1849 - 1885)*
*Calculated relationship
19 yrs. 2 mo. 21 days
Lynn Creek Cemetery
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Joe Gibbens
Record added: Jun 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37959139
Mary Alba <i>Winder</i> McQuiston
Added by: Joe Gibbens
Mary Alba <i>Winder</i> McQuiston
Added by: Joe Gibbens
Mary Alba <i>Winder</i> McQuiston
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