John Henry Newell

16 September 1877–17 January 1951 (Age 73)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of John Henry

John Henry Newell was born on 16 September 1877, in Missouri, United States. He had at least 5 sons and 3 daughters with Meta Frances Mayfield. He lived in Clay Township, Dunklin, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Independence Township, Dunklin, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 17 January 1951, in Kennett, Dunklin, Missouri, United States, at the age of 73.

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John Henry Newell
Meta Frances Mayfield
William A Newell
Charles O Newell
Charles Oscar Newell
Loran Arthur Newell
Ethel Newel
Stella Newel
Della Newel
Luthern Newel

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 4
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 5
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.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 21
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: variant of Neville .2 English: variant of Noel .3 Irish (north County Kildare): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tnúthghail ‘descendant of Tnúthgal’, a personal name composed of the elements tnúth ‘desire’, ‘envy’ + gal ‘valor’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John H Newell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jno H Newell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John H Newel, "United States Census, 1910"

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