These are written documents regarding Winder genealogy.  Contributions are welcome!


Samuel Winders Ancestry:

Article by Deven Winders Lewis proposing that 1) the Samuel Winders of Fayette Co., PA, married to Catherine Jackaway, is the same Samuel Winders who appears in the Bullitt County and Hardin County, Kentucky, records beginning in 1801 and 2) that this Samuel Winders was a son of James and Elizabeth Grable Winder of Redstone, Fayette Co., PA

The Case of Samuel Grove v. Administrator of Estate of Thomas Winters

Article by Deven Winders Lewis, co-administrator of the Winder DNA Project. Apparently in early 1805, Thomas Winders obtained a court order for payment of the outstanding balance of 4 pounds plus interest from Samuel Grove which had not been paid at Thomas' death.

Daniel Knode Winder

First president of the Toronto Astronomical Club

Elizabeth Sherwood Notes

A study by Deven Winders Lewis of the probable parents of Elizabeth Sherwood Winders (1722- ), wife of James Winders (1719-1789)

History of Robert Jackaway Winders

Article by Deven Winders Lewis, co-administrator of the Winder DNA Project

Mining, Keno and the Law

The Tombstone, Arizona Careers of Bob Winders, Charley Smith, And Fred Dodge, 1879-1888. This story describes "perhaps the largest mining case ever filed in Arizona." Dr. Thomas Winders, a thirty-seven-year-old San Francisco physician who had grown up in Tombstone, had filed the action against the Copper Queen Company on behalf of the estates of his father, Robert Jackways Winders, and stepfather, Origen Charles Smith. The story dates back to the early history of Bisbee and Tombstone"

Winders from Washington County, Maryland Who Emigrated to Ogle County, Illinois

Article by John H Winder, co-administrator of the Winder DNA Project

A Winder's Tale

Article by R.G. Winder, former member of the Guild of One Name Studies. Considers the origin and locations of the Winder surname.