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  • ID: I3803
  • Name: Augustus Gaskill Winslow
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 15 JAN 1841 in Winslow Station in Gaskill Township, Pa
  • Death: 18 MAR 1928 in prob Gaskill, Jefferson, Pennsylvania
  • Occupation: 1880 farmer, Gaskill, Jefferson, Pennsylvania
  • Note: Gaskill, Big Run, Hudson P.O., was a son of Joseph W. and Christiana (Long) Winslow of Gaskill and a grandson of Carpenter and Elizabeth Winslow. He was born in Pittston, Mass., on Mar. 22, 1866. His great-father was Kenelm Winslow, who came on the second voyage of the Mayflower from England. Augustus was born in Gaskill, Jefferson Co. in 1842 and was married in 1870 to Eveline Bell. She died in 1883, leaving a family of 3 children: Annie M., Maggie E., and Edith Blanche. He then married his second wife, Barbara *Pifer of Henderson, in April 1885. She was a daughter of Jonas and Elizabeth *Piper (as recorded) of Henderson. Augustus Gaskill became engaged in the lumber business in 1866 and in 1880 erected a steam sawmill of 25 horse power on the Ugly Run Stream. He was the founder of the post office at Hudson and held the office of postmaster for about 17 years, only giving it up when President Cleveland took his seat. He enlisted in Co. B., 74th PA Vols. , under Colonel Scorbury, and served until the close of the war.



    Father: Joseph Wood Winslow b: 10 DEC 1804 in Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine
    Mother: Christina Long b: 24 APR 1804 in Center Co, Pa

    Marriage 1 Eveline Bell b: ABT 1843 in maybe Gaskill, Jeffsn., Pa
    • Married: 29 SEP 1870 in prob Gaskill, Jefferson, Pennsylvania
    Children
    1. Has No Children Anna M Winslow b: ABT 1872 in Gaskill, Jefferson, Pennsylvania
    2. Has No Children Margret E Winslow b: ABT 1874 in Gaskill, Jefferson, Pennsylvania
    3. Has No Children Edith Blanche Winslow b: ABT 1876 in Gaskill, Jefferson, Pennsylvania
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