Mabel Agnes Mortrell

12 March 1902–5 August 1985 (Age 83)
Fulda, Murray, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Mabel Agnes

Mabel Agnes Mortrell was born on 12 March 1902, in Fulda, Murray, Minnesota, United States. She married Elmer Myles Kolbo on 21 October 1925. She died on 5 August 1985, in Kenmare, Ward, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 83.

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Elmer Myles Kolbo
1902–1974
Mabel Agnes Mortrell
1902–1985
Marriage: 21 October 1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 October 1925
Coulee,, North Dakota

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 4

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1927

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

Irish (of Norman origin): from the Latin nickname Martellus or its Old French derivative Martel ‘hammer’. In Ireland, this surname is found in counties Tipperary, Limerick, and Cork.

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

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