When Bethel Estelle Newberry was born on 26 September 1920, her father, Horace Newberry, was 43 and her mother, Estella Mae Southerland, was 38. She married Clifford Chelsea Lyerla on 25 January 1950, in Bowling Green, Brown, Ohio, United States. She lived in Detroit Ward 17, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 28 February 1999, in Chelsea, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Chelsea, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.
English: habitational name from any of the many places called Newbury, named with the Old English elements nēowe ‘new’ + burh ‘fortress, fortified town’ (see Newbury ).
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Le Neubourg in Eure, France.
History: Thomas Newberry emigrated from Devon, England, to Dorchester, MA, in 1634. Among his descendants were a number of very successful manufacturers and entrepreneurs, including the brothers Oliver (1789–1860) and Walter (1804–68) Newberry, whose prosperity was linked with the growth and development of Chicago.