Forest A Newton

December 1881–
Jackman, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life of Forest A

When Forest A Newton was born in December 1881, in Jackman, Somerset, Maine, United States, his father, Joseph A. Newton, was 35 and his mother, Laurinda Newton, was 19. He married Nellie Murtha on 24 December 1907, in Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Forest A Newton
1881–
Nathalie K Marcon
1886–
Marriage: 16 October 1930

Spouse and Children

    Male1881–Male

    Nathalie K Marcon

    Female1886–Female

MARRIAGE
16 October 1930
Lunenburg, Essex, Vermont, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1846–Male

    Laurinda Newton

    Female1862–1916Female

siblings

(2)

    Male1881–Male

    Evelyn G Newton

    Female1891–1979Female

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 17

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 31

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, from Old English nēowe ‘new’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English place name. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Forest A Newton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Forest A Newton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Forest A. Newton in household of Joseph A Newton, "United States Census, 1900"

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