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Wyntie Duree

Male 1777 - 1841  (63 years)


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  • Name Wyntie Duree 
    Born 14 Dec 1777  Conewago, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Nov 1841  Crown Hill Cemetery, Salem, Washington County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Nov 1841  Salem, Washington County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I159903  My Genealogy

    Father *Petrus Peter Durie,   b. 13 Jul 1754, Hackensack, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1827, Hardin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Anna Shafer Seever,   b. 2 Nov 1759, York County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1829, Switzerland County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1774  Conewago, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Goddard,   d. Bef 1800 
    Married 24 May 1796  Shelby County, Kentucky; By Joshua Morris, A Baptist Minister And Witnessed By Brother Samuel And Mother Anne Banta. The Surety Bond Was Signed By Abraham Bull And Brother Samuel. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The surety bond was signed by Abraham Bull and brother Samuel. Nochildren known to this union.
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Gordon,   b. 11 Dec 1774, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1833, Salem, Washington County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 1800  Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ann Nancy Gordon,   b. 1800
     2. Mary Polly Gordon,   b. 1803
     3. John Gordon,   b. 29 Jun 1806
     4. Elizabeth Gordon,   b. 1808
     5. William Gordon,   b. 1810
     6. Sarah Gordon,   b. 1812
     7. Morrison Gordon,   b. 1814
     8. Isaac Newton Gordon,   b. 16 Apr 1818
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9688  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "According to her cemetery marker, Wyntie was b 5 Dec. 1777. Wyntiewas a little over 3 years of age in Mar 1781 when her father, aunt anduncle were slain by Indians while staying at the cabin near presentMoberly, Kentucky, where the two families had gone only a couple ofdays before. She, her mother and bro Samuel, aged 6 years, werefortunately spared the same fate, and escaped back to the White OakSpring Station. She was raised by her step-father, Daniel Banta, inMercer County, and her marriage took place shortly after some of theLow Dutch Settlers were finally able to return to the tract of land inShelby (later partly in Henry) County, acquired 10 years earlier.
      William Goddard lived in Mercer County where his name is found in thetax lists beginning 21 June 1794 with 100 acres of land on theWashington Water course, at which time he was over 21 years of age.He was subsequently listed with land on Glens Creek in 1795, but notin 1796. A William "Godard" was taxed for land in Henry County in1800, but does not appear as a resident in that county when the 1810census was taken.
      Although the name William Goddard is clearly written on the marriagerecord, and such a person existed and was taxed for land, there isconfusion with a William Gordon who also mar Wyntie. William Goddardmust have d within a short time after his marriage, and his widow thenmar William Gordon on an unconfirmed date. It is not known whetherWilliam Goddard left any issue. A William Gordon is also reported tohave mar Agnes Banta a younger sister of Wyntie's step-father, and wastaxed in Mercer county in 1800. The Banta Genealogy in which thismarriage is mentioned also includes the story of William Gordon'sfight with a bear in the vicinity of present Cropper in Shelby county. This marriage would have probably taken place within a few yearsafter the settlement in Shelby county about 1796. William Gordon b 11Dec 1774, widower of Agnes Banta, then mar Wyntie Duree, widow ofWilliam Goddard at an unconfirmed date, probably by 1800 at thelatest. William Gordon and his family settled in Washington County,Indiana, in 1809. Because of Indian harassment, they had to seekshelter at Brock's Fort for a time. The first housing there werecabins similar to those in Kentucky. William located north of thetown of Salem and was afterwards a merchant as well as operator of adistillery. On 12 Sept 1813, he entered 160 acres in Township 2North, Range 4 East, Section 9, NW 1/4, northwest of Salem, on whichhe built a larger home. He also acquired title to town lot No. 198 on"DePauw's Addition," and part of lot 14 facing the town square. Onthe latter property he conducted his mercantile business.
      William d 5 July 1833 during the cholera epidemic, and was bur in theCrown Hill cemetery in Salem. On 22 Feb 1837, the heirs conveyed to"Vinea" Gordon their interest in the Salem town lot. She d 18 Nov1841 aged 63 years, 11 months, 14 days, and was bur with William,where their markers still stand. " Page 97, "Durie Family PC 929.2Public Library, Rockville, Parke County, Indiana; Published 1985 ByHoward I. Durie, Pomona, New York. Book reference: Durie, H.I., THEDIRIE FAMILY, Pomona, New York 1985.