Re: DAVID OR BENJAMIN WINCHELL CHENANGO CO.N.Y.
I have more less hit a brick wall in this search. What I have is my gr gr grandfather 'Erastus Samuel Winchell" born Oct 25, 1833 in Broome Co., Chenango NY. Moved to Iowa with his parents and siblings some time arounf 1834. His father was "Hezekiah" born abt 1790 in MA. I have found partial family in the 1860 census of Jones Co., IA which lists: Hezekiah age 70, Erastus age 25, Mary age 23(born in Tenn), Ellen age 4, Almond age 31,Abigail age 11, Eda age 3, Maria Fitzpatrick age 11, John and Sarah both age 3. This John and Sarah are 1/2 siblings to Maria Fitzpatrick, as Hezekiah married a yonger lady "Margaret Fitzpatrick in 1856. His first wife, well I'm not sure what happened to her or the other siblings. I believe Erastus also had a brother Alvin born Nov, 1820 in Broome Co., Alvin was married to Malinda Pate in Jones Co., IA in 1842. Also this Almond, is listed on the census as a female, yet when searcing for that name everyone of them are Males. Hope you can help. Thanks Gail