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
1865–1937
Rebecca Tennessee Newton
1864–1935
Marriage: 1888
Ella E. Newton
1888–
Robert Joshua Newton
1890–1950
Leroy A. Newton
1893–1964
James Russell Newton
1895–1957
Newton
1900–1900
Bell Zona Newton
1904–1995

Spouse and Children

    Male1865–1937Male

    Rebecca Tennessee Newton

    Female1864–1935Female

MARRIAGE
1888
Tennessee, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Joshua Newton

    Male1835–1920Male

    Female1840–1915Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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.
1886

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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