21 August 2016

Samuel Newell As Security

Picture Taken In Southwest Virginia

From the website "On The Trail Of Colonel Charles Cocke":

21 Aug 1782 Probate of Estates of Joshua Butcher, Sr and Jr
Washington County, Virginia
The two widows of the Joshua Butchers were appointed administratrix of their husbands estates by the Washington Co., VA court on August 21, 1782. The widow Katherine, wife of Joshua, Sr., had as her security Samuel Newell and Charles Cocke... .

Emory L. Hamilton, "Indian Atrocities Along the Clinch, Powell and Holston Rivers of Southwest Virginia, 1773-1794", #51.

Also see Newells In The Draper Collection on this blog.  A bit about Mrs. Samuel Newell here.

From another blog post:

Elizabeth Colville was born about 27 April 1722 in Ireland; this postsuggested that Elizabeth and her second husband, Samuel Newell, were buried in the Eusebia Church Cemetery in Blount County, Tennessee.

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