Newton Pendleton Yowell

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Newton Pendleton Yowell

Newton Pendleton Yowell

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jtracy
January 24, 2017

Newton Pendleton Yowell was born in Luray, Page County, Virginia on December 16, 1871. He was the first of five children of David and Susannah Yowell. In 1884, because of his father's serious illness the Yowell family moved to the Orlando area hoping that the Florida climate would improve his failing health. Newton's father purchased an orange grove south of town in the Lake Jessamine/Lake Jennie Jewel area. At the time Orlando had a population of approximately 200...

Photo and text from Newton Pendleton Yowell presented by his grandson, Robert N. Blackford to the Orlando Remembered group on January 18, 2017. Read the presentation.

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