Laura Newman

1877–Female
Georgia, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Newman was born in 1877, in Georgia, United States, her father, Abithan Bart Newman, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Eveline Evans, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Abithan Bart Newman
1840–1910
Elizabeth Eveline Evans
1842–1905
Judith Newman
1862–
Sallie Newman
1864–
Martha Newman
1866–
William Newman
1869–
Elizabeth Newman
1872–
Laura Newman
1877–
John Newman
1879–

Parents and Siblings

    Abithan Bart Newman

    Male1840–1910Male

    Elizabeth Eveline Evans

    Female1842–1905Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 16

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a newcomer to a place, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + man ‘man’. This form has also absorbed several European cognates with the same meaning, for example Neumann . (For other forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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