Searching for information about family of William Winton born about 1815 in Tennessee and Margaret McMillan born about 1833 in Arkansas.Married about 1858.
William Winton was the 5th of eight children born to George W. Winton and Catherine Shults
Margaret McMillan and William Winton had 5 known children:
Malvina (Vina) Winton, b. abt 1859, Polk Co., Arkansas B. H. Winton (male), b. abt Jun. 1860, Polk Co., Arkansas Daniel Winton, b. abt 1861, Arkansas Priscilla Winton, b. abt 1863, Arkansas Ella Winton, b. abt. 1864, Arkansas
William apparently died between 1863 and 1869
Margaret/Margret appears on the 1870 census in Fannin County, Texas married to her second husband, William Franklin Earnest, who was born 1813.
Margaret McMillan and William Earnest had 1 known child
Charles P. Earnest, b. Oct 1869, Fannin Co., Texas
Margaret next appears in the 1880 census, District 134, Weatherford, Parker County, Texas where she is listed as a 48 year old widow “keeping house” in the home of her sister, M. E. Clark, and her sister’s husband W. P. Clark (probably Willis P. Clark).None of Margaret McMillan Winton Earnest’s children from either marriage are listed in the Clark household.
The California death certificate Colonel Nelson Winton who was born 16 Mar 1893 lists his father's name as Dan Winton.Colonel (first name not rank)Winton's mother was Arminda Stephens.Is Daniel Winton, son of William and Margaret, he same Dan who is the father of Colonel Nelson Winton?