Edwin John Abel

23 August 1892–10 January 1974 (Age 81)
Barton, Washington, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Edwin John

When Edwin John Abel was born on 23 August 1892, in Barton, Washington, Wisconsin, United States, his father, John W Abel, was 28 and his mother, Emma K. Heiser, was 23. He had at least 2 daughters with Olinda Wilhelmina Kibbel. He lived in Washington, Wisconsin, United States in 1892 and Barton, Washington, Wisconsin Territory, United States in 1910. He died on 10 January 1974, in West Bend, Washington, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in West Bend, Washington, Wisconsin, United States.

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Edwin John Abel
Olinda Wilhelmina Kibbel
Elvira Ottilie Abel
Laverna Esther Abel

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 15

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

In Hebrew, the scriptural name is Hébhel, which has been translated as "vanity or vapor" and as "breath." The son of Adam perhaps received the name due to the shortness of his life; however, he had this name from his birth.

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  • Edwin P Abel in household of John W Abel, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Edwin Abel in household of John Abel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edwin Abel in household of John W Abel, "United States Census, 1910"

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