February 16, 1893.
Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Pennsylvania.
William was the son of Richard Newton, Sr., and Elizabeth Huett; husband of Sarah Evans; and uncle of hymnist William Wilberforce Newton.
He served as pastor of the Reformed Episcopal Church of the Sure Foundation, West Chester, Pennsylvania. He was also on the 1884 Hymnal Committee of the Reformed Episcopal Church.
He was a poet of much ability, and the author of a number of books upon religious and scientific subjects. His works include: