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Celia, Slave

Celia, Slave

Female Abt 1835 - 1855  (~ 20 years)


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  • Name Celia , Slave 
    Suffix Slave 
    Born Abt 1835 
    Gender Female 
    Buried Dec 1855  Newsom Family Cemetery, Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 21 Dec 1855  , Callaway, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hanged
    Age ~ 20 years 
    Notes 
    • Folks friendly to Celia's plight, kidnapped from jail gave her time to have a baby girl, Jennie Broadwater, in Nov 1855 (this daughter was apparently sold for $50 ,Celia then returned to jail, her appeal was denied. Apparently, David son of Robert assisted in the effort to preserve Celia's life.
    Person ID I12084  Our Family
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2011 

    Family 1 Ancestors Robert Newsom 2x ,   b. 6 Oct 1789, , Campbell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1855, , Callaway, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married Type: concubine 
    Children 
     1. Vine Newsom,   b. Abt 1850, Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Jane Newsom,   b. Abt 1854, Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jennie Broadwater Newsom,   b. 2 Oct 1854, Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1903, , St. Louis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F4667  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBuried - Dec 1855 - Newsom Family Cemetery, Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Celia, the Slave
    Celia, the Slave
    Brief history of Celia and her trial for the murder o Robert Newsom 23 Jun 1855