Mabel Lura Waters

28 September 1905–18 April 1994 (Age 88)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Mabel Lura

When Mabel Lura Waters was born on 28 September 1905, in Kansas, United States, her father, Allen Calvin Waters, was 23 and her mother, Vera Kelsey Goodrick, was 20. She lived in Agnes City Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States in 1915 and Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States in 1930. She died on 18 April 1994, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States.

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Claude Russell Riley
Mabel Lura Waters

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    Nina Rose Waters




    Donna Lee Waters


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 22

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from an altered form of the personal name Walter .2 English: variant of Water 2.3 Irish: when not the English surname, an Anglicized form of various Gaelic names taken to be derived from uisce ‘water’ ( see for example Haskin , Hiskey , Tydings ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mabel Waters in household of Allen Waters, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Mable Riley in household of Russell R Riley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mabel L Waters in household of Allen C Waters, "United States Census, 1910"

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