Newton Farrell Grindstaff

Brief Life History of Newton Farrell

When Newton Farrell Grindstaff was born on 4 October 1923, in Buchanan, Missouri, United States, his father, Arthur Floyd Grindstaff, was 23 and his mother, Audrey Gladys Franklin, was 18. He married June Jessie Silvia French on 14 November 1943, in Monroe, Indiana, United States. He died on 11 December 1994, in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Reger, Sullivan, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newton Farrell Grindstaff
Velma Jean Meeks
Marriage: 25 October 1946
James Newton Grindstaff
Larry Vincent "Vince" Grindstaff
Gary Dewain Grindstaff Sr.
Jerry Donivan Grindstaff
Terry Burton Grindstaff

Sources (15)

  • Newton I Grindstoff, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Mr Newton F Grindstaff, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Newton F Grindstaff, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

World Events (8)


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kranzdorf or of its extinct altered form Crantzdorf: unexplained. Compare Grandstaff .

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

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