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: I717
  • Name: Rev. James A. GWIN
  • RFN: 717
  • Change Date: 10 DEC 2000
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Gwynn, /Gwinn/
  • Birth: 1768 in Orange Co.,, NC
  • Note:
    Rev. James Gwin was the 7th child of Mordecai & Elizabeth Gwin.
    James was b. in 1768 in Orange Co NC.
    Source Joyce Hornback. joyce1033@juno.com
  • Change Date: 22 JUL 1998
  • Death: 3 AUG 1841 in Vicksburg,, MS
  • Note:
    Came from Granville/Orange County area of NC to Sumner County in 1790.
    Had a son William McKendree Gwin, named for Bishop McKendree
    of his Methodist church. Had a dau. Margaret who m. Alexander D.
    Duvall in Sumner Co., 12 March, 1818.
    The 1790 (1783-1786) VA Census, p. 109 shows a James Gwin in
    Greenbrier County.
    James Gwin appointed a Justice and Coroner in 1798.
    James Gwin a member of the Court, July 1796.
    Shown in the 1830 census in Carroll Co., TN. In 1839 he moved to MS.
    Gwin families in early 1700`s PA.
    Note: Margaret Gwin m. Chamberlain Hudson, Jr. ca 1780 in NC ?
    Zoa Gwin m. Robert Chamberlain Ellis 1842, Sumner Co., TN




    Father: Mordecai GWIN b: 1736 in Ireland or Wales
    Mother: Elizabeth GWIN

    Marriage 1 Mary Adair MCADAMS b: JAN 1767
    • Married: 1790 in ,, VA
    • Note:
      The following is from the Buchanan book. "The DuVals from Virginia
      to Kentucky".
      "He (referring to Gwin) showed his appreciation of McKendree by
      presenting him with 300 acres of land adjoining his own holdings in
      Sumner County, Tennessee, and also named for him the son who became so
      distriguished in Mississippi and later California, Senator William
      McKendree Gwin.
    Children
    1. Has No Children Margaret Gwin Duval b: 7 APR 1800 in Sumner Co.,, TN
    2. Has Children James GWIN, JR. b: 14 JUL 1797 in Sumner Co.,, TN

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