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John Newton married _______

1. John Newton, Jr., son of John Newton Sr., died by 1700 in Westmoreland Co. VA. He married Mary Allerton. (see Allerton).

(1). William Newton born about 1686 and died 1732. He lived Westmoreland Co. He inherited land in England and had to prove his birth. He called as witnesses: Willoughby Allerton, George Eskridge, Thomas Mc Carty and Thomas Bonam. [Note: A   George Eskridge brought Archibald Shirsly to Northumberland Co. VA in 1704].

He married 1st Barbara Johnson (daughter of John Johnson, and his wife who was the half sister of John Gerrard. John Gerrard left 50 acres to Wm. and Barbara next to Col. Allerton). He married 2nd, Elizabeth Berryman, daughter of Capt. Benjamin Berryman.

A. John Newton  inherits his fathers land in Westmoreland Co., King George Co. VA. and York Co. England.

B. Frances Newton

children by Eliz. Berryman:

C. William

(a). Isaac Newton

(b). Thomas Newton

(c). Willoughby Newton

D. Sarah Newton

E. Elizabeth Newton

(2). Allerton Newton   He inherited 825 acres in Stafford Co. VA from his grandfather, Isaac Allerton in 1702. He left no heirs and the land went to his brother, William Newton.

2. Joseph Newton  1666 m. Sarah Butler, widow  of ___. She had been the widow of ____ Price as she had Price children.

3. Benjamin Newton


Richmond Co. VA.. An inventory of an estate of a Edward Newton in 1710 and sworn by James Ingo, exec. of Edward Newton will. In 1711, William Newton petitioned in court against James Ingo... but case dismissed  a few months later.   Edward Newton may be the son of John Newton, Jr.


Allerton Newton, son of John Newton, Jr., inherited 825 acres in Stafford Co. VA from his grandfather, Isaac Allerton, in 1702.

Joseph Newton, brother of John Newton, Jr., married Sarah Butler, widow of Mr. Butler who had been widow of Mr. Price.



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