Abigail J "Abbie" Newman

Brief Life History of Abigail J "Abbie"

When Abigail J "Abbie" Newman was born on 1 June 1855, in Fairfield, Candor, Tioga, New York, United States, her father, Private Gilbert Newman, was 23 and her mother, Amanda Melvina Truesdell, was 22. She had at least 4 sons and 7 daughters with Sherman Clarence Bolton. She lived in Candor, Tioga, New York, United States for about 60 years. She died in 1923, in Candor, Candor, Tioga, New York, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Candor, Tioga, New York, United States.

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Sherman Clarence Bolton
Abigail J "Abbie" Newman
Jessie James Bolton
Dora Belle Bolton
Carie Balton
Mabel Balton
Mable Bolton
Hattie Mabel Bolton
Marques Henry Bolton
Louis Edward Bolton
Hazel Edna Bolton
Willis Clarence Bolton
Maude Bolton

Sources (20)

  • Newman in household of Gilbert Newman, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Abigail J Newman - Government record: Census record: birth: June 1854; New York, United States
  • Abigail J. Newman Bolton, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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.

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