Erma Doris Newton

8 August 1899–10 May 1979 (Age 79)
Laurens, Pocahontas, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Erma Doris

When Erma Doris Newton was born on 8 August 1899, in Laurens, Pocahontas, Iowa, United States, her father, Eugene Stillman Newton, was 29 and her mother, Ethel Pearl Hollenbeck, was 21. She married Howard Clayton Buck on 12 March 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in State Center, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1930 and LaMoille, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 10 May 1979, in Marshalltown, Marshall, Iowa, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, State Center Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States.

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Howard Clayton Buck
Erma Doris Newton
Marriage: 12 March 1920
Wilma Lucille Buck
Dorothy Campbell
Dorothy Jean Buck
Wayne Martin Buck
Edith Marie Buck

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment
Age 8
The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
Age 21
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, from Old English nēowe ‘new’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English place name. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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

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Sources (18)

  • Erma Buck in household of Howard Buck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Erma D Buck in household of Howard C Buck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Erma Newton in household of Eugene S Newton, "United States Census, 1920"

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