Newells Virginia/Kentucky area 1700-1800's
We are doing family research. We have traced our line back to James Newell and Mary Drake.
Our lineage goes as follows:
Duane Newell Kansas
Don Newell 04/27/1924 Kansas
Harry Newell 11/24/1901 Kansas
Richard Raleigh "Doc" Newell 01/16/1844 served in the Civil War, captured and was at Andersonvile Prison, came to Kansas after the war
Dr. Hardin Bruce Newell/Cyrene Jane Kelly 08/22/1815 Kentucky
Landy G. Newell 07/29/1784 Virginia
John Newell 1752 VIrginia and Jane Bell
James Newell and Mary Drake Ireland.
But we have a lot of blanks to fill in. Concerning John and Jane who both died in 1735 and a Landon Newll and Mary / Marageret (Covill?) who took over the family of 4 children: John M, b 1780, Leannah or Leanner b 1781, Anne b 1782, Landon b 07/29/1784, after Landon and Mary took over the 4 orphans, then Jessie Chapel was born 1786