Oris Newton

December 1848–25 November 1904 (Age 55)
Sardinia, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Oris

When Oris Newton was born in December 1848, in Sardinia, Erie, New York, United States, his father, Parish Charles Newton, was 32 and his mother, Catharine E. Newton Unknown, was 27. He married Lucy Curtis in 1871. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Wales, Erie, New York, United States in 1870 and Attica, Attica, Wyoming, New York, United States in 1880. He died on 25 November 1904, in Holland, Holland, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Holland Cemetery, Holland, Holland, Erie, New York, United States.

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Oris Newton
Lucy Curtis
Marriage: 1871
Edward W. Newton
Arthur J. Newton
Kate B. Newton
Minnie E. Newton
Ralph Edward Newton
Elsie E. Newton

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World Events (6)


Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 33

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, from Old English nēowe ‘new’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English place name. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Horace Newton in household of Parris Newton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Orris Newton in household of Pace Brayton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Oris Newton in household of Perris Newton, "United States Census, 1850"

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