Marcus Winchester http://wknofm.org en James Winchester http://wknofm.org/post/james-winchester <p>James Winchester, one of the founders of Memphis, was born in Maryland in 1752. He served under George Washington in the American Revolution, endured capture by the British, and moved to Middle Tennessee after his release.</p><p>By 1785, Winchester had build a fortified home in this still untamed wilderness, survived Indian attacks, which killed his brother and several friends, and started a family with his young wife, Susan.</p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 23:49:35 +0000 Steve Pike 27315 at http://wknofm.org James Winchester