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 Mabel Margaret <I>Poole</I> Warfield

Mabel Margaret Poole Warfield

Sellman, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 11 Mar 1941 (aged 45)
Barnesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row F, Lot 7, Site 1
Memorial ID 64650561 · View Source
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- Algernon Poole [1856-1906]
- Mary Willson (Waters) Poole [1864-1951]

Married Robert LeRoy Warfield in June 30, 1920 in Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland. {Div. 1940}

- Robert LeRoy Warfield [1925-1968]
- John Clark Warfield [1929-?]

Miss Poole Becomes Bride of Robert L.R. Warfield
Frederick News-Post - July 2, 1920

A pretty home wedding was solemnized Wednesday evening, 5 o'clock, when Miss Mabel Margaret Poole, daughter of Mrs. Mary Waters Poole, of "Glen Ellen," Sellman, Montgomery county, became the bride of Robert LeRoy Warfield, of this city, son of Dr. R. C. Warfield, of Rockville. The ceremony was performed at the home of the bride, by Rev John Ray. pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Poolesville. Only the immediate families were present.

The bride was attired in embroidered georgette and carried a shower bouquet of bride's roses and jasmine. She was attended by her sister, Mrs. Hatton D. Brown ,of Barnesville, who wore white satin georgette and carried a bouquet of pink radiant roses.

The bride was given away by her brother, Willson Clarke Poole. The groom was attended by his brother, C. G. Warfield. Miss Susie Margaret Reeves, of Front Royal. Va.. played the Lohengrin and Mendelssohn wedding marches. She wore pale yellow taffeta, brocaded with silver, and trimmed, with silver lace. The house guests were Miss Loraine West, of Baltimore, and Miss Susie Reeves.

Immediately after the ceremony a reception was held at which about 300 guests were present. After the reception Mr. and Mrs. Warfield left for a wedding trip to Canada and will be gone for a month. The traveling suit of the bride was of dark blue, silver tone with taffeta hat to match.

The groom is one of Frederick's young business men and is associated with the Frederick Motor Company. During the war he was commissioned a lieutenant in the Flying Corps. The bride is well-known in Frederick where she is related. Mr. and Mrs. Warfield will reside in the Dr. J. A. Long property on Dill avenue, which the groom recently purchased.

Death Notice

March 11, 1941 — Mrs. Mabel Poole Warfield, Rockville, formerly of this city, committed suicide Tuesday afternoon about 4 o'clock in a barn on the farm of a brother-in-law, Hatton D. Brown, near Barnesville.

Her lifeless body was discovered about 4:45 o'clock by Richard Brown, a nephew. Dr. Byron D. White, Poolesville, pronounced her dead. Dr. C. E. Hawks, Montgomery County Medical Examiner, certified death due to strangulation by her own act. [graphic details withheld from article]

Mrs. Warfield had resided in Frederick until about a month ago when she was granted an absolute divorce in Montgomery County from her husband, Robert L. Warfield, this city. She had suffered for several years from a nervous condition and received treatment in a sanitarium in the South. She had for years made a hobby of collecting antiques and was considered an authority on glassware and furniture.

The divorce decree gave her custody of one son, John Clark Warfield, who is attending boarding school. Her other son, Robert L. Warfield, Jr., was placed in the custody of his father, with whom he resides here.

In addition to the two sons, the survivors include her mother, Mrs. Mary W. Poole, Atlantic City, N.J.; a brother, Wilson C. Poole, Sellman, Md.; five sisters, Mrs. H. D. Brown, Miss Sallie D. Poole, Washington; Mrs. William H. Mayor, Hamilton, Bermuda; Miss Rosa E. Poole, Atlantic City, and Mrs. Paul English, Jamestown, N.Y.

The body was removed to a Gaithersburg funeral home.

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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 24 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64650561
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mabel Margaret Poole Warfield (11 Apr 1895–11 Mar 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64650561, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .