John Hesley Newell

Male10 October 1845–25 November 1922

Brief Life History of John Hesley

When John Hesley Newell was born on 10 October 1845, in Brecksville, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, John Newell, was 33 and his mother, Harriet N. Judd, was 27. He married Elizabeth Sophia Biddlecome on 22 February 1871. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cono Township, Buchanan, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Marion Township, Dewey, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 25 November 1922, in Seiling, Dewey, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

John Hesley Newell
Elizabeth Sophia Biddlecome
Marriage: 22 February 1871
Charles Henry Newell
Edith M. Newell
Jesse Albert Newell
Archie Leroy Newell

Sources (20)

  • John H Newell in household of John Newell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Hesley Newell - Individual or family possessions: birth: 10 October 1845; Brecksville, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
  • John Newell, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 February 1871
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Burt, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Burt, Nebraska, United States

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 21

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Neville .

    English: variant of Noel .

    English: variant of Newhall .

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

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