Gwinn Family Photo Album
Our family visiting Saint Colman’s Catholic Church on Irish Mountain in Raleigh County, West Virginia, close to Sandstone Falls.
Plymouth Rock Ancestor Thomas Rogers was among the first American settlers when he made the famous Mayflower voyage with other pilgrims fleeing religious persecution in 1620. He would die the first winter, but his family would grow every generation, some eventually in West Virginia.
My great-great-great grandfather, James Perry FOX, died on New Years Eve, 1864 in a Confederate prison camp in Ohio under severe conditions as a POW. He was 39, and he left his wife, and a 15-year-old daughter, my great-great grandmother.
Samuel Gwinn, other military