Barzillai Newbold

MaleFebruary 1759–18 March 1815

Brief Life History of Barzillai

When Barzillai Newbold was born in February 1759, in Mansfield, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, his father, William Newbold, was 22 and his mother, Susannah Stevenson, was 23. He married Euphemia Reading on 9 September 1788, in Chesterfield Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. In 1799, at the age of 40, his occupation is listed as surveyor of highways. He died on 18 March 1815, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Burlington, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Barzillai Newbold
Euphemia Reading
Marriage: 9 September 1788
Susan Newbold
Ann Wood Newbold
Daniel Newbold
Franklin Newbold
William Newbold
Robert Reading Newbold
Mary Euphemia Newbold
Anthony Taylor Newbold
David Sands Newbold
Barzillia Newbold Jr.

Sources (6)

  • Newbold in entry for Ann W Newbold, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Barzillae Newbold in entry for Euphemia Newbold, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"
  • Genealogical and Biographical Memorials of the Reading, Howell, Watts, Latham, and Elkins Families.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1788Chesterfield Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 16

    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


    Age 17

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 29

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (East Midlands): habitational name from one or more of the many places so called, especially Newbold in Derbyshire, derived from Old English nīwe ‘new’ + bōthl, bōtl, bold ‘dwelling, house’. Possibly also from places whose name derives from the same Old English elements in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, and the East Yorkshire.

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

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