Alexander William Newman

1877–1 November 1923 (Age 46)
Hawkley, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander William

When Alexander William Newman was born in 1877, in Hawkley, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Newman, was 36 and his mother, Maria Jane Baston, was 28. He married Sarah Catherine Legg in 1913, in Guildford, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. He died on 1 November 1923, in Liss, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 46.

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Alexander William Newman
Sarah Catherine Legg
Marriage: 1913

Spouse and Children

Guildford, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

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+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 3

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 27

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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 (2)

  • Alexander John Newman in household of William Newman, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alexander William Newman - Government record: birth-name: Alexander William Newman

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