Helen Louise Newell

18 September 1887–16 October 1969 (Age 82)
Bloomington, Franklin, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Helen Louise

When Helen Louise Newell was born on 18 September 1887, in Bloomington, Franklin, Nebraska, United States, her father, Peter Sheaf Hersey Newell, was 25 and her mother, Leona Dow Ashcraft, was 26. She married Alfred Zantzinger Baker in 1908, in New Jersey, United States. She lived in Bergen, New Jersey, United States in 1900 and Leonia, Bergen, New Jersey, United States in 1920. She died on 16 October 1969, in Hightstown, East Windsor Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Brookville Cemetery, Brookville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Alfred Zantzinger Baker
Helen Louise Newell
Marriage: 1908

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    Alfred Zantzinger Baker



New Jersey, United States

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: variant of Neville .2 English: variant of Noel .3 Irish (north County Kildare): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tnúthghail ‘descendant of Tnúthgal’, a personal name composed of the elements tnúth ‘desire’, ‘envy’ + gal ‘valor’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Helen L Baker in household of Peter S Newell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen Louise Newell in household of Peter S Newell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Helen Louise Newell - Published information: birth-name: Helen Newell

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