Tag Archives: Sechrist

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

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