Mable R. Morrison

December 1872–10 November 1901 (Age 28)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Mable R.

Mable R. Morrison was born in December 1872, in Michigan, United States as the daughter of Selly D. Morrison and May M. Heard. She married Newell Leonard Culver on 20 September 1893, in Bethany Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Bethany Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. She died on 10 November 1901, in St. Louis, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Pine River Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newell Leonard Culver
Mable R. Morrison
Marriage: 20 September 1893
Ruth Culver
Neva May Culver

Spouse and Children

20 September 1893
Bethany Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Selly D. Morrison


    May M. Heard





    Orfa D. Morrison


    Lee A. Morrison


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 7

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 9

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mabel R Morrison in household of Seely D Morrison, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mabel Culver in household of William Culver, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mable Culver in entry for Ruth Culver, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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