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Sylvester Newenham
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1851
Brown County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1932
Mount Sterling
Brown County
Illinois, USA

Sylvester Newenham first married Emma Lisenbee on 27 Feb. 1875. They had four children, Lillian, Rosa, Frederick and Manly. Emma died about 1885. He second married Lou Emma Test on 24 July 1887. They had three children, Raymond, Pansy Ruth and Gladys Mary.

Sylvester Newenham, who had been seriously ill for the past month of so, passed away Wednesday in the home of his son, Manly, south of Mt. Sterling where he had been tenderly cared for the past several years. Mr. Newenham was aged 81 years, 9 months and 10 days.
Besides his son, Manly, with whom he made his home, he leaves another son, Raymond, of North Chicago, and two daughters, Mrs. Bernard Hoelscher of near Hersman and Mrs. Vernon Massey of Dixon. His wife and a daughter, Rosie, preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held this Friday, morning at ten o'clock from the home, in charge of Rev. E.O. England, Pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church, and burial was made in the City cemetery.

Sylvester is listed on the patron list of the Schuyler Brown History book Elkhorn Twp., post office, Hersman, living in sec. 7, Farmer and Stock raiser, birthplace Illinois. here, his wife is listed as Alma Lisenbee, birthplace Illinois. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Newnham (1811 - 1862)
  Mary Ann Elliott Newnham (1813 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Lou Emma Test Newenham (1858 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Lillian Newenham (1873 - 1875)*
  Freddy Newenham (1877 - 1879)*
  Manley Oliver Newenham (1880 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Newingham (1840 - 1881)*
  John W. Newenham (1842 - 1928)*
  Margaret Jane Newingham Hiler (1843 - 1931)*
  Absalom Albert Newenham (1846 - 1924)*
  Sylvester Newenham (1851 - 1932)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Sterling City Cemetery
Mount Sterling
Brown County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Shirley Honaker
Record added: Apr 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89225747
Sylvester Newenham
Added by: Shirley Honaker
 
Sylvester Newenham
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