Thomas Newell and His Descendants
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...O.--Paw Paw, Mich. Orlin, son of Grandison (905) and Betsey (Smith) Newell, b. December 3, 1813, in Barkhamsted; fn. April 13, 1840, Lucy Ann, daughter of Captain Baxter. She d. January 15, 1876. He removed to Mentor, Ohi0, with his parents at the age of six years. He remained there until 1849, when he removed to Madison, where he resided until 1865, when he emigrated to Michigan, settling in Antwerp, Van Buren county. At an early age he chose the occupation of farmer, and up to the time of his death was following his favorite pursuit. During the ten years that Mr. Newell resided in Michigan he made a host of friends, and we can truthfully say not an enemy. He was one of God's noblest works--an honest man, a faithful husband, and a kind and indulgent father. He leaves a wife, three daughters and a son to lament his loss, in which they have the sympathy of all who knew him. Stricken suddenly with the disease which terminated so fatally, he lingered some three days in intense suffering, when the angel of death came to complete his work. Beautiful even in death, a smile rested upon his countenance, and his happy spirit returned to the God who gave it. The funeral took place from his residence, and was attended by a large concourse of friends and acquaintances, the services being conducted by the Rev. J. R. Stark, of the M. E. church at Paw Paw. Grieve not for him you loved so well, Though friendships chain is riven; Let your last link with Jesus dwell, And re-unite in Heaven. CHILDREN. 987. Althea Cornelia, b. April II, 1851, in Mentor. 988. Saloma Lauren, b. June 26, 1844; m. March 29, 1866, John P. Ayers. 989. Charles Grandison, b. Oct. 23, 1847, m Concord, Lake county; m. Jan. 1, 1868, Mary Helen Erkenbeck. They are now living at the old...
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