Deacon Ebenezer Newell

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Ebenezer Newell, II

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Needham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Death: February 25, 1797 (60)
Dover, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ebenezer Newell and Elizabeth Newell
Husband of Elizabeth Newell; Abigail Newell and Rachel Newell
Father of Jesse Newell; Asa Newell; Ebenezer Newell; Rachel Colburn and Calvin Newell
Half brother of Elizabeth Fuller and Rebecca Alden

Managed by: Gene Daniell
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About Deacon Ebenezer Newell

DAR Ancestor #: A082757

Ebenezer Newell took an active part in the contest which led up to the Revolution. He was a lieutenant in Capt. Joseph Guild’s Company of Minute Men who marched from Dedham at the Lexington Alarm, April 19, 1775. In 1776, he became a lieutenant in the First Boston Regiment of which William McIntosh was Colonel. He was commissioned May 10, 1776. He was at Fort Hancock on Cape Elizabeth, ME, and guarded Burgoyne’s troops 150 days 1777-1778. (from The Balch Yard)

Birth: Oct. 18, 1736 Dedham Norfolk County Massachusetts, USA Death: Feb. 28, 1798

Dedham births: Ebenezer, ye son of Ebenezer & Elizabeth Newell, born Oct. ye 18, 1736.

Dedham marriages: Apr. 24, 1760. Ebenezer Newell, Jr., of Dedham, Elizabeth Wheaton of Needham, By Rev. Mr. Jonathan Townsend. [Needham]

Dover deaths: NEWELL, Elizabeth, w. Ebenezer, Apr. 24, 1772, in 33d y. GR

Dedham marriages: Mr. Ebenezer Newel and Miss Abigail Allen, both of Dedham, May 17th, 1773. [Married by the Rev'd Mr. Benjamin Caryl].

Dover deaths: NEWELL, Abigail, w. Dea. Ebenezer, Aug. 10, 1775, in 34th y. GR [in Dedham PR1]

Marriage: Rachel Ames, July 13, 1776.

Dover deaths: NEWELL, Ebenezer, Dea., Feb. 28, 1798, a. 61. G.R.

Family links:

 Elizabeth Wheaton Newell (1739 - 1772)
 Abigail Allen Newell (1742 - 1775)
 Rachel Ames Newell Whiting (1758 - 1833)

 Jesse Newell (1762 - 1842)*
 Asa Newell (1764 - 1844)*
 Calvin Newell (1782 - 1855)*
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Inscription: In memory of Dea. EBENEZER NEWELL who died 28 Feb. 1798 Æt. 61.

Behold & see ye numerous train Of children which I leave behind Death is a debt which I have paid And you must bear it in your mind

Naked as from the earth we came, And crept to life at first; We to the earth return again, And mingle with our dust.

Note: Verse is Isaac Watts Hymn 5.


Burial: Highland Cemetery Dover Norfolk County Massachusetts, USA

Created by: Bill Boyington Record added: Feb 22, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 24813903



Teachers of Dedham

1776 , Dedham, Massachusetts 

 Page 76
 From "Record of Education in the Schools and Teachers of Dedham, Massachusetts, 1644-1904, Carlos Shaffer, Dedham, 1905"

"Ebenezer Newell, Jr. was paid for teaching school in Dedham in 1776. In what precinct he did his work is not known. The following was probably his records: ' Ebenezer, ye son of Ebenezer & Elizabeth Newell, born Oct. ye 18, 1736.'" "Ebenezer newell, Jr., of Dedham to Elizabeth Wheaton of Needham, April 24, 1760, by Rev. Mr. Jonathan Townsend."

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Deacon Ebenezer Newell's Timeline

October 18, 1736
Needham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
September 13, 1762
Age 25
Deeham, Norfolk, MA
February 27, 1764
Age 27
Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
April 11, 1766
Age 29
Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 45
June 24, 1786
Age 49
Dover, Massachusetts, United States
February 25, 1797
Age 60
Dover, Massachusetts, United States