Henry E. Newhouse

Maleabout 1841–

Brief Life History of Henry E.

When Henry E. Newhouse was born about 1841, in Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph M Newhouse Sr., was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Slack, was 35. He married Margaret Jemima Buffington on 12 June 1866, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Charleston, Kanawha, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Kanawha, Virginia, United States in 1860.

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Henry E. Newhouse
Margaret Jemima Buffington
Marriage: 12 June 1866
Margaret J Newhouse
Caroline Diana Newhouse
about 1873–1905
Simon Newhouse
Lewis Michael Newhouse

Sources (10)

  • Henry Newhouse in household of Joseph Newhouse, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry E Newhouse, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Henry Newhouse in entry for Lewis M Newhouse, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1866Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

    Age 3

    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.


    Age 5

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

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 31

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name for someone who lived at a ‘new house’ (from Middle English newe + hous ‘new house’) or a habitational name from any of various minor places so called, especially perhaps Newhouses in Horton, Yorkshire, near the border with Lancashire.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of Scandinavian Nyhus , German and Jewish Neuhaus (topographic or habitational names), or Hungarian Újházi, a habitational name for someone from any of various places called with új ‘new’ + ház ‘house’.

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

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