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Family: James Barham NEWSOM / Celia CAIN (F4259)



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  • Father | Male
    James Barham NEWSOM

    Born  10 Dec 1793  Sussex Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Dec 1875  Worthington, Greene County, Indiana, USA  Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Griffith Cemetery, Greene County, Indiana, USA  Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married     
    Father  Jacob Calvin NEWSOM, II | F132 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Lucy (Polly) BARHAM | F132 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Celia CAIN

    Born  3 Jan 1797   
    Died  7 Oct 1874  Greene County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Griffith Cemetery, Greene County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Child 1 | Male
    + Jacob Absalom NEWSOM

    Born  21 Feb 1822  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Apr 1868  Greene County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Marco Cemetery Marco, Greene County, Indiana, USA  Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Delitha MILLER | F4267 
    Married     

    Child 2 | Male
    + Alfred Cain NEWSOM

    Born  1833  Indianna Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Absalom Newsom was born in North Carolina in 1822. His parents were James B. and Celia Cane (Cain?) Newsom. As a child in 1831 he migrated with his parents and existing siblings to Greene county Indiana. Additional siblings were born in the years following their move to Greene county. List of Jacob's siblings (children of James B. and Celia Cane (Cain?) Newsom):

      Sarah-born Feb. 20, 1818 (NC)-died Nov. 14, 1888 (IN), buried in Worthington cemetery. Spouse - Samuel Miller.

      Henry E.-born Feb 6, 1820 (NC)- died June 22, 1877 (IN), buried Griffith cemetery; Spouse - Eleanor Walls

      Andrew J.- born Apr 18, 1824 (NC) - died Jul 20, 1884 (IN), buried Grandview cemetery. Spouse - Amy Clark

      Thomas R.- born Aug 15, 1826 (NC) - died Jul 25, 1834 (IN), buried Griffith cemetery;

      Lemuel M.- born Nov 6, 1828 (NC) - died Jun 6 1848 (IN), buried Griffith cemetery;

      Elizabeth - born 1831 - Spouse - James Jessup. She died in Oklahoma;

      Alfred C. - born 1834 (IN)- As a young adult he migrated to San Francisco area. Died in 1878. Spouse - Elisabeth Egan.

      Alvis N. - born Sep 9 1837 (IN) - died - Dec 27, 1900 (IN), buried Worthington cemetery; Spouse - (1) Mary Ann Maxwell, (2) Mary J. Griffith.

      Mary E. - born Oct 15, 1839 (IN) - died Jul 17, 1849 (IN), buried Griffith cemetery;

      William F. - born Apr 24, 1841 (IN) - died May 1, 1842 (IN), buried Griffith cemetery;

      James F. - born 1848 (IN) - died Nov 9, 1850 (IN), buried in Griffith cemetery.
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      Jacob A. Newsom's grandparents were Jacob Calvin Newsom II (Findagrave # 66259332) and Lucy "Polly" Barham Newsom. Jacob A. died in 1868 at age 46, reportedly of typhoid fever. He had been a farmer and grist mill operator in Greene county, Indiana.
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      Note: The information presented is a blending of several sources including tombstone inscriptions, census records, Greene county historical publications, and personal family records. It represents a "best effort" but may not be entirely error-free. Any suggested corrections will be cheerfully received and seriously considered for incorporation into this brief biography.
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