Mabel Mingus

25 August 1882–
Montgomery, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mabel

Mabel Mingus was born on 25 August 1882, in Montgomery, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States as the daughter of Edwin Mingus and Emma Parsons. She married Samuel Adrian Read on 12 January 1912, in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States.

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Samuel Adrian Read
Mabel Mingus
Marriage: 12 January 1912

Spouse and Children

12 January 1912
Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Edwin Mingus


    Emma Parsons




World Events (3)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 5

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Menzies , which is traditionally pronounced ‘mingiz’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mabel Mingus, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Mable Ella Adams, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Mabel Mingus, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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