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Jacob Absalom NEWSOM

Male 1822 - 1868  (46 years)


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  • Name Jacob Absalom NEWSOM 
    Born 21 Feb 1822  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    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 
    Person ID I11863  Johnson & Hanson

    Father James Barham NEWSOM,   b. 10 Dec 1793, Sussex Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1875, Worthington, Greene County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Celia CAIN,   b. 3 Jan 1797,   d. 7 Oct 1874, Greene County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    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.
      Gravesite Details

      Civil War
    Family ID F4259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Delitha MILLER,   b. 1 Mar 1822,   d. 1 May 1662, Marco Cemetery Marco, Greene County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Joseph Ellis NEWSOM,   b. 17 May 1844,   d. 9 Nov 1924  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F4267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart