Mabel Vida Nixon

25 August 1888–10 November 1924 (Age 36)
Merrellton, Calhoun, Alabama, United States

The Life of Mabel Vida

When Mabel Vida Nixon was born on 25 August 1888, in Merrellton, Calhoun, Alabama, United States, her father, William Dawson Nixon, was 31 and her mother, Nancy Jane Green, was 22. She married David William Hay on 16 May 1915, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 10 November 1924, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Jacksonville, Calhoun, Alabama, United States.

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David William Hay
Mabel Vida Nixon
Marriage: 16 May 1915
William Nixon Hay
Ida Louise Hay
Hugh Forest Hay

Spouse and Children

    David William Hay



16 May 1915
Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Dawson Nixon





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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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 5

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 10

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.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nik(k)e, a short form of Nicholas .2 French: variant of a contracted form of Nickesson, a pet form of Nick, from Nicolas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mable V Nixon in household of William D Nixon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vida Hay in household of David W Hay, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mabel Vida Nixon in household of William D Nixon, "United States Census, 1900"

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