George Gabel

29 August 1898–23 September 1978 (Age 80)
Samara, Samara, Russia

The Life Summary of George

When George Gabel was born on 29 August 1898, in Samara, Samara, Russia, his father, Christopher Gabel, was 25 and his mother, Katherine Elisabeth Balzer, was 22. He married Mary Harmon on 27 November 1922, in Forsyth, Rosebud, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in School District 10 Anderson, Rosebud, Montana, United States in 1920. He died on 23 September 1978, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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George Gabel
Mary Harmon
Marriage: 27 November 1922
Clarence Gabel
James Gabel
Harry Arthur Gabel

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1922Forsyth, Rosebud, Montana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries 1901: Rosebud, Montana, United States
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker and seller of forks, from Middle High German gabel(e), German Gabel ‘fork’. The reference is to any of the various pieces of agricultural equipment denoted by this word, for example hay forks, shearlegs, etc. Table forks were not used in Germany for eating before the 16th century.German: topographic name for someone who lived near a fork in a road or river, or owned a forked piece of land, from the German word (see 1 above) in this transferred sense.German: habitational name from any of the places called Gabel in Germany, in Schleswig, Thuringia, Silesia, and in particular in Bohemia, which derive their name from Slavic jablo ‘apple tree’.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • George Gable in household of Christ Gable, "United States Census, 1920"
    • George Gabel, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • George Gable, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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