John Newman

27 January 1838–18 July 1902 (Age 64)
Alrewas, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Newman was born on 27 January 1838, in Alrewas, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Newman, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Hughes, was 26. He married Sarah Matilda Marchant on 26 October 1859, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Willow Creek, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900. In 1880, at the age of 42, his occupation is listed as farmer in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States. He died on 18 July 1902, in Milo, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Milo Cemetery, Milo, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Newman
Sarah Matilda Marchant
Marriage: 26 October 1859
John Henry Newman
Louisa Newman
James Johnson Newman
Leonora Newman
Abraham William Newman
Sarah Matilda Newman
Lydia Maria Newman
Joseph Alma Newman
Elizabeth May Newman
Robert Marchant Newman
Albert Samuel Newman
Mary Ann Newman
Amelia Sophia Newman
Emily Florence Newman
Franklin Hughes Newman

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  • Marriage
    26 October 1859Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 8
    Iowa is the 29th state.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 19
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

    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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    Story Highlight

    “Don’t kill more than you need''

    My great, great grandfather John Newman was an early pioneer. In 1853 he came from England with his mother and father and brothers and sister after they had joined the church. They sailed from Liverpo …

    Sources (96)

    • John Newman in household of Joseph Newman, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John Newman in entry for Joseph A. Newman, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • John Newman, "United States Census, 1870"

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