Thirza Newell

13 November 1785–4 February 1868 (Age 82)
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Thirza

When Thirza Newell was born on 13 November 1785, in Wythe, Virginia, United States, her father, James Newell, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Wood, was 33. She married George Kincannon on 22 December 1814, in Wythe, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 4 February 1868, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

George Kincannon
Thirza Newell
Marriage: 22 December 1814
James A. Kincannon
Mary Ann Kincannon
Dr Andrew Newell Kincannon
Sarah Wood Kincannon
Catherine Josephine Kincannon

Spouse and Children

    George Kincannon



22 December 1814
Wythe, Virginia, United States



    Mary Ann Kincannon


    Dr Andrew Newell Kincannon


    Sarah Wood Kincannon



Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 3

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thirza Kincannon in household of Guy F S Trigg, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elisabeth Newell, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"
  • Thirza Newell, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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