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Edward Winston Henry (1794 - 1872)

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Edward Winston Henry
Born in Long Island, Campbell County, VAmap
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
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Died in Winston, Charlotte County, VAmap
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Edward Winston (Winston), born 21 Jan. 1794 “Long Island," Campbell Co., VA, died 12 Oct 1872, age 78 at “Winston-on-the-Staunton,” married Jane Yuille 19 Oct 1817, born 9 Sept 1799 at “Clarkton," Halifax Co., VA, died 9 Sept 1866 at “Winston-on-the-Staunton;” inherited half of “Red Hill”, renamed his half “Winston-on the Staunton,” was a successful planter, served as sheriff of Charlotte Co., VA 1848-1850, enjoyed horse racing and bird hunting. He and Jane buried at “Winston-on-the-Staunton,” Charlotte Co., VA.


Husband: Edward Winston Henry
WIfe: Jane Yuille
Marriage Date: Oct 19, 1817
  1. Maria Rosalie, b. 1818, married at Charlotte Co., VA Dr. William Bernard Lewis, against parent’s wishes, children, died 1898, age 79, in Ashville, North Carolina, buried in Riverside cemetery.
  2. Dr. Thomas Yuille (twin), b. 1821, moved to Florida because of tuberculosis, famous for Henry hounds (Birdsong Hounds), married Mary Frances Cunningham, one child, died 1869, age 48, in Quincy, Florida; delegate to convention to Tallahassee that adopted resolution to secession, served in Confederate Legislature, sat on committee that drafted constitution for Confederate State of Florida, established hospital facilities in West Florida during Civil War, buried in Western Cemetery, Gadsden, Florida.[1]
  3. Patrick LaFayette (twin), b. 1821 moved to Florida because of tuberculosis, married Emily Tillinghast, no children, died 1852, age 31, at “Winston-on-the-Staunton” and buried there.
  4. Lucy Dorothea, b. 1823, married Octave Leighton, two children, died 1898, age 75, in Petersburg, VA.
  5. Sarah Jane, b. 1825, married William H. Armistead, children, died Halifax Co., VA in 1899, age 74, buried St. John's Church, Halifax, VA.
  6. Celine, b. 1827, married John Robert Catlett, children, widowed, died 1874, age 46 at “Winston-on-the-Staunton,” Charlotte Co., VA and buried there.
  7. Ella, b. 1831, died 1831 in infancy, buried at “Winston-on-the-Staunton,” Charlotte Co., VA.
  8. Ada Byron, b. 1835, married Capt. John G. Smith, children, died at Charlotte Court House, VA, death date unknown.
  9. Edward Winston, Jr., b. 1840, married Anne Ely of Mariana, Florida, children, inherited “Winston-on-the-Staunton” in Charlotte Co., VA, and died there before 1904, unmarked grave.[1]


Date: 21 JAN 1794
Place: Long Island, Campbell County, VA
Source: #S4423


Date: 12 OCT 1872
Place: Winston, Charlotte County, VA


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Patrick Henry's Family Authored by Edith C. Poindexter; Revised Oct 2010. ©Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation
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  • Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.


  • WikiTree profile Henry-1712 created through the import of Vicki Norman family tree v2 (3).ged on Aug 1, 2012 by Vicki Norman. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Vicki and others.
  • This person was created through the import of indygrandma.ged on 02 January 2011.

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