Posted By:Annie Carlile
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Subject:Re: frank miller ables
Post Date:July 03, 2011 at 14:09:16
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Hi. I'm not related to this family. Here is Frank's WWI draft card:

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about Frank Ables
Name:        Frank Ables
County:        Dallas
State:        Texas
Birth Date:        25 Jan 1883
Race:        White
FHL Roll Number:        1953182
DraftBoard:        4
Age: 35
Occupation: Cook in Dallas, Dallas, TX
Nearest Relative: Evelyn Ables, 308 Centre, Dallas, Dallas, TX (same as home address)

This is probably him with his previous wife in 1920:

1920 United States Federal Census about Frank Ables
Name:        Frank Ables
Home in 1920:        Dallas Precinct 29, Dallas, Texas
Age:        36
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1884
Birthplace:        Texas
Relation to Head of House:        Self (Head)
[Head]
Spouse's Name:        Evelyn Ables
Father's Birth Place:        Mississippi
Mother's Birth Place:        Mississippi
Marital Status:        Married
Race:        White
Sex:        Male
Home owned:        Rent
Able to read:        Yes
Able to Write:        Yes
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Frank Ables        36 b. 1884 TX, parents b. Miss.; Cook, restaurant
Evelyn Ables        25 b. 1895 TX, par b. Miss;Binder, Book Co.
Frank E Ables        6 b. 1914 TX
Charles M Ables 1 5/12 b. 1919 TX
Laura Harper        55 -mother in law- wd- b. 1865 Miss., parents b. Miss.

It looks like Frank had a brother (from Familysearch.org):

Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 for John Ables

Name:        John Wesley Ables
Death Date:        13 Aug 1969
Death Place:        Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas
Gender:        Male
Race:        White
Death Age:        72 years
Estimated Birth Date:        
Birth Date:        03 Nov 1896
Birthplace:        Texas
Marital Status:        Single
Spouse's Name:        
Father's Name:        John Ables
Father's Birthplace:        
Mother's Name:        Sefrona
Mother's Birthplace:        
Occupation:        Contractor
Place of Residence:        Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas
Cemetery:        Rose Hill Cemetery
Burial Place:        Fort Worth, Texas
Burial Date:        15 Aug 1969
Additional Relatives:        
Film Number:        2218108
Digital Film Number:        4030538
Image Number:        2716
Reference Number:        cn 59867

Hope this helps. Annie