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Johathan F. Gwin

Jonathan F. Gwin, s/o Jonathan F. Gwin Sr., was b.Aug.08, 1819 WNY, d.Nov.16, 1850 CON, m.Ermina Collins, d/o Stoel Collins and Eliza M. Wilkes, she b.1828 WNY, d.aft.1885 ST. Their known and/or suspected children were:

1-James N. Gwin, b.1845 NY, d.Jan.23, 1848 CON:

2-Fayette F. Gwin, b.1847, d.Apr.28, 1848 NY:

3- Frank Stoel Gwin, our direct line ancestor, b.Feb.24, 1849 CON, d.Apr.21, 1912 SUP. Frank's father died when he was a young child and his mother may have married his father's brother, George W. Gwin. In the 1850 Federal Census of Concord (Springville), Eire Co., N.Y. (LDS microfilm no.0017076), Frank was l/w Jonathan and Ermina Gwin, age 1 year. In the 1855 State Census at Hamburg, Erie Co., New York (LDS microfiom no.0825681), he was aged 5 years and was l/w his mother Ermina, and his step-father (uncle) George Gwin. In the 1870 Federal Census of Taylors Falls, Chisago County, Minnesota, Frank was 21 years of age, born New York, both parents born New York, and was newly married to Flora. He was l/w his parents George W. Gwin (age 49, carpenter, b.New York) and Ermina (age 42, born New York). Also with the family was Mary (age 14, born New York). Frank Gwin m.first Apr.13, 1870 CHIS to Florence Fall (she b.1850 PA, d.bef.1889) and had two known children: 

1-Mary Gwin (aka Mattie), b.CL, d.Apr.11, 1885 SL: 
2-Inez Marie Gwin, b.abt.1877 Duluth, Minn., d.abt.1953 Vancouver, BC, Can., m.Arthur William Strong (he b.abt.1871 ONT, d: 1922-1923 Winnipeg, Man, Can):

Frank Stoel Gwin married second at an unknown time and place to Margaret Jane Sigsworth (also named in different documents as Jane or Jennie), d/o James G. Sigsworth and Eliza Ann Whaley. Jane was b.abt.1867 in Loughborough Twp., Front. Co., ONT, d.Jun.28, 1942 Amery, Polk Co., Wis., and had been previously married to a Jenkins, with whom she had a daughter Pearl Ethel Jenkins. This child died in 1888 and is buried beside Frank and Flora Gwin's daughter Mattie Gwin, in Clear Lake Cemetery. Children of Frank and Jane were: 

3-Flossie Gwin, b.Minn: 
4-Myrtle M. Gwin, b.Minn: 
5-Ermina Gwin, b.Jul.10, 1889 Wis, d.Sept. 06, 1981 SUP, m.Arthur Graham Johnston (he d.abt.1966): 
6-Annie Gwin, b.Oct.18, 1897 MIL, m.Jul.12, 1914 Lake Jessie, Itasca Co., Wis., to Percy Silver Gamble (he b.Oct.05, 1895 Ellsworth, Pierce Co., Wis): 
7-Pearl Ethel Gwin, b.Jul.18, 1899 MIL, d.Jun.03, 1974 PRE, m.Feb.02, 1916 WEY to Peter Henry Killian (s/o Peter Jacob Killian and Barbara Mary Lisowski). Peter Henry Killian was b.Oct.17, 1894 ARC, d.Feb.06, 1928 WEY, and his widow Pearl Ethel Gwin m. second Nov.17, 1933 Sask, Can to Robert John Flynn (he b.May14, 1894 ONT, d.abt.1976 Sask):

Click on the thumbnail above to see a larger version of my grandparents, Pearl Ethel Gwin and Peter Henry Killian, on their wedding day, February 2, 1916, at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada.