William Newall

19 November 1771–23 December 1812 (Age 41)
Shropshire, England

The Life of William

When William Newall was born on 19 November 1771, in Shropshire, England, his father, Thomas Newall, was 36 and his mother, Hannah Picking, was 32. 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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Family Time Line

William Newall
1771–1812
Mary Potter
1776–
Marriage: 10 November 1796
William Newell
1799–
Mary Newall
1801–
Caroline Newell
1803–
Mary Newall
1804–1877
Annabella Newall
1805–
James Newall
1809–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 November 1796
Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, England
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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: topographic name from Middle English newe ‘new’ + hall ‘hall’, denoting someone who lived by or worked in a newly built hall or manor house, or possibly a habitational name from any of various minor places so named (from Old English nīwe + hall), for example in Cheshire and Derbyshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Newall in entry for Ann, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"
  • William Newall in entry for William, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"
  • William Newall, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"

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