William Newberry

Brief Life History of William

When William Newberry was born on 23 April 1788, in Saratoga, New York, United States, his father, Jonathan Newberry, was 47 and his mother, Elizabeth Knapp, was 39. He died on 16 August 1879, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Newberry
1740–1798
Elizabeth Knapp
1748–1848
Hannah Newberry
1766–
Jonathan Newberry
1768–1789
Joshua Newberry
1770–
Elizabeth Newberry
1772–
Zerviah Newberry
1775–1834
Anna Newberry
1777–1866
John Newbury
1779–1862
Sarah Newberry
1781–
Nathaniel Newberry
1783–1849
Joseph N Newberry
1786–1871
William Newberry
1788–1879
Esther Newberry
1790–1872

Sources (4)

  • William Newberry, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Newbury, "Iowa Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880"
  • Wm Newberry, "Iowa, Scott County, Oakdale Cemetery, Interment Records, 1856-1989"

World Events (8)

1789

George Washington elected first president of United States.

1791

Historical Boundaries 1791: Saratoga, New York, United States

1812

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places called Newbury, named with the Old English elements nēowe ‘new’ + burh ‘fortress, fortified town’ (see Newbury ).

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Le Neubourg in Eure, France.

History: Thomas Newberry emigrated from Devon, England, to Dorchester, MA, in 1634. Among his descendants were a number of very successful manufacturers and entrepreneurs, including the brothers Oliver (1789–1860) and Walter (1804–68) Newberry, whose prosperity was linked with the growth and development of Chicago.

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

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