Vance Feimster Gabriel

6 March 1905–15 January 1998 (Age 92)
Iredell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Vance Feimster

When Vance Feimster Gabriel was born on 6 March 1905, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Pinkney Gabriel, was 38 and his mother, Mary Clara Femister, was 32. He married Mary Belle McLean on 28 December 1924, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Davidson Township, Iredell, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Coddle Creek Township, Iredell, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 January 1998, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Mooresville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Vance Feimster Gabriel
Mary Belle McLean
Marriage: 28 December 1924
James Chandler Gabriel
Vance Leon Gabriel

Spouse and Children

28 December 1924
Iredell, North Carolina, United States


    James Chandler Gabriel


    Vance Leon Gabriel


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Pinkney Gabriel


    Mary Clara Femister




    Rufus Eugene Gabriel




    Alice Amanda Gabriel


    Joe Ray Gabriel


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 13

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 26

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

A scriptural name from the Hebrew name Gabriyél, from "gébher-El," that signifies a man of God. The name has been translated as the "mighty one [or hero] of God." A nickname is Gab. Gabriell is another spelling.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Vance Gaberiel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vance F Gabriel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vance F Gabriel in household of Joseph P Gabriel, "United States Census, 1910"

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