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Hiram Hutchinson "Hy" Newcomb
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1850
Burnham
Waldo County
Maine, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1936
Indianapolis
Custer County
Oklahoma, USA

Hiram Hutchinson "Hy" Newcomb was the son of Henry Cook Newcomb (1818-1885) and Achsah (Brackett) Newcomb (1822-1893), both natives of Maine. Benjamin's parents came west between 1856 and 1859 to settle in Iowa, first in Adams County and later in Cass County.

Hiram's known siblings were:

Nathan Harvey Newcomb 1843 1907
James Madison Newcomb 1845 1922
William John Newcomb 1847 1935
Henry Weeks Newcomb 1851 1937
Benjamin Brackett Newcomb 1853 - 1933
Effie E Newcomb 1856 1879
Susan Brackett Newcomb 1859 1941
Mary H. Newcomb 1863 1866
Minnie May Newcomb 1865 1924

On June 3, 1875, Hy married Harriett "Hattie" Mary Bowles in Cass County, Iowa. By 1880, they had moved to Hollenburg, Washington County, Kansas. They had the following known children:

Nellie Ada Newcomb 1877 1966
Thomas Henry Newcomb 1879 1968
Hiram Weeks Newcomb 1881 1962
Clara Bell Newcomb 1884 1974
Earl Ross Newcomb 1888 1958

Hy's wife Hattie died in 1893. On March 22, 1894, Hy married Mary (Piert) Pennington (1852-1935) in Hollenburg, Washington County, Kansas. She was a widow with 4 children. Within the next four years, Hy had moved his blended family to Arapahoe, Custer County, Oklahoma. They can be found in the census of that county in 1900 with 4 Newcomb children and 4 Penington children in the home. Some of Hy's siblings and their families also moved to this location in Oklahoma. Hy and Mary Newcomb continued to live in Custer County until their deaths. They can be found in the 1910, 1920, and 1930 census records, living in this location. Mary died in 1935 and Hy in 1936.

- Written by Blytha (Dennis) Ellis 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Piert Newcomb (1852 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Hiram Weeks Newcomb (1881 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Red Rock Cemetery
Clinton
Custer County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Robin & Beverly Kellison
Record added: Apr 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25939073
Hiram Hutchinson Hy Newcomb
Added by: Robin & Beverly Kellison
 
 
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Relative of a sister-in-law to Hy.
- Blytha & Donald Ellis
 Added: May. 18, 2011

- Robin & Beverly Kellison
 Added: Apr. 14, 2008
 
 
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