Elias Newman

Brief Life History of Elias

When Elias Newman was born on 12 May 1756, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathaniel Newman Jr., was 32 and his mother, Mary Lounsbury, was 31. He married Ann Raymond about 1781, in Bedford, Bedford, Westchester, New York, United States. He died on 21 May 1825, in Bedford, Bedford, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Bedford, Bedford, Westchester, New York, United States.

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Elias Newman
Susanna Raymond
Elizabeth Newman

Sources (4)

  • Elias Newman, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Elias Newman, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Elias Newman, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Date of Statehood: February 6, 1788, the fifth State

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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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