Arthur Lee New1

#8091, b. 26 Oct 1931, d. 7 Aug 1977
Last Edited:2 Nov 2014
FatherPete E. New2
MotherMildred Carrico2
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Child of Arthur Lee New and Kyle Bernice Todd

Outline of Life Events:

BirthArthur Lee New was born on 26 Oct 1931 at TX.2
MarriageHe married Kyle Bernice Todd, daughter of Floyd Frances Todd and Mildred Ida Wharton, at TX.1
DeathArthur Lee New died at age 45 of a gunshot wound to the head, on 7 Aug 1977 at 4940 Garfield in Groves, Jefferson County, TX. He murdered his wife and their son, Leonard, after she filed a restraining order for spousal abuse. He then turned the gun on himself.2
BurialHe was buried at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Groves, Jefferson County, TX.2


  1. [S917] Pat Buelt. E-mail message, Mar-May 2013.
  2. [S1091] TX. Jefferson County. "Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982". Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Austin, TX, USA.
  3. [S181] Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Online