Maybelle Roberts

18 October 1884–14 November 1954 (Age 70)
Wapella, DeWitt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Maybelle

Maybelle Roberts was born on 18 October 1884, in Wapella, DeWitt, Illinois, United States as the daughter of Scott Roberts and Etta Dunigan. She married William Oscar Strimple on 25 December 1906, in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States. She died on 14 November 1954, in Peoria, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70.

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William Oscar Strimple
Maybelle Roberts
Marriage: 25 December 1906

Spouse and Children

25 December 1906
Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Scott Roberts


    Etta Dunigan




World Events (3)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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