William Newman

Male1813–6 August 1868

Brief Life History of William

William Newman was born in 1813, in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Ann Payne. He married Ester Webb in 1833, in Pauntley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pauntley, Gloucestershire, England in 1851 and Pauntley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 6 August 1868, in England, at the age of 55.

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William Newman
Ester Webb
Marriage: 1833
Richard Newman
Richard Newman
Sarah Newman
William Newman
Ann Newman
Henry Newman
Henry Newman
Ann Newman
Mary Newman

Sources (13)

  • William Newman, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Newman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1833Pauntley, Gloucestershire, England
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)


    Age 2

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 10

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.


    Age 17

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    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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