Clementine Abel

14 February 1886–8 April 1984 (Age 98)
, Eastland County, Texas, United States of America

The Life of Clementine

When Clementine Abel was born on 14 February 1886, her father, Joseph Monroe Abel Sr, was 25 and her mother, Emma Ellen Acker, was 17. She had at least 3 daughters with James Melvin Peninger. She lived in Palo Verde, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 1 Deming, Luna, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 8 April 1984, in Sun City, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Deming, Luna, New Mexico, United States.

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James Melvin Peninger
Clementine Abel
Hazel Penninger
Elsie Pherne Peninger
Naoma Peninger

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    Elsie Pherne Peninger


    Naoma Peninger


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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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 8

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Age 26

New Mexico is the 47th state.

Name Meaning

In Hebrew, the scriptural name is Hébhel, which has been translated as "vanity or vapor" and as "breath." The son of Adam perhaps received the name due to the shortness of his life; however, he had this name from his birth.

Sources (3)

  • Clemili Penniger in household of James Penniger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarise Peninger in household of J M Peninger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clemie J Peninger in household of J M Peninger, "United States Census, 1930"

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