Forrest Len Newman

14 December 1895–October 1966 (Age 70)
Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Forrest Len

When Forrest Len Newman was born on 14 December 1895, in Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States, his father, Emil Newman, was 34 and his mother, Carolina Josephina Hastesko, was 30. He married Mary Louise Swett about 1913, in Coatsburg, Adams, Illinois, United States. He lived in Denver, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died in October 1966, in Renton, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in SeaTac, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Forrest Len Newman
Mary Louise Swett
Marriage: about 1913

Spouse and Children

about 1913
Coatsburg, Adams, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Emil Newman


    Carolina Josephina Hastesko




    Alma Newman



    Forest L Newman


    Hazel L G Newman


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.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 6

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 19

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.

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 (3)

  • Forest L Newman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Forrest L Newman in household of Emil Newman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Forrest Len Newman, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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