Wayne County, NC
Wayne County, NC 1850 - August 30
Neighbors: Joel Lewis, William Hopson, Richard Roberts, Wm H. Herring, William Viley, Jno Greenfield, John Herring, William Reaves, John Reaves, Bryan Casey, Polly Dardin, Jno Stafford, Thos Reaves, William Harris, Rachel Garris, John Pelt, Abner Grady, Betsey Bud, Barbary Capps, John Edwards, John Capps, Richard Rollins.
There are Greenfields and Roberts living in the Sleepy Creek area today so Newman was likely living on his proptery "on Sleepy Creek". Joel Lewis was the brother of Susan Marinda Lewis Potts.
Wayne County, NC 1860 - July 17
Neighbors: Richard Rollins, Wm D. Cobb, Henry Ward, Elisha Grant, Benjamin Jones, John Capps, J. W. Edwards, J. A. Fields, Elizabeth Fields, Betsey Pelts, Calvin Fields, Nicholas Smith, Needham Jennette, David McKinne, B. J. Bowden, W. W. Reeves, Wm Turner, John W. Sanderson, Benj Griswold.
On November 17, 1860 Newman purchased the 420 1/2 acre farm along today's Potts Road. Neighbors mentioned in the deed were George W. Collier, Nathan Daniel, Nick Smith, James A. Fields and others.
J. A. (Addison) Fields' son John Franklin married Cynthia Ann, daughter of Newman and Susan and Addison's daughter Mary Abstella married Newman Potts Jr.
Wayne County, NC 1870 - June 1
Neighbors: Robert Aldridge, Lewis Henderson, Geo Carraway, Smithy Carraway, Diana Carraway, Ann Jones, Nicholas Smith, Wm B. Wiggs, James A. Fields, F. F. Harrell, Easter Edwards, Jas. W. Edwards, Mathew Jones, Green Simmons, Cicero Simmons, Bryant Simmons, Edward Winn.
Wayne County, NC 1880 - June 10
Neighbors: James A. Fields, Newman Potts (Jr), M. M. Jones, Matthew Jones, J. W. Edwards, Wm R. Roberts, Robert Anderson, J. W. Brogden, Eleana Roberts, Simeon Grady, Haywood Hays, Jno. F. Fields, Tilda McKinney, Serana Best, Minnie Best, Jos. J. Smith, Nixon Hobbs, Robt Lamb, Jeo Shingleton, Nichol Smith.