Leta Pauline Newberry

4 October 1917–27 July 1995 (Age 77)
Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Leta Pauline

When Leta Pauline Newberry was born on 4 October 1917, in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United States, her father, John Alfred Newberry, was 27 and her mother, Emma Jane Andrew, was 26. She married Stephen Cherry on 19 June 1946, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. She lived in Harrison Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Benton Township, Howell, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 July 1995, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Moody Cemetery, Moody, Howell, Missouri, United States.

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Stephen Cherry
Leta Pauline Newberry
Marriage: 19 June 1946

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19 June 1946
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 14

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 24

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 Berry 1 and Bury ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pauline Newberry in household of John Newberry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paulena Newberry in household of John Newberry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pauline Newberry in household of John Newberry, "United States Census, 1920"

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