Biography of John H. Newman


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JOHN H. NEWMAN, farmer, P. O. Bremen, was born in Orland Township in 1842, son of George and Phebe Newman. His parents came from Ohio to Cook County in 1838, and he was a resident of the county from that year until 1880, when he removed to Sedgwick County, Kan., whcte he now resides. The subject of this sketch was married in 1861 to Miss Rosauua Turney, daughter of Asa and Luciuda Turney. They have had fourteen children, six now living - Julia, John, Emma, Daniel, Lucinda and Dollie. Mrs. Newman's parents were among the early settlers of Cook County. They located on the farm where Mr. Newman now resides in 1844, and resided on that farm until her father's death in 1862, at the age of forty nine. Her mother is living at the age of sixty three years. Mr. Newman in connection with farming is engaged as auctioneer, and is agent for the Champion mowers and reapers, and the Peering self binder.

History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.