John Thomas Newton

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John Thomas Newton (Red Tom)

Born 14 January 1856, Butler County, Alabama
Died 20 July 1916
Buried at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Butler County, Alabama

25 November 1882

The State of Alabama, Butler County. Know all men by these present that we Benjamin Newton and Mary M. Newton (wife of the said Benjamin Newton) of the county and state aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred dollars to us in hand paid by John Thomas Newton, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have this day bargained, sold, enfeooffed, conveyed and by these present, bargain, sell, enfeoff and convey unto the said John Thomas Newton the following described tract of parcel of land, viz: the east half of the south west quarter of section 15, township 9, range 15 containing eighty acres mores or less situated lying and being in the county of Butler and state of Alabama to have and to hold the same unto the said John Thomas Newton his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever in fee simple, and we herebycovenant with the said John Thomas Newton his heirs and assigns that we are seized in fee of the aforesaid premises and have the right to sell and convey the same and we do hereby warrant the title to the aforegranted premises and agree forever to defend the same from the lawful claims of all persons whatsoever. In testimony of all which we hereunto set our hands and seals this 28th day of July A.D. 1882.

Note:

Thomas had a cousin also named Thomas (Seventh son of Caswell Newton). Since these two boys were almost identical in age (14 January 1856 and 30 July 1853) they became known by the names Red Tom and Black Tom. Red Tom was call this because his hair and skin had a reddish color; and likewise Black Tom was call this because he had dark hair.

 

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Lucy Franklin

Born 4 May 1865, Butler County, Alabama
Died 18 August 1930
Buied at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Butler County, Alabama
Married 24 November1880

Children

   

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Amos Newton

Born 10 December 1881, Butler County, Alabama
Died 9 October 1962
Buried at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Butler County, Alabama

   

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Rosa Newton (Rosie)

Born 22 September 1883, Butler County, Alabama
Died 22 February 1958
Buried at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Butler County, Alabama

   

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Charlie Newton

Born September 1886, Butler County, Alabama
Died 1958
Buried at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Butler County, Alabama

   

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Shirley Newton (Shirlie)

Born 14 December 1887, Butler County, Alabama
Died 29 January 1970
Buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Butler County, Alabama

   

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Verleria Newton (Verlia)

Born 23 January 1890, Butler County, Alabama
Died 27 October 1971
Buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Butler County, Alabama

   

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Lucy Newton

Born 25 August 1892, Butler County, Alabama
Died 15 February 1938
Buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Butler County, Alabama

   

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Dixie Newton

Born 28 September 1894 (10 October ?), Butler County, Alabama
Died 26 June 1969
Buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Butler County, Alabama

   

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Lewis Newton

Born 6 October 1896, Butler County, Alabama
Died 15 October 1946
Buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Butler County, Alabama

   

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Rebecca Frances (Fannie) Newton

   

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John Benjamin Newton (Ben)

   

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Glennie Mae Newton

   

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Clate Newton

Born 27 December 1906, Butler County, Alabama
Died 29 January 1978
Buried at Magnolia Cemetery, Butler County, Alabama

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