Minnie Mohician McAbee

23 September 1870–
Philo, Mendocino, California, United States

The Life of Minnie Mohician

When Minnie Mohician McAbee was born on 23 September 1870, in Philo, Mendocino, California, United States, her father, John Wesley McAbee, was 43 and her mother, Susan Minerva Weaver, was 39. She married Emmett Burnham Ball on 6 January 1889, in Mendocino, California, United States. She lived in Anderson, Shasta, California, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Emmett Burnham Ball
1868–1941
Minnie Mohician McAbee
1870–
Marriage: 6 January 1889

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 January 1889
Mendocino, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1826–1899Male

    Susan Minerva Weaver

    Female1831–1925Female

siblings

(11)

    James Wesley McAbee

    Male1848–1849Male

    Male1851–1937Male

    George Nevada McAbee

    Male1853–1904Male

    Marcus Lafayette McAbee

    Male1855–1936Male

    Female1857–1951Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Modoc War

Age 2

Hostilities between Modoc Indians and white settlers resulted in the Modoc War during 1872-1873. A Modoc band of nearly 200 people, led by Captain Jack Kintpuash, was fleeing a forced relocation to a reservation occupied by their enemies, the Klamaths. The band had returned to their former land on Lost River, which now had white settlers occupying the area. The conflict erupted on November 29, 1872, when 40 troops were sent to move the Modocs back to the reservation. An argument erupted and shots were fired. Several were killed and the Modocs fled to “The Stronghold,” a large, cavernous lava bed. The holdout went on for months with several clashes. On April 11, 1873, General Edward Richard Sprigg Canby and Reverend Eleazar Thomas were killed by the Modocs during a negotiation. The Modocs lacked resources and supplies and eventually surrendered on July 4. In total, 2 Modocs and 71 enlisted military men lost their lives.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicization of Gaelic Mac an B(h)eatha ‘son of life’, i.e. ‘man of religion’, originally a term denoting a monk, but later used as a personal name.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Minnie Mcabee in household of John W Mcabee, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Minnie Mcabee, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Minnie McAbee in entry for Burnham E. Ball, "California Marriages, 1850-1945"

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