Mary Helene Haskell

26 February 1877–2 April 1954 (Age 77)
Maine, United States

The Life of Mary Helene

When Mary Helene Haskell was born on 26 February 1877, in Maine, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Haskell, was 36 and her mother, Abbie H Estes, was 25. She married Harry Burns Clark on 20 June 1906, in Presque Isle, Aroostook, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Vassalboro, Kennebec, Maine, United States in 1880 and Presque Isle, Aroostook, Maine, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 April 1954, in San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Presque Isle, Aroostook, Maine, United States.

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Harry Burns Clark
Mary Helene Haskell
Marriage: 20 June 1906
Marion Kathleen Clark

Spouse and Children

20 June 1906
Presque Isle, Aroostook, Maine, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Franklin Haskell


    Abbie H Estes




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 14

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Aschetil, from Old Norse Ásketill, Áskell, a compound áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Khaskl, a Yiddish form of the Hebrew name Yechezkel ( see Ezekiel ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary H Clark in household of B Frank Haskell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary H Haskell in household of Benja F Haskell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary H Haskell in household of Benjamin F Haskell, "United States Census, 1900"

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