Mabel Mayeaux

4 October 1921–6 March 2009 (Age 87)
Vidrine, Evangeline, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Mabel

When Mabel Mayeaux was born on 4 October 1921, in Vidrine, Evangeline, Louisiana, United States, her father, Celestin Mayeaux, was 18 and her mother, Nazy Reed, was 18. She married Marion Fusilier on 16 December 1939, in Mamou, Evangeline, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Ward Three, Evangeline, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ville Platte, Evangeline, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 6 March 2009, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Ville Platte, Evangeline, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marion Fusilier
Mabel Mayeaux
Marriage: 16 December 1939
Marion Brent Fusilier
Phillip James Fusilier
Randy Fusilier

Spouse and Children

16 December 1939
Mamou, Evangeline, Louisiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Celestin Mayeaux


    Nazy Reed





    Cubit Mayeux


    Enora Mayeux


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

French: origin uncertain. Perhaps an altered spelling of Mayaud, a nickname from Occitan maial, maiau ‘hog to be killed in May’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mable Mycaux in household of Celestine Mycaux, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maybel Mayeux in household of Celestin Mayeux, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mable Fuselien in household of Marian Fuselien, "United States Census, 1940"

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