Mabel Irene Harley

Female28 April 1881–20 September 1935

Brief Life History of Mabel Irene

When Mabel Irene Harley was born on 28 April 1881, in Union Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Harley JR, was 31 and her mother, Mary Jane Heckendorn, was 28. She married Willard Cornelius Conway on 30 July 1903, in Luthersburg, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 20 September 1935, in Brockway, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Home Camp, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Willard Cornelius Conway
Mabel Irene Harley
Marriage: 30 July 1903
Georgea Rae Conway
Charles Willard Conway
Robert Conway
Lillian Gladys Conaway
Merle E Conway
Joseph Conway
Margaret Jane Conway
Ruth Eileen Conway
Kenneth Lavern Conway

Sources (11)

  • Mable I Conaway in household of Williard C Conaway, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mable I Harley, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Mable Irene Harley Conway, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 July 1903Luthersburg, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


    Age 5

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 15

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either of two places called Harley (Shropshire, Yorkshire). The Shropshire placename derives from Old English hær ‘rock, heap of stones’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The Yorkshire placename derives from Old English hara ‘hare’ or hær + hlāw ‘mound, hill’, later replaced by lēah.

    Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarghaile ‘descendant of Earghal’, a variant of the personal name Fearghal without the initial F-. This name has also become Herley and Hurley . Compare Arrell and Harrell .

    Scottish (Fife): habitational name from any of several places called Harlaw in Midlothian, Peeblesshire, and Berwickshire, named in Older Scots with hare ‘gray’ + law ‘hill’.

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

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