John Hesley Newell

10 October 1845–25 November 1922 (Age 77)
Brecksville, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life 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 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

Spouse and Children

22 February 1871


Parents and Siblings


    Harriet N. Judd




    Julia Almira Newell



    Levi Rufus Newell


    Charles Grosselies Newell


    Amelia Betsy Newell


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 15

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
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

Anglo-Saxon: Neowel, prone, prostrate, depressed, profound, deep

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Sources (3)

  • John H Newell in household of John Newell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Newell in household of N C Nelson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jno Newell, "United States Census, 1880"

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