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Francis Henry Clay Newcomb
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1828
Colchester
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1923
Augusta
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

Francis Henry Clay Newcomb (better known as "Frank") was born March 16, 1828, in Colchester, Vermont. On February 21, 1860, he was married to Sarah Elizabeth Gordon. For more than fifty years they lived in the vicinity of Pulaski. In about 1890 they moved from their farm east of the village to their handsome new residence just northwest of it: when this residence was destroyed by fire in 1913, they purchased and moved to the present Frank Newcomb home on East Main Street Augusta; here Mrs. Newcomb died in 1917, but Mr. Newcomb still lives in good health, though his failing memory prevents us from securing the benefit of the great store of information and interesting anecdotes which he could otherwise relate, he being the only person now surviving who lived in Pulaski the same year that the village was first laid out.

Martha Board Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Augusta's Story (Augusta, Illinois: Augusta Eagle, 1922), 156-7.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Proctor Peter Newcomb (1804 - 1879)
  Sarah Ann Munson Newcomb (1805 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Elizabeth Gordon Newcomb (1839 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  John Elliott Newcomb (1861 - 1956)*
  Fanny Newcomb (1863 - 1864)*
  Wilbur Fisk Newcomb (1863 - 1864)*
  Sarah Ann Newcomb Crain (1865 - 1920)*
  Susan Newcomb Williams (1866 - 1954)*
  Martha Gordon Newcomb Crain (1871 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elnora Newcomb (1824 - 1854)*
  Abigail Parmenter Newcomb Hoyt (1826 - 1907)*
  Francis Henry Clay Newcomb (1828 - 1923)
  Sarah Pherona Newcomb Elliott (1831 - 1894)*
  Proctor Peter Newcomb (1834 - 1914)*
  Wilbur Fisk Newcomb (1836 - 1863)*
  William Landon Newcomb (1841 - 1865)*
  John Locke Newcomb (1843 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
NEWCOMB
Francis H. C.
1828-1923
 
Burial:
Pulaski Cemetery
Pulaski
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: rootsjockey
Record added: Apr 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51282693
Francis Henry Clay Newcomb
Added by: rootsjockey
 
Francis Henry Clay Newcomb
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