Mary Ethel Newton

1 February 1897–13 January 1980 (Age 82)
Central Point, Jackson, Oregon, United States

The Life of Mary Ethel

When Mary Ethel Newton was born on 1 February 1897, in Central Point, Jackson, Oregon, United States, her father, William Hall Newton, was 47 and her mother, Eva Martha Miller, was 39. She married Frank Milton Avery on 10 January 1917. She lived in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Portland City Election Precinct 325, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 13 January 1980, at the age of 82, and was buried in Rock Point, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Marriage: 1961

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 1

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Mary E Newton in household of Eva M Newton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary N Sutherland in household of Robert Sutherland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary E Sutherland in household of Robert Sutherland, "United States Census, 1930"

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