William Newall

Male19 November 1771–23 December 1812

Brief Life History of William

When William Newall was born on 19 November 1771, in Shropshire, England, his father, Thomas Newall, was 28 and his mother, Anne Webb, was 24. He married Mary Potter on 10 November 1796, in Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 December 1812, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 41, and was buried in England, United Kingdom.

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William Newall
Mary Potter
Marriage: 10 November 1796
William Newell
Mary Newall
Caroline Newell
Mary Newall
Annabella Newall
James Newall

Sources (28)

  • William Newall, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Newall, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • William Newall in entry for Ann, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1796Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, England
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

    Age 4

    "On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    Age 16

    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

    1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

    Age 18

    "Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Newhall or Newell .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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