Mabel Anna Park

1872–1947 (Age 75)
Viola, Mercer, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mabel Anna

When Mabel Anna Park was born on 9 July 1872, in Viola, Mercer, Illinois, United States, her father, Samuel Park, was 37 and her mother, Barbara Ann Menold, was 35. She married Clarence Llewelyn Breckenridge on 11 December 1894, in Viola, Mercer, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Redwood Falls Township, Redwood, Minnesota, United States in 1930 and Redwood Falls, Redwood, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 20 December 1947, in Honner Township, Redwood, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Mabel Anna Park
Clarence Llewelyn Breckenridge
Marriage: 11 December 1894
Sydney Park Breckenridge
Stanley Manning Breckenridge
Irene Breckenridge

Spouse & Children

  • Female1872–1947Female

  • Clarence Llewelyn Breckenridge


11 December 1894
Viola, Mercer, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Clara Augusta Park


  • Female1860–1945Female

  • Lewis Lindy Park


  • Frank Park


  • Arthur William Park


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 5

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 20

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

A name with many origins, to which other, rarer names have been assimilated. The principal sources are:1. English and Scottish: from Middle English, Old French parc ‘park’; a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in a park or a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a park. In the Middle Ages a park was a large enclosed area where the landowner could hunt game. 2. English and Scottish: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Peter . Compare Parkin . 3. Swedish: ornamental name from park ‘park’. 4. Korean: variant of Pak .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mabel A Breckinridge in household of Clarence T Breckinridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mabel A Breckinridge in household of Clarence L Breckinridge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mabel W Breckenridge in household of Louis Breckenridge, "United States Census, 1900"

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