Sawney Newman

Sawney Newman
b: 1755
d: 27 Jan 1792
Biography
<407> Sawney ("Sauney") -- Born 1755 (one source suggests 1758). Parents unknown; husband of Phyllis Newman <420>; probably father of John Newman <162>, Samuel Newman <146>, Peggy Newman 131>, Tom [Newman?) (056), and Jefferson [Newman?] <003>. Residing at Nomony Hall in 1775, 1782,1784 (tithable), 1785 (tithable), 1790, and 1791. Described as cooper in 1774, 1775, 1777, 1790, and 1791, as carpenter in 1786. working as part of Double Mill crew in 1790. Temporarily assigned to Gemini in 1791 to aceict in agricultural labor. Named in 1791 deed of emancipation. Scheduled for emancipation in 1794, but died on night of January 27-28, 1792. Sources: Deed of Emancipation, August
1, 1791, Pt. 1, pp. 11, 21, and pt. 2, pp. 1-2, 18; 2d Book of Miscellanies," pp. 101-4; Nomony Hall Daybook "f w,' 1773-1776, p. 1; Nomony Hall Waste Book, No. 2, 1773, p. 50; Nomony Hall Daybook, 1774-1775, Pp. 34, 45; "Whites & Blacks, living at Nomony Hall in Westmoreiand County,"October 4, 1775, C.F.P., 1651-1861, Sect. 36 (Mssl C2468 32100), VHS; Nomony Hall Daybook, No. 3, 1775, pp. 30-31, 208; Nomony Hall Daybook "h W,' 1776-1778, pp. 25-26; Letterbook, 1777-1780, p. 43; Letterbook, 1782-1784, p. 10; Travis Jones's Inventory ùf Taxable Specific Articles at Nomony Hall, March 1, 1784, C.F.P., 1651-1861, Sect. 36(Mss] C2460 a2102), vils; Westmoreland County Personal Property Tax List, 1785, VSA; Nomony Rail Journal, 1785- 1787, pp. 40, 83; Letterbook, 1785-1787, pp. 270-71; Letterbook, 1789-1792, p. 175; Nomony Hall Daybook, 1790- 1792, pp. 97, 111.
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  • 1755 - Birth -
  • 27 Jan 1792 - Death -
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (U) ?
Birth
Death
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Mother?
PARENT (U) ?
Birth
Death
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CHILDREN
MSawney Newman
Birth1755
Death27 Jan 1792
Marriageto Phyllis Newman
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Sawney Newman
Birth1755
Death27 Jan 1792
Marriageto Phyllis Newman
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Phyllis Newman
BirthAbt 1760
Death
Marriageto Sawney Newman
Marriageto Phyllis Newman
Father?
MotherCriss Newman
CHILDREN
MJefferson Newman
Birth1790Virginia
Death
MTom Newman
Birth1788
Death
FPeggy Newman
Birth1786
Death
MSamuel Newman
Birth1784
Death
MJohn Newman
Birth1782
Death
FGabriel Johnson
Birth1799
Death
FLucy Johnson
Birth1803
Death
Descendancy Chart
Sawney Newman b: 1755 d: 27 Jan 1792
Phyllis Newman b: Abt 1760
Jefferson Newman b: 1790
Tom Newman b: 1788
Peggy Newman b: 1786
Samuel Newman b: 1784
John Newman b: 1782
Gabriel Johnson b: 1799
Lucy Johnson b: 1803