Daniel Needham

Male6 July 1951–23 April 2017

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Needham was born on 6 July 1951, his father, Daniel J Needham Jr, was 29 and his mother, Harriet Gray Leatherbee, was 29. He died on 23 April 2017, in Hill, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 65.

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Daniel J Needham Jr
1922–1992
Harriet Gray Leatherbee
1921–2016
Daniel Needham
1951–2017

Sources (4)

  • Daniel Needham, "Índice Find A Grave"
  • Daniel Needham in entry for Danfel Needham Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current

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World Events (8)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 4

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 4

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.

1969

Age 18

"Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin landed on the lunar surface while Michael Collins orbited overhead in the Apollo command module. After checkout, Armstrong set foot on the surface, telling the millions of listeners that it was ""one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind""."

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so named, such as High Needham in Hartington (Derbyshire), Needham in Elm (Cambridgeshire), Needham (Norfolk), Needham in Yaxley, Needham Street in Gazeley or Needham Market (all in Suffolk). These places are named with Old English nēd ‘need, hardship’ + hām ‘homestead’, denoting a place that provided a poor living.

Irish (County Mayo): Anglicized form of Ó Niadh, see Nee .

History: English explorer James Needham carried the name to the southern Carolina settlement, arriving from Barbados in 1670 as a young man.

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

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