Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Mini bio: Isaac Paris "Pete" & Gertie (Holben) Mabry

Brief biography of Isaac Paris "Pete" Mabry(1879-1949) and his wife Gertrude Susanna Philinia "Gertie" Holben (1881-1963). Their position in the family tree.

Isaac Paris Mabry
Pete Mabry
Birth: May 28, 1879 in Sefton Township, Fayette County, Illinois
Parents: Robert Smith Mabry, Jr. & Esther Jane Bayles
Known residences:
--- 1880 in Sefton, Sefton Township, Fayette County, Illinois
--- 1900 in Vandalia Township, Fayette County, Illinois
--- 1910-1920 in Pana, Christian County, Illinois
--- 1930 in Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois
Occupation: farmer?, bartender, tourist camp operator
Death: October 2, 1949 in Vandalia, buried in West Mound Cemetery, Pana, Illinois

Gertrude Susanna Philinia Holben
Gertie (Holben) Mabry
Birth: March 22, 1881 in Edinburg, Christian County, Illinois
Parents: Edward Holben & Barbara Weiser
Known residences:
--- 1881 in Edinburg, Christian County
--- 1893 traveled with mother to Oklahoma, then returned to Edinburg after her death
--- 1899 onwards with husband Pete
Death: December 29, 1963 in Vandalia; buried in West Mound Cemetery, Pana, Illinois

Marriage and Children:

Marriage: Gertie Holben and Pete Mabry married on April 4, 1899 in Edinburg, Christian County, Illinois.

Children:
--- baby born and died in 1899
--- Bonnibel Esther "Bonnie" Mabry: born 1900, married Floyd Rowe
*** Robert Neil Mabry: born 1902, married Esther Kraus
--- Hilda Rae Mabry: born about 1906, died 1920
--- Harry Holben Mabry: born 1912, married Avis Hooker
--- Jennie "Loretta" Mabry: born 1919, married Bud Barker
--- Kennie Leota Mabry: born and died in 1919

For more information about Pete & Gertie Mabry, see the following posts:
World War I Draft Registration
Pete & Gertie Mabry: Life in Pana, Illinois
Neil's Grandmother Joins the Oklahoma Land Rush

Off-site records
• Transcribed 1880 Census, Fayette Co., Illinois, p. 112 C. (Mabry family)
Pana 1914 City Dirctory

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