Nancy Matilda Newton

29 February 1848–7 July 1899 (Age 51)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy Matilda

When Nancy Matilda Newton was born on 29 February 1848, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, her father, Samuel Newton, was 47 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Parks, was 35. She had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with “Dave” David Robert Melton. She lived in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1850 and Garvin Township, Anderson, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 July 1899, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

“Dave” David Robert Melton
1839–1912
Nancy Matilda Newton
1848–1899
Samuel Joel Melton
1880–1953
John Michael Melton
1881–1943
Tempie Elizabeth Melton
1883–1965
Addie Lee Melton
1884–1964
Rufus Melton
1886–1951
Milledge Melton
1888–1945
Della Melton
1893–1950

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Newton

    Male1801–1882Male

    Mary Elizabeth Parks

    Female1812–1876Female

siblings

(6)

    Mary Jane Newton

    Female1844–1848Female

    Female1848–1899Female

    Joel Taylor Newton

    Male1849–1933Male

    Cyntha Rebecca Newton

    Female1852–1880Female

    Samuel Johnson Newton

    Male1854–1938Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1860

Age 12

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
1861

Age 13

South Carolina is where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, from Old English nēowe ‘new’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English place name. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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

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Story Highlight

Nancy Matilda Newton Melton Find A Grave Memorial# 34155159

Nancy Matilda Newton Melton Birth: Feb. 29, 1848 Anderson County South Carolina, USA Death: Jul. 7, 1899 Anderson County South Carolina, USA Family links: Parents: Samuel Newton (1801 - 1882) …

Sources (3)

  • N M Newton in household of Samuel Newton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Newton in household of Samuel Newton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy M Newton in household of Samuel Newton, "United States Census, 1850"

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