Bio: Newell, Fred S. (1914)



Surnames: Newell, Jackson, Strout, Shaw, Tabor


----Source: History of Eau Claire County, Wisconsin (1914) page 806


Fred S. Newell, a native born citizen of Eau Claire, where he was born on January 15, 1868, comes from sturdy New England stock and is descended from Ebenezer Newell, who was born in Newton, Mass., August 23, 1767. He married, June 10, 1789, Elizabeth Jackson, who was born January 18, 1771, at Cape Elizabeth, Me., and died July 22, 1851. He died at Durham, Me., December 9, 1856. John Newell, grandfather of our subject, was born September 18, 1797, at Durham, Me. He married, June 20, 1820, Sagy Strout, who was a native of the same place, and born January 5, 1800. They both died at New Portland, Me., he on December 8, 1872, and she January 12, 1883. They had a family of ten children, of whom the late C. S. Newell, father of Fred S., who was born June 2, 1830, at New Portland, Me., married Henrietta Shaw, May, 1856, and died at Eau Claire, Wis., May 18, 1909.


Mr. Fred S. Newell has spent nearly his whole lifetime in Union township, where he was successfully engaged in general farming until about two years ago (now 1914), when he moved into the city of Eau Claire, where he has since lived in retirement. He married Miss Jennie C. Tabor, daughter of James C. Tabor, of New York State, and they have one daughter, Marion.





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