Bethel Estelle Newberry

Female26 September 1920–28 February 1999

Brief Life History of Bethel Estelle

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.

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Clifford Chelsea Lyerla
Bethel Estelle Newberry
Marriage: 25 January 1950

Sources (10)

  • Bethel Newberry in household of Benjiman Stead, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bethel Newbury, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Bethel E Lyerla, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 January 1950Bowling Green, Brown, Ohio, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1921 · The Detroit Historical Society

    Age 1

    Since its founding, the Detroit Historical Society has been dedicated to ensuring that the history of Detroit and its surrounding region is preserved. This is to help current and future generations better understand the people, places, and events that helped shape the lives of those who build up the city of Detroit.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 3

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.


    Age 21

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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