Harrison Newell

1841–
Durham, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Harrison

When Harrison Newell was born in 1841, in Durham, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, David Newell, was 36 and his mother, Jane Brackett, was 36.

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Family Time Line

David Newell
1805–1891
Jane Brackett
1805–1877
William B. Newell
1827–1899
Charles C. Newell
1831–1857
Harriet A. Newell
1835–1866
Hattie A. Newell
1837–
Maggie B. Newell
1838–1896
Henry H Newell
1840–1861
Harrison Newell
1841–
Lizzie A. N. Newell
1846–

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World Events (8)

1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

Age 1

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).
1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: variant of Neville .2 English: variant of Noel .3 Irish (north County Kildare): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tnúthghail ‘descendant of Tnúthgal’, a personal name composed of the elements tnúth ‘desire’, ‘envy’ + gal ‘valor’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Harrison Newell in household of David Newell, "United States Census, 1850"

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