Catharine Louise Roe Mabie1

F, #8346, b. 24 March 1872, d. 13 June 1963
FatherJohn Saxon Mabie2 b. 3 May 1837, d. 21 May 1932
MotherCatherine Louisa Roe2 b. 2 May 1841, d. 31 Mar 1872
Title Catharine Louise Roe Mabie used the title Dr. 
Name Variation  Catharine Louise Roe Mabie was also known as Louisa M. 
Birth*24 March 1872 She was born on 24 March 1872 at Rock Island, Illinois.3 
(Witness) Census3 June 1880 Catharine Louise Roe Mabie appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 in the household of Watson W. Gleason and Almeda Vasht Mabie at 546 Hubbard Street, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois,
; Watson Gleason, White, Male, 43, Self, Married, Bookkeeper, born in New York, Father born in Vermont, Mother born in New York
Armida Gleason, White, Female, 40, Wife, Married, Keeping House, born in New York, Father born in New York, Mother born in New York
Uri Gleason, White, Male, Son, S, Male, W, 8, born in Illinois, Father born in New York, Mother born in New York
Ethel Gleason, White, Female, Dau, S, Female, W, 2, born in Illinois, Father born in New York, Mother born in New York
Kate Mabie, White, Female, Niece, S, Female, W, 8, born in Illinois, Father born in New York, Mother born in England.4 
Occupation*between 1898 and 1941 Catharine Louise Roe Mabie was a Baptist medical missionary in the Congoand Author of Congo Crossing between 1898 and 1941.2 
Anecdote27 June 1907 Miss Catherine L Mabie, 35, Female, Single, arrived from Yokohama on 27 Jun 1907 on the SS Korea destined for Colton?, California.5 
(Mentioned) oObit20 January 1913 She was mentioned in the obituary of Almeda Vasht Mabie on 20 January 1913 at Belvidere, Illinois; The following obituary notice of Mrs. Almeda V. Gleason, from the Colton, California, Daily Courier, of January 3, will he of interest to the friends in Belvidere. Mrs. Gleason was a cousin of Mrs. E. S. Keeler and J. H. Saxton of this it and J. C. Saxton, of Clear Lake, Wis. Her former home was in Rockford and she was an occasional visitor in Belvidere.
After a three weeks illness, Mrs. Almeda V. Gleason passed away Thursday' afternoon, January 2nd, at her home on North Fourth street.
Mrs. Gleason who was 73 years of age, was horn in New York, but in early childhood came to northern Illinois. In 1867 she was married to Watson W. Gleason of Chicago, in which city she lived until 1891, when, upon the death of her husband, she came to Colton with her son Uri O. Gleason, who has since died, and her daughter, Ethel, now Mrs. Elijah Lester, and has since then been a resident here,
From her youth up Mrs. Gleason has been an earnest and faithful Christian, constant in her attendance upon the church and its services given to visiting the sick and strangers, and ministering unto the needy.
Besides, her daughter, the deceased leaves to mourn her loss, a sister, Mrs. Arilla Stickney of Cotton, a brother Rev. J. S. Mabie of Long Beach and a niece, Dr. Katherine Mabie of Congo Africa, now visiting in this city. Since early girlhood, Mrs. Gleason had taken the place of mother to Miss Mabie, and it was a matter of much joy to her that she was able to be with her when the last summons came, Miss Mabie having come to Colton en route from Africa, just about a month ago.
Funeral services will be hold tomorrow morning, Saturday, at 10 a. m. from the Baptist church, Rev. C. J. Banks, officiating. Interment will he in Hermosa cemetery.6 
Memo*17 August 1918 Catharine Louise Roe Mabie applied for a passport renewal. She stated that she had resided outside the United Stated in Matadi, Congo Belge, W. C. Africa, June 1898-June 1901; Nov 1902-Aug 1906; Sept 1908 to July 1912, and Sept 1913 to June 1916 doing Missionary Work for the American Baptist Foreign Missionary Society on 17 August 1918 at Boston, Massachusetts.3 
Anecdote* Dr. Catherine L. Mabie was born in a Baptist Parsonage in Rock Island, Illinois, March 24, 1872. Her mother died within a week and she was cared for in various homes until about four years old, when she was placed in the home of her father's sister, Mrs Watson Gleason of Chicago, Illinois, where she remained until adulthood. She had all of her education in Chicago, including that for an M.D. in an era when there were few women physicians.
In 1898 she sailed as a medical missionary to the Belgian Congo under the American Foreign Missionary Society where she served until her return to America in 1941. Her first field was at Mbanza Mantake
On furloughs she traveled extensively in Japan, China, Europe, and all around Africa, stopping at all ports. During furloughs she traveled in much of the United States, speaking in the north, and visiting Negro schools and colleges in the South.
Dr. Mabie was an outstanding educator and served on the faculty of the Kimpase Training School from 1912 to 1941. Her hygiene and physiology books continue to be widely used, and she will long be remembered by many hundreds of mothers who were the object of her tender ministry as an obstetrician.
She served on an educational commission in the Belgian Congo, known as the Phelps-Stokes Commission. She was aithor of numerous books in the Pikongo language and of "Congo Cameos" which is her autobiography.7 
Vote*between 1950 and 1963  Between 1950 and 1963 Catharine Louise Roe Mabie was registered to vote at 687 Mayflower Road, Claremont, Los Angeles County, California.8 
Death*13 June 1963 She died on 13 June 1963 at Los Angeles County, California, at age 91.9 

Citations

  1. [S11] Data from the Maybee Society Card File, Gage, p 39.
  2. [S11] Data from the Maybee Society Card File, from Catherine Louise Mabie's book, Congo Cameos.
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, Passport Issued to Catherine on 17 Aug 1918.
  4. [S52] 1880 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll 195; Family History Film: 1254195; Page: 539A; Enumeration District: 131; Image: 0038.
  5. [S1] Ancestry.com, California Passenger and Crew Lists, 1893-1957.
  6. [S241] Emails from Barbara Millar, Newspapers.com. Clipped from: Republican-Northwestern, Belvidere, Illinois, 20 January 1913 • Page 1.
  7. [S10] Royal A Mabee's notebook.
  8. [S374] California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968, online ancestry.com.
  9. [S1] Ancestry.com, California Death Index, 1940-1997.

Leslie Wilkins

F, #8356, b. 20 March 1958, d. 22 March 1958
FatherWillard Wilkins Jr.
MotherArtie Lee Martha Elrod
Birth*20 March 1958 Leslie Wilkins was born on 20 March 1958 at Melvindale, Michigan. 
Death*22 March 1958 She died on 22 March 1958 at Melvindale, Michigan. 

Nell M. Hammar1

F, #8362, b. circa 1893, d. February 1970
Married Name Her married name was Supp. 
Birth*circa 1893 Nell M. Hammar was born circa 1893 at Sweden.2 
Marriage*29 May 1920 She married Floyd A. Supp, son of Albert W. Supp and Zella E. Mabie, on 29 May 1920 at Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan.2,1 
Residence* Nell M. Hammar and Floyd A. Supp lived at Charlevoix, Michigan; Moved Charlevoix when he lost his voice. 
Death*February 1970 Nell M. Hammar died in February 1970.3 
Burial* She and Floyd A. Supp were buried at Maple Hill Cemetery, Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan.4 

Family

Floyd A. Supp b. 15 Jun 1889, d. 27 Feb 1958

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.com, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  2. [S303] 1930 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: 1063; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 782; Image: 259.
  3. [S382] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave Memorial# 131863530.
  4. [S382] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave Memorials 131863519 & 131863530.

Child Fancett

?, #8363, b. 22 December 1913, d. 22 December 1913
FatherGeorge William Fancett1 b. 24 Nov 1871, d. 15 Oct 1922
MotherLottie Lavina Mabie b. 3 Jun 1876, d. 22 Dec 1913
Info* Information on an unknown person came from Miriam I. Hoy Curtis, #153 Cindy Bryant, #49 to early Maybee Society records. 
Death*22 December 1913 Child Fancett died on 22 December 1913 at Bushnell, Montcalm County, Michigan. 
BirthStill*22 December 1913 Child Fancett was stillborn on 22 December 1913 at Bushnell, Montcalm County, Michigan. 

Citations

  1. [S202] Submission by Ruth L. (Pease) Linder.

John H. Jason

M, #8364, b. 22 July 1818, d. 26 February 1898
Birth*22 July 1818 John H. Jason was born on 22 July 1818 at Indiana.1 
Immigration*  John H. Jason immigrated to Medina County, Ohio.Palo obit said born Indiana Moved to Medina Co as a Child. 
Marriage25 May 1841 He married Betsy E. Staly on 25 May 1841.2 
Marriage*30 December 1860 John H. Jason married Mary Ann Mabie, daughter of Jeremiah Mabie and Lois Evans, on 30 December 1860 at Ionia County, Michigan.
"Mary Mabie, age 26, married John H. Jason, age 40, on Dec 30, 1860 in Ionia County."3 
Census*12 June 1880 John H. Jason and Mary Ann Mabie appeared on the census of 12 June 1880 at Ronald Township, Ionia County, Michigan.
John Jason, Self, M, Male, W, 62, Oh, Farmer, Oh, Oh
Mary Jason, Wife, M, Female, W, 42, NY, Keeping House, NY, NY
Belle Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 17, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
May Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 15, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
Ella Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 12, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
Flora Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 8, Mi, Oh, NY.4 
Death*26 February 1898 John H. Jason died on 26 February 1898 at Shepard, Coe Township, Isabella County, Michigan, at age 79.2 
Burial* He was buried at Salt River Cemetery, Shepherd, Isabella County, Michigan.2 

Family

Mary Ann Mabie b. 20 Feb 1838, d. 24 Feb 1907
Children

Citations

  1. [S202] Submission by Ruth L. (Pease) Linder., 79 yrs, 8 mos, 4 days at death.
  2. [S202] Submission by Ruth L. (Pease) Linder.
  3. [S66] Submission by Steve Mabie, Maybee Society Member No. 257., Michigan Marriages.
  4. [S52] 1880 United States Census, online ancestry.com, 1880 census, Ronald, Ionia, Michigan, Family History Library Film, 1254583, NA Film Number, T9-0583, Page Number, 29a.

Margaret Belle Jason

F, #8365, b. 1863
FatherJohn H. Jason b. 22 Jul 1818, d. 26 Feb 1898
MotherMary Ann Mabie b. 20 Feb 1838, d. 24 Feb 1907
Married Name Her married name was Saxton. 
Name Variation  Margaret Belle Jason was also known as Bell.1 
Name Variation  Margaret Belle Jason was also known as Maggie Belle. 
Birth*1863 She was born in 1863 at Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan.2 
Marriage*1880 She married George Hiram Saxton Jr, son of George Hiram Saxton and Emeranda Carleton, in 1880 at Michigan.2 
(Witness) Census12 June 1880 Margaret Belle Jason appeared on the census of 12 June 1880 in the household of John H. Jason and Mary Ann Mabie at Ronald Township, Ionia County, Michigan,
; John Jason, Self, M, Male, W, 62, Oh, Farmer, Oh, Oh
Mary Jason, Wife, M, Female, W, 42, NY, Keeping House, NY, NY
Belle Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 17, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
May Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 15, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
Ella Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 12, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
Flora Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 8, Mi, Oh, NY.3 
Residence1898 Margaret Belle Jason lived in 1898 at Belltown (now Sumner), Gratiot County, Michigan.4 

Family

George Hiram Saxton Jr b. 3 Apr 1853
Children

Citations

  1. [S4] Files submitted to the Mayee Society: 1870 census.
  2. [S202] Submission by Ruth L. (Pease) Linder.
  3. [S52] 1880 United States Census, online ancestry.com, 1880 census, Ronald, Ionia, Michigan, Family History Library Film, 1254583, NA Film Number, T9-0583, Page Number, 29a.
  4. [S4] Files submitted to the Mayee Society: father's obit.

Hattie May Jason

F, #8366, b. 16 May 1865, d. 24 July 1941
FatherJohn H. Jason b. 22 Jul 1818, d. 26 Feb 1898
MotherMary Ann Mabie b. 20 Feb 1838, d. 24 Feb 1907
Married Name Her married name was Alleman. 
Name Variation  Hattie May Jason was also known as May. 
Birth*16 May 1865 She was born on 16 May 1865 at Palo, Ionia County, Michigan.1 
Residence*between 1880 and 1941 She lived between 1880 and 1941 at Shepherd, Isabella County, Michigan.1 
(Witness) Census12 June 1880 Hattie May Jason appeared on the census of 12 June 1880 in the household of John H. Jason and Mary Ann Mabie at Ronald Township, Ionia County, Michigan,
; John Jason, Self, M, Male, W, 62, Oh, Farmer, Oh, Oh
Mary Jason, Wife, M, Female, W, 42, NY, Keeping House, NY, NY
Belle Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 17, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
May Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 15, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
Ella Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 12, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
Flora Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 8, Mi, Oh, NY.2 
Marriage*27 December 1888 Hattie May Jason married Herry Jefferson Alleman on 27 December 1888 at Michigan.1 
Residence1898 Hattie May Jason lived in 1898 at Shepherd, Michigan.3 
Funeral*July 1941  In July 1941 a funeral was held for Hattie May Jason at Garber Funeral Home.1 
Death*24 July 1941 She died on 24 July 1941 at Shepherd, Isabella County, Michigan, at age 76.1 
Burial*July 1941 She was buried in July 1941 at Salt River Cemetery, Shepherd, Isabella County, Michigan.1 

Family

Herry Jefferson Alleman b. c 1865, d. Jul 1940
Children

Citations

  1. [S202] Submission by Ruth L. (Pease) Linder.
  2. [S52] 1880 United States Census, online ancestry.com, 1880 census, Ronald, Ionia, Michigan, Family History Library Film, 1254583, NA Film Number, T9-0583, Page Number, 29a.
  3. [S4] Files submitted to the Mayee Society: father's obit.

Ella Nora Jason

F, #8367, b. 6 November 1867, d. 12 March 1934
FatherJohn H. Jason b. 22 Jul 1818, d. 26 Feb 1898
MotherMary Ann Mabie b. 20 Feb 1838, d. 24 Feb 1907
Married Name Her married name was Yarnell. 
Birth*6 November 1867 Ella Nora Jason was born on 6 November 1867 at Near Palo, Ronald Township, Ionia County, Michigan. 
(Witness) Census12 June 1880 Ella Nora Jason appeared on the census of 12 June 1880 in the household of John H. Jason and Mary Ann Mabie at Ronald Township, Ionia County, Michigan,
; John Jason, Self, M, Male, W, 62, Oh, Farmer, Oh, Oh
Mary Jason, Wife, M, Female, W, 42, NY, Keeping House, NY, NY
Belle Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 17, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
May Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 15, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
Ella Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 12, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
Flora Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 8, Mi, Oh, NY.1 
Marriage*15 August 1886 Ella Nora Jason married George Washington Yarnell on 15 August 1886 at Shepherd, Isabella County, Michigan.2 
Residence*1898 Ella Nora Jason lived in 1898 at Shepherd, Michigan.3 
Death*12 March 1934 She died on 12 March 1934 at Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, at age 66; age 66 yrs, 4 mos, 6 days.2 
Burial*March 1934 She was buried in March 1934 at Salt River Cemetery, Shepherd, Isabella County, Michigan.2 

Family

George Washington Yarnell b. 5 Feb 1863, d. 29 Apr 1934
Children

Citations

  1. [S52] 1880 United States Census, online ancestry.com, 1880 census, Ronald, Ionia, Michigan, Family History Library Film, 1254583, NA Film Number, T9-0583, Page Number, 29a.
  2. [S202] Submission by Ruth L. (Pease) Linder.
  3. [S4] Files submitted to the Mayee Society: father's obit.

Flora E. Jason

F, #8368, b. 13 October 1871, d. 12 November 1951
FatherJohn H. Jason b. 22 Jul 1818, d. 26 Feb 1898
MotherMary Ann Mabie b. 20 Feb 1838, d. 24 Feb 1907
Religion*  Flora E. Jason was Methodist.1 
Married Name Her married name was Allen. 
Birth*13 October 1871 She was born on 13 October 1871 at Palo, Ionia County, Michigan.1 
(Witness) Census12 June 1880 Flora E. Jason appeared on the census of 12 June 1880 in the household of John H. Jason and Mary Ann Mabie at Ronald Township, Ionia County, Michigan,
; John Jason, Self, M, Male, W, 62, Oh, Farmer, Oh, Oh
Mary Jason, Wife, M, Female, W, 42, NY, Keeping House, NY, NY
Belle Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 17, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
May Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 15, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
Ella Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 12, Mi, At Home, Oh, NY
Flora Jason, Dau, S, Female, W, 8, Mi, Oh, NY.2 
Marriage*5 February 1897 Flora E. Jason married William Frank Allen on 5 February 1897 at Michigan.1 
Residence*1898 Flora E. Jason lived in 1898 at Shepherd, Michigan.3 
Census*1900 Flora E. Jason appeared on the census of 1900 at Lincoln Township, Isabella County, Michigan.1 
(Inform) Death24 February 1907 She was an informant on the death record of Mary Ann Mabie on 24 February 1907 at Sumner, Gratiot County, Michigan; of infulenza.4,5 
Death*12 November 1951 Flora E. Jason died on 12 November 1951 at Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, at age 80; Heart attack.1 
oObit*13 November 1951  On 13 November 1951 at Owosso, Michigan, Flora's obituary read: Follows her son in death - Lainsburg, Double funeral services will be held Wednesday for a Lainsburg mother and her son who died just one day apart.
The son, John Harold Allen, 51 died Sunday at his farm home on the Peacock road and his mother, Mrs. Flora Allen, 80 died Monday of a heart attack at the home of a Daughter, Mrs. Reva Clark, of Battle Creek.
Services will be help Wednesday at the Perry Free Methodist Church and burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery, Vernon. The bodies rest at the McDougall Funeral Home here.
Mrs. Allen was born at Palo on October 13, 1871, the daughter of John H. Jason and Mary Mabie Jason. She married William Allen on Feb. 5, 1896. Surviving are the daughter, a son Willard of Royal Oak and 11 grandchildren.6 
Burial*14 November 1951 She was buried on 14 November 1951 at Greenwood Cemetery, Vernon, Shiawassee County, Michigan.1 

Family

William Frank Allen b. 15 Feb 1863, d. 28 Dec 1932
Children

Citations

  1. [S202] Submission by Ruth L. (Pease) Linder.
  2. [S52] 1880 United States Census, online ancestry.com, 1880 census, Ronald, Ionia, Michigan, Family History Library Film, 1254583, NA Film Number, T9-0583, Page Number, 29a.
  3. [S4] Files submitted to the Mayee Society: father's obit.
  4. [S1] Ancestry.com, Michigan, Death Records, 1897-1920.
  5. [S202] Submission by Ruth L. (Pease) Linder., Death Record - Liber B pg 182 # 4199
    age 69 ys 4 days.
  6. [S202] Submission by Ruth L. (Pease) Linder., Argus Press, Owosso, MI 13 Nov. 1951 pg 5 Col 3.

George Hiram Saxton Jr1

M, #8369, b. 3 April 1853
FatherGeorge Hiram Saxton2 b. 1831, d. 8 Aug 1864
MotherEmeranda Carleton2 b. s 1830
Name Variation  George Hiram Saxton Jr was also known as George Hiram Saxton II.2 
Birth*3 April 1853 He was born on 3 April 1853 at Hornby, Steuben County, New York.2 
Land*1879  In 1879 at Walsh, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada, George Hiram Saxton Jr and Ira Mabee Con 5, Lot 17, 50 Acres.3 
Marriage*1880 George Hiram Saxton Jr married Margaret Belle Jason, daughter of John H. Jason and Mary Ann Mabie, in 1880 at Michigan.2 

Family

Margaret Belle Jason b. 1863
Children

Citations

  1. [S145] WorldConnect Post-em, Ruth Pease Linder 1 Sep 2001.
  2. [S202] Submission by Ruth L. (Pease) Linder.
  3. [S241] Emails from Barbara Millar, Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Counties of Haldimand and Norfolk, Ontario National Library of Canada, Ottawa, page 70.

Herry Jefferson Alleman

M, #8370, b. circa 1865, d. July 1940
Name Variation  Herry Jefferson Alleman was also known as H. Jefferson. 
Birth*circa 1865 He was born circa 1865.1 
Marriage*27 December 1888 He married Hattie May Jason, daughter of John H. Jason and Mary Ann Mabie, on 27 December 1888 at Michigan.1 
Death*July 1940 Herry Jefferson Alleman died in July 1940 at Michigan.1 
Burial*25 July 1940 He was buried on 25 July 1940 at Salt River Cemetery, Shepherd, Isabella County, Michigan.1 

Family

Hattie May Jason b. 16 May 1865, d. 24 Jul 1941
Children

Citations

  1. [S202] Submission by Ruth L. (Pease) Linder.