Tag Archives: Newby

Benjamin Hall, Jr.

Benjamin Hall, Jr.
b. 3 November 1799, North Carolina, to Benjamin and Elizabeth (Newby) Hall
d. 6 November 1885, Wright County, Minnesota

m/1. 21 February 1822, Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana
Nancy Roberts
b. about 1802 to Benjamin and Mary Roberts
d. 1824

m/2. 25 December 1828
Priscilla Elsey

m/3. 29 May 1830
Esther Elsey

m/4. 7 September 1849
Elizabeth [–?–]

Children with Nancy Roberts:
• William (1822-aft. 1891)

Benjamin came to Indiana from North Carolina between 1811 and 1815. The family were farmers and Quakers. Benjamin followed his son William to Minnesota sometime after 1867 and was living with William when he died there in 1885.

Submitted by:
Fran Jutzi
Orange CA
E-mail: flj92868@yahoo.com

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James Newby

James Newby
b. 16 November 1840, Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana, to Thomas and Rebecca (Hall) Newby
d. 10 October 1915, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

m/1. 14 April 1862, Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana
Mary Sarah Ann Sechrist
b. 19 October 1839, Germantown, Wayne County, Indiana
d. 30 April 1865, Germantown, Wayne County, Indiana

m/2. 1 November 1866, Wayne County, Indiana
Zella P. Sawyer

Children with Mary Sarah Ann Sechrist:
• Etta Elizabeth (1863-1944) married Harry Beecher Cottingham

James was in Company I, 36th Regiment of Indiana Volunteers. He was mustered in at Richmond, 16 September 1861, and mustered out at Indianapolis, 21 September 1864. During this time he was a sergeant, lieutenant, and a captain. It is unknown what year he left Indiana.

Submitted by:
Steve Hill
Rosselle IL
E-mail: hill55537@cs.com

Etta Newby

Etta Newby
b. 28 June 1863, Germantown, Wayne County, Indiana, to James and Mary Sarah Ann (Sechrist) Newby
d. 14 October 1944, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

m. 2 January 1893, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana
Harry Beecher Cottingham
b. 10 July 1893, Fort Ollie, Howard County, Indiana
d. 30 July 1934, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Children with Harry Beecher Cottingham:
• Florence Louise
• Blanche Etta

Etta lived in Germantown and Kokomo, Indiana, before leaving the state in 1893.

Submitted by:
Steve Hill
Rosselle IL
E-mail: hill55537@cs.com

Mason Robinson Magee

Mason Robinson Magee
b. 12 April 1814, Madison County, Kentucky, to Henry and Keziah (Newby) Magee
d. 29 April 1884, Harrison County, Missouri

m. 6 October 1836, Decatur County, Indiana
Rebecca Jane Power
b. 4 December 1820
d. 15 July 1883, Harrison County, Missouri

Children with Rebecca Jane Power:
• Evaline
• Evalee
• Martha
• Madison Perry
• Harriett
• Giles
• Mary A.
• James
• Mason
• Albert

Mason came to Indiana about 1832 and lived in Washington Township in Decatur County until leaving the state about 1852.

Submitted by:
Kathleen M. Kinstler
Tigard OR

Harry Beecher Cottingham

Harry Beecher Cottingham
b. 10 July 1863, Fort Ollie, Howard County, Indiana, to John Wesley and Margaret (Snider) Cottingham
d. 30 July 1934, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

m. 2 January 1893, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana
Etta Elizabeth Newby
b. 28 June 1863, Germantowne, Wayne County, Indiana, to James and Mary Sarah Ann (Sechrist) Newby
d. 14 October 1944, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Children with Etta Elizabeth Newby:

  • Florence Louise
  • Blanche Etta

The family lived in Kokomo, Indiana, before emigrating about 1890.

Submitted by:
Steve Hill
Rosselle IL
E-mail: hill55537@cs.com

Julius Sanders Newby

Julius Sanders Newby
b. 31 August 1859, Hamilton County, Indiana, to Squire and Mary Jane (Colip) Newby
d. 8 October 1935, Shady Point, Leflore County, Oklahoma

m/1. 8 August 1880, Arcadia, Hamilton County, Indiana
Hester Ann Miller
b. 16 July 1863, Tipton County, Indiana
d. 1 June 1924, Chandler, Lincoln County, Oklahoma

m/2. after 1 June 1924
Ida Hurst

Children with Hester Ann Miller:

  • Roland Miller
  • Oren Miller
  • Ernest Lee
  • Lenna
  • Kittie
  • Ruth
  • Mary Jane
  • Edith Ford
  • Harry
  • Hester
  • Sandy Pete
  • Emma

Julius moved to Wichita, Kansas, about 1884. He was elected the first county attorney of Wichita County, Kansas, in 1887. Julius moved first to Missouri briefly, and then, in the fall of 1892, he homesteaded 80 acres in Lincoln County, Oklahoma, where he was elected county attorney in 1898 and county judge in 1924. After Hester’s death, Julius married Ida Hurst, a widow, and moved to Leflore County.

Submitted by:
Nancy Harris
Scottsdale AZ
E-mail: nanlue@juno.com