Abraham Newland

Male29 September 1800–13 May 1881

Brief Life History of Abraham

Abraham Newland was born on 29 September 1800, in Virginia, United States. He married Elizabeth " Betsy" Custer on 19 May 1824, in Warren, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Hopewell Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States in 1850. In 1850, at the age of 50, his occupation is listed as farmer. 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
about 1834–
Lydia "Lettie" Ann Newland
Emeline Elizabeth Newland

Sources (13)

  • Abraham Newland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abraham Newland, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Abraham Newland, "Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 May 1824Warren, Ohio, United States
  • Children (5)

    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

    English: topographic name from Middle English newe ‘new’ + land ‘land’ (Old English nīwe, 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.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of Scandinavian Nyland or of German Neuland and North German Nieland, from any of several habitational names from any of the places called Neuland or Nieland(e) in Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein.

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

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