Henry Y. Newbold
Biography

From: "Biographical Review of Cass, Schuyler and Brown Counties, Illinois 1892", by Biographical Review Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois; page 575, a reprinted by Stevens Publishing Co., Astoria, Ill., 1971, is sold by the Schuyler County Historical Society, Rushville, Illinois.
  Henry Y. Newbold, now deceased, was born in Lippe-Detmold, Prussia, Germany, September 22, 1828. He came of a respectable family and his mother died in her native province when he was eight years old. His father, Henry, who was a small German farmer, came with his four children, in 1850, to New York city, and from thence to Stephenson county, Illinois, where they all settled for a time, and where a part remained. The father continued there with one of his sons until his death. He and his wife were Lutherans all their lives.
  Henry Y. came to Beardstown in 1854, and two years later was married, and after a few years purchased a good farm, five miles east of Beardstown, where he lived and died. He was a practical farmer, improved his land nicely, put up a fine residence and good out buildings. At the time of his death he owned 152 acres of good, improved land in the bottoms. He was a much respected citizen and a working member of the Lutheran Church. His wife, who still survives him, and is managing the farm with remarkable success, is a very capable woman. Her maiden name was Mary Mohlman, and she was born in Westphalia, Prussia, September 25, 1838. She was twelve years of age when her parents came to the United States and to Beardstown. There the father, Henry Mohlman, died, being nearly sixty years old. He was a good mechanic and operated a large plaining-mill, and also did business as a merchant. He was a well-known and worthy citizen, a Republican, and an active member of the Lutheran Church. His wife is yet living, and bears her eighty years as well as can be expected. She has always been a consistent Lutheran.
  Mrs. Newbold lived with her parents until her marriage. She is the mother of six intelligent children, all living: Henry A., a farmer of Christian county, Illinois, married to Phoebe Livergood; Ellen, wife of Herman Drawer, a farmer of Christian county; Charles, also a farmer, married Amelia Tribswater; William runs his father's old farm; Emma, is the wife of Parker Hammer and Lily M., a charming young lady, is at home with her mother. The children are all well educated, and are highly respected throughout this county.




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