Margaret Pearl Ables

17 December 1911–28 April 2003 (Age 91)
El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Margaret Pearl

Margaret Pearl Ables was born on 17 December 1911, in El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States as the daughter of Avery Austin Ables and Waverly Susan Brundege. She lived in Reno Township, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 28 April 2003, in Visalia, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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William Bryan Butts
Margaret Pearl Ables

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    Albert Ables




    Hubert A Ables


World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion

Age 6

A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: derivative of Abel , meaning ‘son or servant of someone called Abel’.2 Possibly a respelling of German Abels .

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

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  • Margaret Ables in household of Avery Ables, "United States Census, 1920"

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