Caleb Newman

16 June 1743–9 April 1820 (Age 76)
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Caleb

When Caleb Newman was born on 16 June 1743, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Daniel Newman, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Hoit, was 34. He married Mrs. Caleb Newman about 1767, in Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 9 April 1820, in Tunkhannock Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Jackson Cemetery, Tunkhannock Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Newman
Eunice Reynolds
Marriage: 1787
Dorothy Newman
Daniel Newman
Rachel Newman
about 1808–
Lydia Newman
about 1810–
Susannah Newman
about 1814–
Eli Newman
Lydia Newman
Patty Newman
Abigail Newman
Dorothy NEWMAN

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  • Marriage
    1787Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
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    World Events (6)

    Age 32
    Post office est. July 26, 1775
    Age 33
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 43
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Caleb Newman, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Pennsylvania, Septennial Census, 1779-1863: Caleb, Caleb Jr, Joel, Eli, Ezekiel Newman
    • 1800 United States Federal Census: Caleb Newman and Sons

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