Mabel L Butler was born 28 October 1862
in , Maine, USA.
Mabel L Butler
was the child of
She married Orville R Jones
15 August 1885
in Dover, New Hampshire, USA
The couple had (at least) 3 children.
Orville R Jones
was born April 1863
in , Maine, USA
He died 19 December 1937
in Sabattus, Maine, USA (Webster)
Mabel L Butler died 27 July 1934
in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA.
NOTE: Jessie Cobb worked for the Jones' family just months before her murder
Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)
Mabel L Butler married Orville R Jones-- Date: 15 August 1885 Place: Dover, New Hampshire, USA married August 15, 1885 at Dover, New Hampshire Lewiston Evening Journal, Lewiston, Maine, February 24, 1908
The Jones' divorced in 1908 in a high-profile case involving the custody of their youngest daughter, Wilma. Mr. Jones received the divorce on the grounds of cruel and abusive treatment on the part of Mrs. Jones. Custody of Wilma was awarded to Mr. Jones and Mrs. Jones was awarded $804 per year in alimony (Lewiston Evening Journal, March 2, 1908).
1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).
1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park. March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis & Clark Expedition) is established as the world's first national park.
rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~wygenweb/ timeline.htm - March 1, 1872
1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875 United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and prohibited exclusion from jury...Read MORE...
1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn: 300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped out by 5,000 Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. www.wikipedia.org - June 25, 1876
1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.
1884 - August 10 – A severe earthquake, magnitude 5.5, (intensity VII) occurs off the northeast Atlantic coast of the United States. The area affected extends from central Virginia to southern Maine, and west as far as Cleveland.
1892 - March 11 – First basketball game ever played in public, between students and faculty at the Springfield YMCA. The final score is 5–1 in favor of the students, with the only goal for the faculty being scored by Amos Alonzo Stagg. A crowd of 200 spectators watches the game. www.wikipedia.org - March 11, 1892
September 21 – Brothers Charles and Frank Duryea drive the first gasoline-powered...Read MORE...
1893 - Big Fire at Springfield. SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Nov. 22.- Fire broke out in the Worthington Street Block, owned by I. I. Dexter & Co., about 12:30 this morning, and that, with one adjoining, are burning. The firemen expect to...Read MORE...
1894 - Pullman strike The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the...Read MORE...
1900 Webster, Androscoggin, Maine name: Mabel L Jones titles & terms: event: Census event date: 1900 event place: ED 33 Webster town, Androscoggin, Maine, United States birth date: Oct 1864 birthplace: Maine relationship to head of household: Wife father's birthplace: Maine mother's birthplace: Maine race or...Read MORE...
1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan
1903 - October - First World Series The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It matched the Boston Americans of the American League against the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National...Read MORE...
1909 - March 4 - William Howard Taft (1857-1930) becomes 27th President of the United States When Teddy Roosevelt prepared to retire his presidency, this popular and influential politician promoted Taft as the next Republican president. Taft was elected president in 1908, serving one term. www.americaslibrary.gov - March 4, 1909
1910 - TEAMS STRUCK BY AUTOMOBILE. The heavy automobile truck used by the New England telephone company to carry supplies for the linemen collided with two teams at the corner of Chestnut and Sharon streets Tuesday morning and...Read MORE...
1913 - July 10 - The mercury hit 134 degrees at Greenland Ranch in Death Valley, CA, the hottest reading of record for the North American continent. Sandstorm conditions accompanied the heat. The high the previous day was 129 degrees, following a morning low of 93 degrees. The Weather Channel -
1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.
Death 27 July 1934 Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
DIED In Springfield, Mass., July 26, Mrs. Mabel L. Jones. Committal service will be held at Wales Corner Cemetery, Monday at 3 P.M. day-light saving time.
The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, July 30, 1934
Birth: Oct. 28, 1862 Death: Jul. 27, 1934
Note: Wife of Orville R. Jones
Burial: Pond Road Cemetery, Wales, Androscoggin, Maine
Added: 11/9/2012 5:05:41 PM
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