Adam WINSELL 1791 - 1861 -- some notes
Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 2/25/2020 at 21:34:29
Info from the National Archives
Adam WINSELL was Captain of Adam Winsell's Company of Tennessee Militia, War of 1812. Enlisted Jan. 5, 1814, at Elizabethtown, Carter County, Tennessee, served to May 18, 1814; discharged on account of sickness. He had papers, which were sent to Washington City when he obtained a Land warrant. During a part of his time of service he was at Lookout Mountain. The Battle of Horseshoe was fought while he was in the service, but he was not at said battle.
Adam WINSELL was born (in Virginia?) 9 Sept. 1781; married Sarah CURTNER 22 March 1809, in Carter County, Tennessee, by Alexander Doran, J.P. Sarah CURTNER was born 17 Feb. 1792, in North Carolina. Their children -- from Adam Winsell's Bible:
Rebecca WINSELL, born 14 Jun 1811.
Lewis WINSELL, born 24 Jan. 1813 (in Tennessee)
John WINSELL, born 8 March 1815 (in Tennessee)
Wm. Alexander WINSELL, born 11 July 1817.
Mary Ann WINSELL, born 21 Jan. 1820.
Alfred WINSELL, born 23 Oct. 1822.
James F. WINSELL, born 22 March 1825.
Adam A. WINSELL, born 21 Jan. 1828.
Allen Wiley WINSELL, born 22 March 1830.
Andrew Thompson WINSELL, born 20 Aug. 1832 (in Madison County, Indiana)
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