Baxter Newton Vestal

5 June 1891–1965 (Age 73)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Baxter Newton

When Baxter Newton Vestal was born on 5 June 1891, in Arkansas, United States, his father, James A. Vestal, was 36 and his mother, Rhoda Ann Burns, was 36. He married Ethel Armstrong on 22 February 1912, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Texas, United States in 1935 and Indio Judicial Township, Riverside, California, United States in 1940. He died in 1965, in Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Rest Lawn Memory Gardens, West Salem, Polk, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Baxter Newton Vestal
1891–1965
Ethel Armstrong
1887–1975
Marriage: 22 February 1912
Wiley W. Vestael
1910–
Alpha M Vestar
1914–
Gladys E. Vestal
1916–2011
James B Vestar
1923–
John D Vestar
1928–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 February 1912
Texas, United States
children

(5)

    Wiley W. Vestael

    Male1910–Male

    Alpha M Vestar

    Male1914–Male

    Gladys E. Vestal

    Female1916–2011Female

    James B Vestar

    Male1923–Male

    John D Vestar

    Male1928–Male

Parents and Siblings

    James A. Vestal

    Male1855–1915Male

    Rhoda Ann Burns

    Female1854–1937Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 13

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

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, of French (Huguenot) origin: altered form of French Vassal, status name for a medieval retainer ( see Vassell ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Baxter N Vestal, "United States Census, 1940"
  • B N Vestael, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Baxter N Vestar, "United States Census, 1930"

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