John Elwood Luton

Male10 March 1919–11 February 1980

Brief Life History of John Elwood

When John Elwood Luton was born on 10 March 1919, in Creek, Warren, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Herbert Luton, was 22 and his mother, Gladys Urso Keaton, was 22. He married Myrtle Ernestine Meads in 1949, in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Nixonton, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 11 February 1980, in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States.

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John Elwood Luton
Evelyn Berry Williams
Marriage: 22 November 1965

Sources (32)

  • John E Luton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • John Elwood Luton, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • John Elwood Luton, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1965Camden, North Carolina, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    1920 · Women Get the Vote

    Age 1

    In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 18

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name, chiefly from Litton in Somerset, and occasionally from Luton in Bishopsteignton, Devon.

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

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