Newsome, Jonathan W. F.
Age: 23, credited to Brighton, VTVITALS
Birth: 03/10/1840, Westleton, Suffolk, EnglandADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Fairview Cemetery, Gaylord, MI
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and other veterans who may be buried there.
(Courtesy of Bunny Newsome Porter)
Jonathan W. F. Newsome
Jonathan W. F. Newsome, a resident of this locality for the last thirty-three years, passed away at his home in West Main street on Tuesday evening. His health had not been vigorous for a number of years but during the past two years his physical condition had been growing weaker due to a general breaking down. He was approaching seventy-one years of age. He was born in England and came to this country when a boy locating in Vermont from which state he enlisted in the army in 1861 serving three years.
He came to this section in 1874 and settled on a farm about five miles northwest of town where he resided until about seven years ago when he with Mrs. Newsome removed to Gaylord, his health not being sufficiently strong to permit him to continue farm work. He was a member of the local lodge of Odd Fellows and of the local Grand Army post. He is survived by a widow and three sons, Al Newsome, Fred Newsome and Frank Newsome, all of whom reside in this vicinity.
Otsego County Herald Times (Gaylord, MI), February 17, 1911.
Courtesy of Bunny Newsome Porter.