Surname: Winch

Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont vol 1

Genealogical and Family History of Vermont

Hiram Charlton took on the publication of the Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont for Lewis Publishing. In it, he enlisted the assistance of living residents of the state in providing biographical and genealogical details about their family, and then he published all 1104 family histories in two distinct volumes.

Samuel Winch Genealogy

Elizabeth1 Winch, spinster, of Great Alhallows, London, in her will, made 1659, proved 1661, calls herself “bound for Virginia” and names her brothers Richard and John. It is thought that John may have been the father of Samuel of Framingham, Mass. Virginia was often used to mean America. I. Samuel2 Winch was in Sudbury, Mass., as early as 1670. A few years later he settled in Framingham and was an original member of the Framingham church. He was buried, Aug. 3, 1718; m. (1), Feb. 11, 1673, Hannah, dau. of Matthew Gibbs and had seven ch. by her. He m.

Biography of Charles Winch

Charles Winch, a Justice of the Peace and a successful farmer of Langdon, is a native of Sullivan, Cheshire County. He was born November 13, 1845, son of Thomas and Clarissa (Town Winch. The family, which is of English origin, was founded by Samuel Winch, who settled in Sudbury, Mass., in 1670. Caleb, the great-grandfather of Charles, was born in Framingham, Mass., September 26, 1744. In 1768, when he was married, he removed to Fitzwilliam, where he resided until his death in 1826. He was a man of means, influential in town affairs and active in church work. The maiden