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Henry (Harry) Mabie
Mary Catherine Lyons
Southey S. Parramore
(Cir 1832-1897)
Ellen W. Young
(Cir 1833-Cir 1875)
Harry C. Mabie
Sarah (Sallie) Taylor Parramore
(Cir 1862-Cir 1934)
Custis Parramore Mabie Sr.


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Margaret Jane Gross

Custis Parramore Mabie Sr.

  • Born: 28 Dec 1904, Accomack Co., VA
  • Marriage: Margaret Jane Gross on 21 Dec 1926 in Roanoke, VA
  • Died: Oct 1978, Richmond, Va. at age 73
  • Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery and Mausoleum, Richmond, Henrico Co., VA - Plot: Sec23

bullet   Cause of his death was ASHD & Chronic CHF *.

bullet   Another name for Custis was Joe.


bullet  General Notes:

Custis' 1926 Roanoke City Marriage Certificate records his place of birth as Accomack Co., VA ... which is of course where his mother was from.

The 1927 Orange, NJ City Directory records:
Custis P. Mabie rem to Ohio

The 1927 Columbus, Ohio City Directory records:
Custis P. Mabie (Margt), civil eng h 146 E 7th av

The 1927 Roanoke City, VA Directory records:
Custis P. Mabie (Margaret), civ eng h 110 Franklin rd SW

The 1935 Richmond, VA City Directory records:
Custis P. Mabie (Margt J), projectionist h 2215 E Broad

The 1939 Richmond, VA City Directory records:
Custis P. Mabie (Margt J), h 112 N 29th

The 1955 Richmond, VA City Directory records:
Custis P. Mabie (Margt S), supvr ABC Bd h 1525 N 22d

The 1930 Federal Census records Custis Sr.'s father was from New York and mother from Virginia. The 1930 Federal Census for Norfolk, VA, District 43, page 98A records Custis P. Mabie Sr. (25 - VA/NY/VA) with his wife Martha (sic) S. Mabie (25 - VA/VA/VA) and Custis P. Mabie Jr. (2 - Ohio) living at 602 Colonial Ave. Custis and Martha have been married 3 years and he works as a Civil Engineer for the City of Norfolk. According to Evelyn Hagen Mabie, they were living in the Church Hill area of Richmond, VA ca. 1946 as neighbors to Alvah and his children, Evelyn and Betty. This is where Evelyn and Custis met and decided to marry, have children, and spend their lives together.

The 1940 Federal Census for Richmond, VA District 118-55, page 98A, page 675B, dated April 10, 1940 records Curtis (sic) P. Mabie (36 - NJ) with his wife Margaret S. Mabie (35 - VA) and son, Curtis P. Mabie Jr. (12 - VA) renting at 1521 Twenty Second Street at $20 / month. Custis Sr. has completed 4 years of college and is employed as a Statistical Clerical Supervisor for the Department of Public Works earning $1,100 working 39 weeks during the last year. Margaret has completed 4 years of college.

In researching the family of Custis Parramore Mabie it should be noted that a William Winder Parramore, born Apr 30, 1862 in Northampton Co., NC and died Mar 1, 1924 in Eastville, VA is recorded in the 1920 census for Norfolk, Va. (ED#93, page 59A). He is listed as William Parramore (58) with wife Jean A. (49) and children Mildred J. (19), Myer F. (18), and Mary L. (15). Additional research shows his Father: Thomas Custis PARRAMORE, b: 27 NOV 1831 d: July 31, 1892 in Accomack County, VA and Mother: Juliette Ann FISHER b: 3 FEB 1836 in Northampton County, VA.

See general notes on father, Harry C. Mabie, for 1910 and 1920 census facts.

The SSDI records:
Custis Mabie
SSN: 230-03-4391
Last Residence: 23223 Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia
Born: 28 Dec 1904
Last Benefit: 23222 Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia
Died: Oct 1978
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)

bullet  Medical Notes:

Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
Name: Custis Parramore Mabie Sr (married)
Residence: 1615 Grove Avenue, Henrico Co., VA
Occupation: Printing Supervisor, VA ABC Board
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age at Death: 73
Birth Date: 28 Dec 1904
Death Date: 31 Oct 1978
Death Place: Plylers Nursing Home, Richmond, Richmond (Ind. City), Virginia
Burial: Forest Lawn Cemtery, Richmond, VA
Registration Date: 1 Nov 1978
Father: Harry Mabie
Mother: Sallie Parramore
Spouse: Margaret G Mabie
Certificate Number: 1978032633
Military Status: none
Informant: Mr. Richard E. Mabie [grandson]

* ASHD: Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease / CHF: Congestive Heart Failure


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Civil Engineer for the City of Norfolk (1930).

Education: V. M. I. Class of 1926 [Virginia Military Institue].


Custis married Margaret Jane Gross, daughter of Marshall Abram Gross and Genevia McDaniel, on 21 Dec 1926 in Roanoke, VA. (Margaret Jane Gross was born on 26 Sep 1904 in Bedford Co., Virginia, died on 13 Jul 1975 in Richmond, Va. and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery and Mausoleum, Richmond, Henrico Co., VA - Plot: Sec23.) The cause of her death was Myocardial Infarction Acute / Arteriosclerosic Heart Disease / Leukolymphosarcoma - Stage IV.

bullet  Marriage Notes:

The City of Roanoke, VA
Marriage License
Custis P. Mabie and Margaret J. St Clair
Date of Marriage: Decemeber 21, 1926
Custis P. Mabie, aged 22 years, born in Accomack Co., VA
Current residence: 520 Campbell Ave., Roanoke, VA
Occupation: Civil Engineer
Parents: Harry C. Mabie and Sallie P. Mabie
Margaret J. St. Clair, aged 22 years, born in Bedford Co., VA [Her son's Ohio Birth Certificate indicates that the mother, Margaret Jane St. Clair, was born in Roanoke, VA]
Current residence: 1202 Rugby Boulevard, Roanoke, VA
Parents: Marshall A. St. Clair and Geneva M. St. Clair
Married by Rev. H. W. Connelly of the Baptist Church

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