William Milton Newman

18 May 1819–29 August 1887 (Age 68)
Jefferson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Milton

When William Milton Newman was born on 18 May 1819, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, his father, George Newman, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Berry, was 14. He married Huldah Henry on 17 October 1840, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in District 9, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died on 29 August 1887, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Mount Horeb Cemetery, Jefferson, Southwest Territory, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Milton Newman
Huldah Henry
Marriage: 17 October 1840
Sylus John Anderson Newman
Mary E Newman
Mary Shipley
Hugh Alexander Newman
James Anthony Newman
Margaret Elizabeth Jane Newman
Benjamin Harrison Newman
Samuel Thomas Hood Newman
William H. Smith Newman
Nancy Iantha Isabelle Newman
Joseph Martin Newman

Spouse and Children

17 October 1840
Jefferson, Tennessee, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Newman





+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 16

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a newcomer to a place, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + man ‘man’. This form has also absorbed several European cognates with the same meaning, for example Neumann . (For other forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • W M Newman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm M Newman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William M Newman, "United States Census, 1870"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.