Individual Record 86

Name}   Olson, Mabel W. Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam 10 Sep 1889 Place} Alhambra, Los Angeles, California
Marr.: Date} Exa 18 Feb 1909 Place} Alhambra, Los Angeles, California     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 28 May 1934   C Place} At home, 121 S. Granada, Alhambra, Los Angeles, California
Burial: Date} Exa 31 May 1934 Place} San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 162 = Letter
Source 2} 888 = Letter
Source 3} 1136=Photograph
Source 4} 213 = Photograph
Source 5} 671 = Photograph
Source 6}  16 = 1900 USA cen
Source 7} 1226=Newspaper
Source 8} 215 = Marriage rec
Source 9} 1430=Marriage rec
Source 10}203 = 1910 USA cen
Source 11}322 = Business dir
Source 12}732 = 1920 USA cen
Source 13}323 = Phone book
Source 14}324 = Phone book
Source 15}752 = 1930 USA cen
Source 16}988 = City directory
Source 17}872 = Voter record
Source 18}432 = Obituary
Source 19}434 = Newspaper
Source 20}140 = Death certif
Source 21}435 = Obituary
Source 22} 19 = Cemetery rec
Parents: } Hans Olson & Mary Staheli
   Relationship No.} 4
1st Household No.} 15 = Alhambra, Los Angeles, California
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Christian Scientist
Spouses:   Prime} Ferrell, Thomas Jefferson
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Mabel was born 10 Sep 1889 in Alhambra, Los Angeles, California.  She was the seventh and youngest child of Hans Olson and Mary Staheli.  Her older siblings were Josephine, born in 1876, Ida, born in 1877, Henry, born in 1880, George born in 1882, Frank born in 1885, and Lillian born in 1887.  In the 1900 U.S. census, she was living with her parents and family on Wilson Avenue in Alhambra.  She was educated in the Alhambra schools.  She was a guest at the wedding of her brother Henry to Amy Noble on 20 Jun 1906 in Ontario, California.

Mabel married Thomas Ferrell on 18 Feb 1909 in Alhambra.  In the 1910 U.S. census, they were living in Riverside, Riverside, California, where Thomas was a shoe salesman.  Their first son Frederick was born in Riverside in 1910.
By 1914 Mabel and Thomas had moved back to Alhambra/  Their second son Clifford was born in 1914 in Los Angeles County,  In 1915, and were living at 126 McLean, Alhambra.  In 1918, the family was living at 316 North 4th Street, Alhambra.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Mabel, Thomas, and their oldest two sons, were living with her parents at 336 North Wilson Avenue, Alhambra.  They had a son Eugene who died in infancy about 1923.  Their last son was born in 1926.

Sometime before 1922, Mabel's parents bought the family a home at 121 South Granada Avenue, Alhambra.  Thomas was not a very good businessman, and her parents and her brother, Frank Olson, gave them support.  She and her husband were registered to vote at this address as Democrat Socialists in 1922.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Mabel was living with her husband and all three living sons at 121 South Granada.  She died at home 28 May 1934, when she was only 44 years of age.  She was a devout Christian Scientist, and she insisted on no medical care when she developed tuberculois,  Her cause of death was diffuse pulmonary tuberculosis.  Her funeral services were held at the chapel of Turner, Stevens, and Turner.  She is buried in the San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Click to enlarge
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Mabel in 1916
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}                               or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition} Pulmonary disease
 Cause of Death} Pulmonary                            tuberculosis
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   9 May 2014
Date Created}  17 Apr 1993
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