Asa Monroe Calvin Newport

16 August 1840–20 April 1922 (Age 81)
Pulaski, Missouri, United States

The Life of Asa Monroe Calvin

When Asa Monroe Calvin Newport was born on 16 August 1840, in Pulaski, Missouri, United States, his father, Rev Calvin Newport, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Abel, was 32. He married Margaret Davidson on 4 January 1866. He lived in Union Township, Laclede, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Marion Township, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1864. In 1866, his occupation is listed as school teacher, butcher, carpenter, painter and mail carrier. He died on 20 April 1922, in Guymon, Texas, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Elmhurst Cemetery, Guymon, Texas, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Monroe Calvin Newport
Margaret Davidson
Marriage: 4 January 1866

Spouse and Children

4 January 1866

Parents and Siblings



    Richard Calvin Newport


    John David Newport


    Sarah Elizabeth Newport


    Mary Jane Newport


    Phebe Ann Newport


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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 20

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Southern English: habitational name from any of several places so called, from Old English nēowe ‘new’ + port ‘market town’ ( see Port 2).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Asa M Newport, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Munroe M Newport, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Monroe A Newport, "United States Census, 1910"

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