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Name:Philip James Winn
Affiliation:Class of 1842
Biography & Genealogy:Philip James Winn. Class of 1842. Genealogy: Born July 15, 1820 at "Winnsville," Fluvanna Co., VA; Parents: John Winn (b. at "Lowfield,", FLuvanna Co., 25 April 1789) & Lucy Wills (b. at "Chatham," Fluvanna Co., 25 Nov. 1789); Maternal grandparents- Dr. John Wills (b. 1769) & Lucy M. Barclay (of Louisa Co., b. 1775); Paternal grandparents- Thomas Winn (b. Hanover Co., Dec. 17, 1753) & Elizabeth Dabney Anderson (b. Fluvanna Co., Dec. 17, 1753). Marriage- 1st- Sarah Elizabeth Ballow of Cumberland Co., VA, 1851 Sept. 24; children- John F., Willie Montgomery, Lucy Archer, Philip James, Jr. Marriage- 2nd- Eliza Anna Puffer of Concord, New Hampshire; children- Anna, Eliza. VMI record: Entered VMI Nov. 11, 1839 from Fluvanna Co; resigned Jan. 15, 1841 due to father's poor health. Military record: Civil War- not in service; cared for wounded soldiers in hospital at Fork Union, Fluvanna Co. Career: doctor in Fluvanna County; graduated from University of Virginia Medical School and also studied at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia. Died June 19, 1887, at his residence in Fluvanna County.