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Vanwinkle, Ransom

Born: 1796-04-11 Kentucky

Died: 1862-01-10 Morgan County, Illinois

Flourished: Morgan County, Illinois

Vanwinkle married Margaret Brooks in Kentucky and in 1829, they moved their family to Morgan County, Illinois, where they established a farm. Together they had nine children. Politically, Vanwinkle was a Whig.

Proceedings of Whig Convention at Pekin, Illinois regarding Candidates for Congress; History of Morgan County, Illinois (Chicago: Donnelley, Loyd, 1878), 563; Gravestone, Franklin City Cemetery, Franklin, IL.