Newman, Edward Orphus

Newman, Edward Orphus

Male 1843 - 1910  (66 years)

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  • Name Newman, Edward Orphus  [1
    Born 2 Oct 1843  Carthage, Campbell County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Mar 1910  Pasco, Franklin County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Lyman Cemetery, Watseka, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I946  Sackett
    Last Modified 17 May 2022 

    Mother Newman, ___,   d. Unknown 
    Father Parish, Ruth,   d. Unknown 
    Children
     1. Newman, Edward Orphus,   b. 2 Oct 1843, Carthage, Campbell County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1910, Pasco, Franklin County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     
    Family ID F28852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sackett, Mary E.,   b. 1843, Chenango County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1918  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1889  Ford County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 17 May 2022 
    Family ID F383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Oct 1843 - Carthage, Campbell County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Apr 1889 - Ford County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Mar 1910 - Pasco, Franklin County, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lyman Cemetery, Watseka, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Notes 
    • His first wife was Emma jay Wilson; they had three children:
      Earl Wiley Newman (1876-1958)
      Myrtle Elizabeth Newman (1878-1965) married Joseph C. Cox
      Adlai Guy Newman (1886-1922)

      Researched by Ted Smith

  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 17 May 2022.
      The Roberts Herald (Roberts, Illinois), 17 Mar 1920, Page 1

      Edward O. Newman

      Edward Orphus Newman was born October 2, 1843, in Carthage, Campbell County, Kentucky, and departed this life at Pasco, Washington, March 8th, aged 76 years, 5 months and 6 days.

      Mr. Newman lived in Kentucky until he was 23 years of age when he and his parents moved to Buckley, Illinois, where be lived on a farm for five pears. In 1871, when the Village or Roberts was started he came here and entering a partnership with W. B. Flora, started a general merchandise store under the name of Flora & Newman. They remained here for about twelve years. Since then be has lived in Galesburg, Sibley, Strawn and Paxton.

      In 1S74 he married Miss Emma Nelson of Buckley. To this union were born six children, Horace, Forest, Earl W., Myrtle, Adlai and Emma Loeta. Three of these children survive him. They are Earl W. and Miss Myrtle of Pasco, Washington, and Adlai of Salt Lake City, Utah. He also leaves three sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Kempler of Joplin, Missouri, Mrs. Joseph V. King and Mrs. William B. Flora of Chicago; and one brother Frank Newman of Urbana.

      Mrs. Newman died in 1886 and later Mr. Newman married Mrs. Mary Davis of Roberts who died December 20, 1918.

      The deceased is well remembered by the older residents of Roberts as be was one of the principal citizens of the place in its early days and did his part in building up the community. He ass one of the official board of the Methodist Church here when the first church building was erected here. He also took a leading part in public improvements and the up building of the community. Since leaving here he has retained a warm spot in his heart for Roberts and has taken an interest in all our affairs. For the past ten years he has lived in Paxton where he wrote insurance and served the public as Justice of the Peace until about six mouths ago when failing health caused him to go to Washington where he could be with his children.

      The funeral services were held in the M. E. Church in Roberts, Saturday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, Rev. D. G. DuBois officiating. The remains were than (sic) laid to rest in Lyman Cemetery.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2).
      Memorial ID 239808981
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/239808981

      Edward Orphus Newman
      Birth 2 Oct 1843
      Carthage, Campbell County, Kentucky, USA
      Death 8 Mar 1910 (aged 66)
      Pasco, Franklin County, Washington, USA
      Burial
      Lyman Cemetery
      Watseka, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1321] Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1860-1920, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 17 May 2022.
      Name: Mary E Sackett
      Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 30 Apr 1889
      Marriage Place: Ford, Illinois, USA
      Spouse Name:
      Edward O Newman
      Spouse Gender: Male

      Researched by Ted Smith


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