Marie A. 'Mary' ABEL

Female 1875 - 1953  (77 years)


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  • Name Marie A. 'Mary' ABEL 
    Born 29 Oct 1875  Postville, Allamakee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Jan 1953  Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Altadena, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I129390  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2017 

    Father Charles A. ABEL,   b. Apr 1856, Pittsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1906  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Cora Cecil BEEDY,   b. Sep 1859, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1937, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 17 May 1883  Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of C.A. Able and Miss Cora Beedy cites their residences Postville, Iowa. The groom is age 28, second marriage, occupation Mail Contractor, born Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, son of Alfeus Able and Henryetta Shuff. The bride is age 23, second marriage, born Hardin, Iowa, daughter of Julius C. Beedy and Maggie Ridenover. [2]
    Notes 
    • 1880 census of Monona, Clayton County, Iowa, enumerated 21 June 1880:

      - Abel, Charles, age 24, occupation Mail Carrier, born Pennsylvania, father born Pennsylvania, mother born "NA".
      - Abel, Cora, age 20, wife, occupation Keeping House, born Iowa, father born New York, mother born Ohio.
      - Abel, Mary A., age 4, daughter, occupation At Home, born Iowa, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Ohio.

    • 1900 census of Marion, Linn County, Iowa, enumerated 19 June 1900:

      - Abel, Charles A., age 44, married 25 years, born April 1856 in Pennsylvania, father born Virginia, mother born Kentucky, occupation Stock Dealer.
      - Abel, Cora C., age 38, wife, married 25 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born September 1861 in Iowa, father born New York, mother born Ohio.
      - Beedy, Margaret C., age 74, mother-in-law, widowed, mother of 2 children, 2 children still living, born February 1826 in Ohio, both parents born Maryland, occupation Capitalist.

    • 1910 census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, enumerated 20 April 1910:

      - Abel, Charles, age 53, first marriage, married 30 years, born Pennsylvania, father born Virginia, mother born Kentucky, occupation Stock Man, Stock Yards.
      - Abel, Cora C., age 48, wife, first marriage, married 30 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born Iowa, father born New York, mother born Ohio.
      - Abel, Marie A., age 31, daughter, first marriage, married 12 years, mother of zero children, born Iowa, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Iowa.

      There are also four lodgers in residence who appear unrelated.

    • 1930 census of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, enumerated 11 April 1930:

      - Abel, Cora C., age 65, widowed, born Iowa, father born New York, mother born Ohio.
      - Reeder, Marie A., age 46, daughter, widowed, born Iowa, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Iowa, occupation Secretar5y, Oil Company.

    Family ID F42567  Group Sheet

    Family George Avery REEDER,   b. 24 Jun 1875, Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1947  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1895  Postville, Allamakee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • The marriage record of George A. Reeder and Mary A. Abel cites the groom's residence Tipton, Iowa, age 22, first marriage, occupation Merchant, born Tipton, son of Alfred C. Reeder and Eva E. McCane. The bride's residence is Postville, Iowa, age 20, first marriage, born Postville, daughter of Charles A. Abel and Cora C. Beedy. [2]
    Divorced Bef 1925 
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Center, Cedar County, Iowa, enumerated 9 June 1900:

      - Reeder, Alfred C., age 60, married 26 years, born June 1839 in Ohio, father born Virginia, mother born Pennsylvania, occupation Stock Dealer.
      - Reeder, Eva, age 47, wife, married 26 years, mother of 5 children, 2 children still living, born July 1852 in Ohio, both parents born Pennsylvania.
      - Reeder, Avery, age 24, son, married 2 years, born June 1875 in Iowa, both parents born Ohio, occupation Minister.
      - Reeder, Elizabeth, age 21, daughter, single, born August 1878 in Iowa, both parents born Ohio.
      - Reeder, Mary, age 23, daughter-in-law, married 2 years, mother of zero children, born October 1876 in Iowa, both parents born Ireland.

    • 1910 census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, enumerated 20 April 1910:

      - Abel, Charles, age 53, first marriage, married 30 years, born Pennsylvania, father born Virginia, mother born Kentucky, occupation Stock Man, Stock Yards.
      - Abel, Cora C., age 48, wife, first marriage, married 30 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born Iowa, father born New York, mother born Ohio.
      - Abel, Marie A., age 31, daughter, first marriage, married 12 years, mother of zero children, born Iowa, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Iowa.

    Last Modified 15 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F42591  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Oct 1875 - Postville, Allamakee County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Jul 1895 - Postville, Allamakee County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jan 1953 - Los Angeles County, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Altadena, Los Angeles County, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, California, Death Index, 1940-1997.

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940.

    3. [S70] Ancestry.com, Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996.