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Ann Kennedy McGinty (1735 - November 11, 1815) was born in Ireland in 1735.

She was a noted pioneer known for bringing the first spinning wheel to Kentucky. She was married four times. In 1759 to John Wilson; on April 17, 1762 to William Poage; on June 18, 1781 to Joseph Lindsey; and after 1782 to James McGinty.

McGinty died November 11, 1815 in Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky. She was buried in Fort Harrod Pioneer Cemetery.

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