in Orange County - New York
Newberry and his brother Eddy Newberry moved from the home of
their parents in Duchess Co. and took
up land in Orange County between Bellvale and Warwick around Wickham
Pond. The land was purchased from
Thomas Welling. See next page for more details.
When the Newberry’s first
entered Orange County, John’s brother Eddy stayed in Orange county
long enough to
win the heart of Ruth Burt. Ruth Burt was also the granddaughter of
James Benedict. They returned after
their marriage to Franklin, Duchess County to live in the same town as
the Elder John Newberry. Through
county and boundary changes the area ultimately became Patterson,
Putnam Co., N.Y. Eddy Newberry and Ruth Burt
Newberry were buried in Patterson N.Y. Recent information seems to
indicate that their graves were moved
to Ulster Co.
Ruth (Burt) Newberry was also one of the first signers of the
First Baptist Church in Patterson. All the New York
people appear in these places in the United States Census of New York
for 1790. Elder John
Newberry died in
Franklin in 1808.
Eddy and Ruth Burt
Newberry's children were - Joel, Sally, Mary, Alonzo, Bolivai (sic?),Esther and James.
are records that indicate that Eddy refused service in the
Revolutionary War, as did his brother John Newberry.
is more information on this in papers written by Colonel Hathorn
to governor Clinton regarding the People of Warwick
and their reticence of fighting in the conflict. For more info
the 1840's all the Newberry's had either died, moved or married into
For more information about the people and area of Orange Co. and
Warwick visit the Albert
Wisner Library web site.
Newberry and Jemima Benedict Newberry
b. 1746 died in 1818, Warwick, N.Y. Married
Jemima Benedict Newberry b.
July 25, 1749 Ridgefield,
Conn. lived until June 1, 1843 She died in Herrick, PA.
Jemima's father James
Benedict was the Baptist Minister of Warwick, N.Y. Her motherwas Mary
Blackman of Green
Farms, Conn. Both of whom are buried in the old burying ground next to
the site of the original Old School Baptist Church.
Joshua born 1793 – shown in Old School Baptist Church records
of 1836. Married Elizabeth Stephens. They
information about the Newberry children in N.Y., was left to us in the
had 2 children. Possibly moved to
13. Arcenith born 1794 or 95 – Member of the Old School
Baptist Church with her mother. Married Daniel Durand
Information on the Newberry family in New York
Predmore Collection at the OCGS (Orange County
Genealogical Society) in Orange County, N.Y.
Some additional information available through the Whitcomb files
also at OCGS.
John Newberry continued . . .