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Willis Newton (b. July 16, 1840, d. April 27, 1896)Willis Newton (son of Aristarchus (Aris) Newton and Mary "Polly" Finch Mitchell)1675 was born July 16, 1840 in Jasper Co, Georgia1676, and died April 27, 1896 in Jasper Co, Georgia1676.He married Mary F. Pound on Abt. 1868 in Georgia1676.
Notes for Willis Newton:
Willis was the youngest son of the family.he was also a Confederate Veteran,
a member of the Butts County volunteers and was wounded in battle in Virginia.
He was discharged, the wound being in his foot and making him unfit for
Infantry service.After remaining at home for a short time he organized a
company and served as Captain until the end of the war.
Willis returned to the old homwstead in Jasper county and erected a large and
beautiful house at Machen, near the old homestead.Here he and his wife,
reared a happy family.
Practical in his views, plain and unassuming in his manners, ever engaged in
matters pertaining to public good, he was a strong pillar in the moral and
intellectual structure of the community in which he lived.
Willis was for a long term of year County School Commissioner of Jasper County.
He satisfactorily filled many places of public trust and responsibility.
More About Willis Newton and Mary F. Pound:
Marriage: Abt. 1868, Georgia.1676
Children of Willis Newton and Mary F. Pound are:
- Richard W. Newton, b. Abt. 1869, Jasper Co, Georgia1676, d. WFT Est. 1870-19591676.
- Lelia L. Newton, b. Abt. 1871, Jasper Co, Georgia1676, d. WFT Est. 1872-19651676.
- Willis D. Newton, b. Abt. 1872, Jasper Co, Georgia1676, d. WFT Est. 1873-19621676.
- Aurie A.S. Newton, b. Abt. 1875, Jasper Co, Georgia1676, d. WFT Est. 1876-19691676.
- Otis M. Newton, b. Abt. 1877, Jasper Co, Georgia1676, d. WFT Est. 1878-19671676.