Josiah Newman

17 May 1806–6 November 1893 (Age 87)
York, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Josiah

When Josiah Newman was born on 17 May 1806, in York, South Carolina, United States, his father, Jonathan Newman, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth McElwee, was 32. He married Edith C. Manion on 11 February 1828, in Allen, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Monroe, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died on 6 November 1893, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Newman
1806–1893
Edith C. Manion
1811–1877
Marriage: 11 February 1828
Thompson Manion Newman
1829–1910
William Houston Newman
1831–1910
John Jacob Newman
1833–1915
Jonathan Hise Newman
1836–1862
Josiah Newman Jr.
1838–1866
Mary Elizabeth Newman
1841–1900
Pheriba Ann Newman
1844–1872
Ambrose Alexander Newman
1846–1868
Jane Ellen Newman
1849–1925
Catherine Frances Newman
1852–1894
Ella Bell Newman
1856–1929

Spouse and Children

    Male1806–1893Male

    Edith C. Manion

    Female1811–1877Female

MARRIAGE
11 February 1828
Allen, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    Thompson Manion Newman

    Male1829–1910Male

    William Houston Newman

    Male1831–1910Male

    John Jacob Newman

    Male1833–1915Male

    Jonathan Hise Newman

    Male1836–1862Male

    Josiah Newman Jr.

    Male1838–1866Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1819

Age 13

Historical Boundaries - 1819: Logan, Kentucky, United States; 1819: Simpson, Kentucky, United States
1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 23

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a newcomer to a place, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + man ‘man’. This form has also absorbed several European cognates with the same meaning, for example Neumann . (For other forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Josiah Newman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Josiah Newman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Josiah Newman, "United States Census, 1850"

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