Wilbur Clark Mecabe

20 February 1908–8 September 1996 (Age 88)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Wilbur Clark

When Wilbur Clark Mecabe was born on 20 February 1908, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Wilbur Clark Mecabe, was 26 and his mother, Lillian Bella Bennett, was 26. He married Elsie Mae Clouter on 14 December 1929, in Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States in 1920 and Elizabeth Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 September 1996, in Tallahassee, Leon, Florida, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Wilbur Clark Mecabe
1908–1996
Elsie Mae Clouter
1908–2002
Marriage: 14 December 1929
Robert Clouter
1925–1982
Wilbur Clark Mecabe
1931–1993
John Mccabe
1933–
Elsie Mccabe
1934–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 December 1929
Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Wilbur Clark Mecabe

    Male1881–Male

    Lillian Bella Bennett

    Female1881–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1911

Age 3

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 6

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1933

Age 25

"New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the ""New Deal"". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933."

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Cavan): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cába ‘son of Cába’, a nickname or personal name of uncertain origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilbur McCabe, Jr in household of Wilbur McCabe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilber Mccabe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilbur Mecabe, "United States Census, 1930"

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