Mabel Winifred Wilkes

10 February 1901–7 April 2002 (Age 101)
Tonganoxie, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States

The Life of Mabel Winifred

When Mabel Winifred Wilkes was born on 10 February 1901, in Tonganoxie, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States, her father, William Attless Wilkes, was 26 and her mother, Mary Josephine Trackwell, was 22. She married Frank Gibson Lester on 15 August 1921, in Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cave Creek, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 2, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 7 April 2002, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Gibson Lester
Mabel Winifred Wilkes
Marriage: 15 August 1921
Frank Gibson Lester Jr.
Robert Harvey Lester
Winifred Lucille Lester
Mary Jane Lester

Spouse and Children

15 August 1921
Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States


Parents and Siblings





    Maude Sylvia Wilkes


    Wray Attless Wilkes


    Walter Elkins WILKES


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

Age 18

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.

Age 28

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Wilk .2 Frisian: from a pet form of the personal name Will.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mable Lester, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mabel W Lester in household of F E Lester, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mable Wilkes in household of William A Wilkes, "United States Census, 1910"

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