Mabel Georgia Ide

2 September 1863–6 June 1948 (Age 84)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Mabel Georgia

When Mabel Georgia Ide was born on 2 September 1863, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Welcome E. Ide, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Claflin, was 25. She married Francis Penton on 19 April 1883. She lived in Rhode Island, United States in 1870. She died on 6 June 1948, in Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 84.

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Francis Penton
Mabel Georgia Ide
Marriage: 19 April 1883

Spouse and Children

19 April 1883
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Welcome E. Ide


    Sarah Elizabeth Claflin




World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Ida . There is a place called Ide near Exeter in Devon; the etymology is obscure, perhaps from a pre-English river name; it does not seem to be connected with the surname.2 North German: variant of Ihde .3 Japanese: ‘sluice’, ‘spillway’; a topographic name for someone who lived near a dam. Variously written, it originated in Echizen and Kaga (now Fukui and Ishikawa prefectures) and is found mostly in eastern Japan.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mabel I Purton in household of Francis J Purton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mabel Ide Purton in household of Francis Purton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mabel I Purton in household of Francis Purton, "United States Census, 1940"

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