|Birth: ||Jul. 24, 1844|
|Death: ||Feb. 15, 1919|
Son of Daniel & Mary Ann (Thomas) Newcomb.
Mr. Newcomb was principal of the graded schools in Golconda, Ill. He enlisted in Co. D, 95th Ill. Inf. Vols. in 1860, and was soon after appointed clerk in the assistant adjutant general's office, where he remained nearly three years; was transferred to Co. G, 127th Ill.; mustered out as Corporal 17 Aug. 1865. He then attended the State Normal School nearly three years, after which he entered the teaching profession. He later removed to La Jara, CO around 1873.
He married Alice Russell on Sept 24, 1869 in Woodstock, ILL and they had the following children: Charles, Daniel Edgar, McCoy, Alice (Burnham), Clive, Anna (Curtis), Mary and Kate. Alice died young of a blood clot.
He then married a Maria Gaffney on Oct 15 1888 and they had the following children: Eleanor and James.
Source: A Territorial Heritage, Colorado Genealogical Society, 1981
Mary Ann Thomas Newcomb (1824 - 1860)
Alice Russell Newcomb (1848 - 1887)
Maria A Gaffney Newcomb (1855 - 1926)
Charles Russell Newcomb (1870 - 1882)*
Daniel Edgar Newcomb (1872 - 1957)*
McCoy Newcomb (1873 - 1879)*
Clive E Newcomb (1881 - 1893)*
Anna Hyde Newcomb Curtis (1883 - 1970)*
Mary Newcomb (1887 - 1893)*
Kate Newcomb (1887 - 1966)*
James G Newcomb (1895 - 1901)*
La Jara Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 13, 2008
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