Maude Abel

24 January 1900–23 August 1999 (Age 99)
Orange, Indiana, United States

The Life of Maude

When Maude Abel was born on 24 January 1900, in Orange, Indiana, United States, her father, Charles E. Abel, was 26 and her mother, Katherine Ann Dickey, was 20. She married Harry Evert Rominger on 10 December 1916, in Orange, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Rural, Washington Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Northwest Township, Orange, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 23 August 1999, in French Lick, French Lick Township, Orange, Indiana, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Ames Chapel Cemetery, Paoli, Paoli Township, Orange, Indiana, United States.

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Harry Evert Rominger
Maude Abel
Marriage: 10 December 1916
Verna Imogene Rominger
Harry Rominger
Pauline Rominger

Spouse and Children

10 December 1916
Orange, Indiana, United States


    Verna Imogene Rominger


    Harry Rominger


    Pauline Rominger


Parents and Siblings





    Paul"Pete" Abel


    Roxy Abel



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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Common European surname: from the personal name Abel, which is of Biblical origin and was used as a Christian name in many countries of Europe. In the Book of Genesis Abel is a son of Adam, murdered by his brother Cain (Genesis 4:1– 8). In Christian tradition he is regarded as representative of suffering innocence. The Hebrew form of the name is Hevel, from a vocabulary word meaning ‘breath’.2 German: from the personal name Abel, a pet form of Albrecht ( see Albert ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maud Rominger in household of Harry Rominger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maud Rominger in household of Harry Rominger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maude Rominger in household of Harry Rominger, "United States Census, 1940"

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