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Simpson Casey Newman

Full Name: Simpson Casey Newman
Birth date: March 25, 1798
Death date: January 9, 1872

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 5th (1) (2) Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855
(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

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 . 1860 1850
  • 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 .
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