Amelia Frances Newman

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

The Life Summary 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, and was buried in El Dorado Springs Cemetery, Box Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States.

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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
John Allen Pryor
1858–1909
Mary Ellen Pryor
1858–1935
Bartholomew Orin Pryor
1861–1952
Guy T Pryor
1865–1950
Edward O Pryer
1869–
Orris Edward Pryor
1874–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 January 1848Mason, Mason, West Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 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 (southern): nickname from Middle English newe ‘new’ (i.e. newly arrived or newly appointed) + man ‘man’ (Old English nīwe + mann).Americanized form (translation into English) of surnames meaning ‘new man, newcomer’, for example German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Neumann , Swedish Nyman , Polish Nowak , Czech or Slovak Novák, Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Novak .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Neumann
    Numan
    Xenos
    Snowman

    Sources (27)

    • Amelia F Pryor in household of Allen Pryor, "United States Census, 1860"
    • F Newman in entry for Mr Walter L Pryor and Leucritia E Adams, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
    • Newman in entry for Guy T Pryor, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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