Joseph William Newmyer

6 March 1894–4 January 1979 (Age 84)
Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph William

When Joseph William Newmyer was born on 6 March 1894, in Logansport, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Newmyer, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Kuntz, was 28. He married Myrtle Kincade on 20 June 1913, in Cass, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Detroit Ward 15, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 4 January 1979, in Lakeland, Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lakeland Memorial Gardens, Lakeland, Polk, Florida, United States.

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Joseph William Newmyer
Myrtle Kincade
Marriage: 20 June 1913
Mildred Louise “Middie” Newmyer
Robert K Newmyer
James W Newmyer
Joseph Newmyer Sr.
John Thomas Newmyer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 June 1913Cass, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1897 · Beginnings of Kmart
    Age 3
    Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
    Age 23
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Neumeyer .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Joseph W Newmeyer, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Joseph W Newmeyer, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Joe W Newmyer, "United States Census, 1940"

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