Myrtle Adeline Glabe1,2,3

ID# 296, (1892 - 1989)
FatherJacob Glabe4,5,6 (14 Mar 1855 - 13 Jan 1927)
MotherEmma Amelia Goller4,7,8 (27 Jan 1859 - 31 Mar 1948)

Key Events:

Birth: 19 Dec 1892, Peoria, Illinois9,10,11
Marriage: 18 Jun 1915, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, Forrest Jay Decker (19 Sep 1892 - Jul 1975)12,13,14
Death: 21 Dec 198915
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Myrtle Adeline Glabe was born on 19 Dec 1892 in Peoria, Illinois.9,10,11
     She appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Peoria Twp., Peoria Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, Jacob Glabe and Emma Amelia Goller.6 She appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.5
     She was an apprentice to Miss M. Ludwig, a dressmaker, by 1908, and a seamstress the next year. By 1912 she was as dressmaker for Mrs. Susie White.16,17 She moved to Chicago with her parents about 1913.18
     Myrtle married Forrest Jay Decker, son of Lewis Henry Decker and Deloria T. Furnace, on 18 Jun 1915 in Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois.12,13,14
     Myrtle and Forrest appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at 1908 Main St., enumerated 6 Jan 1920, reporting that they rented their home.19
     Myrtle and Forrest appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at 1205 Bigelow St., enumerated 7 Apr 1930, reporting that they owned a home valued at $12,000 and owned a radio. Their daughter Shirley was listed as living with them.20
     Myrtle and Forrest appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at 1205 Bigelow St., enumerated 10 Apr 1940, reporting that they owned a home valued at $9,500 and that they had lived in the same house in 1935. Their daughter Shirley was listed as living with them.21
     Her husband died in Jul 1975.22
     Myrtle died on 21 Dec 1989 at age 97.15

Children:
     Child with Forrest Jay Decker:

  • Shirley Jayne Decker23,24,25 (20 Jan 1922 - 26 Jan 2006)

Citations

  1. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 44, shows name as Myrtle Adeline Glabe.
  2. [S1714] Jacob Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows name as Myrtle A. Glabe.
  3. [S720] Jacob Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows name as Myrtle A. Glabe.
  4. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 44.
  5. [S720] Jacob Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  6. [S1714] Jacob Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  7. [S720] Jacob Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows Myrtle as the daughter of Amelia's husband, and Amelia as the mother of 9 children with 8 living.
  8. [S1714] Jacob Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows Myrtle as the daughter of Amelia's husband, and that she was the mother of 8 children, with 7 still living.
  9. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 44, shows date, city, and state.
  10. [S130] "Social Security Death Index," Rootsweb.com, record for Myrtle A Decker, Soc. Sec. No. 325-50-4493, shows date.
  11. [S1714] Jacob Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows month and year, age 7, and state.
  12. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, as 18th, town, and state.
  13. [S66] Pound, Family File "POUNDA~1.FTW," 31 Jan 1999, shows date, as 17th, city, county, and state.
  14. [S3967] Forest J. Decker household, 1930 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows married, with his first marriage at age 22 and hers at 21.
  15. [S130] "Social Security Death Index," Rootsweb.com, record for Myrtle A Decker, Soc. Sec. No. 325-50-4493, shows date and last address as 66212 (Shawnee Mission, Johnson, KS).
  16. [S3471] Franks Peoria City Directory, 1908, pg 322, shows occupation as apprentice, Miss M. Ludwig; 1909, pg 321, shows occupation as seam; 1912, pg 372, shows occupation as dressmkr, Mrs Susie White.
  17. [S720] Jacob Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows occupation as apprentice, industry as dressmaker.
  18. [S3471] Franks Peoria City Directory, 1912-13 pg 372 is the last listing in which Jacob, Cora, and Mlyrtle appear. The younger children had not appeared in the directories.
  19. [S3966] Forest J. Decker household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  20. [S3967] Forest J. Decker household, 1930 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  21. [S3968] Forest J. Decker household, 1940 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  22. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for F . Decker, Soc. Sec. No. 347-26-6627, shows month, year, and last residence as 66212 Shawnee Mission, Johnson, Kansas.
  23. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  24. [S3967] Forest J. Decker household, 1930 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Myrtle's husband.
  25. [S3968] Forest J. Decker household, 1940 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Myrtle's husband.