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From: Dorothy Brylinski <>
Subject: Re: [NEWSOM] Joseph C. NEWSOM m. 1st Eliza REAGAN
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 09:00:20 -0600
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Judi, This is what I have on these families. Since it isn't my line I
don't have documents to support the information.

14-JUL-2005 Descendants of: Silas Newsom
1 Silas Newsom b. 1794 GA
m. Lavina People b. ABT 1800 GA
2 Joseph C. Newsom b. 01-OCT-1832 Randolph Co, AL d. 23-JUN-1921
Hamilton, Hamilton, TX
m. Eliza Jane Goode m. 04-OCT-1866 Clay Co, AL b. 13-AUG-1842 GA d.
10-JUN-1924 Noodle, Jones, TX
Joseph served in Company B, 40th Mississippi Volunteers (CSA) during the
Civil War. He was captured at both Vicksburg, MS in 1863 and
Peachtree Creek
(Atlanta), GA in 1864. Joseph had three wives and fathered 15 children.
3 Cornelia Frances Newsom b. 09-JAN-1871 Moody, Bell, TX d.
04-MAY-1961 Jones Co, TX
m. Thomas Edward Goode m. 04-JUN-1891 Bell Co, TX b. 12-MAY-1865
Sweet Home, Lavaca, TX d. 15-JUN-1947 Merkel, Taylor, TX
4 Sallie Jane Goode b. 25-OCT-1897 Moody, Bell, TX d. 18-AUG-1940
Lincoln, NM
m. Seymour McKinley Cozzens m. 20-SEP-1919 Noodle, Jones,
TX b. 18-MAR-1897 Merkel, Taylor, TX d. 19-FEB-1972 Albuquerque,
Bernalillo, NM
5 L. C. Cozzens
m. Mary Lou Cooper
3 John Daniel Newsom b. 19-JUN-1877 Moody, Bell, TX d. 03-OCT-1951
Hamilton, Hamilton, TX
m. Nina Goode m. 19-OCT-1902 Whitson, Coryell, TX b. 12-SEP-1875 TX
4 Ernest Edward Newsom b. 02-SEP-1905 Moody, Bell, TX d. 23-NOV-1933
m. Edna Nora Allen m. 20-NOV-1926 Ropesville, Hockley, TX b.
CIR 1905
5 Harold Clinton Newsom (details excluded)
m. Betty Lou Ratliff
2 Henry Newsom b. ABT 1832 GA
2 Thomas Newsom b. ABT 1837 AL
2 Sarah Newsom b. ABT 1838 AL
2 Caroline Newsom b. ABT 1840 AL

At 06:06 AM 7/13/2005, you wrote:
>Hi, Newsom Listers.
> I recently had a break in a brick wall that opened more questions than
>answers. This is what I have:
>Joseph C. (Coke?) NEWSOM
>b. ca. 1832 Location Unknown (Loc. Unk.)
>d. Date Unknown in Texas
>m. 1st: Eliza "Lizzie" REAGAN
> b. Unknown Date and Location
> d. During Civil War (1861-65) Loc. Unk.
>m. 2nd: 1866 Clay Co., AL
>TO: Eliza Jane GOODE
> b. Unknown Date and Location
> d. Unknown Date and Location
>m. 3rd: Date Unknown in TX
>TO: Cordelia COOPER
> b. Unknown Date and Location
> d. Unknown Date in Texas
>John C., a Baptist minister, and Cordelia are buried together in Texas. The
>NEWSOM family held a family reunion and placed a fence around their graves a
>few years ago.
> Lizzie is the mother to my great-grandmother, Mary Ann NEWSOM, who was
>born between 1859-60. She had a brother, William, who was born between 1849
>and 1850. There were other siblings who were scattered among uncles and/or
>aunts when Lizzie died while Joseph C. was gone to war. He enlisted into the
>Confederate Army (CSA) as a private for Co. B, Unit 40, Mississippi
>Infantry from
>Leake Co., MS.
> I am still trying to piece together Joseph and Lizzie's children,
> Joseph
>and Eliza Jane's children, and Joseph and Cordelia COOPER's children. This
>gg-grandfather seemed to have wanderlust and never seemed to stay in one
>for long when he was young. I'm having a hard time tracking him and his
>families. When he remarried after Lizzie's death, he left some of my
>g-grandmother's siblings with his brothers. That doesn't help either.
> If you know who his children were, and/or if you know which mom they
>belong to, I would greatly appreciate the help.
> Thanks in advance! Judi
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