NEWELL, JOHN D.
NEWELL, JOHN D. (1804–1875). John D. Newell, early settler, planter, and legislator, was born in North Carolina in 1804. He moved to Texas in 1830 and in 1832 took part in the battle of Velasco. He represented Matagorda County at the Consultation in 1835. Newell lived in Austin during the 1850s but by 1860 had moved to Fort Bend County, where he had a large cotton plantation. He died at Richmond in December 1875.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Newell, John D.," accessed August 27, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fne21.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.