Mabel Grey Trafton

Female2 June 1877–October 1937

Brief Life History of Mabel Grey

When Mabel Grey Trafton was born on 2 June 1877, in Somerset, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Walter E. Trafton, was 24 and her mother, Ida M. Gray, was 19. She married Dr Joseph Waldron Moore on 10 October 1906, in Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in Islip, Suffolk, New York, United States in 1910 and Beacon, Dutchess, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died in October 1937, in New York, United States, at the age of 60.

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Dr Joseph Waldron Moore
1879–1968
Mabel Grey Trafton
1877–1937
Marriage: 10 October 1906

Sources (8)

  • Mabel T Moore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mabel Grey Trafton, "Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915"
  • Mabel G. Trafton, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1906Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 5

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 19

    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: possibly a habitational name from a lost orunidentified place.

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

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