Elna Zabel

Female24 February 1896–August 1973

Brief Life History of Elna

When Elna Zabel was born on 24 February 1896, in Valley Cottage, Rockland, New York, United States, her father, Adolph Julius Zabel, was 29 and her mother, Anna Marie Miller, was 26. She had at least 1 son with Joseph Francis Ennis. She lived in Clarkstown, Rockland, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died in August 1973, in Dumont, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 77.

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Joseph Francis Ennis
Elna Zabel
Joseph Francis Ennis Jr

Sources (2)

  • Elna Jabel in household of Adolf Jabel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elna Sabel in household of Adolph Sabel, "United States Census, 1910"

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Children (1)

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Siblings (6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


Age 7

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.


Age 21

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

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German zabel ‘board game’ (from Latin tabula), hence a nickname for a habitual game player.

North German: variant of Zobel .

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

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