Earl Stanley Newton

9 July 1892–24 October 1953 (Age 61)
Lewis, New York, United States

The Life of Earl Stanley

When Earl Stanley Newton was born on 9 July 1892, in Lewis, New York, United States, his father, Cassius Newton, was 47 and his mother, Louise Beeger, was 36. He married Orra Lee Bennett on 15 July 1915, in Jefferson, New York, United States. He lived in Denmark, Denmark, Lewis, New York, United States for about 10 years and Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1930. He died on 24 October 1953, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in DeWitt, Onondaga, New York, United States.

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Earl Stanley Newton
Orra Lee Bennett
Marriage: 15 July 1915

Spouse and Children

15 July 1915
Jefferson, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Cassius Newton


    Louise Beeger




    John E Newton


    Mabel I. Newton


    Ray E Newton



    Clair C Newton


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

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.

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)

  • Earle E Newton in household of Cassins W Newton, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Earl Newton in household of Cas* Newton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Earl S Newton in household of Cassius W Newton, "United States Census, 1910"

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