Mabel May Faulkner

22 May 1890–1974 (Age 83)
Union Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mabel May

When Mabel May Faulkner was born on 22 May 1890, in Union Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States, her father, Okey J. Faulkner, was 29 and her mother, Martha Jane Sutton, was 23. She married Sylvester Theobald Fath on 12 October 1918, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1974, in Wayne, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sylvester Theobald Fath
1878–1957
Mabel May Faulkner
1890–1974
Marriage: 12 October 1918
Naomi Irene Fath
1919–1919
Hillis Irvin Fath
1921–2001
Hiram Edward Fath
1922–1922
Esther Fath
1926–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 October 1918
Wayne, Ohio, United States
children

(4)

    Naomi Irene Fath

    Female1919–1919Female

    Male1921–2001Male

    Hiram Edward Fath

    Male1922–1922Male

    Female1926–1996Female

Parents and Siblings

    Okey J. Faulkner

    Male1860–1920Male

    Female1867–1948Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1890–1974Female

    Male1892–1973Male

    Charles Harold Faulkner

    Male1894–1918Male

    Ruth Ann Faulkner

    Female1896–1990Female

    Vesta M. Faulkner

    Female1899–1978Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who kept and trained falcons (a common feudal service). Falconry was a tremendously popular sport among the aristocracy in medieval Europe, and most great houses had their falconers. The surname could also have arisen as metonymic occupational name for someone who operated the siege gun known as a falcon.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mabele Faulkner in household of Okey Faulkner Jr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mabel M Faulkner in household of Okey J Faulkner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mabel Fath, "United States Census, 1940"

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