Mary Newell

1749–1820 (Age 71)
Bladen, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Mary

When Mary Newell was born in 1749, in Bladen, North Carolina, British Colonial America, her father, James Newell, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Lawrence, was 21. She married Thomas John Davis in 1769, in Robeson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1820, in Robeson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Thomas John Davis
1748–1815
Mary Newell
1749–1820
Marriage: 1769
Clara Newell Davis
1770–1832
Andrew Davis
1770–1852
Marg Davis
Absalom Newell Davis Sr.
1771–1851
Amy Davis
1772–
Robert Milton Davis
1772–
Zabon Frances Davis
1773–1845
Frederick Davis
1775–1842
Thomas Newell Davis
1777–1819
Clara Newell Davis
1777–1832
Mary Davis
1777–1836
Thomas John Davis Jr.
1780–1862
Samuel Davis
1784–1857
Rhoda Newson Davis
1785–1854
William Davis
1790–1854
Unity Davis
1790–1840

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1769
Robeson, North Carolina, United States
children

(16)

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Parents and Siblings

    James Newell

    Male1724–1791Male

    Elizabeth Lawrence

    Female1728–1791Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1749–1820Female

    Margaret Newell

    Female1753–Female

    Elisha Newell

    Male1755–1799Male

    Mary Newell

    Female1756–1849Female

    Elizabeth Newell

    Female1757–1845Female

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 18

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 25

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
1776

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: variant of Neville .2 English: variant of Noel .3 Irish (north County Kildare): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tnúthghail ‘descendant of Tnúthgal’, a personal name composed of the elements tnúth ‘desire’, ‘envy’ + gal ‘valor’.

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

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