Harriet Elizabeth Newberry

Brief Life History of Harriet Elizabeth

When Harriet Elizabeth Newberry was born in 1849, in Gilmer, Georgia, United States, her father, Jesse Earl Newberry, was 29 and her mother, Mary Jane Willis, was 27. She married Jonathan Davis Fricks on 22 June 1866, in Gilmer, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 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.

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Jonathan Davis Fricks
Harriet Elizabeth Newberry
Marriage: 22 June 1866
Jonathan Lewis Fricks
Lester Fricks
Sallie Lula Jane Fricks
Ruth Elizabeth "Betty" Fricks
James Webster Fricks
Mary Alice Pyrilla Fricks
Mary M Fricks
John Francis Fricks
Dovie Ann Fricks
Georgia Fricks
Bessie Mae Fricks

Sources (26)

  • Elizabeth H Newberry in household of Jesse E Newberry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Harriet E. Newbery, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Harriett Elizabeth Newberry Fricks, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.


Historical Boundaries 1854: Fannin, Georgia, United States

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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