Mabel Filer

Paulton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mabel

When Mabel Filer was born in 1897, in Paulton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Filer, was 36 and her mother, Mary Ann Emery, was 28.

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George Filer
Mary Ann Emery
Ernest Arthur Filer
Clifford Filer
Mabel Filer
Daisy Filer
Howard Filer
Grace Filer

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1861–Male

  • Mary Ann Emery




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World Events (3)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 7

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 11

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 17

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a maker or user of files, from an agent derivative of Middle English file ‘file’. 2. occupational name for a spinner, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French fil ‘thread’ (Latin filum). 3. Americanized spelling of German Feiler , cognate of 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Mabel Filer in household of George Filer, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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