Mable Kathryn Marguerita Fetzer

Female29 November 1894–14 July 1971

Brief Life History of Mable Kathryn Marguerita

When Mable Kathryn Marguerita Fetzer was born on 29 November 1894, in Illinois, United States, her father, Henry Fetzer, was 31 and her mother, Anna Martha Rothert, was 28. She married James Russell Parkes on 25 January 1922. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in United States in 1949 and Gardner Township, Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1950. She died on 14 July 1971, at the age of 76, and was buried in Farmingdale, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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James Russell Parkes
Mable Kathryn Marguerita Fetzer
Marriage: 25 January 1922
Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Parkes
Richard Russell Parkes
Delmer Dale Parkes

Sources (10)

  • Mabel Parkes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mabel Kathryn Marguerita Fetzer Parkes, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mabel Fetzer Parkes in entry for Mr Delmer Dale Parks Parkes, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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  • Marriage
    25 January 1922
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    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.

    1910 · Boy Scouts of America

    Age 16

    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 22

    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.

    Name Meaning


    occupational name for a ragman, from an agent derivative of Middle High German vetze ‘scrap, rag’ or vetzen ‘to tear or shred’.

    topographic name for someone who lived in a marshy area, from Swabian Fätsche ‘marsh’.

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

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