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Newton Gaston Kidd
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Birth: May 14, 1856
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1911
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Son of George Kidd and Mary McCaleb. Eldest brother Demarcus Lafayette 1831, buried in Tyrone, TX Co, MO. Brothers: Tandy 1837, Thomas 1833, and Robert 1839. All, including father, George, were Civil War Soldiers, some Union, some Confederate, depending on which State they lived. Sisters; Elizabeth 1835, Lucinda 1840, Minerva 1843, Martha 1845. Newton, as told to me by his granddaughter, Bess J Kidd Jacobson, drove an ammunitions wagon for the North. Newton does not have a military record as he was about 14 yrs of age when he drove this wagon. Demarcus was a POW at Elmyra, NY for the duration of the War. Tandy was in the battle of Vicksburg, when he caught 'consumption" and later died at a young age of such. Whereabouts of brother's graves unknown. Father, George, is buried at Camp Nelson, KY in a Nat'l Cemetery for Union Soldiers.

Death certificate shows Newton died of TB. Last address being 2726 Sixth St, Louisville, KY. He was living with his son, Wm S Kidd. There are two errors on his death certificate: he is listed as Newton "T" Kidd and age at death is listed as "5 yrs old". Infomant was my great-grandfather, his oldest son, Wm Kidd. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Kidd (1810 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Burch Kidd (1850 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  William Sherman Kidd (1867 - 1955)*
  Sophia Jane Kidd Jayne (1871 - 1946)*
  Thomas Henry Kidd (1877 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Demarcus L Kidd (1831 - 1913)*
  Robert G. Kidd (1840 - 1910)*
  Newton Gaston Kidd (1856 - 1911)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Unmarked grave near road in center of cemetery
 
Note: contact archeaology dept Univ Louisville for more info on Schardien Cemetery interments.
 
Burial:
Schardein Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section A Range I Adult Grave 44
 
Created by: Mary E P
Record added: Sep 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42306616
Newton Gaston Kidd
Added by: Mary E P
 
Newton Gaston Kidd
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