Amelia Frances Newman

1822–29 August 1899 (Age 77)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Amelia Frances

When Amelia Frances Newman was born in 1822, in Virginia, United States, her father, Walter Newman, was 40 and her mother, Eleanor Simpson Booten, was 30. She married Allen Pryor on 15 January 1848, in Mason, Mason, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died on 29 August 1899, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Allen Pryor
1823–1888
Amelia Frances Newman
1822–1899
Marriage: 15 January 1848
Leroy Pryor
1842–
Martha Jane Pryor
1850–1908
Winfield Scott Pryor
1852–1919
Augustus Marion Pryor
1854–1947
Walter Luke Pryor
1855–1900
Mary Ellen Pryor
1856–1935
John Allen Pryor
1858–1909
Bartholomew Orin Pryor
1861–1952
Guy T Pryor
1865–1950
Edward O Pryer
1869–
Orris Edward Pryor
1874–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 January 1848
Mason, Mason, West Virginia, United States
children

(11)

    Leroy Pryor

    Male1842–Male

    Martha Jane Pryor

    Female1850–1908Female

    Male1852–1919Male

    Male1854–1947Male

    Walter Luke Pryor

    Male1855–1900Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Walter Newman

    Male1782–1868Male

    Eleanor Simpson Booten

    Female1792–1879Female

siblings

(9)

    James Lawrence Newman

    Male1815–1892Male

    Mary Catherine Newman

    Female1818–1906Female

    Female1822–1899Female

    Augustus Charles Newman

    Male1823–1905Male

    William Charles A Newman

    Male1825–1899Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1824 · "Mary Randolph Publishes ""The Virginia Housewife"""

Age 2

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 22

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a newcomer to a place, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + man ‘man’. This form has also absorbed several European cognates with the same meaning, for example Neumann . (For other forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amelia F Pryor in household of Allen Pryor, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Frances M Pryor in household of Allen Pryor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amelia Pryor in household of Allen Pryor, "United States Census, 1880"

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