|Death: ||Aug. 12, 1906|
Son of Abraham Benjamin Newton and Catherine Snellings.
Brother of George Washington Newton (Company A) and William B. Newton (Company I), both also of the 47th Virginia.
Company A of Stafford County, 47th Virginia Infantry, Field's Brigade, A.P. Hill's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Stafford County VA; a 19 year-old Laborer.
Enlisted on 5/21/1861, he was mustered into "A" Co. VA 47th Infantry as a Private.
Absent, sick on Nov & Dec 1861 Roll.
Hospitalized 5/2/1862 - 5/20/1862 for debility in Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, VA.
Present on all other rolls through 12/31/1864 final Roll.
Postwar, living in Stafford County, on 7/3/1902 at the age of 60, he applied for a Confederate disability pension; approved for $15 per year.
The 47th Infantry Regiment was formed in June, 1861, with men recruited in Caroline, Middlesex, Essex, and Stafford counties. During February, 1865, the 47th and 55th Regiments were consolidated.
(bio by: BigFrench)
Abraham Benjamin Newton (____ - 1869)
Catharine Snellings Newton (____ - 1896)
Emeline J Henderson Newton (1858 - 1915)*
Emma J Newton Henderson (1869 - 1952)*
Hugh E Newton (1875 - 1964)*
Naomi Franklin Newton Bourne (1879 - 1955)*
Lula B. Newton Fines (1883 - 1972)*
William B Newton (1840 - 1886)*
George Washington Newton (1841 - 1917)*
Abraham Franklin Newton (1842 - 1906)
Mary A. Newton Limbrick (1846 - ____)*
Henry C Newton (1849 - 1913)*
Susanna Newton Dobson (1850 - 1905)*
In Loving Remembrance Of
Abraham F. Newton
Died Aug. 12, 1906
Aged 64 Years
A precious one from us has gone,
A voice we loved is stilled.
A place is vacant in our home,
Which never can be filled.
Tabernacle Church Cemetery
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: Always with Love
Record added: Jul 06, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9047717