Lemuel D. Newton

14 April 1792–10 December 1864 (Age 72)
Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lemuel D.

When Lemuel D. Newton was born on 14 April 1792, in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Stephen Newton, was 37 and his mother, Susanna Davidson, was 31. He married BETSEY Lee Merrick in 1817, in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Homer, Homer, Cortland, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 December 1864, at the age of 72, and was buried in Homer, Homer, Cortland, New York, United States.

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Lemuel D. Newton
BETSEY Lee Merrick
Marriage: 1817
Elizabeth Susanna Newton

Spouse and Children

Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


    Elizabeth Susanna Newton


Parents and Siblings


    Susanna Davidson




    Voltaire Newton



    Lucius Freeman Newton



    Hiram Newton


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 5

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 20

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 so named, from Old English nēowe ‘new’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English place name. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lemuel O Newton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lemuel D Newton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lemuel D Newton, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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