Ada Belle Mabie

Female25 July 1875–

Brief Life History of Ada Belle

When Ada Belle Mabie was born on 25 July 1875, in Oneida, New York, United States, her father, Theron Orvil Mabie, was 27 and her mother, Cora M. Cain, was 24. She married Albert C. Kane on 25 November 1897, in Henry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Montpelier, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Bloomington, Des Moines, Wisconsin, United States in 1925.

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Albert C. Kane
Ada Belle Mabie
Marriage: 25 November 1897
Cora Belle Kane
Bessie Lillian Kane
George William Kane
Jessie May Kane
Carl Albert Kane

Sources (12)

  • Ada Kane in household of Albert Kane, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ada Belle Mabie, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Ada Kane in entry for Albert Kane, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1897Henry, Illinois, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1877 · The First Workers Strike

    Age 2

    The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 31

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Presumably an altered form of French Mabille, a cognate of Mabile . Alternatively, perhaps an adoption of the Scottish or English surname Mabie (see 2 below) or of an altered form of English Mabey 1 in place of the original Dutch surname Van Naerden, an extinct variant of Van Naarden, a habitational name for someone from Naarden in the province of North Holland, the Netherlands. Compare Mabee 1 and Mabey 2.

    Possibly also Scottish or English: habitational name from a place so named in the parish of Troqueer in Kirkcudbrightshire, or, alternatively, a variant of English Mabey 1. This surname is apparently no longer found in Britain.

    History: The progenitor of the majority of the American Mabies was Pieter Casparszen van Naerden from the Netherlands, who was in New Amsterdam in New Netherland (now New York City, NY) by 1647, where he died in the mid 1660s. He was supposedly of French Huguenot extraction, reportedly a grandson of Pierre Mabille from Neuvy in France, who is said to had escaped to Naarden in the Netherlands after 1572. Pierre Mabille's surname is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors (as Pierre Mabille de Nevi or Mabie) and also in the similar registers of the Huguenot Society of America and the Huguenot Society of South Carolina (as Pierre Gaspard Mabille). However, proof of a French (Huguenot) origin for Pieter Casparszen van Naerden is difficult to substantiate, partly because the first documented use of the surname Mabie or of any of its variants by members of his family reportedly occurred only several years after his death.

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

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