Orvel "Oel" Alfred Buck Newton

1 July 1857–24 August 1905 (Age 48)
Sherburne, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Orvel "Oel" Alfred Buck

When Orvel "Oel" Alfred Buck Newton was born on 1 July 1857, in Sherburne, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Dr Sylvester M Newton, was 42 and his mother, Caroline P Tenney, was 36. He married Elizabeth Garner Greene on 31 December 1891, in Greenville, Clay, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Clay, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Spencer Township, Clay, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 24 August 1905, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Orvel "Oel" Alfred Buck Newton
Elizabeth Garner Greene
Marriage: 31 December 1891
Laura Susanna Newton
Willie Newton
Sylvester Oel Doc Newton
Raymond Asa Newton

Spouse and Children

31 December 1891
Greenville, Clay, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Dr Sylvester M Newton


    Caroline P Tenney




    Ovando Adset Newton


    Dr Fred Sheldon Newton


    Charles H Newton



    Locke E Newton


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 7

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 13

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: habitational name from any of the many places so named, from Old English nēowe ‘new’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English place name. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • O A B Newton, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Od A B Newton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Oel A Newton in household of Sylvester Newton, "United States Census, 1860"

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