Simpson Casey Newman

Full Name: Simpson Casey Newman
Date of birth: March 25, 1798
Date of death: January 9, 1872

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 6 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1) (2)     Coffeeville / Upshur   Upshur, Wood

(1) Democrat - Listed as delegate to Democratic State Convention in Austin, 1/9/1854. Tri-Weekly State Times (Austin, Texas), 1/17/1854, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) 5th Legislature - Roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats, 11/7/1853, p. 2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, Simpson C. Newman, age 55 (born circa 1798), native state South Carolina, emigrated from Alabama in 1849, farmer, postoffice Coffeeville, Upshur County. House Journal.

Other Resources

  • Simpson Casey Newman, birth date 3/25/1798 in Union, South Carolina; death date 1/9/1872 in Upshur County, Texas; spouse Apphia Fryer, children Eliza Jane and Stephen L. Newman. Day Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1850 - S.C. Newman, Upshur County, age 52, born circa 1798 in South Carolina, merchant, living in household with A., M.A., G., and M. Newman.
    Census of 1860 - S.C. Newman, Lafayette, Upshur County, age 60, born circa 1800 in South Carolina, farmer, living in household of W.M. Newberry. FamilySearch. 1850 1860
  • Simpson C. Newman, "who laid out of the town of Coffeeville, platted it as a town site, and sold from 50 to 70 town lots," marriage to Apphie F. Newman (born 1796, died in Coffeeville 11/24/1848, buried in Old Coffeeville Cemetery). "Upshur County History: Oldest Marked Grave in Upshur County," by D.T. Loyd, 10/22/1970, p. 4. Gilmer Mirror.

Committee Information top

5th R.S. - 1853
Indian Affairs  
Judicial Districts  
Militia  
Penitentiary  
Printing and Contingent Expenses  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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