27 August 2012

Amanda Bascomb married Zachariah Newcomb

Amanda Bascomb was born in 1852 in Kansas, the daughter of Henry and Eliza Bascomb. According to census records, she was a member of the Delaware tribe. She married Zachariah Newcomb (d. 1886) and had three children: Eliza Jane, Solomon and Edward. Her second husband, whom she married around 1890, was Adam Wilson (b. Jan 1844). Amanda died Nov 1912.

Sources: John D. Benedict, Muskogee and Northeastern Oklahoma (Chicago, S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1922), U.S. census records


  1. Teresa Secondine ClarkJune 17, 2014

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  2. Teresa Secondine ClarkJune 17, 2014

    Thank you for your post! I have been searching for the names of her parents through ancestry.com with no success. Amanda had a brother named Henry as well as her father. Her daughter, Eliza Jane, was my great-grandmother.

  3. Teresa - Thanks for posting. I'm glad this was helpful.


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