John Newlin

8 April 1776–7 June 1867 (Age 91)
Cane Creek, Alamance, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John

When John Newlin was born on 8 April 1776, in Cane Creek, Alamance, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Newlin, was 28 and his mother, Deborah Lindley, was 22. He married Rebecca Westly Long on 19 April 1810. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Alamance, Alamance, North Carolina, United States in 1850 and Alamance, North Carolina, United States in 1860. He died on 7 June 1867, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Snow Camp, Alamance, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Newlin
1776–1867
Rebecca Westly Long
1787–1873
Marriage: 19 April 1810
James Newlin
1811–1896
Oliver Newlin
1812–1901
Jonathan Newlin
1814–1897
Cyrus Newlin
1816–1824
William Newlin
1818–1896
Mary Ann Newlin
1821–1921
Deborah Jane Newlin
1823–1851
Thomas Newlin
1826–1890
Gulielma Elma Newlin
1828–1916
Nancy H. Newlin
1831–1880

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 April 1810
children

(10)

    James Newlin

    Male1811–1896Male

    Oliver Newlin

    Male1812–1901Male

    Male1814–1897Male

    Cyrus Newlin

    Male1816–1824Male

    William Newlin

    Male1818–1896Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 13

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 24

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old French personal name Nevelon, continental Germanic Neveling, Nivelung ( see Niebling ).2 English: possibly a habitational name from East Newlyn, Cornwall, which takes its name from the patron saint of the church there, Niwelina.3 Probably an Americanized form of German Neuling, a nickname for a newcomer or inexperienced person, from Middle Low German nilinge ‘newly’, ‘recent’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Newlin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Newlin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Newlin, "North Carolina, Historical Records Survey, Cemetery Inscription Card Index"

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