Margaret Elizabeth Newton (Turnbull) (b. - 1938)

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Nicknames: "Libby"
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Birthplace: Ontario, Canada
Death: Died in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA
Cause of death: Depression
Managed by: Gwen Tuson
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About Margaret Elizabeth Newton (Turnbull)

Libby Turnbull migrated to Manchester, NH from the tiny farming community of Mooers Forks, NY on the US-Canada border to support herself as a millworker. She met and married in 1899 the businessman James Newton.

Her children: Marion Newton 1901-1978) was valedictorian at Holyoke, taught school until Leonard's death, then lived with her father until the mid 1970's. She had a solar house designed and built across from the Newton homestead in Hartford Vermont where she lived until she died of cancer. Wilmer (1903-1908) died of digestive system illness age 5 Leonard (1909-1937) died suddenly of digestive system failure. He was Libby's pride and joy. After his death she suffered from depression from which she never recovered. Elise ((1912- served as a WWII Army nurse and settled in NY to raise herthree children while working in the nursing field. Grace (1914-2004) settled in Idahoafter college and workied in the theater with her husband and raised 2 boys. Lettie (1916-2008) also attended Holyoke, worked in southern Calif. and Guam during WWII reconstruction and inherited the Newton family homestead where she met her husband and raised a son.

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Margaret Newton (Turnbull)'s Timeline

1899
1899
1901
1901
Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
1908
December 15, 1908
Manchester, NH, USA
1938
1938
Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA
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Manchester, NH, USA
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Ontario, Canada
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Manchester, NH, USA