Henry Louis Gabler

4 January 1892–12 October 1953 (Age 61)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Henry Louis

When Henry Louis Gabler was born on 4 January 1892, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Louis Joseph Gabler, was 23 and his mother, Mary Repath, was 23. He lived in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 October 1953, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 61.

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Henry Louis Gabler
Alice Elizabeth Hurley

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Parents and Siblings

    Louis Joseph Gabler


    Mary Repath




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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swiss German (also Gäbler), Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a maker of forks, from an agent derivative of Middle High German gabel(e), German Gabel ‘fork’.2 habitational name for someone from a place called Gabel in German, Jablone in Czech ( see Gabel 3).3 English: occupational name for a tax collector or usurer, Old French gabelier, gableor, a derivative of gable ‘tax’, ‘revenue’, of Germanic origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Gabler in household of Mary Gabler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Gabler in household of Louis Gabler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • 1910 United States Federal Census

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