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Winn, Timothy, 1773-1836

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1773 - 1836

Timothy Winn was born on 20 September 1773, to a prominent family in Burlington Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Winn entered the United States Navy in 1799, and served on the Frigate Chesapeake. As a Purser on the U.S.S. Chesapeake he had served on an expedition to North Africa against the Barbary Corsairs (1801-1805). Timothy Winn was appointed Purser at the Washington Navy Yard in 1815; a powerful position which he held until his death on 18 February 1836.

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Mss 815317
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Identifier: Mss 815317
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