John Newton

M, b. 1750, d. 1799
     John Newton was born in 1750 at Lunenburg, Lunenburg County, Virginia. He was the son of Henry Newton. He married Mary Mitchell, daughter of Isaac Mitchell and Sarah Satterwhite, in 1789 at Edgefield County, South Carolina. He died in 1799 at Edgefield, South Carolina.

Child of John Newton and Mary Mitchell

Linda Ann Newton1,2

     Linda Ann Newton is the daughter of Gerald O. Newton and Patricia Ann Unknown.1 She married Oscar D. Sandlin, son of John David Sandlin Sr. and Etta Marie Gregory, on 14 August 1998 at Marion County, Indiana.1


  1. [S18], online, Indiana, U.S., Marriage Certificates, 1960-2012 [database on-line]; John D Sandlin; Indiana Archives and Records Administration; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Records of Marriage 1961-2005; Roll Number: 13; Original data: Indiana State Board of Health. Marriage Certificates, 1958–2012. Microfilm. Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana; Reference number 1: Bx1455; Reference Number 2: Tr8584; Box Number: Box N/A; Volume Number: 61-65; Certificate Number: 030446; Accessed: 18 Dec 2022.
  2. [S321], online, Citing: Etta Marie Sandlin funeral memorial card; Place: Family Funeral Care-Rockville West, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Date: 12 Dec 2022; Accessed: 12 Dec 2022 (…).

Martha Jane Newton1

F, b. 4 October 1850, d. 29 October 1917
     Martha Jane Newton married Birman Dottie Burch, son of Thomas Burch and Marthenia Brooks. She was born on 4 October 1850 at Murray County, Georgia.1 She was the daughter of Isaac Mitchell Newton and Martha Rose Parks. She died on 29 October 1917 at Mountain Springs, Cooke County, Texas, at age 67.1

Child of Martha Jane Newton and Birman Dottie Burch


  1. [S2] OneWorldTree.

Unknown Niblet1

     Unknown Niblet married Phoebe Milliken, daughter of Spencer Milliken and Elizabeth Ramsey, after 1841.2


  1. [S86] Rev. Gideon Tibbitts Ridlon Sr., History of the Families Millingas, Addenda to Pg.477 "Millikens of Orange Co., No. Carolina."
  2. [S86] Rev. Gideon Tibbitts Ridlon Sr., History of the Families Millingas, Addenda to Pg.487 "Millikens of Orange Co., No. Carolina."

Noah Nicely

     Noah Nicely is the son of Tyler Morgan Nicely and Samantha Jean Bow.

Tyler Morgan Nicely1,2

     Tyler Morgan Nicely married Samantha Jean Bow, daughter of James D. Bow and Sally A. Elder, on 2 June 2012 at Indiana.1

Child of Tyler Morgan Nicely and Samantha Jean Bow


  1. [S82] Facebook, online, Samantha Nicely's page, Accessed: 12 Mar 2017 (
  2. [S311] ISL: Library, online, Genealogy Database: Marriages: 1958-2015, Accessed 12 Mar 2017 (…).

Craig Allen Niedecken1,2

M, b. 25 January 1985, d. 16 February 2017
Craig Niedecken (Provided by
     Craig Allen Niedecken was born on 25 January 1985 at Abilene, Taylor County, Texas.2 He was the son of Norman Joel Niedecken and Tina Marie Pirtle.2 He married Tiffany Le'Anne Neatherlin, daughter of Tommy David Neatherlin and Lori Ann Milliken, on 7 January 2016 at Midland, Midland County, Texas.1 The cause of death for Craig Allen Niedecken was a stab wound on 16 February 2017 at Midland, Midland County, Texas.3,4 He died on 16 February 2017 at Midland, Midland County, Texas, at age 32.2

Craig Allen Niedecken was born in Abilene, Texas on January 25, 1985 to Norman Joel Niedecken and Tina Marie Pirtle (Niedecken.) While living in Arizona and Rhode Island a little as a child, Craig was mostly raised between Abilene and Midland, Texas. Craig was big hearted, loving, and loyal to everyone he cared for. Nothing meant more to Craig than family. Craig never met a stranger and would give everything he had to help someone in need. Craig met his wife, Tiffany Le-Anne Neatherlin, in Midland in January 2014. They were married on January 7, 2016. They had two children together, Gracelynn Jewel Niedecken and Taylor Cole Niedecken. Craig was called home on February 16, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Tiffany Le-Anne Niedecken; four sons, Ethan Daniel Niedecken, Aaron True-Allen Niedecken, Aaron Cade Mobley, and Taylor Cole Niedecken; four daughters, Jasmine Rene Niedecken, Madison Rae'Ann Mobley, Maci Da'Kota Lane, and Gracelynn Jewel Niedecken; his father, Norman Niedecken; his mother, Tina Tippett; step mom, Bonnie Niedecken; step dad, Aaron Tippett; three brothers, Casey Niedecken, Christopher Niedecken, and Cody Niedecken; and by four sisters, Donna Bessire, Tanya Watkins, Jami Niedecken, and Tori Rogers. He is also survived by his grandparents, Carl and Mary Pirtle; and by 10 uncles, nine aunts, three nephews, two nieces, and several cousins, many of whom were as close as brothers. Craig is preceded in death by his grandparents, Alvis and Maxine Niedecken; a few aunts and uncles; and two nieces. The viewing will be on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Funeral Home. Services will be at Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017, with Pastor Jody Pirtle presiding. Arrangements were made with Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Funeral Home and Chapel. Family messages and condolences may be emailed to or you can visit the website at

Published by Midland Reporter-Telegram on Feb. 22, 2017.2

He had several brushes with the law prior to his death. The Midland Reporter-Telegram published the following:

4 Nov 2004

An investigation revealed four inmates attempted to escape from the roof of the Midland County Central Detention Center by making a hole in the ceiling.
The Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday a large hole was located late Sunday in the ceiling of the B Block. The hole was detected by a guard.
Phillip Jay Sterling, 25, Craig Allen Niedecken, 19, James Richard Cunningham, 31, and Darrin Dwayne Clemons, 35, were each charged with escape from a correctional facility.
Sheriff Gary Painter said citizens have nothing to fear and measures are being taken to ensure it doesn't happen again. He declined to elaborate.
Cunningham was arrested in September for aggravated sexual assault of a Midland woman at her home. His other charges include aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, evading and resisting arrest, forgery and theft.
Sterling is being held on charges that include burglary of a habitation and criminal non support. Niedecken is being held on violation of probation for robbery and a misdemeanor charge of failing to stop and give information.
Clemons is being held on out-of-county charges of burglary of a habitation, robbery and unlawful carrying of a weapon.
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13 Jun 2006

Violation of probation: Craig Allen Niedecken, 21, of Midland was arrested Monday by Midland County deputies at the Ector County jail on a charge of violation of probation.
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2 Jun 2015

A Midland man was arrested on Friday after allegedly trying to run over a relative with his SUV, according to court documents.
Craig Niedecken, 30, was charged with a first-degree felony of aggravated assault of a family member with a weapon, a second-degree felony of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and a third-degree felony of commission of a felony while escaped from arrest or confinement. He was being held Monday on a $225,000 bond, according to the Midland County Sheriff’s Office.
A Midland County deputy was called out to Airline Road in response to a wreck and disturbance. The deputy found a man -- identified as Niedecken -- standing near a wrecked SUV, according to his arrest affidavit. He claimed that a relative had run him off the road.
The relative and a person with her claimed that Niedecken had been chasing her vehicle and then rammed it, according to the affidavit. Both vehicles had extensive damage, according to the affidavit.
If convicted of the first-degree, second-degree, and third-degree felonies, Niedecken faces between 32 and 129 years in prison.
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16 Feb 2017 (the day Craig died)

A 26-year-old Midland man was arrested Thursday afternoon in connection with a fatal stabbing that occurred earlier in the day.
Christopher Evans was charged with murder in connection with the death of Craig Niedecken, 32, according to a press release from the city.
Midland Police and Fire department personnel responded to a call at about 10 a.m. Thursday at the Kent Kwik at the intersection of Wadley Avenue and Loop 250. They found Niedecken with a single stab wound.
He had been driven to the store by an acquaintance who was nearby when the stabbing occurred in the 4700 block of Boulder, according to the release.
Niedecken was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital, where he died shortly after.
The investigation revealed that Niedecken and Evans knew each other and were engaged in a verbal dispute in a parking lot before the stabbing occurred. Evans turned himself over to police during the investigation.
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  1. [S18], online, Texas, U.S., Marriage Index, 1824-2017 [database on-line]; Tiffany L Neatherlin; Original data: Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2014. Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas; Case number: 29921; Accessed: 6 Oct 2022.
  2. [S100], online, Craig Niedecken Obituary; Accessed: 6 Oct 2022 (…).
  3. [S404], online, Title: Suspect arrested following deadly stabbing in Midland; Author: Violeta Trevizo; Published: 3:42 PM CST February 16, 2017; Updated: 5:50 PM CDT August 12, 2018; Accessed: 6 Oct 2022 (…).
  4. [S335], online, Title: Midlander arrested in fatal stabbing; Author: From staff reports; Publication: Midland Reporter-Telegram, Midland, Texas; Date: 16 Feb 2017; Section: News; Accessed: 6 Oct 2022.
  5. [S335], online, Publication: Midland Reporter-Telegram, Midland, Texas; Date: various; Author: various; Accessed: 6 Oct 2022.

Norman Joel Niedecken1

     Norman Joel Niedecken married Tina Marie Pirtle before 1984.

Child of Norman Joel Niedecken and Tina Marie Pirtle


  1. [S100], online, Craig Niedecken Obituary; Accessed: 6 Oct 2022 (…).

Audrey Nigh1

F, b. 27 June 1893
     Audrey Nigh was born on 27 June 1893 at Shelby County, Indiana.1 She married William W. Boles, son of Oliver Perry Boles and Fannie Emily Sampson, on 18 February 1914 at Shelby County, Indiana.1


  1. [S28] Family Search, online, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), Fannie E Sampson in entry for William W Boles and Audrey Nigh, 18 Feb 1914; citing Shelby, Indiana, United States, various county clerk offices, Indiana; FHL microfilm 1,401,806.

O. Ganelle Nix1

     O. Ganelle Nix married C.S. Case, son of Coy Sayles Case and Velma Gertrude Rees, on 20 December 1947 at Titus County, Texas.1


  1. [S28] Family Search, online, Texas Marriages 1837-1973.