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Jacob S. Newell was born circa 1795.1 Jacob married Elizabeth Wolcott “Betsey” Manley, the daughter of Shaubel Manley about 1816.2 Elizabeth was born 31 Oct 1797 in Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.3 Jacob and Elizabeth had five known children:

Elizabeth Manley Newell died of consumption at the age of 47 on 5 Sept 1843 in Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.6 Jacob married second to Julia Bosworth Hubbard, the widow of George Hubbard, on 12 Feb 1844 in Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.7 Julia, born on 29 June 1803 in Sandisfield, the daughter of Orman and Jerusha Bosworth.8

Jacob and Julia moved first to North East Dutchess County, New York and then on to Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.9

Jacob and Julia lived near Jacob’s sons, Gilbert, Almer, and Harmon, and the Hubbards, Lyons, Taylor, and Holdridge families.10

Jacob S. Newell died in 1863, most likely in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.11

Map of Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, from actual survey, 1858 with landowners, Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division
Map of Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, from actual survey, 1858 with landowners, Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

Julia Bosworth Newell died 16 March 1889 in Richville, De Kalb, St. Lawrence County, New York.12 Julia is buried in Wayside Cemetery in Richville.13


  1. 1850 U.S. census, North East Dutchess County, New York, population schedule, p. 625 (penned) 314 (stamped), dwelling 439, family 461, Jacob Newell household.
    – Jacob Newell, age 55, farmer, born in New York
    – Julia Newell, age 47, born in Massachusetts
    – Walter L. Orr, age 16, laborer, born in New York

  2. Marriage date based on birth of first known child, Gilbert, in 1817.

  3. Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Town Record, Marriages, Births and Deaths, vol. 1, p. 362, Elizabeth Wolcott Manley, 31 Oct 1797. Daughter of Shubael Manley. 

  4. 1830 U.S. census, Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, district 17, population schedule, p. 295 (penned), Jacob Newel household.
    – 1 male and 1 female 30-39 [Jacob and Betsey]
    – 1 male under 5 [Harmon]
    – 1 female under 5 [Jane]
    – 1 male age 5-9 [Almer] 2 males age 10-14 [Gilbert and an unknown male born 1816-1820]

  5. “Jane daughter of Jacob Newell, Died December 7th 1833, Aged 5 years.” Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Town Record, Marriages, Births and Deaths, vol. 1, p. 293, Jane Newel. 

  6. Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Deaths Register 1844, no. 17, Elizabeth Newell, 5 Sept 1843.
    Elizabeth Newell, age 47, married. Place of death: Sandisfield. Cause of death: consumption. Father: Shubael Manley. Spouse: Jacob S. Newell. 

  7. Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Marriage Register 1844, Newell–Hubbard, 12 Feb 1844. Jacob S. Newell, laborer, widowed and Julia B. Hubbard, widow. Married in Sandisfield. Father of the bride: Orman Bosworth. Also,
    Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Town Record, Marriages, Births and Deaths, vol. 1, p. 303, George Hubbard–Julia Bosworth, marriage 29 Mar 1836.

  8. Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Town Record, Marriages, Births and Deaths, vol. 1, p. 224, Julia Bosworth, birth 29 June 1803. Parents: Orman and Jerusha Bosworth.

  9. 1850 U.S. census, North East Dutchess County, New York, population schedule, p. 625 (penned) 314 (stamped), dwelling 439, family 461, Jacob Newell household.
    – Jacob Newell, age 55, farmer, born in New York
    – Julia Newell, age 47, born in Massachusetts
    Also,
    1860 U.S. census, Harmony, Susquehanna County, Massachusetts, population schedule, p. 176 (penned) 353 (stamped), dwelling 1387, family 1393, Jacob Newell household.
    – Jacob Newell, age 64, farmer, born in Vermont
    – Julia Newell, age 57, born in Massachusetts
    – Eliza J. McKune, age 9, born in Pennsylvania

  10. “Frances Cobb vs. J.H. Patrick, Land Near Jones Taylor, H. K. Newell and Jacob Newell Property” newspaper notice, Montrose Democrat (Montrose, Pennsylvania), 13 Aug 1863, p. 3, col. 4.
    Also, Map of Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, from actual survey, 1858 with landowners, Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.
    Also, “Dissolution, Newell Brothers Sash, Blind and Door Business,” newspaper notice, Montrose Susquehanna Register (Montrose, Pennsylvania), 20 July 1854, p. 3, col. 1. Note: Gilbert Newell and H. K. Newell’s sale of their business; this ad ran for about a year.

  11. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, Wills and Administrations, vol. 2, p. 512, Jacob S. Newell, deceased, estate, 11 May 1863.

  12. New York, Church and Civil Deaths, 1824-1962, Richville, St. Lawrence County, New York, Julia A. Newell, 24 Apr 1889. Age 86. Birthplace: Sandersfield, Massachusetts. Parents: Orman and Jerushee Bosworth.

  13. Headstone reads: Julia Bosworth / Wife of / Jacob S. Newell / Born At / Sandisfield, Mass / June 29, 1803 / Died March 16, 1889
    Find A Grave, memorial 25691340, Julia Bosworth Newell (1803–1889), Wayside Cemetery, Richville, St. Lawrence County, New York.; headstone photo and memorial managed by Anne Cady (contributor 46985237).


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