Mabe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Mabe family

The surname Mabe was first found in Kirkcudbrightshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Chille Chuithbheirt), part of the present day Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway, former county in Southwestern Scotland, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Father Mapple is a fictional character in Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick (1851); eponym of Mapple Glacier, in the Aristotle Mountains of Antarctica.

Important Dates for the Mabe family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mabe research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 120 and 1200 are included under the topic Early Mabe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mabe Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mabbe, Mabee, Mabey, Mabie, Mabes and others.

Early Notables of the Mabe family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Mabe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mabe migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mabe Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Pieter Mabe, who arrived in New York in 1785 [1]

Mabe migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mabe Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Frederic Mabe U.E. who settled in Belle Vue, Beaver Harbour, Charlotte County, New Brunswick c. 1783 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Mabe (post 1700)

  • Robert Lee "Bob" Mabe (1929-2005), American Major League baseball pitcher who played from 1958 to 1960
  • Tom Mabe, American comedian, host of "Mabe in America", a 2008 CMT production
  • Hugh P. III Mabe, American politician, U.S. Attorney for Virgin Islands, 1982-83, 1993 [3]
  • Richard "Ricky" Mabe (b. 1983), Canadian actor, known for his work in This Is the End (2013), Goon (2011) and Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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