Elizabeth Newton

1836–
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Newton was born in 1836, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, her father, Commodore John Thomas Newton, was 43 and her mother, Amelia T. Kirk, was 39.

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Family Time Line

Commodore John Thomas Newton
1793–1857
Amelia T. Kirk
1797–1832
Sarah Jane Newton
1817–1893
Capt. Gordon Mayo Newton
1830–
William Newton
1824–
Charles Newton
1826–
Thomas Willoughby Newton
1828–
Amelia Newton
1832–
Odele Newton
1834–
Elizabeth Newton
1836–
Lila Newton
1838–

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World Events (3)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Brooklyn Borough Hall Begins Construction

Age 0

The historic Brooklyn Borough Hall laid its cornerstone and foundation in 1834. However, due to financial problems construction on the rest of the building was halted until 1845. The Greek Revival style building was made of tuckahoe marble with a large staircase that lead to had six large, fluted columns supporting a triangular pediment. The interior’s two story rotunda and courtroom were elaborately decorated with ornate plasterwork and carved wood paneling. The building served as Brooklyn’s City Hall for fifty years until the consolidation with New York City.
1846

Age 10

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

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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