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Simpson C. Newman
Full Name: Simpson C. Newman
Date of birth: 1798
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 6 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1) (2)     Coffeeville / Upshur   Upshur, Wood

(1) Democrat - Listed as delegate to Democratic State Convention in Austin, 1/9/1854. Tri-Weekly State Times (Austin, Texas), 1/17/1854, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) 5th Legislature - Roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats, 11/7/1853, p. 2. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, Simpson C. Newman, age 55 in 1853, native state South Carolina, emigrated from Alabama, farmer, postoffice Coffeeville, Upshur County, p. 458. House Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1850 - S.C. Newman, Upshur County, age 52, born circa 1798 in South Carolina, merchant.
    Census of 1860 - S.C. Newman, Lafayette, Upshur County, age 60, born circa 1800 in South Carolina, farmer. FamilySearch. 1850 1860
  • Possibly Simpson C. Newman, "who laid out of the town of Coffeeville, platted it as a town site, and sold from 50 to 70 town lots," marriage to Apphie F. Newman (born 1796, died in Coffeeville 11/24/1848, buried in Old Coffeeville Cemetery). "Upshur County History: Oldest Marked Grave in Upshur County," by D.T. Loyd, 10/22/1970, p. 4. Gilmer Mirror.
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    5th R.S. - 1853
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