Mabel Orr

Brief Life History of Mabel

When Mabel Orr was born in 1875, in New York, United States, her father, Luther Cornell Orr, was 25 and her mother, Harriet Page, was 19. She married Fred Harden on 26 October 1891, in Wells, Hamilton, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Wells, Wells, Hamilton, New York, United States in 1910 and Montgomery, New York, United States in 1920. She died on 11 April 1938, in Canajoharie, Montgomery, New York, United States, at the age of 63.

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Fred Harden
Mabel Orr
Marriage: 26 October 1891
Ella Mary Harden
Frederick Harden
Percie M Harden
Everett Harden
Harriett M Harden
Elizabeth Harden
Ethel L Harden
Harman H Harden
Charles Harden

Sources (20)

  • Mable Hardin, "New York State Census, 1892"
  • Mable Harden, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Mable Orr in entry for Boyd H Clark, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


incorporated as a city in 1890.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

English: from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Orre (Old Norse Orri, originally a byname meaning ‘black grouse’).

Scottish (southwestern): nickname from Scottish Gaelic odhar ‘dun, of sallow complexion’. This surname is also common in Ireland. It was brought to Ulster from Scotland in the 17th century.

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

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