Maurietta T Abel

18 April 1909–27 May 1998 (Age 89)
Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Maurietta T

When Maurietta T Abel was born on 18 April 1909, her father, Jacob John Abel, was 25 and her mother, Rosabell McCann, was 24. She married Eugene Phalen Brazeau on 3 September 1924, in Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Chippewa City, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States in 1910 and Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 May 1998, at the age of 89, and was buried in Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States.

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Eugene Phalen Brazeau
Maurietta T Abel
Marriage: 3 September 1924

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3 September 1924
Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 10

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1934 · Kohler Strike

Age 25

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

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)

  • Maurietta Brazeau in household of Eugene Brazeau, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maretta Abel in household of Jacob J Abel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maurita Abel in household of Jacob Abel, "United States Census, 1920"

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