When Harriet Elizabeth Newberry was born in 1849, in Gilmer, Georgia, United States, her father, James Earl Newberry, was 29 and her mother, Mary Jane Willis, was 28. She married Jonathan Davis Fricks on 22 June 1866, in Gilmer, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in District 844, Fannin, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 25 May 1926, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States.
English: habitational name from any of the many places called Newbury, named with the Old English elements nēowe ‘new’ + burh ‘fortress, fortified town’ (see Newbury ).
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Le Neubourg in Eure, France.
History: Thomas Newberry emigrated from Devon, England, to Dorchester, MA, in 1634. Among his descendants were a number of very successful manufacturers and entrepreneurs, including the brothers Oliver (1789–1860) and Walter (1804–68) Newberry, whose prosperity was linked with the growth and development of Chicago.
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