George Newman

Male1830–

Brief Life History of George

When George Newman was born in 1830, in Great Staughton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Newman, was 39 and his mother, Jane Brown, was 37.

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Family Time Line

William Newman
1791–1868
Jane Brown
1793–1854
James Newman
1815–1865
William Newman
1818–1897
John Newman
1820–1894
Elizabeth Newman
1822–1888
Ann Newman
1829–
George Newman
1830–

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (3)

    1830

    Age 0

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 3

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    1843

    Age 13

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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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