Advertisement
Advertisement

Victoria Newlands (1888 - 1985)

A photo of Victoria Newlands
Add photo
Victoria Newlands
1888 - 1985
Born
January 24, 1888
Death
December 1985
Last Known Residence
Harpswell, Cumberland County, Maine 04079
Summary
Victoria Newlands was born on January 24, 1888. She died in December 1985 at 97 years of age. We know that Victoria Newlands had been residing in Harpswell, Cumberland County, Maine 04079.
Updated: October 1, 2011
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement
Introduction
Every life has a story to tell. This collaborative biography is dedicated to tell the story of Victoria Newlands. Click the to update this introduction with a synopsis or highlights of Victoria's life.
Show & Tell Her Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Victoria is always remembered.
Update biography

Victoria's biography

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Victoria's life so that she is always remembered. What's this?

Biography
Victoria Newlands
Most commonly known as
Victoria Newlands
Full name
Did Victoria go by other names?
Other names or aliases
Harpswell, Cumberland County, Maine 04079
Last known residence
Female
Gender
Victoria Newlands was born on
Birth
Victoria Newlands died in
Death
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for Victoria.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Victoria Newlands?
Burial / Funeral
Heritage

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Victoria's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Victoria born and where did she live?
Childhood

Education

Did Victoria finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Victoria attend?

Religion

Was Victoria a religious woman?

Baptism

Was Victoria baptized?
Adulthood

Professions

Share what Victoria did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Victoria's life. Experiences, organizations, & how she spent her time.

Military Service

Did Victoria serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?
Obituary

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Advertisement
Advertisement

Family Tree

Victoria's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Newlands family tree.

Victoria's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Victoria Newlands Victoria Newlands
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Victoria's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Photos

Nobody has shared photos of Victoria Newlands! Please help add a face to the name by sharing a photo of Victoria.

Photo
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

Comments

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Victoria.

Cancel

Obituary

Share Victoria's obituary or write your own to preserve her legacy.

Victoria Newlands died in December 1985 at 97 years old. She was born on January 24, 1888. We have no information about Victoria's surviving family. We know that Victoria Newlands had been residing in Harpswell, Cumberland County, Maine 04079.
Followers & Sources
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

1888 - 1985 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Victoria's lifetime.

In 1888, in the year that Victoria Newlands was born, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1900, she was only 12 years old when Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA was created by Anthony in 1890 in order to fight for the right of women to vote in the United States. Membership in NAWSA began at 7,000 and in the decades of the struggle - women didn't get the right to vote until 1920 - membership rose to 2 million.

In 1927, when she was 39 years old, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1953, Victoria was 65 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1985, in the year of Victoria Newlands's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

Back to Top