Abraham Newland

29 September 1800–13 May 1881 (Age 80)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Newland was born on 29 September 1800, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Newland, was 62 and his mother, Margaret Weir, was 42. He married Elizabeth " Betsy" Custer on 19 May 1824, in Warren, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Hopewell Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States in 1850. In 1850, at the age of 50, his occupation is listed as . He died on 13 May 1881, in Minerva, Marshall, Iowa, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Eden Cemetery, Eden Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Newland
Elizabeth " Betsy" Custer
Marriage: 19 May 1824
Maria C. Newland
Catherine Newland
Daniel C Newland
Lydia "Lettie" Ann Newland
Emaline Newland
Emeline Elizabeth Newland

Spouse and Children

19 May 1824
Warren, Ohio, United States


    Maria C. Newland



    Daniel C Newland


    Lydia "Lettie" Ann Newland


    Emaline Newland


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    James Newland


    Isaac Newland



    Joseph Newland



+34 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 12

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 24

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + land ‘land’, for someone who lived by a patch of land recently brought into cultivation or recently added to the village, or a habitational name from any of a number of settlements called Newland for this reason.2 Translation of Scandinavian Nyland or of German Neuland and North German Nieland, from any of several habitational names from places named Neuland or Nieland(e) in Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Abraham Newland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abraham Nuland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • A Newland in entry for Maria Newland, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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