Mabel Doris Finster

1909–2005 (Age 95)
Magnolia Beach, Calhoun, Texas, United States

The Life of Mabel Doris

When Mabel Doris Finster was born on 14 August 1909, in Magnolia Beach, Calhoun, Texas, United States, her father, John Francis Finster, was 29 and her mother, Perlie Myrtle Graham, was 20. She lived in Port Lavaca, Calhoun, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 26 January 2005, in St. Tammany, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 95.

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John Francis Finster
Perlie Myrtle Graham
Mabel Doris Finster
John Taft Finster
Harvey Leroy Finster
Wilbur Woodrow Finster
Alfred Lawrence Finster
Kenneth Carol Finster
Lyndon Keith Finster

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 5

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 26

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German finster ‘dark’, ‘gloomy’, or Yiddish fintster(Middle High German vinster). The name may have referred to a person's habitual character, or it may have been acquired as a result of some now irrecoverable anecdote.

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

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  • Mabel Finster in household of John F Finster, "United States Census, 1920"

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