Increase/3 Winn

M, #26356, (9 February 1685 - 1 July 1713)
Father*Sgt. Increase/2 Winn1 b. 5 Dec 1641, d. 14 Dec 1690
Mother*Hannah Sawtell1 b. s 1644, d. 18 Feb 1723
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Child with Mary (–?–):

Increase/3 Winn Jr., born 9 Feb 1685 at Woburn, Massachusetts1, married, by 1711, Mary (–?–)2, and died at Woburn 1 Jul 1713, a. 28.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:277, Increas Winn b.
  2. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:278, Mary Winn b.
  3. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:208, Increase Winn d.

Sgt. Increase/2 Winn

M, #26358, (5 December 1641 - 14 December 1690)
Father*Edward/1 Winn1 b. s 1610, d. 5 Sep 1682
Mother*Joanna (–?–)1 b. s 1620, d. 8 Mar 1649
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Children with Hannah Sawtell:

  • Mary/3 Winn8,9 b. 11 May 1670, d. circa 3 Apr 1756
  • Jacob/3 Winn2 b. 4 Oct 1681
  • Joanna/3 Winn2 b. 24 Jun 1683
  • Increase/3 Winn+1 b. 9 Feb 1685, d. 1 Jul 1713
Sgt. Increase/2 Winn was born 5 Dec 1641 at Woburn, Massachusetts,"the first white child b. in Woburn."1,2 Apr 1659, he was convicted of speaking contemptuously and reproachfully of the court and magistrates, "which he confessed in open Court," and fined five pounds.3 He married, 13 Jul 1665 at Woburn, Hannah Sawtell.4 Named in his father's will, 6 May 1682.2
     In December, 1686, Sir Edmund Andros arrived at Boston as Royal Governor, and soon proscribed the local custom of town meetings except once yearly for the choice of town officers. The townsmen of Woburn were so angered that for two years in a row, 1687-88, they convened (illegally) on the traditional last Tuesday of February to elect a board of selectmen known for support of the old charter: William Johnson (Jr.), Francis Kendall, Samuel Walker, William Lock(e) and Increase Winn. Each of these votes was subsequently annulled by the Royal administration.5
     Incease Winn died at Woburn 14 Dec 1690, a. 496, and his widow 18 Feb 1723.7

Local Notes:

ElectedApr 1690, Woburn, MAIn April, 1690, Increase Winn was sworn clerk of the Train Band for Woburn. — Court Records.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:277, Increas Winn b.
  2. [S522] Samuel Sewall, The History of Woburn, 2:649.
  3. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:305, Increase Winn/Hannah Satall m., footnote.
  4. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:305, Increase Winn/Hannah Satall m.
  5. [S522] Samuel Sewall, Hist. Woburn, 1:128-9.
  6. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:208, Sergt. Increase Winn d.
  7. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:208, Hannah Winn d.
  8. [S768] John Goodwin Locke, Book of the Lockes, 17.
  9. [S522] Samuel Sewall, Hist. Woburn, 2:626.

Edward/1 Winn

M, #26359, (say 1610 - 5 September 1682)
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Children with Joanna (–?–):

  • Ens. Joseph/2 Winn2 b. say 1625, d. 22 Feb 1714/15
  • Elizabeth/2 Winn2 b. say 1628
  • Sgt. Increase/2 Winn+8 b. 5 Dec 1641, d. 14 Dec 1690

Child with an unknown spouse/person:

  • Ann/2 Winn9 b. say 1630, d. 2014
Edward/1 Winn, a native of England, was a subscriber, at Charlestown, Massachusetts, to the first town orders of Woburn, 18 Dec 1640.1 He was of Woburn, 1641; made freeman, 1643; and taxed in Woburn, in the rate for the country, 8 Sept. 1645.2 His wife Joanna died at Woburn 8 Mar 16493, and there he married (2), 10 Aug 1649, Sarah Beal4, who died 15 Mar 1679/80.5 He married (3) Ann (Hannah) (–?–), widow of Nicholas Wood.2
     His will, 6 May 1682, names son Increase, son Joseph's daughter Sarah, the three youngest children of his daughter Ann, wife of Moses Cleaveland, and the three youngest children of his daughter Elizabeth, wife of George Polly.2 He died at Woburn 5 Sep 1682.6 His widow died before 1 Nov 1686, when her own will was proved.2

Local Notes:

Elected1669, Woburn, MASelectmen. | Edward Winn, 1669.7

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S522] Samuel Sewall, The History of Woburn, 2:529-530, Appendix No. 1.
  2. [S522] Samuel Sewall, Hist. Woburn, 2:649.
  3. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:208, Joanna Winn d.
  4. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:304, Edward Winn/Sarah Beal m.
  5. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:208, Sarah Winn d.
  6. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 2:208, Edward Winn d.
  7. [S522] Samuel Sewall, Hist. Woburn, 2:579.
  8. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:277, Increas Winn b.
  9. [S522] Samuel Sewall, Hist. Woburn, 2:599.