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Michael Agnew
Birth: Jul. 18, 1803
Sussex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1880
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA

MICHAEL AGNEW was born 18 July 1803 in NJ. His father was born in New Jersey and his mother was born in Connecticut.

MIKEL AGNE and ELIZABETH KISER were married by Rev. William Hough on 29 Oct 1824 in Sussex County, New Jersey. Elizabeth Kiser was born 5 Dec 1807 in New York. Her parents were both born in New York.

Michael Agnew died 22 Oct 1880 in Glenburn, Lackawanna County, PA. Elizabeth Kiser Agnew died 27 May 1892. Michael and Elizabeth are buried together with three of their young children* in Newton Cemetery, Newton-Ransom Blvd, Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, PA; Section 7. Newton Cemetery is across the street from the Newton-Ransom Volunteer Fire Company, 1890 Newton-Ransom Blvd., Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, PA.

*Per Donna a descendant of Elizabeth and Michael Agnew, "Although no longer seen, three of her young children's names were also on the tombstone."

**The three young children are likely to be Catharine, George and Jane Agnew.

Their children:

Born April 1825 in N.J.

Born 18 Dec 1830 in N.J.
Died 8 May 1903
Buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Sweet Valley, Luzerne, PA.
Married Martha M. Fitch

Born 1834 in N.J.
Died 15 Dec 1892
Resided in Frankford Twp.,
Sussex County, N.J.
Married Rhoda A., born in N.J.
Sons, James and John Agney
1870 Hardyston Twp., Sussex County, NJ; Page 22; Lines 2-4; Agny.
1880 Sandyston Twp., Sussex County, NJ; Page 18; Lines 11-14; Agnew;
Series T9; Roll 799; Page 252; Lines 11-14.

Born 26 Dec 1836, Falls, Wyoming County, Pa.
Civil War
CO. B. 171 Regt. P.V.
Died 25 Nov 1901, Franklin, Pa.
Buried in Marsh Cemetery, Center Moreland, Wyoming County, PA.
Married Louise Benedict
4 Feb 1844 - 27 Mar 1921
Buried in Marsh Cemetery, Center Moreland, Wyoming County, PA.
Son, George L. 1864-1920 Buried in Marsh Cemetery, Centre Moreland, Wyoming County, PA.
Son, Otis Allen Agnew 22 Oct 1870 - 16 Nov 1901

Born 1839
Died 1850-1860

Born 1840
Private Wagoner
CO. F. 52 PA INF
Died 28 Nov 1862,
Regimental Hospital,Yorktown, York County, VA
Buried Yorktown National Cemetery
Block Number III Tomb 1267, Yorktown, York County, VA

Born 1841
Died 1850-1860

Born 1846 in N.J.
Last found 1880, age 34 years.

Born abt 1848
Died 1850-1860

Born 3 May 1849, Ransom, Pa.
Died 9 Feb 1912
Buried Marsh Cemetery
Married Anna Louise Coolbaugh


1830 Frankford Twp., Sussex County, NJ; Page 197; Line 17; Agney

1840 Falls Twp., Luzerne County, PA; Page 234; Line 15; Agnew

1850 Ransom Twp., Luzerne County, PA; Page 359; Lines 7-17.

1860 Overfield, Wyoming County, PA; Pages 26-27; Lines 40, 1-7.

1870 South Abington, Luzerne County, PA; Page 2; LInes 36-38

1873 County Land Ownership Map; Abington, Luzerne County, PA.

1880 Glenburn; Lackawanna County; Page 2; Lines 47-50. 
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Kiser Agnew (1807 - 1892)*
  Abram Agnew (1830 - 1903)*
  Edward E. Agnew (1836 - 1901)*
  Jacob Agnew (1840 - 1862)*
  Isaac Phillip Agnew (1849 - 1912)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Headstone is very worn and difficult to read.
Newton Cemetery
Newton Center
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 7
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Record added: Jul 24, 2011
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