John Michael Feulner1,2,3

ID# 295, (1885 - 1973)
FatherGeorge Feulner4,5,6 (Oct 1854 - 1937)
MotherMagadalena Endress4,5,7 (Jun 1860 - 1948)

Key Events:

Birth: 30 Nov 1885, Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa8,9,10
Marriage: 8 Oct 1913, Oakhill, Illinois, Bernice Caroline Glabe (14 Apr 1890 - 13 Jan 1964)11,12,13
Death: May 1973, Peoria Co., Illinois14
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     John Michael Feulner was born on 30 Nov 1885 in Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa.8,9,10 He appeared on the 1895 State Census of Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa, in the household of his parents.15 He appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa, in the household of his parents.6
     At age 14, in 1900, he was a laborer at National Starch Manufacturing Co. By 1903 he was an elevator operator at Savery House. The next year had the same position at the Century Building, and by 1906 at the L & T Building.16,17
     John moved to Peoria, Illinois by 1909 when he was boarding at the Hotel Endres, at 209-211 Bridge. He continued to live there until his marriage in 1913.18
     He worked as a clerk and cashier in the Peoria area by 1909. By 1912, if not before, he was working for R. Herschel Manufacturing Co. in East Peoria, a large farm implement manufacturer. He worked there the rest of his working career.19,20,21
     John married Bernice Caroline Glabe, daughter of Jacob Glabe and Emma Amelia Goller, on 8 Oct 1913 in Oakhill, Illinois.11,12,13
     After their marriage, John and Bernice lived at 107 Clarke Ave., in Peoria.22
     John registered for the draft for World War I on 12 Sep 1918, while living at 107 Clarke Ave., Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, reporting he was employed as a clerk for R. Herschel Manufacturing Co., Washington St., East Peoria.1 They appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Peoria Twp., Peoria Co., Illinois, at 107 Clarke Ave., enumerated 10 Jan 1920, reporting that they rented their home. Their son Clifford was listed as living with them.23
     John and Bernice moved to 370 Callender Ave. by 1923.24 They appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at 370 Callender Ave, enumerated 7 Apr 1930, reporting that they owned a home valued at $14,000 and owned a radio. Their son Clifford was listed as living with them.23
     John and Bernice appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at 370 Callender Ave, enumerated 8 Apr 1940, reporting that they owned a home valued at $7,000. Their son Clifford was listed as living with them, as was her mother, Emma Amelia Goller.25
     In 1940 he reported he had worked 44 hours the last week of March, and had worked 52 weeks the prior year, earning $2,900.26 He registered for the draft for World War II on 27 Apr 1942, while living at 370 Callender Ave., Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, reporting he was employed by R. Herschel Manufacturing Co., 648 W. Washington St., East Peoria.25 He was promoted to department manager at R. Herschel by 1948. It appears he retired by 1955.27
     In 1956 the street numbers in their area were changed, and their address became 1816 W. Callender Ave.28
     His wife died on 13 Jan 1964 in Peoria, Illinois.29
     John died in May 1973 in Peoria Co., Illinois, at age 87.14

Children:
     Child with Bernice Caroline Glabe:

  • Clifford John Feulner4,23,3 (22 Oct 1919 - 1 Apr 2005)

Citations

  1. [S3956] John Michael Feulner, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  2. [S3955] John Michael Feulner, Selective Service Registration Card, World War II, Fourth Registration.
  3. [S3953] John M. Feulner household, 1930 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  4. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 53.
  5. [S5078] Geo. Feulmer household, 1895 Iowa State Census, Polk Co., Iowa, Des Moines, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S3957] George Feidner household, 1900 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa.
  7. [S3957] George Feidner household, 1900 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  8. [S5078] Geo. Feulmer household, 1895 Iowa State Census, Polk Co., Iowa, Des Moines, shows age 9, county, and state.
  9. [S3955] John Michael Feulner, Selective Service Registration Card, World War II, Fourth Registration, shows date, city, and state.
  10. [S130] "Social Security Death Index," Rootsweb.com, record for John Feulner, Soc. Sec. No. 331-01-7644, shows date.
  11. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 53, shows date, town, and state.
  12. [S3953] John M. Feulner household, 1930 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows married, with his first marriage at age 27 and hers at 22.
  13. [S3952] John Feulner household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows married.
  14. [S130] "Social Security Death Index," Rootsweb.com, record for John Feulner, Soc. Sec. No. 331-01-7644, shows month, year, and last residence as 61606 (Peoria, Peoria, IL).
  15. [S5078] Geo. Feulmer household, 1895 Iowa State Census, Polk Co., Iowa, Des Moines.
  16. [S3957] George Feidner household, 1900 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows occupation as stch wks laborer.
  17. [S3965] R. L. Polk & Co.'s Des Moines City Directory, 1900 pg 323, shows wks Natl Starch Mnfg Co.; 1902 pg 333; 1903 pg 352; 1904 pg 364; 1906 pg 367; 1907 pg 381.
  18. [S3471] Franks Peoria City Directory, 1909, pp 269, 278; 1910 pg 293; 1912 pg 323; and 1913 pg 341.
  19. [S3471] Franks Peoria City Directory, 1909 pg 278, shows occupation as clerk; 1910 pg 293 shows occupation as cashier; 1912 pg 323, 1913 pg 341, and many following years show occupation as clk and employer.
  20. [S3952] John Feulner household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows occupation as clerk, industry difficult to read but looks like implement ___.
  21. [S3953] John M. Feulner household, 1930 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows occupation as office manager, industry as farm implement manufacturer.
  22. [S3471] Franks Peoria City Directory, 1914 pg 348; 1915 pg 357; and following years.
  23. [S3952] John Feulner household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  24. [S3473] Peoria City Directory, 1923, pg 599.
  25. [S3954] John Feulner household, 1940 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  26. [S3954] John Feulner household, 1940 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows occupation as clerk-office, industry as farm equip manufacturer.
  27. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1948 pg 187 and 1952 pg 277 show occupation as dept mgr; 1955 pg 215 and following years show no occupation.
  28. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1955 street guide pg 44, shows them at 370 Callender Ave, between Cooper and Western Ave; 1956 street guide pg 46, shows them at 1816 W. Callender, between the same two avenues.
  29. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 44.