James Newman

4 April 1847–31 August 1935 (Age 88)
Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Newman was born on 4 April 1847, in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Newman, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Hughes, was 35. He married Annette Olson on 23 November 1891, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 31 August 1935, in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Newman
Annette Olson
Marriage: 23 November 1891
Barnard Albert Olsen
James Leroy Newman
Alice Mesuretta Newman
Ann Loumina Newman
Eva Mildred Newman
Earshel William Newman
Maude Linzetta Newman
David Ellwood Newman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1891Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 7
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): nickname from Middle English newe ‘new’ (i.e. newly arrived or newly appointed) + man ‘man’ (Old English nīwe + mann).Americanized form (translation into English) of surnames meaning ‘new man, newcomer’, for example German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Neumann , Swedish Nyman , Polish Nowak , Czech or Slovak Novák, Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Novak .

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

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    Sources (33)

    • James Newman in household of Joseph Newman, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James in entry for Earshel Wm Newman and Karma Whitlock Nebeker, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • James Newman in entry for Annette Olson Newman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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