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Jemima Hunting Newcomb

April 2, 1796–October 25, 1851

Born at Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire; daughter of Mary Jeseph and Samuel Hunting. Died at Elgin, Kane County, Illinois. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] New Hampshire Registrar of Vital Statistics, “Index to Births, Early to 1900,” image 4522, Jemima Hunting; from original records in Concord, NH; FHL microfilm 1001003, FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), Jemima Hunting K6MH-NZ8 . Vital Records of Royalston, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Worcester, MA: Franklin P. Rice, 1906), 121, Samuel Hunting and Mary Jeseph. 1850 U.S. census, Great Salt Lake, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, n.p., Jemima Newcomb, NARA. “Iowa State Census Collection, 1836–1925,” database and images, (, accessed May 2014), Samuel Newcomb, 1856; from State Historical Library and Archives Collections, Des Moines, Iowa. John Bearse Newcomb, Genealogical Memoir of the Newcomb Family (Chicago: Knight & Leonard, 1874), 164, Samuel Newcomb.