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.
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 .