Facts and Events
5 Matthew Winans b: Abt 1761
+ Mary Van Garden
6 Samuel Winans b:21 Feb 1788 d:1828 [see his page]
+ Margaret Depew b:1794 d:1851
6 Phebe Winans b:23 Jan 1790 c:8 Jun 1790 [see her page]
6 Jacob Winans b:16 May 1792 c:20 Apr 1795 [see his page]
6 Rachel Winans b:1 Nov 1794 [see her page]
+ Joseph Heller b:10 Jul 1790 c:4 Aug 1792
6 Phebe Winans [see her page]
+ John Van Gorder
6 Matthew Winans [see his page]
+ Mary Morehouse
6 John Winans b:1800 d:Mar 1872 [see his page]
+ Catherine Brink
6 Isaac Winans b:1801-10 [see his page]
6 Ann Winans b:1802-11 [see her page]
6 Clark Winans b:13 Sep 1812 d:16 Mar 1882 [see his page]
+ Martha Maynard b:1 Oct 1814
6 Susan Winans [see her page]
6 Catherine Winans [see her page]
+ Amos Coleman
- Line of MATTHEW or MATTHIAS WTNANS JOHN-JOHN-JOHN-JACOB-MATTHEW or MATTHIAS (1-5-1-3-4)
MATTHEW was b probably 1760/1 and named for maternal grandfather, Matthias Connett. He md 3 July 1787 (Minisink Valley Records) in Shawnee, Pa. Mary Van Garden, not Margaret V. Gordon, as sometimes stated. Appeared as single man in 1786, taxed 0.10.0. He was not a landowner in the 1796 tax lists of Northampton Co., but is listed in Middle Smithfield. He was a weaver and a mail carrier. The 1790 census finds him in Lower Smithfield 1-1-2. He helped settle Meshoppen, Pa.
*1-5-1-3-4-1 SAMUEL WINANS b 21 Feb 1788 d 1829 md Margaret DePue (Depew). He is probably the Samuel who has often been called a son of his grandfather.
1-5-1-3-4-2 PHEBE WINANS b 23 Jan 1790 bp 8 June 1790.
1-5-1-3-4-3 JACOB WINANS b 16 May 1792 bp 20 Apr 1795.
1-5-1-3-4-4 RACHEL WINANS b 1 Nov 1794 d in Willshire Twp., Van Wert Co., Ohio md (1) Joseph Heller b 10 July 1790 bp 4 Aug 1792 Monroe Co., Pa. d Van Wert Co., Ohio, son of John and Susanna (Hammond) Heller. Md (2) Jonathan Depue. She is probably the Rachel who has often been called a dau of her grandfather. Rachel and Joseph Heller had the following children:
Matthew Heller md Emma Welch.
Sarah Elizabeth Heller md (1) Emanuel Cook, md (2) _?_ Morehead.
Phebe Ellen Heller b 25 July 1822 md Vinton Alexander Morehead.
Jacob Heller b ca 1826.
Joseph Heller b 16 Dec 1828.
Lewis Heller b ca 1830.
Ref: Major Ira Winans' records give a 2nd wife, Betsy Williams. They had the following children:
1-5-1-3-4-5 PHEBE WINANS md John Van Gorder and they had the following children:
Gershom Van Gorder who was in the Mexican War.
John Van Gorder.
Catherine Van Gorder.
Ira Van Gorder.
*1-5-1-3-4-6 MATTHEW WINANS d in his 67th year at Meshoppen, Pa. md Mary Morehouse.
*1-5-1-3-4-7 JOHN WINANS b 1800 d Mar 1872 in Meshoppen, Pa. md Catherine Brink.
1-5-1-3-4-8 ISAAC WINANS (no further data).
1-5-1-3-4-9 ANN WINANS md _?_ Hall. they had son Chester L. Hall, md Mabel E. Warren. They lived in Binghamton, N. Y.
*1-5-1-3-4-10 CLARK WINANS b 13 Sept 1812 d 16 Mar 1882 md Martha Maynard.
1-5-1-3-4-11 SUSAN WINANS md _?_ Stark.
1-5-1-3-4-12 CATHERINE WINANS md Amos Col[????].