Mabel May Egglesfield

Brief Life History of Mabel May

When Mabel May Egglesfield was born on 12 May 1892, in Algoma, Ontario, Canada, her father, Charles William Egglesfield, was 36 and her mother, Frances Ann Fraser, was 27. She married James McGaw on 18 March 1918, in York, Ontario, Canada. She lived in A Township, Algoma, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Detroit Ward 12, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 7 November 1987, at the age of 95.

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Harold Stevens
Mabel May Egglesfield
Marriage: 9 April 1949

Sources (12)

  • Mabel Garman in household of Charles D Garman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Eglesfield, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Mable May Egglefield, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: locative name from Eaglesfield (Cumb).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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