Newman One-Name Study

Discovering our Ancestors through out the world

William Newman 1894-1931

William was born on 17 May 1894 Polstead, Suffolk, England, the eldest child of George and Rosa nee Beer. He joined the army on 12 June 1911 and remained a serving soldier until his death in India on 3 May 1931. Here he is as a prisoner of war during WWI


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The Newman One-Name Study researches and collects records and artefacts relating to the name NEWMAN and its variants from around the world.

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Eric Pfeiffer Newman 25 May 1911 – 15 November 2017

He was an American numismatist. He wrote several "works about early American coins and paper money considered the standards on their subjects", as well as hundreds of articles. Newman sold his coins over five auctions in 2013–2014 for almost $55 million. Newman was born to Samuel Elijah and Rose (Pfeiffer) Newman in St. Louis, Missouri. His interest in coins began at the age of seven when his grandfather gave him an 1859 Indian Head cent. When he was 10 years old, he would visit Burdette G. Johnson's coin store in downtown St. Louis every couple of weeks; Johnson became his friend and mentor.

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John Henry Newman 1801-1890

John Henry Newman was an important figure in the religious history of England in the 19th century. Newman's elevation to the rank of cardinal took place on 12 May 1879. His beatification was officially proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI on 19 September 2010 during his visit to the United Kingdom.