Biography of John Newcomb
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JOHN NEWCOMBE was born in Devonshire, England, July 18, 1815, and came to this country in 1848. After living two years in Ohio he settled in 1850 on section 27 in Bedford. The present farm gradually accumulated by sturdy tilling of the soil, and now covers an area of nearly two hundred and fifty acres. He is the son of John anti Ann Newcornbe. A member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church. He went to Lambertville, October 20, 1849, and was married to Ann, daughter of John and Ann (Brooks) Ash. Of a family of six boys and five girls, one of each has died. While he always votes the Republican ticket, yet he never can be persuaded to hold any office in the township.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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