Elinor Jane Newsom

1835–1880 (Age 45)
Decatur, Meigs, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elinor Jane

When Elinor Jane Newsom was born in 1835, in Decatur, Meigs, Tennessee, United States, her father, Greenberry Newsom, was 17 and her mother, Malinda Dickerson, was 12. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with John Hill Primm. She died in 1880, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 45.

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John Hill Primm
Elinor Jane Newsom
John W Primm
William Kirkpatrick Primm
Fanny E Primm

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Parents and Siblings

    Greenberry Newsom


    Malinda Dickerson




World Events (6)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 0

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

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.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 27

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Newsome .

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

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