Franklin Newman

7 November 1810–28 October 1886 (Age 76)
Florida, Orange, New York, United States

The Life of Franklin

When Franklin Newman was born on 7 November 1810, in Florida, Orange, New York, United States, his father, Silas Newman, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Coleman, was 29. He married Catharine Harriet Wilkinson on 23 February 1838, in District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States for about 5 years and Kings, New York, United States for about 28 years. He died on 28 October 1886, in Port Jervis, Orange, New York, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Newman
1810–1886
Catharine Harriet Wilkinson
1811–1881
Marriage: 23 February 1838
Henry W. Newman
1839–
Helen W. Newman
1840–
Emma Newman
1842–
Mary Kate Newman
1851–1920
Anna Wendell Newman
1844–1878
Franklin Newman Jr.
1847–

Spouse and Children

    Male1810–1886Male

    Catharine Harriet Wilkinson

    Female1811–1881Female

MARRIAGE
23 February 1838
District of Columbia, United States
children

(6)

    Henry W. Newman

    Male1839–Male

    Helen W. Newman

    Female1840–Female

    Emma Newman

    Female1842–Female

    Anna Wendell Newman

    Female1844–1878Female

    Franklin Newman Jr.

    Male1847–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Silas Newman

    Male1775–Male

    Female1781–1841Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · 67 Streets in Brooklyn By 1819

Age 9

A village map dated April 8, 1819 shows sixty seven streets. The widest streets measured 60 feet wide while the narrowest street, Doughty Street, measured 20 feet wide.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a newcomer to a place, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + man ‘man’. This form has also absorbed several European cognates with the same meaning, for example Neumann . (For other forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Gideon and Catherine Bull Coleman Family of Orange County, New York

Source: The Genealogy of William Coleman of Gravesend, England and Gloucester, Massachusetts Compiled by: James Cash Coleman p. 48: Gideon Coleman, son of George, was born in 1753 in Little Britain, …

Sources (3)

  • Franklin Newman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Franklin Newman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Franklin Newman, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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