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
1887–1963
Zelma Stinson
1893–1964
Louise Ella Newlon
1915–2008
Lovettera Mildred Newlon
1916–2000
Ramona Maxine Newlon
1918–1988
Herbert J Newlon
1923–1988
Gladys Darlene Newlon
1929–1996

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Silas Stinson

    Male1861–1937Male

    Female1852–1963Female

siblings

(6)

    Leah Mable Stinson

    Female1888–1888Female

    Daniel Nathan Stinson

    Male1889–1936Male

    Lenora Stinson

    Female1891–1892Female

    Female1893–1964Female

    Female1896–1930Female

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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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