Ellis, Cadwalader Family History. From Quaker history to Rhirid Flaidd Lord of Penllyn and back into the mists of time.

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  • ID: I572
  • Name: Mordecai GWIN
  • RFN: 572
  • Change Date: 10 DEC 2000
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Gwinn, /Gwynne/
  • Birth: 1736 in Ireland or Wales
  • Note:
    erkhan@home.com (Elizabeth Khan)
  • Change Date: 10 NOV 1996
  • Death: FEB 1784 in ,, NC
  • Note: Will probated 1786 in Hillsboro, NC.
  • Note:
    Origin of the name "Guinn"
    The name Guinn goes back to Wales to the Gwydir Castle. The names of
    Gwin, Gwinn, Gwyn, Gwynn, Gwynne, Guin, Guinn, Wynn, Wynne are all
    derivitates of the original name of Gwynedd. The earliest known "Gwin"
    who came to America was Capt. Owin Gwynn, Esq. son of Sir John Wynn of
    the Wynn family of the Gwydir Castle, Wales in 1611. His son Col. Hugh
    Gwynne was the first to permanently settle in the US. (Owin returned
    to Gwydir Castle when his father died to succeed to the baronetcy.)
    Source: "History of the Gwin Family", by Jesse Blaine Gwin, Fairfax,
    Va. 1961.
    Margaret Gwin who married a Hudson? This Margaret would be the
    daughter of Mordecai & Elizabeth Gwin* and the sister to Rev. James,
    John, Edward, William and Alexander.
    * Not included as there are too many Elizabeth......?
    The above John Gwin b. 15 Dec., 1764.

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth GWIN
    • Married: 1752 in SC ?
    • Note:
      IGI shows married in SC, but could have been NC, and if so, the
      marriage probably took place in the Granville/Orange County area.
      Children: John b ca 1753
      Alexander b ca 1755
      James b ca 1757
      Margaret b ca 1759
      Jane b ca 1761
    1. Has Children Margaret GWIN b: 28 MAR 1760 in Orange Co.,, NC
    2. Has Children Rev. James A. GWIN b: 1768 in Orange Co.,, NC
    3. Has No Children Jane GWIN b: 16 FEB 1762 in Orange Co.,, NC
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