b. 19 December 1807, d. 6 March 1863
- Father: Williamson Wynne b. circa 1760, d. circa 1829
- Mother: Eleanor Magruder b. say 1775, d. circa 1849
- Erasmus Wynne was born on 19 December 1807 in Oglethorpe County, Georgia.
- He married Jane Sophronia Anderson, daughter of Thomas J. Anderson and Jane Harriet Kennedy, on 28 February 1831 in Greene County, Alabama.
- Erasmus Wynne and Jane Sophronia Anderson appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Greene County, Alabama, and also overseer Nathaniel James.. Other members of the household included John Magruder Wynne, Gustavus Adair Wynne, Ann Irene Wynne, Thomas A. Wynne, Harriet Jane Eleanor Wynne, Florence L. Wynne and Robert Erasmus Wynne.
- He was a farmer, according to the 1850 census.
- Erasmus Wynne became a widower at the between 1852 and 1858 death of his wife Jane Sophronia Anderson.
- He married Elizabeth Emmeline Calmes on 29 April 1858 in Walker County, Texas, with James M. Wesson, O.M., officiating.
- Erasmus Wynne and Elizabeth Emmeline Calmes appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Huntsville PO, Walker County, South Carolina. Other members of the household included Gustavus Adair Wynne, Thomas A. Wynne, Harriet Jane Eleanor Wynne, Florence L. Wynne, Robert Erasmus Wynne, William Bowles Smither, John Marquis Smither, James Gabriel Smither, Juliet E. Smither, Miles T. Smither and Robbie E. Smither.
- He was a farmer, according to the 1860 census.
- Erasmus Wynne died on 6 March 1863 at age 55.
- The following appeared on 19 September 1888 in The Galveston Daily News: (Huntsville, Sept. 18) . . . The corner stone of the new Methodist church was laid on the 12th with Masonic ceremonies. . . The present Methodist church was built in the year 1857. . . .
William M. Barrett was the contractor. Messers. Chiles and Eichler worked under him; Sam Reed, Sam Jones and Peter Royal did the brick work; G. W. Rather and J. A. Flether did the painting.
The present seats were paid for by subscription, raised by Dr. T. W. Markham; and the house ceiled overhead by subscription, raised by Dr. G. M. Baker.
The first person buried from the church was Colonel Henderson Yoakum, a public spirited man, and most active in having the church erected, and who paid in final subscription on the day of dedication $250, on proposition of Erasmus Wynne to be one of five to pay the debt. Robert Wynne was one of the five, and paid his subscription in cotton.
- Last Edited: 13 Oct 2008
Family 1: Jane Sophronia Anderson b. circa 1815, d. between 1852 and 1858
- John Magruder Wynne+ b. 21 October 1833, d. 4 June 1881
- Ann Irene Wynne b. circa 1834
- Gustavus Adair Wynne+ b. circa 1836
- Thomas A. Wynne b. circa 1839
- Harriet Jane Eleanor Wynne+ b. 13 November 1841, d. 12 July 1879
- Florence L. Wynne b. circa 1844
- Robert Erasmus Wynne b. circa 1848
- Mary Orlean Wynne b. circa 1852
- Ariosto Wynne b. circa 1852