John Newlin

Male8 April 1776–7 June 1867

Brief Life History 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 Long on 19 April 1810, in Orange, North Carolina, United States. 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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John Newlin
Rebecca Long
Marriage: 19 April 1810
James Newlin
Oliver Newlin
Johnathan Newlin
Cyrus Newlin
William Newlin
Mary Ann Newlin
Deborah Jane Newlin
Thomas Newlin
Gulielma Elma Newlin
Nancy H Newlin

Sources (9)

  • John Newlin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Newlin - Government record: birth-name: John Newton
  • John Newlin, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 April 1810Orange, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (11)

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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

    English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Nevelon, ancient Germanic Neveling, Nivelung (see Niebling ). The ancient Germanic name is a mythological name, of uncertain origin, in the early history of the royal house of Burgundy. It became a byword for wealth, and is most familiar from Wagner's opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen ‘The Ring of the Nibelung’.

    Americanized form of Swedish Nylin .

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

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