Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 420 of 1,110
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HISTORY OF DALLAS COU'NTY.
A biography of the Doctor's father, H. R.
Newman, will be found on another page of
Mrs. Newman's mother died when she was
one day old, and she had also the misfortune
to lose her father when she was quite small.
She was reared by her grandmother, Margaret
Munday, and after her marriage the
venerable grandmother came to live with her.
She is a most amiable old lady, and is now
eighty-nine years of age, having been born in
Kentucky, December 22, 1802. Her son,
Thomas Munday, father of Mrs. Newman,
was born in Woodford county, Kentucky,
December 6, 1827, and was married to Miss
.Nancy Baldwin, on the 30th of November,
1860, Mrs. Newman' being their only child.
The Doctor and his wife have had four
children: James A., born July 6, 1885; Charley,
March 30, 1887, died April 25, 1890;
Guy, born April 11, 1889, and Maggie May,
January 29, 1891.
Dr. Newman is a member of the Methodist
Episcopal Church, and his wife of the
NDREW T. REID, of the firm of Lindsay
the next year he came to Dallas
and worked at stone-cutting by the day until
he formed the present partnership, in 1888.
He was born in Fifeshire, Scotland, in May,
1852, the only child of Andrew T. and Margaret
(Peat) Reid, natives of Perth, Scotland,
and deceased many years ago. At the age of
twenty-seven Mr. Reid emigrated to the
United States, stopping first for a while in
New Jersey, next in Chicago and Indiana,
then Marquette, Michigan, then to Austin,
Texas, and finally, as before stated, to Dallas.
In politics he takes an active interest, but
votes independently; has been actively identified
with many' public-spirited .enterprises
and is a useful citizen. He is a member of
the Caledonia Club of Dallas. He was married
in Marquette, Michigan, in 1881, to
Elizabeth E. Lee, a native of Canada and a
daughter of Michael and Mary Lee, natives
of Ireland who in early days moved to Canada
and died there. Mr. Lee, as well as the
the father of the subject of this sketch, were
farmers. Mr. Reid's children are James and
ULIUS BAUMANN, a carpenter and
builder of Dallas, was born in Germany,
in 1853, the youngest son of August and
Welhelmine (Heise) Baumann, also natives of
Germany. The parents remained in their
native country until death, the father dying
in 1872, and the mother in November, 1890.
Julius was reared and educated in his native
country, where he also learned the cabinetmaker's
trade. After coming to Texas he
remained a short time in Abilene, but in
November, 1881, he came to Dallas, where
lie has since remained. He has been engaged
in the building interests since coming
to this State; also bought and improved his
place on Caroline street, and has four residences
on McKennon street, which he rents.
Mr. Baumann is identified with the Democratic
party, but takes no active interest in
politics, and socially, is a member of the
Knights of Honor, at Dallas. He has always
taken an active interest in everything for
the good of the county, and has Inade what
he has by his own efforts.
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Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas., book, 1892; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/m1/420/: accessed April 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.