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
1889–1964
Mabel Winifred Wilkes
1901–2002
Marriage: 15 August 1921
Frank Gibson Lester Jr.
1922–1991
Robert Harvey Lester
1924–1944
Winifred Lucille Lester
1925–2018
Mary Jane Lester
1928–2019

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 August 1921
Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Male1898–1986Male

    Female1901–2002Female

    Maude Sylvia Wilkes

    Female1903–1919Female

    Wray Attless Wilkes

    Male1905–1907Male

    Walter Elkins WILKES

    Male1909–2000Male

+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.
1929

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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