James Boney New

Brief Life History of James Boney

When James Boney New was born on 14 February 1814, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, his father, William New Jr., was 27 and his mother, Mary Wells, was 26. He married Mary Azora Newton on 4 January 1841, in Sumter, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Sumter, Sumter, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Goliad Land District, Texas, United States in 1860. He died on 10 July 1890, in Bee, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mineral Cemetery, Mineral, Bee, Texas, United States.

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James Boney New
Mary Azora Newton
Marriage: 4 January 1841
James Kenyon New
Lenora Angel New
Ann Elizabeth New
George Taylor New
Mary Kiziah New
William Joshua New
Sarah Catherine New
Tabitha Elizabeth New
Joseph Boney New
Milburn Porter New
Martha Clarinda New

Sources (14)

  • James New, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Boney New - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: James Boney New
  • James Beckwith, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a newcomer to an area (though someone new to a position or occupation is also possible), from Middle English newe ‘new’ (Old English nīwe).

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a yew tree, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atten ewe ‘at the yew’ (Old English æt thæm ēowe).

Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Neu .

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

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