Emily Smith Newton

29 April 1861–1 June 1928 (Age 67)
Leeds, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emily Smith

When Emily Smith Newton was born on 29 April 1861, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Smith Newton, was 29 and her mother, Emma Smith, was 19. She married Spray William Thorpe on 30 July 1882, in Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 1 June 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (1)

Do you know Emily Smith? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Spray William Thorpe
Emily Smith Newton
Marriage: 30 July 1882
Arthur Thorpe
James Albert Thorpe
Newton Edward Thorpe
Emily Elizabeth Thorpe
Silvester William Thorpe
Dennis Thorpe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 July 1882Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 2
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 19
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 25953;2007: 55010; 2010: 74092)English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places in England and Scotland so named, from Old English nīwe ‘new’ + tūn ‘farmstead, settlement’, or Middle English neue ‘new’ + toun ‘settlement, town’. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English placename. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (46)

    • Emily S Newton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Emily S. Newton in entry for Dennis Thorpe and Georgena A. Galbraith, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Emily Smith Newton Thorpe in entry for Spray William Thorpe, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.