James Newton Saye

12 August 1888–30 December 1953 (Age 65)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of James Newton

When James Newton Saye was born on 12 August 1888, in Arkansas, United States, his father, William Burell Saye, was 36 and his mother, Lula A. Hodges, was 20. He married Leah Estel Wells on 17 December 1918, in Eldorado Springs, Benton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in El Dorado, Union, Arkansas, United States for about 2 years and Justice Precinct 1, Gregg, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 30 December 1953, in Longview, Gregg, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Longview, Gregg, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Newton Saye
Leah Estel Wells
Marriage: 17 December 1918
Leah Wells Saye
Sarah Jane Saye

Spouse and Children

17 December 1918
Eldorado Springs, Benton, Arkansas, United States


    Leah Wells Saye



Parents and Siblings

    William Burell Saye


    Lula A. Hodges




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 16

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Say 1 and 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • J N Saye, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Sayer in household of William B Sayer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Newton Saye, "United States Census, 1930"

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