Zelma Stinson

5 July 1893–19 June 1964 (Age 70)
Hardin, Iowa, United States

The Life of Zelma

When Zelma Stinson was born on 5 July 1893, in Hardin, Iowa, United States, her father, Silas Stinson, was 32 and her mother, Mary L. Mills, was 41. She had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Herbert or Bert Newlon. She lived in McCook, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Brookfield Township, McCook, South Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 19 June 1964, in California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Arcata, Humboldt, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert or Bert Newlon
Zelma Stinson
Louise Ella Newlon
Lovettera Mildred Newlon
Ramona Maxine Newlon
Herbert J Newlon
Gladys Darlene Newlon

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Silas Stinson





    Leah Mable Stinson


    Daniel Nathan Stinson


    Lenora Stinson




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 13

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

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 (mainly northern Ireland): variant of Stenson 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zelma Newlin in household of Bert Newlin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Celma Newlon in household of Bert Newlon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Zelma D Stinson in household of Silas S Stinson, "United States Census, 1910"

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