The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy

Mabel Clare WittyAge: 75 years18761951

Name
Mabel Clare Witty
Given names
Mabel Clare
Surname
Witty
Married name
Mabel Clare Cooper
Married name
Mabel Clare Powell

Mabel Clare Atherton

Name
Mabel Clare Atherton
Given names
Mabel Clare
Surname
Atherton
Note: Atherton was Mabel's original surname. She was adopted by the Witty's upon the death of her mother, at her birth. Her father, John Atherton, had died as a result of a tragic train accident prior to Mabel's birth. John was employed by the railroad as was John Witty, her adoptive father.
Birth March 13, 1876
Death of a motherGertrude …(Atherton)
March 13, 1876
Cause: Died during childbirth of daughter, Mabel Clare Atherton Witty Cooper Powell
MarriageHomer Oriel CooperView this family
December 24, 1895 (Age 19 years)
Note: Family records show ceremony was held on 25 DEC 1895, Christmas Day, rather than 24 DEC 1895. Possibly the license was issued on the 24th?
Birth of a son
#1
Roland Bartlett Cooper
January 14, 1897 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Homer 'Kenneth' “Kenny and Ken” Cooper
November 13, 1899 (Age 23 years)
CensusHomer Oriel CooperView this family
April 21, 1910 (Age 34 years)
Note:
HF: 109/109, LN: 29/32, SD 7, ED 51, Sheet 5A, 2261 N Alabama St, Indianapolis, Center Twp, Marion Co, IN by Adam W Marsh Homer Cooper, Head, M-W-37-M-14, IN-IN-IN, Contractor - City Mable Cooper, Wife, F-W-34-M-14, 2/2, KY-IN-England, none Rolland Cooper, Son, M-W-13-S, N/Y/Y, IN-KY-IN, none Kenneth Cooper, Son, M-W-10-S, N/Y/Y, IN-KY-IN, None
CensusHomer Oriel CooperView this family
January 9, 1920 (Age 43 years)
Note:
HF: 281/298, LN: 65/68, SD 7, ED 41, Sheet 13B, 2315 N Broadway St, Indianapolis, Center Twp, Marion Co, IN by Violet P Wellson Homer O Cooper, Head, 0/F, M-W-47-M, N/Y/Y, IN-IN-IN, Street Contractor - Offices Mable Cooper, Wife, F-W-43-M, N/Y/Y, KY-IN-England, none Roland Cooper, Son, M-W-22-S, N/Y/Y, IN-KY-IN, Street Contractor - Offices Kenneth Cooper, Son, M-W-20-S, N/Y/Y, IN-KY-IN, None
DivorceHomer Oriel CooperView this family
November 16, 1921 (Age 45 years)
Note: Mabel continues to reside with her son, Homer Kenneth Cooper and his new wife, Jeannett Crawley. During this period she is wooed by a neighbor, my GGF, John Powell.
MarriageJohn PowellView this family
March 9, 1922 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1
Roland Eugene “Rollie Gene” Cooper
February 21, 1929 (Age 52 years)
CensusJohn PowellView this family
April 7, 1930 (Age 54 years)
Note:
Referenc: SD 8, ED 49-25, Sheet 10B, Ward 2, Block 66, enumerated by Marguerite L C LaBaugh Location: 2455 Broadway, Indianapolis, Center Twp, Marion Co, Indiana, USA John Powell, Head, 0/15000/R/N, M-W-54-M-23, N/Y, IN-KY-IN, Commission Merchant - Live Stock Mabel Powell, Wife-H, F-W-53-M-19, N/Y, KY-IN-England, None Ransdell Powell, Son, M-W-23-S, N/Y, IN-IN-OH, Bookeeper - Stockyards Virginia Powell, Dau, F-W-15-S, Y/Y, IN-IN-OH, none
Death of a husbandHomer Oriel Cooper
February 18, 19358:30 am (Age 58 years)
Address: 1545 Burnett Ln Vincennes, Vincennes Twp, Knox Co, Indiana, USA
Cause: Asphyxiation by gas, suicide
Note: Found by his then wife, Ruth Cooper.
CensusJohn PowellView this family
April 16, 1940 (Age 64 years)
Address: 2455 N Broadway St, Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana, USA
Shared note: 1940 USA Federal Census Transcription -

Reference: HF: 307, LN: 32/34, SD 12, ED 96-51, Sheet 17A, enumerated by Pearl Dorfman Location: 2455 N Broadway St, Blk 32,31, Ward 3, Indianapolis, Center Twp, Marion Co, Indiana, USA

HomeNameRelationSexRaceAgeMCEduBP1935 ResiNotesOccupationIncm
$7100/nJohn POWELLHeadMW64MN/H4IndianaSameY/-/-/-/-/1Powell CommissionCo-StkYrds/E$5k+/Y
-Mabel O POWELLWifeFW64MN/H3KentuckySameY/N/N/N/H/5none$0/N
-Dolly GARSHWILERMaidFW60SN/8IndianaSameY/-/-/-/-/1Maid/PW$336/Y

Death of a sonRoland Bartlett Cooper
September 20, 1943 (Age 67 years)
Cause: Plane Crash
ResidenceJohn PowellView this family
from 1928 to 1950 (Age 51 years)
Address: 2455 N Broadway St Indianapolis, IN 46205-4551
Number of childrenJohn PowellView this family
0

Death November 9, 1951 (Age 75 years)
Address: Died at home: Kessler Blvd
Burial November 12, 1951 (3 days after death)
Cemetery: Crown Hill Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 1, 1875Louisville, Jefferson Co, Kentucky, USA
3 months
herself
Family with Homer Oriel Cooper - View this family
ex-husband
herself
Marriage: December 24, 1895Marion Co, Indiana, USA
Divorce: November 16, 1921Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana, USA
13 months
son
3 years
son
Family with John Powell - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: March 9, 1922Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana, USA
Homer Oriel Cooper + Ruth House - View this family
ex-husband
husband’s wife
step-son
Private
step-son
James House Cooper
Birth: September 2, 1926Knox Co, Indiana, USA
Death: January 3, 1997Knox Co, Indiana, USA
step-son
John Powell + Etta Ione Cyphers - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: November 3, 1897Marion Co, Indiana, USA
14 months
step-son
2 years
step-daughter
3 years
step-son
18 months
step-daughter
2 years
step-son
8 years
step-daughter