Amanda L Newhall

Female28 December 1821–5 January 1880

Brief Life History of Amanda L

When Amanda L Newhall was born on 28 December 1821, in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Newhall, was 28 and her mother, Almira Earle, was 21. She married Joseph R. Hathaway on 12 May 1845. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1850 and Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. She died on 5 January 1880, at the age of 58.

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Joseph R. Hathaway
Amanda L Newhall
Marriage: 12 May 1845
Sarah Hathaway

Sources (11)

  • Amand L Hathaway in household of Eliza E Jenney, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Louisa Amanda Newhall, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Amanda L. Newhall, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 May 1845
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (7)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 4

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 9

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 25

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Newhall in Northwich or Newhall near Nantwich (both in Cheshire), New Hall in Lancashire, Newhall in Bradford (Yorkshire), Newhall in Staffordshire, or from any of numerous other places in England with the common name Newhall or New Hall. The placenames derive from Middle English neue ‘new’ + halle ‘large residence, hall’ (Old English nīwe, hall).

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

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