William Newman

December 1895–1932 (Age 36)
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William

When William Newman was born in December 1895, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Newman, was 38 and his mother, Lydia Fairchild, was 22. He lived in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died in 1932, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

John Newman
1857–
Lydia Fairchild
1873–
William Newman
1895–1932
Henry D Newman
1897–
John B Newman
1897–

Parents and Siblings

    John Newman

    Male1857–Male

    Lydia Fairchild

    Female1873–Female

siblings

(3)

    Male1895–1932Male

    Henry D Newman

    Male1897–Male

    John B Newman

    Male1897–Male

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 5

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 11

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a newcomer to a place, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + man ‘man’. This form has also absorbed several European cognates with the same meaning, for example Neumann . (For other forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Sources (2)

  • William Newman in household of John Newman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Newman in household of John Newman, "United States Census, 1900"

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