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Mills, born 1819; died 1892. They had seven children:

James Smith" DENISON, b. July 23, 1845; is a physician and has five children.
SARAH Naomi" DENISON, b. Aug. 29, 1846; m. and had thirteen children.
CATHERINE LAVINA* DENISON, b. Feb. 20, 1848; in. and had eleven children.
John Nathan" Denison, b. Dec. 25, 1849; was a Methodist clergyman; d.

Jan. 14, 1897 ; m. and had three children.
Martha Ann" Mills, b. Feb. 12, 1853 ; in. and has three children.
Elizabeth Thankful" Mills, b. Feb. 24, 1855; m. Raymond and has

four children.
Ira Ammon Mills, b. Feb. 21, 1858; m. and has five children.
Thomas Walter" Mills, b. May 22, 1800; d. Nov. 26, 1860.
Orpha Elvira' Mills, b. Jan. 10. 1862: d. Oct. 15, 1877.
Joel Area* Mills, b. Feb. 2. 1865; d. May 1, 1867.
Abbie Jeanette" Mills, b. Feb. 7, 1869; living in 1911 at Hood River, Ore.,

with her widowed sister, Elizabeth Raymond (68).



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34. MAKY A. 5 LANKTON, daughter of Thankful (Newton) Lankton (13^
born December 19, 1827, at Burlington, Conn. ; died December 11, 1903 ; mar-
ried December 30, 1846, at Hartford, Conn., James E. Denison, son of George
Denison of Stonington, Conn., born January 24, 1825, at Voluntown, Conn.,
died in 1904. Children :

Mary Anuinda" Denison, b. Oct. 20, 184[7?1 ; d. y.

Orpiia Lankton Denison, b. June 29, 1849; m. (1) 1872, Alphonso Coon,

who d. in 1875 ; m. (2) in 1878, Rev. William T. Chapman of Oregon.
James Erer" Denison, b. April 16, 1S51 : m. in 1904, Margaret Fitzgerald.
Abbie Anna 8 Denison, b. March 14, 1853 ; m. 18S7, Arthur Waldron.
Dudly Clare" Denison, b. Oct. 8, 1855; d. y.

Robert Desptixo* Denison, b. Feb. 12, 1857 : m. 1883, Alice Ewen.
Mary Irista" Denison, b. Dec. 7, 1850; m. 1882, Henry W. Fuller.
Frank Albert 6 Denison, b. Aug. 15, 1862; d. y.
IIattie Owen" Denison, b. Nov. 27, 1864 ; d. y.
Katie Elizabeth" Denison, b. June 10, 1867; d. y.
Jessie Katie 6 Denison, b. March 15, 1870 ; m. 1910, Arthur O. Griggs.



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17. CHAUNCEY JOHNSON NEWTON 5 , son of Hezekiah (6), bom July
11, 1803, at Voluntown, Conn. ; died at Milano, Tex., January 5, 1871 ; married
in Grayson County, Va., January 1, 1S33, Sarah Cornut, who died at Rome,
Ga., 1845. He married (2) January 3, 1847, at Rome, Ga., Nancy Bobo, born
August 22, 1823, died at Milano, Tex., January 5, 1871. He moved from Connect-
icut in 1831 to Grayson County, Va., and thence in the fall of 1841, to Rome,
Ga. About 1870 he moved to Milano, Tex. His children, by both wives, were :

85. ti. Mary Ann Elizadetii , b. Sept. 1, 1833 ; m. William C. Lawrence.
8G. tii. David Oliver , b. Aug. 4, 1837; m. Martha Jane Stevens.

87. iii. Lewis 6 , b. Sept. 27, 1839; a soldier in the Civil War; enlisted in the Con-

federate Army, in the Cherokee Artillery of Rome, Ga. ; was in many
battles, including the siege of Vicksburg, at Chattanooga, and was killed at
the battle of Resaca, Ga., May 16, 1864.

88. iv. Clark", b. June 9, 1811; a soldier in the Civil War; enlisted in the Con-

federate Army — Georgia State Troops, and d. Feb. 15, 1SG3, at Savannah,
Ga.

89. v. William A. 6 , b. June 10, 1844; a soldier in the Civil War: enlisted in the

Confederate Army, the Cherokee Artillery of Rome, Ga., and d. at
Tazewell, Tenn., May 21, 1862.

90. tvi. Georgia 6 , b. Oct. 25, 1845 ; m. Ben. V. Arnold.

91. tvii. James Benjamin 8 , b. Feb. 18, 185G ; m. Ophelia Jane Evard.

92. viii. Julia E.°, b. Oct. 11, 1858; d. May 10, 1S97, in Texas.

93. tix. Nannie C.°, b. Oct. 10, 1804; m. (1) Willis B. Sanders; m. (2) Rev. J. D.

Shelton.



85. MARY ANN ELIZABETH NEWTON 6 , daughter of Chauncey J. (17),
born September 1, 1833, in Grayson County, Va. ; died at Milano, Tex., January
9, 1899; moved from Rome, Ga., with an uncle, about 1850, and married at
Port Sullivan, Tex., March 6, 1853, William Charles Lawrence, son of Charles
and Elizabeth (Fairweather) Lawrence of Ipswich, Suffolk County, England,
where he was born April 25, 1832. He settled in Milano, Tex., where he died
March 15, 1890. Children :

94. i. James Albert 7 Lawrence, b. Sept. 5, 1854 ; d. June 9, 1905.

95. tii. Matilda Hepzibah 7 Lawrence, b. March 24, 1850; m. R. W. Summers.

96. tiii. William Lewis 7 Lawrence, b. May 17, 1857; m. Mattie Barmore.

97. tiv. Charles Walter 7 Lawrence, b. May 15, 1859 ; m. Mary O. Hayden.

98. v. Thomas Jefferson 7 Lawrence, b. Nov. 4, 1860 ; d. 1882 ; m. 1881, Etta Hear-

rell, who d. near Rockdale about 1884.

99. vi. Robert Sydney 7 Lawrence, b. April 25, 1873 ; d. June 9, 1894.



95. MATILDA HEPZIBAH 7 LAWRENCE (daughter of No. 85), born 1856;
living in 1914 at Milano, Tex. ; married in 1884, Robert Wesley Summers.
Children :

100. i. Laura 8 Summers, b. .

101. ii. Bert 8 Summers, b. .



96. WILLIAM LEWIS 7 LAWRENCE (son of No. 85), born in 1857; living
in 1914 in Milano, Tex.; married in 1880, Mattie Bnrmore. Children:



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. Claude Bunyan 8 Lawrence, b. , 188- ; d. S<> P t. 28. 1883.

i. Mary Ella 8 Lawrence, b. Oct. 21, 1884: d. May 11. 1906.

ii. Ollie Bell 8 Lawrence, b. April 13, 1888.

v. Walter Lewis 8 Lawrence, b. March 29, 1890.



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97. CHARLES WALTER 7 LAWRENCE (son of No. 85), born in 1859;
married in 1895, at Boonville, Mo., Mary O. Hayden. They were living in 1914
at Cameron, Tex., where he is Secretory and Treasurer of the Cameron Water,
Power and Light Company, and engaged in the ice and cold storage business.
Children :

100. i. Walter Hayden 8 Lawrence, b. May 17, 1S97.
KI7. ii. Mary Alice 8 Lawrence, b. Feb. 25, 189-.



86. DAVID OLIVER NEWTON (son of Chauncey J., No. 17), born August
4, 1837, in Grayson County, Va. ; was a soldier in the Civil War, in the
Confederate Army ; enlisted in the Cherokee Artillery of Rome, Ga. ; was in the
siege at Yicksburg, the battles about Chattanooga and numerous other engage-
ments against the Union Army. Of the grandsons of Iiezekiah Newton (6),
four were in the Confederate Army, and one in the Union Army. Of the five,
only two are living in 1914, David Oliver (SO) and Samuel (173). Mr. Newton
married January 13, 18G7, Martha Jane Stevens, born June 18, 1846. They
settled first a few miles from Rome, Floyd County, Ga., where their children
were born; then moved to Milano, Tex., and thence, in 18S9, to Iredell, Tex.;
removed in 1906 to Hico, Tex., where both were living in 1914. Their children
are:

William Arthur 7 , b. Nov. 23, 1S67 ; m. Delia Westa Justice.
Mary Leslie Maud 7 , b. Nov. 23, 1869; m. E. A. Cooper.
Robert Lewis 7 , b. Feb. 9, 1873 ; in. Margaret Cooper.
Sarah Caroline 7 , b. Jan. 28, 1875; m. James French.
Chauncey Absolem 7 , b. May 12. 1877 : d. April 23, 1878.
David Oliver 7 , Jr., b. Aug. 6, 1880; m. Laura Emma Grimes.
James Clark 7 , b. Jan. 3, 1883 ; was living in 1914, in Hico, Tex.
Jessie Grace 7 , b. March 31, 1886; d. Sept. 22, 1891.



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10S. WILLIAM ARTHUR NEWTON 7 (son of David O., No. 86), born
November 23, 1867; married March 28, 1895, Delia Westa Justice, born Septem-
ber 27, 1867. They settled at Iredell, Bosque County, Tex., where they were
living in 1914. Children:

11(5. i. Paul Harry", b. March 10, 1S96.
117. ii. Clyde Justice 8 , b. Sept. 7, 1901.



109. MARY LESLIE MAUD NEWTON 7 (daughter of David O., No. 86),
born in 1869; married November 15, 1896, E. A. Cooper, born April 29, 1874.
They were living in 1914 in Hico, Tex. Children :

118. i. Carl Clay 8 Cooper, b. Aug. 20, 1897.

llil. ii. Mary Augusta 8 Cooper, b. Jan. 23, 1899.

120. iii. Imogene 8 Cooper, b. March 4, 1900.

121. iv. John Henry 8 Cooper, b. May 28, 1901.



110. ROBERT LEWIS NEWTON 7 (son of David O., No. 86), born in 1873;
married August 2, 1898, Margaret Cooper, born January 7, 1881. They were
living in 1914 at Corsicana, Tex. Children :



122. i. James Tillmax s . b. May IS. 1901.

123. ii. Arthur Lee 8 , b. July 27. 1904.

124. iii. Henry EDWIN 8 , b. Jan. 15, 1910.



MATTHEW OF STONINGTON 791

111. SAKAH CAROLINE NEWTON 7 (daughter of David O., No. 86), born
in 1875 ; married November 15, 1896, James French, born July 4, 1873. They
were living in 1914 at Hico, Tex., and have no children.



113. DAVID OLIVER NEWTON 7 , JR. (son of David O., No. 86), born
1880; m. June 22, 1902, Laura Emma Grimes. They were living 1914 at Hico.
Tex. Child:

125. i. Ruth Alma 8 , b. April 25, 1903.



90. GEORGIA NEWTON 6 (daughter of Chauncey J., No. 17), born in 1845;
died at Milano, Tex., February — , 1888; married near Rome, Ga., January
26, 1869, Ben.'V. Arnold. They settled first in Rome, Ga., where their eight
children were born, and moved about 1887 to Milano, Tex. (He married (2)
about 1889, Mrs. Belle of Rome, Ga., a widow with one child, and had two
children. They now (1914) reside in Rockdale, Tex.) Children:

Ollie Lewis 7 Arnold, b. Oct. — , 1869 ; d. soon.

Joseph Larkin 7 Arnold, b. July — , 1872 ; d. , 1874.

Mahala Reynolds 7 Arnold, b. March — , 1874 ; m. T. L. Poole.

Georgia P. 7 Arnold, b. Aug. 8, 1876; living in 1914 with her father at

Rockdale, Tex.
Nannie R. 7 Arnold, b. Dec. 26, 1879 ; m. Monroe Hargrove.
James Benjamin 7 Arnold, b. April 12, 1881.

Julia Cynthia 7 Arnold ( twin ) , b. April 27, 1884 ; d. June 30, 1888.
tviii. Chauncey Archibald 7 Arnold (twin), b. April 27, 1884; in. at Belton, Tex.,

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128. MAHALA REYNOLDS 7 ARNOLD (daughter of No. 90), born 1874;
married near Milano, Tex., December 19, 1896, T. L. Poole. They were living
in 1914 at Buffalo Gap, Taylor County, Tex. Their children are :

134. i. Benjamin L. 8 Poole, b. Dec. 27, 1897 ; d. Sept. 3, 1900.

135. ii. Albert P. 8 Poole, b. Sept. 25, 1899 ; d. Nov. 20, 1901.

136. iii. Anna May 8 Poole, b. May 17, 1903, at Cause, Tex.

137. iv. Mattie R. s Poole, b. Nov. 29, 1904.

138. v. Mittie L. 8 Poole, b. April 5, 1907.



130. NANNIE R. 7 ARNOLD (daughter of No. 90), born in 1879; married
near Rockdale, Tex., December 11, 1904, Monroe Hargrove. They were living,
in 1914, at Spur City, Dickens County, Tex. Children :

139. i. Ruggard C. 8 Hargrove (a dau.), b. July 17, 1906.

140. ii. Johnnie B. 8 Hargrove (a dau.), b. Jan. 4, 1908.

141. iii. Georgia Bennie 8 Hargrove, b. June 2T>, 1910.



131. JAMES BENJAMIN 7 ARNOLD (son of No. 90), born in 1881; died
January 1, 1907; m. December 24, 1901, Lesby Houston of Iredell, Tex. She
was living in 1914 at Iredell. Children :

142. i. Vera L. 8 Arnold, b. Feb. 25, 1903.

143. ii. Fletcher V. 8 Arnold, b. April 10, 1905.



792 NEWTON GENEALOGY

91. JAMES BENJAMIN NEWTON 6 (son of Chauncey J., No. 17), born
in 1856; died at Milano, Tex., in 1910; married January 16, 1875, Ophelia Jane
Evard. He was a merchant in Milano for many years. Children :

Jakes Oscar 7 , b. Oct. 16, 187") : m. Ann Boswell Rumple.

David Augustus 7 , b. May 2~i. 1877: m. (ll F. M. Fraim; m. (2) L. Baird.

Lillie Maud 7 , b. Jan. 24. 187!) : d. May 2. 1882.

Mary Emma 7 , b. Sept. 28. 1880: m. St. Clair B. Byrne.

Tiieodosia Ann 7 , b. June 7, 1882 ; living in 1914 at Lockport. 111.

Walter Oliver 7 , b. Nov. 17. 1883; m. Mary Jeter.

Louella 7 , b. May 25, INS.); in. Nov. 22, 1910. Joseph H. Elam ; reside at

Bart let t. Tex.
Florence Beatrice 7 , b. April 18. 1S8<>: living in 1914 at Milano. Tex.
Lesser 7 , b. Nov. 30. 1888 ; m. Ethel White.
Clyde Agnes 7 , b. Sept. 2, 1890; in 1914 a teacher at Milano.
Rutii 7 , b. April 20, 1892 ; living in 1914 at Milano.
Infant dan., not named, b. Nov. 15, 1893; d. same day.
Nellie Grace 7 , b. March 28. 189.". : living in 1914. at Milaucf.
Robert Donald 7 , b. Feb. 17, 1899 ; d. Jan. 31, 1900.



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144. JAMES OSCAR NEWTON 7 (son of James B., No. 91), born in 1875;
married June 10, 1908, Ann Boswell Rumple. At date of marriage he was
Adjutant-General of the State of Texas, and lived in Austin, Tex. After death
of his father, and in 1911 he returned to Milano, Tex., where he now (1914)
resides. He is President of the Mercantile Company of J. B. Newton & Sons.
Child:

158. i. James Boswell 7 , b. May G, 1909.



145. DAVID AUGUSTUS NEWTON 7 (son of James B., No. 91), born in
1877; married (1) August, 1900, Florence May Fraim, who died about August,
1901 ; married (2) in 1903, Louie Baird. They are living (1914) in Thorndale,
Tex., where he is President and Manager of the Thorndale Mercantile Company.
Children :

159. i. David 8 , b. July — . 1901 ; d. March — , 1902.

160. ii. Helen 8 , b. June 6, 1904.

161. iii. Mike 8 , b. Aug. 25, 1905.
1G2. iv. Archie 8 , b. Jan. 29, 1907.



147. MARY EMMA NEWTON 7 (daughter of James B., No. 91), born
September 28, 1880, at Milano, Tex. ; married June 25, 1902, St. Clair B. Byrne,
son of Charles H. and Marie L. Byrne of Galveston, Tex. They lived several
years after marriage in Milano, Tex., where their first three children were born.
In the early part of 1911 they removed to Lockport, 111., where Mr. Newton is
engaged with "The Texas Company. Petroleum and its Products," and where
the family reside. The children are:

1G3. i. Augustus Newton 8 Byrne, b. April 20, 1903 ; d. Jan. G, 1904, at Palatine.

Tex.
1G4. ii. Mary Louise 8 Byrne, b. July 20. 1904 : d. Aug. 20, 1909, at Houston, Tex.

165. iii. Annie Clair 8 Byrne, b. June 4, 1906. at Milano, Tex.

166. iv. Robert Leroy 8 Byrne, b. Oct. 18, 1907, at San Antonio, Tex.



MATTHEW OF STOXIXGTON 793

149. WALTER OLIVER NEWTON 7 (son of James B., No. 91), born in
1883; married September 20, 1908, Mary Jeter. Tbey reside (1914), at Milano,
Tex., where be is Vice President of the J. B. Newton & Sons Mercantile Com-
pany. Child :

167. i. Walter Oliver 8 , Jr., b. Aug. 2, 1909.



152. LESSER NEWTON 7 (son of James B., No. 91), born 1888; married
November 12, 1910, Ethel White. They reside (1914), in Milano, Tex., where
he is Secretary of the J. B. Newton & Sons Mercantile Company. Child :

L68. i. Mary Leslie 8 , b. July — , 1911.



93. NANNIE C. NEWTON 6 (daughter of Chauncey J., No. 17), born in
1864; married (1) at Rome, Ga., April 20, 1883, Willis Bobo Sanders, who died
before 1888, leaving one child. She m. (2) April 8, 1888, Rev. J. D. Shelton.
In 1914 she was living in Rockdale, Tex. Children :



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Clara May 7 Sanders, b. June 9, 1885 ; d. Jan. 6, 1902.
i. Kirby Airuart 7 Sheltox, b. Oct. 23, 1893.
ii. Edna Irm.v Sheltox, b. Feb. 24. 1895.
v. Jewel Pauline 7 Shelton, b. Sept. 25. 1899 ; d. Oct. 17, 1903.



19. WILLIAM WASHINGTON NEWTON 5 (son of Hezekiah, No. 6), born
March 11, 1805, at Voluntown, Conn. ; died near Waynesville, Ohio, October 10,
1845. He married July 8, 1834, Catherine John,* daughter of Isaac and Rhoda
(Littell) John of Lebanon, Ohio. She was born January 26, 1809, at Cincinnati.
Ohio. She moved with her parents, about 1812, to five miles north of Lebanon,
Ohio. In her widowhood she moved, in April, 1849, to Xenia, Ohio, and died
at the residence of her son Samuel Newton, in Cleveland, Tenn., December
14, 1901.

About 1830, Mr. Newton moved from Connecticut to Ohio, settling in Warren
County, near Waynesville, where he manufactured augers. In 1834 he married
and settled east of the town of Lebanon and near the Little Miami river, where
he manufactured forks and hoes, running his factory by horse power. He also

* John Philip John 1 of Parish Haverford W., Pembrokeshire, Wales, had sons Robert 2 ,
d. s. p.; Samuel •/.-, b. 1680; d. 17G7 ; sett. Goshen, Conn., 1TOO; had seven children;
Griffith J- 2 , b. 1683 ; d. 1778.

James John (possibly grandson of Samuel J. 2 ), b. about 1745; d. about 1820, in Butler
County, Ohio : m. about 1770, Catherine Reece ; res. 1772, Fayette County, Pa., 1816, But-
ler County, Ohio ; seven children. One was

Isaac John, b. 1773; d. 1843; m. 1799, Rhoda Littell (dau. of Job). They removed
from Fayette County to Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio, in 1811, where both d. Eleven chil-
dren. One was Catherine John, b. 1809 ; m. William Washington Newton. [For further
record see John Genealogy.]

John Littell (said to be 3d son of George or David) sett, in New Jersey 1820. Three
sons. One was

Eliakim Littell (prob. son or grandson of John), m. abt. 1740, Rhoda Jennings; three
sons. One was

"Captain" Sam del Littell, b. 1744; d. 1805; had four sons. One was

Stephen Littell, b. 1772 ; d. 1818 ; m. Susan Gardner and had four children. One was

Eliakim Littell, b. 1797; d. 1870, at Boston, founded LitteU's Liring Aye; four children.
One dau.. Miss Susan Gardner Littell, was living in 1914.

John Stockton Littell (brother of Eliakim, and son of Stephen above), b. 1806; d. 1875;
three of his four children are Episcopal clergymen ; one a missionary at Flankow, China.
The other

Job Littell, b. 1742 ; d. 1823 ; m. Elizabeth Robinson ; six children, one of whom was
Rhoda L., b. 1783 ; d. 1845 ; m. Isaac John, whose dau., Catherine J., in. Wm. W. Newton.



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made washing machines, for which he received a United States patent, signed by
Andrew Jackson, President. In 1839, he bought a mill-site on the Little Miami
river, three miles south of Waynesville, thus obtaining water-power for running
the machinery of the larger agricultural machinery factory which he built. His
water-power hammer was especially a great novelty to the people. His children
were :

173. ti. Samuel", b. May 6, 1835; m. (1) Mary Anot Halley ; m. (2) Elizabeth

Hal ley.

174. tii. Chauncey W. 8 , b. March 11, 1837 ; m. Emma Louise Woodbridge.

175. iii. Emma Maria", b. Jan. 3, 1842, near Waynesville, Ohio; d. at Xenia, Ohio,

Sept. 20, 1890 ; m. at Xenia, Ohio, June 9, 1868, Alexander B. Allen, who
d. about 1895. They lived in Xenia, South Charleston, Cincinnati, Dayton,
Ohio, and later in North Dakota and Montana. After her death he moved
to Boise City, Idaho. No children.



173. SAMUEL NEWTON 6 (son of William W., No. 19), born May 6, 1835,
near and east of Lebanon, Ohio; married (1) September 22, 1864, Mary Anot
Halley, daughter of John and Jessie (Spital) Halley* of Markinch, Eifeshire,
Scotland, where she was born April 26, 1836. She came with her parents to
America, and was brought up in Vermont. She was graduated from Newbury
Seminary, Newbury, Vt., in 1858 ; was preceptress at Xenia College, Zenia, Ohio,
1858-1864; was one of the founders of the Xenia Woman's Club, organized
about 1868, one of the earliest woman's clubs in America. She died at Xenia,
Ohio, September 20, 1888. Eive children,»born at Xenia, Ohio. He married (2)
at Xenia, Ohio, Elizabeth Halley, sister of his first wife, born in Scotland, was
educated at Newbury Seminary, Newbury, Vt., and moved to Xenia, Ohio, in
1866. Mr. and Mrs. Newton reside (1914) at Ooltewah, Tenn., he having retired
from active business in 1908. Mr. Newton was educated at Waynesville (Ohio)
Academy ; a soldier of the Civil War, he served in the Union Army in the 154th
regiment of Ohio Volunteer Infantry; in business activities he has been civil
engineer; merchant and banker at Xenia, Ohio; officer of the Mad River
Branch of the State Bank of Ohio at Springfield ; cotton planter in Mississippi ;
manufacturer of blasting powder at Ooltewah, Tenn.; president of Bank of
Ooltewah; stockholder in other banks in Tennessee and Georgia. He organized
the Chattanooga Powder Company in 1890 and built their mills at Ooltewah,
Tenn. In 1849 he moved to Xenia, Ohio. The family residence was changed
October, 1892, to Cleveland, Tenn., and in October, 1904, to Ooltewah, Tenn.
His business address has been Ooltewah, Tenn., from 1890 to the present date.
Children :

170. i. Paul Maurice 7 , b. Sept. 13, 18G5 ; d. April 20, 1870.

177. ii. Earle Francis 7 , b. Dec. 22, 1806 ; d. April 30, 1870.

178. iii. Frances Halley 7 , b. Jan. 13, 1871 ; resides with her parents ; unm. She

was b. at Xenia ; a student at Xenia College and Antioch College at
Yellow Springs, Ohio ; was graduated from the University of Tennessee
at Knoxville, Tenn., June, 1896.

179. tiv. Samuel Donald 7 , b. June 10, 1872 ; m. Mary Wood Guion.

180. v. Mary Leslie 7 , b. Nov. 19, 1874, at Xenia, Ohio ; a student at Xenia College,

and at Centenary College in Cleveland. Tenn.; was graduated (with the
degree of A.B.) from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., June,
1808; graduate (M.A. degree) of Columbia University, New York City,

* John Halley, from Markiuch and Kirkcaldy (both towns near Edinburgh), Pifeshire, Scot-
land, with wife Jessie, also called Janet (Spital) Halley (who had eleven brothers and no
sister), came to America in 1847, on a very slow vessel and typhus fever broke out while at
sea. Mrs. Halley was sick when they landed at Quebec, and died at Montreal. Mr. Halley,
with the four children who came with their parents, settled near Newbury, Vt. The children
were: Mary Anoi, b. 1836; m. Samuel Newton; John 8., b. 183 — ; Elizabeth, b. 18 — ; m.
Samuel Newton ; William, b. 18 — .



MATTHEW OF STONINGTON 795

June, 1908, was teacher in St. Mary's College, Dallas, Tex., for two
years, and is now (1914) school principal of Noble Institute, at Anniston,
Ala.

179. SAMUEL DONALD NEWTON 7 (son of Samuel, No. 173), born June
10, 1872, at Xenia, Ohio ; married at Charlotte, N. C, April 24, 1907, Mary Wood
Guion, daughter of Benjamin Guion of North Carolina, where she was born
January 28, 1876. She was graduated a trained nurse from the Presbyterian
Hospital, New York City. Mr. and Mrs. Newton are living (1914) in Greens-
boro, N. C.

Mr. Newton received his education in Xenia College, and Antioch College, and
at the State University, Columbus, Ohio, from which last he was graduated as a
civil engineer, June, 1895. He held positions as a civil engineer with the South-
ern Eailway, 1895-1907, — except a few months when he was with the New York
Central E. K. at New York City. The latter part of 1907 he was with the
Missouri Pacific K. E.; January, 1908, was elected and served a term as City
Engineer of Knoxville, Tenn. ; in 1910 he moved to Jamestown, N. Y, where
he became a member of an engineering firm; January, 1912, he returned to the
engineering department of the Southern Eailway, which position he now holds.
Children :

181. i. Katiirine 8 , b. Feb. — , 1908, at Charlotte, N. C. ; cl. same clay.

182. ii. Alexander Caldwell 8 , b. Sept. 1, 1910, at Knoxville, Tenn.



174. CHAUNCEY W. NEWTON 6 (son of William W., No. 19), born March
11, 1837, near Lebanon, Ohio; died at Cincinnati, Ohio, April 6, 1880; m. May
2, 1865, Emma Louise Woodbridge, daughter of Francis H. and Esther F. (St.
Claire) Woodbridge of Newark, Ohio, where she was born November 8, 1844.
She died at Enfield, Conn., November 26, 1910.

Mr. Newton moved with his parents to Waynesville and Xenia, Ohio, and
received his later education at the Ohio Wesleyan University, at Delaware, Ohio,
from which he was graduated June, 1860. In the fall of 1860, he started a book
store at Paducah, Ky. The Civil War having unsettled business there, he moved
in 1861 to Newark, Ohio, and in 1865 to Xenia, Ohio, continuing his business
as a bookseller. In 1869 he became one of the owners and editors of the Xenia
Torchlight, a long-established weekly newspaper; in 1840 he moved to Cincin-
nati, Ohio, where he engaged in daily newspaper editorial work — and was a cor-
respondent for several years under the nom de plume of "Caliban." At the time
of his death (1880) he was assistant editor-in-chief of the Cincinnati Daily
Enquirer, the owner, John E. McLean, being editor-in-chief. Children:

183. ti. Henry St. Clair 7 , b. Aug. 29, 1867; m. Susan Bissell Thayer.

184. tii. Chauncey Guy 7 , b. March 4, 1871 ; m. Annis Rachel Fitton.

185. iii. Julia Woodbridge 7 , b. Jan. 5, 1874; d. Nov. 1, 1889.



183. HENEY ST. CLAIE NEWTON 7 (son of Chauncey W., No. 174), born
in 1867; married at Enfield, Conn., October 20, 1903, Susan Bissell Thayer,
daughter of Eev. David Haven Thayer. Mr. Newton was graduated from the
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, as an electrical engineer. He has been



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