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Descendants of Andrew Wesley Newman


Of Pendleton County, Kentucky
Prepared by Billy H. Newman

Phone 859-472-2151
E-Mail: Billie Newman

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Andrew Wesley Newman
Born: 1814 Orange County, Va. (Farmer)
Died: ?

(Andrew abandoned wife March, 1844 and was never heard of thereafter although two of his friends report they received letter from him from Tennessee. Family legend has it that he was murdered by his father-in-law.)
Married: Nancy Ann Dance on 1-7-1841
Nancy (born 1823)
Died: March 13, 1897 (buried in Morgan Cemetery, old section, no stone showing, location unknown) Nancy's second marriage Thomas W. Lowe, 3-29-1863 (buried in the back yard of the Hardin House, Morgan Four Oaks Rd., stone exists laying in a pile of stones. (no children)

Parents of Nancy:
Thomas Dance, Sr.:
Born: 1777 (Farmer, Innkeeper, Storekeeper in town of Callensville, Ky and Jacks Branch)
Died: May 11, 1861 Buried on Dance Farm. Exact location is unknown. His wife is buried there as well. See below.
Jacks Branch located in Pendleton County, Ky.

Nancy Jo Elder: 
Born: June 19, 1781 in Virginia
Died: May 11, 1857 of Pleurisy (Buried at Dance-Newman Cemetery, headstone exist but exact burial location unknown.)

(Andrew & Nancy Newman's Children)
John Wesley Newman
Born: July 28, 1841 Jacks Branch on Dance Farm (Farmer, Constable & Justice of Peace)
Died: January 1, 1921 of Pneumonia (Buried at Morgan Cemetery, old section, no headstone, location unknown.)
Member of Morgan Christian Church
Member of Lodge 51 A. O. U. W. Morgan Station, Ky. April 19, 1878
Married: Martha (Mattie) Ann Hume, December 25, 1866
Born: January 23, 1841
Died: June 24, 1916 (Buried Morgan Cemetery, old section, no headstone, location unknown)

Martha's Parents:
John William Hume (ran a saloon and dance hall at Callensville, Ky.)
Born: ??
Died: June 8, 1868 (Buried at Morgan Cemetery, old section, no headstone, location unknown)
He had a mill on Fork Lick and a distillery on Dry Branch near Callensville, Ky.
Married: Frances A. Makemson January 21, 1839
Born: October 2, 1819 (Harrison County, Ky.)
Died: (Buried Morgan Cemetery, old section, no headstone, location unknown.
Member of Morgan Christian Church.
(Martha's Great-grandfather was Sgt. John Hand, Revolutionary war veteran, Virginia Line. John's stone home was located on the site of Morgan Cemetery. He also received a war pension in the amount of $120.)
Born: April 4, 1751
Died: January 8, 1833 (Buried Morgan Cemetery, Ky, along with his wife, Jane Angell, born February 25, 1766 and died July 23, 1849. Both are buried in old section, exact location unknown, Johnís original stone was found buried; and using this location a new military stone was set in 2009. Janeís stone was reset next to Johnís, it had leaned against an old cedar tree for years.

Marthaís Grandparents were Andrew and Elizabeth Makemson (nee Hand) died of cholera in 1833 in Harrison County, KY.  Elizabethís brother, Jim Hand, raised  Frances Makemson (Age 14) and her brothers and sisters.  Thomas Makemson (Age 19) John Makemson (Age 16) America Makemson (Age 11) William Makemson (Age 9) Bethsheba Makemson (Age 7) and Elizabeth Ellen Makemson (Age 5). Jim Hand never married. He was born February 1, 1801 and died April 21, 1885. He is buried in the middle of a ridge on his old farm marked by a stone.  This is currently know as the Bee Jimmy Moore farm located on Gumlick Rd near Morgan, KY.

(Andrew and Nancy Newman's daughter)

Catharine Newman
Born: June 27, 1844, Jacks Branch on Dance Farm.
Died: July 14, 1854 (Jacks Branch Cemetery, headstone exists but exact burial location unknown)

(John & Martha's children)
Stella Newman 
Born: September 20, 1867 Pendleton County, Ky.
Died: February 22, 1898 of TB (Buried in Morgan Cemetery next to her Grandmother, Martha Newman, old section, no headstone, location unknown.)
She was a member of Morgan Christian Church, Morgan, Ky.

Doland Walter Newman (We believe this name is correct, but some question remains)
Born: May 25, 1869 Pendleton County, Ky. 
Died: May 25, 1869 (Jacks Branch Cemetery on Dance farm, headstone exists, but exact burial location unknown.)

Allie Hume Newman
Born: January 10, 1872 Pendleton County, Ky. (Manager, builder, beekeeper and US government services during WW II.)
Died: January 20, 1958 (Buried Morgan Cemetery, no headstone, burial location unknown.
Member of Baptist Church
First Wife: Anna Kennedy (divorced)

( Allie & Anna Kennedy's child)
Leland Minturn Newman (Records show he was living in Texas)

Second Wife: Anna Merrill
Born: April 22, 1902
Died: July 21, 1991 (Buried Morgan Cemetery, new section, marked by headstone)
Father: Mitch Merrill

(Allie & Anna Merrill Children)
Allie Hume Newman Jr.
Born: December 13, 1924
Died: March 29, 1976 (Buried Morristown, Pa.)
He was a US Navy, WW II Veteran. 

Oscar Newman (farmer, stone mason & builder)
Born: March 18, 1874 Pendleton County, Ky.
Died: February 26, 1959 (Buried Morgan Cemetery, old section, no headstone, burial location unknown.

Nunia Newman
Born: October 5, 1879 Pendleton County, Ky.
Died: July 5, 1890 of TB (Buried at Morgan Cemetery, old section, no headstone, burial location unknown.) Buried next to her grandmother, Martha Newman.
Member of Morgan Christian Church, Morgan, Ky.

Hendrix Hume Newman (barber, farmer, Maintenance & Janitor at Morgan School, State Highway garage watchman.
Born: June 28, 1877 at Bason Springs between Falmouth and Morgan, Ky.)
Died: January 26, 1960 of accidental field fire, possible heart attack. He had a history of heart trouble. (Buried at Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth, Ky., marked by headstone)
Member of Morgan Christian Church 
Member of Masonic Lodge 164 F&AM, Berry, Ky.
Married: Bessie Blaine Mann, April 29, 1900.
Born: October 23, 1884 Milford, Bracken County, Ky.
Died: October 11, 1962 complications of a broken hip and heart problems. (Buried at Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth, Ky. Marked by headstone.)

Bessie's Parents:
John William Mann
Born: October 8, 1839 (Kenton County, Ky but this is questionable)
Died: November 30, 1913 (Buried at Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth, Ky., marked by Headstone.)
He was a Union Army Veteran, CO. B, 40th KY., MTD Infantry, June 6, 1863 to Dec. 30, 1864.
Mary M. Johnson:
Born: 1858 Bracken County, Ky.
Died: 1932 (Buried Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth, Ky., Marked by headstone.)
Bessie's grandfather, Squire Mann, ran a mill in Milford, Ky. He died March 16, 1878. Buried in Drift Run Cemetery on Gigson Rd., Bracken County, Ky. Headstone at gravesite but laying on ground.

(Hendrix & Bessie's children)
William Gilbert Newman (fur trapper, furnace setter, farmer & real estate developer)
Born: September 28, 1900 Morgan, Ky.
Died: January 23, 1970 of Cancer (Buried at Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth, Ky., marked by headstone.)
First Marriage: Inez Shankland (Divorced 1934)
Born: 1899 Carlisle, Ky.
Died: December 8, 1957 (Buried at Carlisle Cemetery, Carlisle, Ky., marked by headstone.)


(Gilbert & Inez Shankland Newmanís son)

Richard Clay Newman (sales and TV repairman)
Born: February 12, 1930 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Oh.
Died: July 1, 1968 of Cancer (Buried at Carlisle Cemetery, Carlisle, Ky., marked by headstone)
US Army Air Force Veteran, Sqd. F., 14th Airborne, May 20, 1947 to April 23, 1948.

Second Marriage: September 28, 1935 by preacher, John McClanahan, at home on New Zion Road, Bracken County, Ky.

Anna Elizabeth Sargent:
Born: May 29, 1917 at Oak Ridge, Grant County, Ky. 
Died: January 31, 1991 complications of emphysema and heart. (Buried at Riverside Cemetery, marked by headstone.

(Gilbert and Anna's  Daughter)
Alta Mae Newman
Born: June 7, 1938
Died: February 19, 2008
First Marriage: Ronald Eldon Cookendorfer, June 3, 1961. Divorced & Deceased.
Second Marriage: Samual Steward , November 22, 1977 Deceased (heart problems).
Anna's Parents:
Martin Luther Sargent: (storekeeper at Locust Grove, Pendleton County, Ky., in 1917, and ran a store in Oak Ridge, Grant County, Ky., also farmed.
Born: December 1, 1881
Died: August 8, 1931, Blood poisoning from sore in nose. (Buried at Williamstown Cemetery, Grant County, Ky., marked by headstone.
Member of Junior Lodge, Order 176, Locust Grove, Ky., O.V.A.M.
Married first cousin: Ina Jerene Sargent (Midwife, trained by Frontier Nursing Service. Hyden, Ky. 1925)
Born: July 31, 1886, Brimble Ridge near Renfro Valley, Rockcastle County, Ky.
Died: January 6, 1957, of Asthma and heart problems. (Buried at Williamstown Cemetery, Grant County, Ky., marked by headstone.)

Verna Hazel Newman
Born: June 8, 1908
Died: March 29, 1958 (cancer and buried in Morgan Cemetery, Morgan, Ky., marked by headstone.
Member of Latonia Christian Church, Latonia, Ky.
Setup and managed first cafeteria at school, Morgan, Ky. Also farmed. 
Married: Charles Kendall Godman July 16, 1923, Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle County, Ky.
Born: December 31, 1902.
Died: April 17, 1952 (cancer, buried at Morgan Cemetery, Morgan, Ky., marked by headstone.)

(Hazel and Charles's children)
William Kenneth Godman
Born: November 13, 1925
Died: March 30, 1967 (buried west side of Brooksville, Ky. off of number 10.
He was US Army infantry veteran, WW II and worked as a trucker, factory work and farmer.
Married: Living

Harold Mann Newman (Tuck)
Born: August 23, 1910 Morgan, Ky.
Died: June 29, 1974 (buried at Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth, Ky., marked by headstone.) Died of complications of diabetes and heart. 
He was a Farmer.
First Marriage: Mabel Munson (divorced and later married McMillan)

Harold's second Marriage: Lexie Jane Cummins, September 28, 1940 at Millersburg, Ky.
Born: July 21, 1913
Died: May 1, 1972 (apparent suicide of gunshot wound. Buried at Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth, Ky., marked by headstone.
Lexie's parents Elmer Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas were from Lenoxburg, Bracken County, Ky.

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