Robert Henry Glabe1,2,3

ID# 302, (1901 - 1966)
FatherJacob Glabe4,5,6 (14 Mar 1855 - 13 Jan 1927)
MotherEmma Amelia Goller4,7,8 (27 Jan 1859 - 31 Mar 1948)

Key Events:

Birth: 14 Feb 1901, Peoria, Illinois9,10,11
Marriage: 12 Sep 1923, Chicago, Illinois, Ruth Fern Shaffner (5 Jan 1903 - 3 Oct 1985)12,9,13
Death: 4 May 1966, Blue Island, Illinois14,15
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Robert Henry Glabe was born on 14 Feb 1901 in Peoria, Illinois.9,10,11 He appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, Jacob Glabe and Emma Amelia Goller.5
     He moved to Chicago about 1913 with his parents.16 He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of 11045 Esmond St., Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, reporting his occupation as a clerk at a stockyard.6
     Robert married Ruth Fern Shaffner, daughter of Samuel Shaffner and Ada Caroline Gary, on 12 Sep 1923 in Chicago, Illinois.12,9,13
     Robert and Ruth appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, at 11007 Esmond St., enumerated 11 Apr 1930, reporting that they owned a home, value "unknown," and did not own a radio. Their son Kenneth was listed as living with them.17
     Robert and Ruth appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Blue Island, Cook Co., Illinois, at 2023 W. 119th St., enumerated 11 May 1940, reporting they rented their home, for $30 per month, and that they had lived in the same town in 1935. Their son Kenneth was listed as living with them.18
     He was a clerk when his son was born, and a salesman for an insect exterminator company by 1930 in 1945.19,20 He was a varnish fitter for paint company by 1940, when he reported he had worked 40 hours the last week of March, and had worked 52 weeks the prior year, earning $1,716.18 His niece Carmen Edith Glabe later recalled he had a health problem with his lungs supposedly as a result of working at the paint factory.21
     Robert died on 4 May 1966 in Blue Island, Illinois, at age 65.14,15

Children:
     Child with Ruth Fern Shaffner:

Citations

  1. [S7962] Kenneth Robert Glabe, Certificate of Birth, shows name as Robert Henry Glabe.
  2. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows name as Robert Henry Glabe.
  3. [S720] Jacob Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows name as Robert H. Glabe.
  4. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  5. [S720] Jacob Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  6. [S421] Jacob Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois.
  7. [S720] Jacob Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of Amelia's husband, and Amelia as the mother of 9 children with 8 living.
  8. [S421] Jacob Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.
  9. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, city, and state.
  10. [S7962] Kenneth Robert Glabe, Certificate of Birth, shows age 25 at birth of son 3 Jul 1926 and city.
  11. [S130] "Social Security Death Index," Rootsweb.com, record for Robert Glabe, Soc. Sec. No. 336-07-4355, shows date.
  12. [S3459] "Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1912-1924," Ancestry.com, record for Robert H Glabe and Ruth F Shafener, shows date.
  13. [S3925] Robert H. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows married, with his first marriage at age 22 and hers at 20.
  14. [S66] Pound, Family File "POUNDA~1.FTW," 31 Jan 1999, shows date, town, and state.
  15. [S130] "Social Security Death Index," Rootsweb.com, record for Robert Glabe, Soc. Sec. No. 336-07-4355, shows month, year, and last residence as Blue Island, Cook, Il 60406.
  16. [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.
  17. [S3925] Robert H. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois.
  18. [S3926] Robert Glabe household, 1940 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois.
  19. [S7962] Kenneth Robert Glabe, Certificate of Birth, shows occupation as clerk.
  20. [S3925] Robert H. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows occupation as salesman, industry as insect exterminators.
  21. [S24] Interview, Carmen Glabe Reigel, 7 Oct 1998.
  22. [S7962] Kenneth Robert Glabe, Certificate of Birth.