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Richard Newman

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Richard Newman
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Died after in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, New Englandmap
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Categories: Signers of the New Haven Fundamental Agreement | New Haven, New Haven Colony.


Richard Newman signed the Fundamental Agreement of New Haven (1639), but is not on the transcribed list by Hoadley.[1] Donald Lines Jacobus rectifies this by pointing out that the non-existent Richard Merriman was mis-transcribed.[2]

He died after 1680; married Sarah ______. Not related to Francis and Robert Newman.[3]


  1. Samuel b. 1 July 1656; died without issue 1689; m. 15 Feb 1687/8 Elizabeth d/o John Rose.[3]
  2. John bp 1665; died without issue 30 Jan 1712; m. Abigail ______ (died 20 Nov 1742.[3]
  3. Sarah bp 1665; m. june 1684 Samuel Tuttle[3]
  4. Marcy b. 7 Dec 1665 died without issue.[3]


  1. Hoadley, Charles J, MA. (editor) Records of the Colony and Plantation of New Haven, From 1638 to 1649. Hartford: Case, Tiffany and Company, 1857.
  2. Jacobus, Donald Lines. "Merriman of New Haven, Conn.," TAG 9:91
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Jacobus, Donald Lines (compiler). Families of Ancient New Haven, Vol I-VIII. and Index Vol IX New Haven: 1931. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1974, 1981, 1997. Originally published as New Haven Genealogical Magazine, Volumes I-VIII. Rome, NY and New Haven, CT 1922-1932.

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