Ernest Leroy Newton

23 June 1908–10 February 2008 (Age 99)
Cody, Park, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Ernest Leroy

When Ernest Leroy Newton was born on 23 June 1908, in Cody, Park, Wyoming, United States, his father, Leonard Leander Newton, was 30 and his mother, Lula Ethel Hohanshelt, was 23. He married Celia May Merrill on 27 December 1933. He lived in Lander, Sweetwater, Wyoming Territory, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 February 2008, in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Lander, Sweetwater, Wyoming Territory, United States.

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Ernest Leroy Newton
Celia May Merrill
Marriage: 27 December 1933

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27 December 1933

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 1

Historical Boundaries 1896: Big Horn, Wyoming, United States 1909: Park, Wyoming, United States
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 27

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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 (3)

  • Ernest L Newton in household of Lula E Newton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earnest Newton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earnest L Newton in household of Len L Newton, "United States Census, 1910"

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