Mabel Petijean

about 1888–from 1873 to 1983
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mabel

When Mabel Petijean was born about 1888, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Octave Petitjean, was 24 and her mother, Jennie Lucina Terrell, was 21. She married George Moeller from 1873 to 1934. She lived in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years. She died from 1873 to 1983, at the age of 95.

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George Moeller
Mabel Petijean

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Octave Petitjean


    Jennie Lucina Terrell





    Clifford Octave Petijean


    Hazel Petitjean


World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 12

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.

Name Meaning

French: from a compound of Old French petit ‘small’ + the personal name Jean ( see John ), hence a nickname for a small man called Jean (or an ironic nickname for a large man), or a distinguishing epithet for the younger of two bearers of the same name.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mabel T R* J* in household of Octen R* J*, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mabel T Petitjean in household of Octave Petitjean, "United States Census, 1910"

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