Eli John Clemson Newnam
(1863-1929)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Belinda M. Beecher

Eli John Clemson Newnam 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 15 Dec 1863, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 2
  • Christened: 15 Mar 1868, Francisville: St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Belinda M. Beecher on 10 Feb 1885 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 10 Apr 1929, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 65 3
  • Buried: 16 Apr 1929, Cheltenham: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Montgomery, PA, USA 3

   FamilySearch ID: 9NKT-BMK.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 The 1900 census recorded renting a home at 2240 Montgomery Avenue: Eli J. Newnam, driver for ice company, 38, born Dec 1862, living with wife Belinda, 37, Spe 1863; Elizabeth M., 15, May 1885; Eli T., 13, Aug 1887; Harry, 11, Dec 1889; Frank, 9, Apr 1891; Joseph, 6, Nov 1894; Walter, 5, Apr 1985; Agnes, 3, Oct 1897, and mother-in-law Margaret Beecher, 65, Feb 1835. Belinda had birthed 7 children, all alive in 1900. Margaret had birthed 3 children, 2 alive in 1900, and she and her parents were born in Ireland. All the children and their parents were born in Pennsylania. Eli and Belinda and their fathers were born in Pennsylvania and their mothers in Ireland.

2. Residence: 2340 W. Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA on 30 Jan 1904 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7

3. Cause of Death: chronic nephritis, prostatic disease, 10 Apr 1929, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

4. Occupation: caretaker, Fairmont Park on 10 Apr 1929 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

5. Residence: 5392 Lowden St., Philadelphia, PA on 10 Apr 1929 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3


Eli married Belinda M. Beecher, daughter of Samuel William Beecher Jr. and Margaret Gleason, on 10 Feb 1885 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Belinda M. Beecher was born on 28 Sep 1864 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,8 died on 10 Jun 1950 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 5 8 9 and was buried on 14 Jun 1950 in Cheltenham: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Montgomery, PA, USA 5 8.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, 10 Feb 1885, Elia J. C. Newname chemist m. Linnie Beecher, Philadelphia, Emory Methodist Episcopal Church.

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 96. St Matthew´s Episcopal Church (Francisville).

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 42273. Eli J. Newnam. Father Eli F. Newnam. Mother Jane. Spouse Belinda M.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 118075-61. Harry A Newnam Sr. Father Eli Newnam. Mother Linda Beecher. Spouse Florence May Stimmel.

5 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), 13 Jun 1950, page 29.

6 1900 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M37K-52R Eli J Newnam, 1900.

7 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), 2 Feb 1904, page 7. Obituary of Margaret Beecher.

8 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 55805. Belinda M. Newnam. Father William Beecher. Mother Margaret Gleason.

9 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), 1950. Belinda Newman. Died Phila. 10 Jun 1950. PA Death Certificate 55805.



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