Elcaney Cain Newsome
and Mary Polly Anderson

Elcaney Cain Newsome (see also Elcanie Cain Newsome) b 1840 d 27 Feb 1939; buried Potter Family Cemetery, Kona, Letcher Co KY; s/o Hartwell Will Newsome and Sarah Sally Tolley. Elcanie Cain Newsome m. 1871 to Mary Polly Anderson b 17 May 1850 Letcher Co KY d 8 Jun 1928; buried Potter Family Cemetery, Kona, Letcher Co KY; d/o James Anderson and Jane Perlina Potter. Children of Elcanie Cain Newsome and Mary Polly Anderson;

1. Sarah Ann Newsome b 22 Jan 1869 in Pottersfork, Letcher Co KY d 12 May 1961 Kona, Letcher Co KY; m. 1886 Pike Co KY to William Thomas Sanders; s/o William Riley Sanders and Mahala Alice Bowens.

2. Isaac Son Newsome b 28 Dec 1874 d 15 Oct 1953 Letcher Co KY; m. Lula Ellen Nichols.

3. Hartwell Newsome b 13 Oct 1875; m. 8 Jan 1904 Letcher Co KY to Mary Bentley.

4. George W Newsome b 1878 d in 1961 Letcher Co KY; m. 1903 to Lucinda Cindy Bentley b 1883 Letcher Co KY, d Briry, Lewis Co KY; d/o Benjamin Bentley and Rebecca Holcomb.

5. James Newsome b May 1880 d as an infant Letcher Co KY.

6. Lucy Newsome b 1882; m. 1 Aug 1902 Letcher Co KY to Thomas Bentley b 27 May 1876 Letcher Co KY; s/o Benjamin Bentley and Elizabeth Reynolds.

7. William P Newsome b 1884; m. (1) 1907 to Gracie Holbrook. William P Newsome m. (2) Delcie Fields. William P Newsome m. (3) Unknown.

8. Joseph Newsome b 20 Nov 1883 (or 1886) d 26 Apr 1973 Letcher Co KY; buried Kona, Letcher Co KY; m. Susan Yonts b 20 Nov 1895 d 19 Nov 1969; buried Kona, Letcher Co KY; d/o Mack McCreary Yonts Sr and Jane Stewart.

9. Minus Newsome b 15 Jul 1888 d 16 Nov 1922 Letcher Co KY when he fell off a wagon and the wheel ran over his neck; he is buried at Kona, KY (submitted by his granddaughter, Charlotte (Hall) Dixon 17 Jun 2008 by email). Minus Newsome m.Elizabeth Rose. Minus Newsome m. 18 Aug 1917 to Selina Amburgey b 25 Feb 1894 Knott Co KY d 25 Nov 1961 buried Collins Cemetery, Litt Carr, Knott Co KY; d/o William Riley Champion Amburgey; (s/o Wiley J Amburgey and Dianah Adams) and Harriett Ritter Whitaker. Selina Amburgey m. Millard Franklin Frank Collins d 28 Nov 1961 buried Collins Cemetery, Litt Carr, Knott Co KY.

10. Elcanie Ell Newsome b 1891 d 30 Jan 1930 Letcher Co KY m. (1) Sally Yonts. Elcaney Ell Newsome m. (2) Clerinda Amburgey; d/o William Riley Champion Amburgey; (s/o Wiley J Amburgey and Dianah Adams) and Harriett Ritter Whitaker. (sister of Selina Amburgey who married Minus Newsome, brother of Elcanie).  Clerinda Amburgey m. 2nd to Jolly Doc Short.

11. Lina Jane Newsome b 7 Mar 1893; m. 4 Jun 1927 to Will Floyd.

12. Samuel Newsome b 28 Nov 1897 d 5 Nov 1925.


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