Newberry Family History & Genealogy
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Newberry Last Name History & Origin
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These are the earliest records we have of the Newberry family.
Newberry Death Records & Life Expectancy
According to our database of 5,103 people with the last name Newberry that have a birth and death date listed:
These are the longest-lived members of the Newberry family on AncientFaces.
- Nathaniel Newberry lived 108 years
- Mittie L Newberry lived 107 years
- Mary Newberry lived 105 years
- Bertha Newberry lived 103 years
- Estie H Newberry lived 102 years
- Hazel M Newberry lived 102 years
- Jessie H Newberry lived 101 years
- Janar N Newberry lived 101 years
- Chattie M Newberry lived 101 years
- Louise M Newberry lived 100 years
George Newberry enlisted September 3, 1864. He was in the Civil War, Company H, Wisconsin 5th Regiment, First Division, Sixth Corps. I am possession of a copy of his discharge papers. Also have pictures of him in his uniform before and after the Civil War.
George Newberry was engaged in the Battles of the Wilderness in Virginia.
He was discharged as a Private. His discharge paper has the following written by a commanding officer, "Participated with his company in the following engagements: Hatchers Run, February 6, 7, 1865 -- Charge before Fort Fisher, March 28, 1865-- Sailors (Saylors) Creek ..(eligible)..April 6, 1865--Charge before Fort Fisher Petersburg (possibly with a correction, reads April 1 and 2, 1865). The charge before Sailors (Saylors) Creek was the last one made by the Union forces against General Lee."
George was a teacher at the Pawnee Indian Reservation and his son Frank was noted as being the first white child born in that place.
James Newberry was drafted into English Service in 1765 and deserted the English Army in 1767, while stationed near Boston. After deserting, he went to New Jersey where he was married to Jane Rogers in 1769. He entered the American service in June 1775.
James Newberry was aid de camp under George Washington during the Battles of White Plains and Long Island.
James Newberry died as a British prisoner. Captured at the Battle of White Plains and died a month later at a British Prison at Halifax, Nova Scotia on November 27, 1776.