Newton Henry Stevenson

Brief Life History of Newton Henry

When Newton Henry Stevenson was born on 12 July 1878, in McDonald, Hardin, Ohio, United States, his father, James Wood Stevenson, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Beck, was 29. He married Maud Esther Daniels on 2 October 1905, in Hardin, Ohio, United States. He lived in Shawnee Township, Allen, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 20 June 1924, in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Preston Cemetery, Alger, Hardin, Ohio, United States.

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Newton Henry Stevenson
1878–1924
Maud Esther Daniels
1886–1913
Marriage: 2 October 1905

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  • Newton H Stevenson in household of Rosettie Coon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • N.H. Stevenson, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Newton Stevenson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Steven, Stephen (see Steven ) + -son. This surname is also very common in northern Ireland (especially Antrim and Down), where it has been interchangeable with Steenson and Stinson . In North America, this surname has also absorbed various European cognates, such as Danish, Norwegian, and North German Steffensen or Stephensen ; see also Stevens .

Scottish: variant of Stevenston, a habitational name from Stevenston (Ayrshire), Stevenson in Newlands (Peeblesshire), or Stevenson in Haddington (East Lothian). The placename in each case derives from the personal name Steven + Older Scots toun ‘farmstead, settlement’.

English: habitational name from Stevenstone (Devon), meaning ‘Stephen's farmstead’.

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

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