Person:James Gwinn (5)

James A. Gwinn
m. 1752
  1. Elizabeth Gwynn
  2. Mary Gwin
  3. Edward Gwin1747 - 1831
  4. Sarah Gwin1749 -
  5. Elizabeth Gwin1751 - 1830
  6. John Gwynn1753 -
  7. William Gwin1755 - 1827
  8. Margaret Gwin1760 - 1797
  9. Jane Gwin1762 - 1843
  10. James A. Gwinn1768 - 1841
m. 1790
  1. Jr. James Gwinn1797 -
  2. Margaret Gwinn1800 - 1863
Facts and Events
Name James A. Gwinn
Gender Male
Birth? 1768 Orange Co, NC
Marriage 1790 VAto Mary Adair McAdams
Death? 3 Aug 1841 Vicksburg, Warren, MS

Birth Date:Rev. James Gwin was the 7th child of Mordecai & ElizabethGwin. James was b. in 1768 in Orange Co NC. Source Joyce Hornback. 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 The following is from the Buchanan book. "The DuVals from VA to KY". "He (referring to Gwin) showed his appreciation of McKendree by presenting him with 300 acres of land adjoining his own holdings in Sumner County, TN and also named for him the son who became so distriguished in MS and later California, Senator William McKendree Gwin. DESCENDANTS OF CADWALADER ELLIS Contact: Lloyd D. Ellis <>