Sarah Newman was born in 1776, in Milton Lilbourne, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. She married William Goddard on 14 October 1797, in Milton Lilbourne, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.
English (southern): nickname from Middle English newe ‘new’ (i.e. newly arrived or newly appointed) + man ‘man’ (Old English nīwe + mann).
Americanized form (translation into English) of surnames meaning ‘new man, newcomer’, for example German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Neumann , Swedish Nyman , Polish Nowak , Czech or Slovak Novák, Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Novak .