Mabel Cecelia Draper

19 November 1888–5 September 1933 (Age 44)
Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Mabel Cecelia

When Mabel Cecelia Draper was born on 19 November 1888, in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Marvin Carson Draper, was 21 and her mother, Marie Amelia Christine Nielsen, was 22. She married Charles Henry Smith on 6 September 1913, in Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Sevier, Utah, United States in 1920 and McGill, White Pine, Nevada, United States in 1930. She died on 5 September 1933, in Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Smith
Mabel Cecelia Draper
Marriage: 6 September 1913
Charles Marvin Smith
Hazel Lucille Smith
Mary Marjorie Smith
Mabel Clare Smith
Virginia Dee Smith
Jack Dwight Smith
Marian Smith
Jane Carol Smith

Spouse and Children

6 September 1913
Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 8

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 13

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

English and Irish: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, Anglo-Norman French draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap ‘cloth’). The surname was introduced to Ulster in the 17th century. Draperstown in County Londonderry was named for the London Company of Drapers, which was allocated the land in the early 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mabel C Draper in household of Marvin C Draper, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mabel C Smith in household of Charles H Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mabel Draper in household of Marvin C Draper, "United States Census, 1910"

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