Sophia Ann Parker

18 April 1871–29 January 1968 (Age 96)
DeWitt, Texas, United States

The Life of Sophia Ann

When Sophia Ann Parker was born on 18 April 1871, in DeWitt, Texas, United States, her father, John Henry Parker, was 18 and her mother, Johanna Hartmann, was 20. She married William Henry Newman on 28 February 1889, in DeWitt, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Somervell, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 3, Midland, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 29 January 1968, in Glen Rose, Somervell, Texas, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Post Oak Cemetery, Somervell, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Newman
1866–1928
Sophia Ann Parker
1871–1968
Marriage: 28 February 1889
John Henry Newman
1889–1976
Joseph James Newman
1891–1969
Rachel Ann Newman
1894–1986
Clemance Austin Newman
1896–1964
Miranda Elizabeth Newman
1899–1993
Dalmon Newman
1901–1901
Walter Dewey Newman
1902–1984
Othel Woody Newman
1905–1999
Carrie Mae Newman
1907–1983
Cleo Newman
1910–1940
Johanna Newman
1914–1968
Edwin Thomas Newman
1919–1989

Spouse and Children

    William Henry Newman

    Male1866–1928Male

    Female1871–1968Female

MARRIAGE
28 February 1889
DeWitt, Texas, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Parker

    Male1852–1888Male

    Johanna Hartmann

    Female1850–1932Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 5

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 27

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a gamekeeper employed in a medieval park, from an agent derivative of Middle English parc ‘park’ ( see Park 1). This surname is also found in Ireland.2 Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sofa A Newma in household of William H Newma, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sofia A Newman in household of Will H Newman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sophia Ann Parker in household of J H Parker, "United States Census, 1880"

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