Noted events in his life were:
1. Census, 1800, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. Daniel Winchester household includes 2 males under 10 [Joseph, William], 1 male 10-16 [unknown], 1 male over 45 [Daniel], 2 females under 10 [unknown], 1 female 10-16 [unknown], 1 female 26-45 [Rosie]. (Salisbury District, Mecklenburg Co, NC)
2. Census, 1810, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. Daniel Winchester [maybe this one] age 45 and over, living with 2 males under 10 [unknown], 2 males 10-16 [Joseph, William], 4 females under 10 [unknown], 1 female 10-16 [unknown], and 1 female 26-45 [Rosie]. (Mecklenburg Co, p473)
3. Story. Douglas and Daniel Winchester were born somewhere in Virgina they later were in Carrabus NC and then in Mecklenberg. Both reportedly served in the Rev War and Daniels pension records show him as a Private Douglas stayed in Mecklenberg, NC where he died 1793. ... Daniel went to Tn in 1815 and moved a number of times he finally settled in Hardin County where he applied for his pension in 1832. Researchers show Daniels wife as Rosanna Matthews sister of Sarah Matthews however his wifes application for his pension gives a statment from a woman who says Rosanna's last name was Ashley. Parents have been listed as William Winchester and Sarah Keziah but that has not been proven. Also indication that a John Winchester may have been the father of Daniel and Douglas. Daniels pension application states he had 13 children. Daniel Winchester b. Dec 25 1752 d. April 17 1839 m. 1792 c Rosanna Matthews b. 1767 d. after 1859. Children Joseph Winchester b 1785 m Sarah "Sally" Adams, William " Billie" Daniel Winchester b. March 15 1794 d. Dec 7 1847 m. March 2 1820 Mary "Polly" Winchester b. Feb 23 1804 d. Feb 7 1856, George W. Winchester b. 1816, Leah Winchester b. 1810. (posted at freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~deesegenes/win.html)
4. Story. 3554 Douglas Winchester and his brother, Daniel, came from Virginia to Union Co, NC. Daniel stayed for a number of years and then moved to Tennessee. Daniel's sons, William Daniel and Joe, had married and did not go. Douglas married Sarah Matthews and Daniel married Rosie Matthews (supposedly sisters).
Daniel married Rosie MATTHEWS, daughter of Family MATTHEWS and Unknown. (Rosie MATTHEWS was born circa 1772 in North Carolina, United States and died after 1850.)