My Florida Roots





1.Charity Newell. was born on April 11, 1875 in Texas.
( bithdate listed on death certificate )
Died on Feb.4,1962 in Fort Myers, Lee county, Fl.
Buried: Feb 7,1962 in the Marco Cemetery, Marco Island, FL.
Albert Benjamin Addison
on June 13,1894 in Lee County, FL.
She was the daughter of Edward Robert Newell and Charity Ann Wright

Children of Charity ( Newell) Addison & Albert Benjamin Addison
1.Albert Bryant Addison
  Born: April 23, 1895 Fl.
2.Chester Addison
  Born::June 6, 1897 Marco Island, FL.
3.Annie Addison
   Born:July 27, 1899 Marco Island, Fl.
4.Alice Addison
  Born:Nov.11,1901 in FL.
5.Richard addison
  Born:April 19,1904 Marco Island, FL.
George Addison - married Lessie L. Daughtrey

  Born: March 29, 1905 Marco Island,
7.James Addison
  Born:April 24, 1906  Marco Island, FL.
8.Dolly ( Charity) Addison
  Born: Dec.25,1909 FL.Marco Island, FL.
9.Ernest Addison
  Born: Jan.27, 1912 FL.Marco Island, FL.
Edward Robert Newell, born approx.1840-1841 probably Cumberland co, N.C.
Died: 1926 Gadsden, Fl..

Charity Ann Wright  on Dec.22,1863 in Cumberland Co, N.C. ( source; North Carolina marriage bonds 1741-1868 ) 
Died: High Point, N.C.
She was the daughter of Hiram Wright and Sarah Bowden.from Cumberland
County, North Carolina.
Children of Edward Robert Newell & Charity ( Wright ) Newell   
1 Ashford Newell
 Born:3,1868, Lumberton County, NC
 Died:d .May 26,1944 High Point, Guilford County, NC. at age 76 -    buried: St. Matthews Church Cem. near Bishopville, SC.,,  J.W. Sechrest & Son Funeral Home in High Point NC.was in charge   Occupation: Photographer - Retired. 
  Married:#1.Eudora E.Reynolds on Sept.16,1888 -- she was b.Nov.25,1870 SC & d. Sept.18,1924 High Point, Guilford County,NC-Children:
1.Annie Newell,b.Dec.1890 SC married Daniels -- 2 Bryant Newell,b.Jan.1893 SC - 3.Edward Edwin Newell, bSept.1895 - 4.Irene Newell,b.Sept.1897 - 5.Beulah Rosa? Newell,b.June 1899  
 Ashford Married #2 wife . Nannie Hiatt in 1926 
2.Bryant Newell Sr.
  Born: July 23,1873 Seattle, Washington
  Died: April 6,1959 Fort Myers, Lee co, Fl . age 82
  Buried: Fort Myers Cem. Fort Myers, Lee Co, FL.
  Source- copy death certificate
  Occupation: Contractor & builder
  Fought in Spanish American War-
  Married: Daidie Byard on Oct.13,1898 in Chattanooga, TN..
  (Daidie was b.July 13,1882 Haley Station, TN.-- d. Oct.12,1953 Fort
  Myers, Lee Co, Fl-- Father, Robert M. Byard- Mother, Jolly_____ ?     
  Children 1 Ashford Newell
                2.Robert Newell
                3.Dock Newell
                4.Bryant Newell Jr, born:1899-Died: 1970
                   Married: Nettie Williams on Oct.22,1918

Charity Newell
  B: April 11,1875 in Texas ( this is birthdate listed on death certificate.)
  Died: Feb.4,1962 in Fort Myers, Lee Co, FL.
  Married: Albert Benjamin Addison on June 13, 1894 in Lee Co, FL.
4.Hyram Newell
  Born: ( death cert. says Sept.16,1878 Texas )
  d: Feb.4,1970 Avon Park, Highlands Co, Fl. Hillcrest Nursing Home. 
  Buried: Marco Cemetery, Marco Island, FL.on Feb 9, 1970
         Source- copy of death certificate
         Occupation- fishing guide
  Married: Abbie Weese on Aug.6,1908 in Lee co, Fl.
   Recorded Marriage Book 2, pg.203  ( No children)
5.Dorinda Dirinda Newell
  Born: May 25, 1877 Texas
  Died: Dec.18,1925 Lee co, Fl. district #2501-Precinct 25107
  Buried: Fort Myers Cem. Lee co, FL.
  Source. copy of death certificate.
  Married:# 1 Richard Sawyer "Uncle Dick Sawyer" Sept.9,1896 Lee  County FL.-Recorded Book 2 pg.34
Children #1. Richard Sawyer Jr.b.Aug.1898 Fl.-- #2 Preston Sawyerb. Aug.31,1901 Lee county, FL.
Married #2.James Edward. Daniels abt. 1904 Florida. -----------Children:#1.Lillian "Lillie" Francis Daniels, b.1905 Lee Co.,-- #2. James Edward Daniels Jr.,b.1907 Lee Co, FL. -- #3. Ida Daniels, b.abt.1909 Lee Co, FL.





Bryant Newell,. b.abt.1824 NC. d. ________________, married Edith Harris, b.abt.1825 NC Children: #1.Edward Robert Newell.b.abt.1840/41 NC- Married: Charity Ann Wright.. --#2.Susan A Newell,b.1843/45 Duplin, NC.-d. Nov.14,1901 Duplin, NC. , buried: Grady Cem.Duplin, NC.-Married: Charles Clinton Grady.--#3.William D.Newell,b.abt.1846 NC. --#4.Catherine C.Newell, b.abt.1848 NC.


Edward Newell, b.Dec.7,1770 NC --d. May 29,1837 Montgomery County, TN.  -- Married: Sarah Stokes Moody Children:1.Bryant Newell


John Newell, b.June 1,1734 Prince George. Va. -  d. Jan.27,1792 NC -- Married: Lucy Hyde , b.June 2,1738 NC - d. June 1, 1803 NC. - Children: 1.Edward Newell, 1770 - 1837








                 Edward Robert Newell Civil War info

Edward Robert Newell 1840/41 NC-- 1926 FL
Civil War information
  Edward Robert Newell, 20 years old.
Residence: Cumberland County, North Carolina.
Enlisted on 5-29-1861 at Cumberland County as a private.
  On 5-29-1861 he mustered into " C " Co. N.C. 3rd. Infantry.
( date & method of discharge not given)

He was listed as :
POW - 5-14-1864 Spotsylvania Court House, Va.
Confined 5-14-1864 Point Lookout. Md. ( estimated day)

Transferred 8-10-1864 Elmira, New York
Released: 1-16-1865 ( place not stated)

     .1.  Resource for information was ;
           Ronald A. Mosocco, CPA/PFC.CFP
           James River Publications

       Ancestry.Com Civil War Soldiers database  lists:
Edward R. Newell
Claimed residence in Cumberland County
Enlist date: May 29,1861 Cumberland co.
Rank: Private
Enlist age: 20
Served North Carolina Enlisted C Co. 3rd. Inf.Reg.N.C.
    Source: North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster
               Abbreviation: NCRosterC
               Published 1993
Lee County Florida Confederate Pension Application Files Index lists:

    AO7942   Newell, Edward R.  North Carolina
To read about Spotsylvania Court House
Read about Point Lookout. Md. Prison Camp



                         Misc Newell Marriage Records

  North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Bride: Charity Ann Wright
Groome: Edward R. Newell
Bond date: Dec.22, 1863
County: Cumberland
Record #: 02 230
Bondsman: S.Reeves
Witness: J.T. Warden
Bond #: 000034431
Marriage Date: Dec.22, 1863
Performed y: W.R.Love, Justice of the Peace.
Florida Marriage Rcords: I have a copy of the original marriage certificate.
( NOTE: see Addison marriages)
Albert Addison
Charity Newell

Marriage date: June 13, 1894 Lee County, Fla.
married by E.Stephens, notery Public
Witnesses: Hiram Newell
                Charity Newell
Hyram Newell & Abbie Weese
Marriage License--Book 2-Page 203
Marriage date: Aug.6,1908
G.W.Storter, N.P. Officiating
witnesses: A.N.Wintle, J.P. Summer
Lee county, Fl.
Note:  Submitted by Helen Farrell to the FL. Marriages Database.
Carl Prevatt & Clara May Newell
Florida Marriage Records
Carl Prevatt, age 22 Fort Myers, Fl
Clara May Newell, age 20 Fort Myers, Fl.
( daughter of Bryant Newell & Daidee L. Byard)
Courthouse Marriage Book 3,Pg.459
Marriage Date: May 21,1921
James B.Cox, N.P.officiating.
Witnesses: Grace Newell, Myrtle Prevatt
NOTE: Submitted to the Florida Marriage Database by Helen Farrell.