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.

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Family Time Line

William Milton Newman
1819–1887
Huldah Henry
1822–1888
Marriage: 17 October 1840
Sylus John Anderson Newman
1842–
Mary E Newman
1859–
Mary Shipley
–1950
Hugh Alexander Newman
1843–1917
James Anthony Newman
1845–1920
Margaret Elizabeth Jane Newman
1848–1907
Benjamin Harrison Newman
1850–
Samuel Thomas Hood Newman
1852–1921
William H. Smith Newman
1854–
Nancy Iantha Isabelle Newman
1857–
Joseph Martin Newman
1860–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 October 1840
Jefferson, Tennessee, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Newman

    Male1795–Male

    Female1805–1875Female

siblings

(8)

+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.
1846

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"

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