Benjamin NEWTON / Nancy MCCALL

Husband: Benjamin NEWTON (Ancestor Chart, Descendant Chart)
Born: 3 FEB 1748 in: York County, PA Married: 24 JAN 1775 in: Orange County, NC Died: ABT 1835 in: Rutherford County, NC Father: Ebenezer NEWTON Mother: Elizabeth ?
Wife: Nancy MCCALL (Ancestor Chart, Descendant Chart)
Born: 22 JAN 1760 in: Died: 1845 in: Father: John MCCALL Mother:
1 Name: Jane NEWTON F Born: 17 JAN 1777 in: Died: in:
2 Name: Elizabeth 'Betsey' NEWTON F Born: 27 NOV 1778 in: Died: in: Married: in: Spouse: George MCGLAMERY
3 Name: Ebenezer NEWTON M Born: 22 NOV 1780 in: Died: in:
4 Name: Patsey NEWTON F Born: 4 SEP 1783 in: Died: in:
5 Name: Mary 'Polly' NEWTON F Born: 2 JUL 1785 in: Died: in:
6 Name: John McCall NEWTON M Born: 4 OCT 1787 in: Died: in:
7 Name: Margaret 'Peggy' NEWTON F Born: 19 OCT 1789 in: Died: in: Married: in: Spouse: Robert GOINS
8 Name: Benjamin NEWTON M Born: 28 SEP 1791 in: Died: in:
9 Name: George NEWTON M Born: 27 JUL 1793 in: Died: in:
10 Name: Nancy McCall NEWTON F Born: 22 SEP 1795 in: Died: in:
11 Name: Cynthia NEWTON F Born: 12 FEB 1798 in: Died: in:
12 Name: Calvin NEWTON M Born: 4 SEP 1801 in: Died: in:

Benjamin Newton and Nancy McCall

Revolutionary War Records

Virgil D. White, compiler, Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, vol. III: N-Z (Waynesboro, Tennessee: The National Historical Publishing Company, 1991), p. 2490; Newton, Benjamin, Nancy, NC Line, W21837, sol was b in 1748 or 3 Feb 1752 (both dates given) in York Co PA & he lived in Tryon Co the part that became Lincoln Co NC at enl & he lived there until 1802 then moved to Rutherford Co NC where he appl 10 Sep 1832, sol d 20 Feb 1835 in Cleveland Co NC, wid appl 23 Oct 1840 Rutherford Co NC aged 90, sol & wid had m 24 Jan 1775, wid d 12 May 1845 in Cleveland Co NC leaving children: Jane Greene, Elizabeth McGlanery, Ebenezer & Mary Newton, Margret Goins, George Newton, Nancy Greene & Sintha Lewis all living in 1852, an Alfred N. Goins was a JP for Cleveland Co NC in 1852 but no relationship to sol's family was given, children's births shown were Jane b 17 Jan 1777, Betsy b 27 Nov 1778, Ebenzer b 22 Nov 1780, Patsey b in Sep 1783, Polly b in Jul 1785, John or Johnathan b in Oct 1787, Peggy b 19 Oct 1789, Benjamin b 28 Sep 1791, George b 7 Jul 1793, other children's births too dim to read, also shown was John O. Newton b 2 May 18106.


  1. Brooks, Roy, and Mrs. Ernest Newton. Notes On The Wartime Exploits Of Captain Benjamin Newton. Forest City (N.C.) This Week, October 27, 1971. Reprinted in 1992 in the book Bridges to the Past by Roy Brooks and Mrs. Ernest Newton, Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County, Forest City, NC, Volume 1, p.163-164.
  2. Depriest, Virginia Greene. "The Captain Benjamin Newton Family", Eswau Huppeday, (Broad River Genealogical Society, Shelby, NC) Vol. 3, No. 3, August 1983, p.85-89.
  3. Downs, Posey E. The Captain Benjamin Newton - William Downs and Other Lineage History. Salemburg, NC: Privately Printed. 1954. 374 pages. [ p.20: Includes extensive information on Benjamin Newton including his will and his descendants. ]
  4. McClellan, Timothy M. and Miles Philbeck. "Russell's Fort", Bulletin of the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County; Location: Forst City, N.C.; Date: Fall 2022. [ p.114-127: Analysis of the location of Russell's Fort. ]
  5. [Newton Family Information]. Heritage of Cleveland County (NC), Volume 1, 1982, p. 438-440.
  6. White, Virgil D. Genealogical abstracts of Revolutionary War pension files. Waynesboro, Tenn. National Historical Pub. Co., 1990-1992, 4 volumes. 5265 pages. ISBN 0945099150. [ Vol 3 (N-Z), p.2490: Abstract of Benjamin Newton's Revolutionary War pension file. ]
  7. [Will of Benjamin Newton (1845)]. Cleveland County loose wills, file C.R.026.801.8, North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Raleigh. (Scanned copy of original will made 15 Sep 2006 (5.5 Mbytes)).

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