Isaac Newell

29 October 1872–2 December 1960 (Age 88)
Milledgeville, Baldwin, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Newell was born on 29 October 1872, in Milledgeville, Baldwin, Georgia, United States, his father, Tomlinson Fort Newell, was 34 and his mother, Ann Lane Colquitt, was 23. He married Maxwell Babe Jenks on 25 December 1898, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He immigrated to United States in 1938 and lived in Highlands, Orange, New York, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1930. He died on 2 December 1960, in Brunswick, Glynn, Georgia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in West Point, Highlands, Orange, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Newell
1872–1960
Maxwell Babe Jenks
1878–1949
Marriage: 25 December 1898

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1898Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia
    Age 21
    The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 24
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Neville
    Noel
    Knowles

    Sources (12)

    • Isaac Newell, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Isaac Newell in household of Tomlinson Newell, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Isaac Newell, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"

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