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Abel Newton
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Birth: 1765
Colchester
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1838
Pierstown
Otsego County
New York, USA

Abel Newton, son of John Newton and Mary Holbrook of Colchester , CT was born there in 1765. At the age of 24 he married Alsa Loomis there and they had four sons and two daughters; Amasa, Elias, Israel, Lyman, Lydia and Alsa.
In 1794 Abel took his growing family to the western wilderness in Herkimer county and settled in the town of Warren. He joined the Baptist Church in his new home and was a devout follower until his death.
In 1837 Abel, his wife Alsa and the family of his son Amasa, moved a few miles away to a farm in the area known as Metcalf Hill in Otsego county. Abel was elderly and in poor health and died July 15, 1838. He was buried in the public burying grounds that were located on their farm. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Alsa Loomis Newton (1769 - 1850)*
 
 Children:
  Amasa Newton (1790 - 1860)*
  Alsa Newton (1792 - 1846)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pierstown Cemetery
Otego
Otsego County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Denise Haviland
Record added: May 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90148912
Abel Newton
Added by: Denise Haviland
 
Abel Newton
Added by: Denise Haviland
 
 
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