Mabel Lee Eldridge

Female27 November 1915–2 July 1999

Brief Life History of Mabel Lee

Mabel Lee Eldridge was born on 27 November 1915, in Texas, United States as the daughter of Willie Eldridge. She married Paul Selke Barber on 2 January 1955, in Wichita, Texas, United States. She died on 2 July 1999, in Anadarko, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States.

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Paul Selke Barber
Mabel Lee Eldridge
Marriage: 2 January 1955

Sources (2)

  • Mabel L. Barber, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mabel Lee Eldridge, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1955Wichita, Texas, United States
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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 1

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

    Age 14

    Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 22

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern): from the Middle English personal name Elrich or Eldrich, variants of Alrich and Aldrich, representing any one of three Old English personal names, Æthelrīc, Ælfrīc, and Ealdrīc, formed respectively from æthel- ‘noble’, ælf ‘elf, sprite’, and (e)ald ‘old, honored’ + rīc ‘ruler’ (see Aldridge ). The name might also be a variant of Eldrett, a variant of Aldred , which often occurs in Middle English as Aldret and Eldret, and might have been associated with Eldridge as a result of surname confusion.

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

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