Mabel Weld

1 February 1886–28 February 1957 (Age 71)
Coaltown, Neshannock Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mabel

Mabel Weld was born on 1 February 1886, in Coaltown, Neshannock Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States. She married John Henry Martin on 4 July 1905, in Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 February 1957, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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John Henry Martin
Mabel Weld
Marriage: 4 July 1905
George Weld Martin
Lela Virgie Martin

Spouse and Children

4 July 1905
Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States


    George Weld Martin


    Lela Virgie Martin


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 18

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 19

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English wold ‘forest’ or ‘cleared upland’ ( see Wald , Wold ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mabel Martin in household of John H Martin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mabel R Martin in household of John H Martin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mabel R Martin in household of John H Martin, "United States Census, 1930"

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