Ellen ( Helen) Elizabeth New

19 June 1894–August 1985 (Age 91)
Faulkner, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ellen ( Helen) Elizabeth

When Ellen ( Helen) Elizabeth New was born on 19 June 1894, in Faulkner, Arkansas, United States, her father, George Andrew New, was 41 and her mother, Mary Magdalene Jackson, was 32. She lived in Benton Township, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. She died in August 1985, in Saline, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Haskell, Saline, Arkansas, United States.

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George Andrew New
Mary Magdalene Jackson
Clarence New
Ellen ( Helen) Elizabeth New
Willie Lee New
Morris Dewey New
Amma Lucille New

Parents and Siblings

    George Andrew New


    Mary Magdalene Jackson




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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 10

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a newcomer to an area, from Middle English newe ‘new’.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a yew tree, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atten ewe ‘at the yew’ (Old English æt ðæm ēowe).3 German and Jewish (American): Translation of German Neu .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen E Mew in household of George A New, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ellen E New in household of Willie L New, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ellen New in household of George New, "United States Census, 1910"

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