Neuell, Newall, Newel, Newell, Newill
Marks recent changes
(as of 2014-09-06),
EMERSON, Rev. John S.
[1800-1867] – ::> Hawaiian Mission (Sandwich Islands) 1820-63 ::> (1832-64)
EMERSON, Ursula Sophia
[1806-1888] – ::> Hawaiian Mission (Sandwich Islands) 1820-63 ::> (1832-64)
née NEWELL, Ursula Sophia
NEWELL, Frederick Haynes
[1862-1932] – American civil engineer, hydrologist
Son of Augustus William and Annie M. (Haynes) Newell;
grandson of Artemas Newell, a noted horticulturist of Needham, Mass.,
and a descendant in the ninth generation from Abraham Newell,
who came from Ipswich, England, in 1634, and died in Roxbury, Mass., in 1672.
He attended the public schools at Needham, and the high school at Newton, Mass.;
engaged in mining in Colorado, 1882,
and was graduated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.E., in 1885.
He was an assistant on the Ohio geological survey, 1885,
and in mining and civil engineering in Pennsylvania and Virginia, 1886-87.
In 1888 he was appointed hydrographer of the U.S. geological survey under Major Powell,
and was made chief of the division of hydrography in 1890.
He was married, April 3, 1890, to Effie Josephine,
daughter of John Sherman Mackintosh, a descendant of Roger Sherman of Connecticut.
He was secretary of the National Geographic society, 1892-93, and 1897-99,
and secretary of the American Forestry association from 1895.
He was elected a member of the Washington Academy of Sciences;
fellow of the Geological Society of America,
and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science,
and member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
He is the author of:
"Hydrography of the Arid Regions of the United States" (1891);
"Agriculture by Irrigation" (1894);
"The Public Lands of the United States" (1895);
"Irrigation in the United States" (1902);
the annual reports of the U.S. division of hydrography,
a series of pamphlets entitled, "Water Supply, Irrigation Papers",
and is a writer on geographic, economic and engineering subjects in current magazines.
This is my working list of candidates to include --
I'm not yet sure if they are related to me!
As candidates are eliminated (proven not related) they are marked appropriately (
an explanation included.
They are kept in the list in case future research proves they can be included.
(And to keep them from popping up on the list again!)
Never discard good research!
Proven candidates' names are marked with an asterisk (*) until they can be
added to the database.
- NEWELL, Charles M. [1821-?]
- American sailor, physician, author, poet
- NEWELL, Edward Theodore [1886-1941]
- American numismatist
- NEWELL, Harriet (neé Atwood) [1793-1813]
- American missionary
- NEWELL, Hugh [1830-?]
- American educator, artist
- NEWELL, Laura E. [1854-?]
- American song writer
- NEWELL, Norman Dennis [*1909]
- American paleontologist, geologist
- NEWELL, Peter Sheaf Hersey [1862-1924]
- American cartoonist and illustrator
- NEWELL, William Augustus [1817-1901]
- American politician, governor, physician
- NEWELL, William Stark [1878-?]
- American businessman, war hero
- NEWELL, Wilmon [1878-?]
- American entomologist
This article may name additional candidates: