Col. Thomas Newton, Jr.

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Thomas Newton, Jr.

Birthplace: Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia
Death: Died in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. Thomas Newton and Amy Newton
Husband of Martha Newton
Father of Thomas Newton, III, US Congress; Amy Newton Blanchard; Sarah Taylor; Mary Lindsay and George Newton

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About Col. Thomas Newton, Jr.

DAR Ancestor #: A083289

"Thomas Newton (1742-1807) was a representative to the House of Burgesses for Norfolk County from 1765 to 1775. He also participated in the revolutionary conventions of 1775 and 1776. His son, Colonel Thomas Newton, was a Congressman from 1801 to 1831."

Thomas Newton (1742-1807) was a "Colonel in the Virginia Militia [during the American Revolutionary War]. In command of the militia of Norfolk Borough in 1780 & 1781, was commissioner of supplies, supplying the French Army and the fleet during the siege of Yorktown. Commissioner of Admiralty in 1776 -- Colonel Commandant militia of Norfolk Co., Sept. 1781." -- Volume 29, p. 516-519 and Volume 30, p. 85-88, "Virginia Magazine of History and Biography."

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Col. Thomas Newton, Jr.'s Timeline

May 15, 1742
Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia
Age 25
June 1, 1775
Age 33
Age 33
Cheraw, Chesterfield, South Carolina, USA
Age 35
Age 43
September 11, 1807
Age 65
Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States