Mable Anna Devlin

Brief Life History of Mable Anna

When Mable Anna Devlin was born on 10 December 1884, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, her father, John Devlin, was 35 and her mother, Minnie Mary Van Etten, was 26. She lived in Capital Township, Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 23 October 1946, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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Roscoe Conklin McClain
Mable Anna Devlin

Sources (9)

  • Mable A McClain in household of John J Devlin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mabel Anna Mcclain, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Mabel Anna McClain in entry for Roscoe Conklin McClain, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Siobhan, Brid, Caitlyn, Colum, Eamon, John Patrick, Kieran, Paddy, Seamus, Sinead.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dobhailéin ‘descendant of Dobhailéan’, a personal name probably from a diminutive of dobhail ‘unlucky, unfortunate’.

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

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