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Anna Cynthia Gray Newell
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1853
Death: Jan. 22, 1926
Canon City
Fremont County
Colorado, USA

J.P. Newell, Jr.
Emily Newell Blair

She was a daughter of Elisha Burritt Gray and Margaretta Rachel McDowell.

Anna Cynthia Gray, was a daughter of Elisha Burritt Gray and Margaretta Rachel McDowell. She was a great granddaughter of the Rev. Mr. Blackleach Burritt and a descendant of Governor Thomas Welles and Rev. John Lothropp. Her sister, Margaretta Josephine Gray was married to Henry Seymour Church and they were the parents of Katherine Gray Church who married Theodore Solomons (18701947) an explorer and early member of the Sierra Club.

Her daughter, Emily, wrote the following about her mother: "When she moved from Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania to the mining camps in Joplin, Missouri she brought her books and her silver-bound writing desk. She kept up her French reading, made out a study course, and practiced daily on the hotel piano. She did such things until her death. At sixty, she was taking an extension course from the University of Chicago, and she played the organ at church until her death. When she died at age seventy-two, her Spanish textbook was found open on the table."

Information provided courtesy of Find a Grave member dran #47194125


January 22, 1925 Page Twelve


Body of Prominent Carthage Woman Will Be Brought Here.
Funeral Being Held Monday

Mrs. Anna G. Newell, former Carthage resident, widow of J. P. Newell, Sr. a well known Carthage realty dealer, died suddenly last night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. P. W. Chappell in Canon City, Colorado. Death was due to a blood vessel bursting on the brain.
Mrs. Newell's body will be brought to Carthage for burial and will reach her Sunday afternoon or night according to telegraphic advices, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Chappell. Funeral services will be some time Monday and will be held at Grace Episcopal church, of which Mrs. Newell was a member. The body will be at the Knell Mortuary after its arrival until the hour of the funeral.
Mrs. Newell was 73 years old. With her husband came to Carthage in 1882. He died in 1896. Mrs. Newell was a former recorder of Jasper county. Prior to going to Colorado two years ago, Mrs. Newell made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Emily Blair Newell of Joplin.
One son and five daughters survive. Besides the two daughters previously mentioned the children are; J. P. Newell, Jr. of Fort Pierce, FL; Miss Anna Newell, who is an Episcopal Missionary in Mexico; Mrs. Ralph Putnam, St. Augustine, FL. and Miss Margaretta Newell who is a teacher in Bryn Mawr college, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Known children

Emily Jane Newell b: 9 JAN 1877 Joplin, Jasper county, Missouri.

James Patton Newell b: 8 AUG 1878 Franklin, Venango county, Pennsylvania.

Anna Gray Newell b: FEB 1881 Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri.
Family links: 
  Elisha Burritt Gray (1823 - 1890)
  Margaretta Rachel McDowell Gray (1827 - 1905)
  James Patton Newell (1840 - 1895)*
  Emily Jane Newell Blair (1877 - 1951)*
  James Patton Newell (1878 - 1940)*
  Anna Gray Newell (1881 - 1937)*
  Julia Porter Newell Chappell (1883 - 1959)*
  Emily Jane Gray Fleming (1851 - 1920)*
  Anna Cynthia Gray Newell (1853 - 1926)
*Calculated relationship
Park Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Traditional Sector Bl 7 Lot 17 Sp 5
Created by: NJBrewer
Record added: Oct 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43698987
Anna Cynthia <i>Gray</i> Newell
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Anna Cynthia <i>Gray</i> Newell
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