Gideon J. Newton

Gideon J. Newton (1787-1859) was born 28 Jul. 1787 in Southborough, Worcester Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Josiah Newton and Elizabeth Haynes. He married Jane Dow about 11 Jan. 1811 in Jefferson, Lincoln Co., Maine. He attended several meetings held by Wilford Woodruff in 1837 on the Fox Islands, Hancock Co., Maine. He died 17 Feb. 1859 and was buried in Portland, Cumberland Co., Maine

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