Mabel Grace Ranstead

15 August 1887–2 February 1987 (Age 99)
Earlville, LaSalle, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mabel Grace

When Mabel Grace Ranstead was born on 15 August 1887, in Earlville, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, her father, Herbert Evelyn Ranstead, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Miller, was 37. She married Herbert LaVier on 30 August 1910, in Kane, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Harris, Texas, United States in 1920 and Meriden, LaSalle, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 2 February 1987, in Libertyville, Lake, Illinois, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Precinct Cemetery, Earlville, LaSalle, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert LaVier
Mabel Grace Ranstead
Marriage: 30 August 1910
Ethel May LaVier
Dorothy Hazel LaVier
Marjorie Fern Lavier

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 August 1910Kane, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    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.
    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
    Age 7
    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 26
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Anstett .English: habitational name from Hanstead's House in Saint Albans, Hertfordshire, with loss of initial H-.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Mabelle Lavier in entry for Herbert Lavier, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • Mabel Ranstead in household of Herman Ranstead, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Mabel Lavier, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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