Elizabeth Newton

about 1826–1859 (Age 33)
Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Newton was born about 1826, in Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Newton, was 23 and her mother, Ann North, was 17. She married Sharpe Truswell about 1849, in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in North Kyme, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died in 1859, in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 33, and was buried in Billinghay, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Sharpe Truswell
Elizabeth Newton
Marriage: about 1849
Robert Truswell
about 1850–1924
William Truswell
Charles Truswell
Charles Truswell
Moses Truswell

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World Events (4)

Age 4
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 7
The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
Age 17
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

(1997: 25953;2007: 55010; 2010: 74092)English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places in England and Scotland so named, from Old English nīwe ‘new’ + tūn ‘farmstead, settlement’, or Middle English neue ‘new’ + toun ‘settlement, town’. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English placename. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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

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Sources (9)

  • Elizabeth Newton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Truswell in household of Sharp Truswell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Eliz Newton in entry for Sharpe Trustwell, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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