Abigail J NEWMAN

1 June 1855–1923 (Age 67)
Fairfield, Candor, Tioga, New York, United States

The Life of Abigail J

When Abigail J 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 3 sons and 3 daughters with Sherman Clarence Bolton. She lived in Candor, Tioga, New York, United States in 1855. 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, Candor, Tioga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sherman Clarence Bolton
Abigail J NEWMAN
Mable Bolton
Marques Henry Bolton
Lewis Edward Bolton
Hazel Edna Bolton
Willis Clarence Bolton
Maude Bolton

Spouse and Children



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Private Gilbert NEWMAN


    Amanda Melvina TRUESDELL





    Infant Newman


    Pastor George Henry NEWMAN


    John A Newman


    Luther T NEWMAN


World Events (8)


Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

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

Age 20

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: 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)

  • Newman in household of Gilbert Newman, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Abby J Newman in household of Gilbert Newman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abbie Bolton in household of C S Bolton, "United States Census, 1910"

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