Thelma Evonne Abel

Female6 October 1906–31 January 1986

Brief Life History of Thelma Evonne

When Thelma Evonne Abel was born on 6 October 1906, in Bellefontaine, Logan, Ohio, United States, her father, Elbridge Emerson Abel, was 40 and her mother, Cora Ann Jenkins, was 34. She married Godfrey Harold Arthur Maier on 23 October 1923, in Bellefontaine, Logan, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Perry, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Bearfield Township, Perry, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 31 January 1986, in Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Rose Hill Memorial Park Cemetery, Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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Godfrey Harold Arthur Maier
Thelma Evonne Abel
Marriage: 23 October 1923
Geraldine E Maier

Sources (18)

  • Thelma E Able in household of Elbridge E Able, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thelma E. Abel, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Thelma E. Abel, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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  • Marriage
    23 October 1923Bellefontaine, Logan, Ohio, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 1

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 2

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.


    Age 21

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, French, Spanish, and Polish; Slovak (mainly Ábel) and Czech (also Ábel): from the Biblical personal name Abel, Slovak Ábel, which was used in continental Europe from the sixth century. After the Norman Conquest it was introduced to England and Scotland, where it had a brief currency in the 12th and 13th centuries before being revived in England after the Reformation. In the Book of Genesis Abel is a son of Adam, murdered by his brother Cain (Genesis 4:1–8). In Christian tradition he is regarded as a representative of suffering innocence. The Hebrew form of the name is Hebel (Latinized as Abel), from a vocabulary word meaning ‘breath’.

    German: from the personal name Abel, a pet form of Albrecht .

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

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