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  • Newton County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Newton County, Texas.Established in 1846, the county is named for John Newton, a veteran of the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties & Parishes * Beauregard Parish, Lou. * Vernon Parish, Lou. * Calcasieu Parish, Lou. * Orange County * Jasper County * Sabine County Cities, Towns & Communities *Adsul*Belgrade*Biloxi*Bon Wier*Bu...

  • Newton County, Mississippi

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Newton County, Mississippi.Newton County was formed in 1836 and named after scientist Isaac Newton.The Battle of Newton's Station was fought in the county on April 24, 1863 during Grierson's Raid of the American Civil War.In February 1864, General William Tecumseh Sherman crossed the county, burning the county seat at Decatur and was ...

  • Newton County, Missouri

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Newton County, Missouri.= Official Website =The county was organized in 1838 and is named in honor of John Newton, a hero who fought in the Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Jasper County * Lawrence County * Barry County * Cherokee County, Kan. * Ottawa County, Okla. * McDonald County Cities *Diamond*Fairview*Granby*Joplin (part)

  • Newton County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Newton County, Georgia.= Official Website =Newton county is named after Sgt. John Newton, who served under Gen. Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox", in the American Revolutionary War. It was created on December 24, 1821.During the American Civil War, the county provided the Lamar Infantry, which was a part of Cobb's Legion. The 1860 cens...

  • Newton County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Newton County, Arkansas.= Official Website =The county was formed on December 14, 1842, and named for Thomas W. Newton, an Arkansas Congressman.Newton County residents were divided during the Civil War, serving in both the Confederate and Union armies. John Cecil, who had served as Newton County's sheriff, served as a Confederate Capt...

  • St. Joseph's Cemetery, Kentland, Indiana

    This project is for those buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Kentland, Newton County, Indiana. Find a Grave

  • Newton County, Indiana

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Newton County, Indiana.= Official Website =The original Newton County was formed by statute on February 7, 1835. The county was abolished and combined with Jasper County in 1839. On December 8, 1859, the county was re-created and the borders were redrawn to essentially their current state. The county is named after Sgt. John Newton, w...

  • Oxford College of Emory University

    Wikipedia In 1833, the Georgia Methodist Conference began considering establishing a church-sponsored manual labor school where students would combine farm work with a college preparatory curriculum. At the Georgia Methodist Conference in 1834, a preacher known as "Uncle Allen" Turner suggested that Georgia Methodists should develop their own school rather than support Randolph-Macon College in...

  • Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery

    Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery is located in Newton, Mississippi. Find a Grave