Samuel Aaron Newton

26 February 1865–26 October 1937 (Age 72)
Lawrence, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Samuel Aaron

When Samuel Aaron Newton was born on 26 February 1865, in Lawrence, Tennessee, United States, his father, Joshua Newton, was 29 and his mother, Eliza Ann Todd, was 24. He married Rebecca Tennessee Newton in 1888, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 3 Lexington, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Lexington, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. He died on 26 October 1937, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Aaron Newton
Rebecca Tennessee Newton
Marriage: 1888
Ella E. Newton
Robert Joshua Newton
Leroy A. Newton
James Russell Newton
Bell Zona Newton

Spouse and Children


    Rebecca Tennessee Newton


Tennessee, United States


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    Joshua Newton





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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1868 · Alabama Under Military Rule

Age 3

Alabama was under military rule after the end of the Civil War in May 1865 until it was readmitted to the Union in 1868.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel A Newton in household of Joshua Newton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel A Newton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel A Newton, "United States Census, 1920"

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