Ruth Fern Shaffner1,2,3

ID# 303, (1903 - 1985)
FatherSamuel Shaffner4,5,6 (22 Sep 1862 - 1 Dec 1933)
MotherAda Caroline Gary7,8,4 (30 May 1867 - 12 Dec 1933)

Key Events:

Birth: 5 Jan 1903, Chicago, Illinois9,10,11
Marriage: 12 Sep 1923, Chicago, Illinois, Robert Henry Glabe (14 Feb 1901 - 4 May 1966)12,13,14
Death: 3 Oct 1985, Manatee, Florida15,16
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

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Narrative:

     Ruth Fern Shaffner was born on 5 Jan 1903 in Chicago, Illinois.9,10,11
     She appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, Samuel Shaffner and Ada Caroline Gary.6 She appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.5
     Ruth married Robert Henry Glabe, son of Jacob Glabe and Emma Amelia Goller, on 12 Sep 1923 in Chicago, Illinois.12,13,14
     Ruth and Robert 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
     Ruth and Robert 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
     Her husband died on 4 May 1966 in Blue Island, Illinois.19,20
     Ruth died on 3 Oct 1985 in Manatee, Florida, at age 82.15,16

Children:
     Child with Robert Henry Glabe:

Citations

  1. [S7962] Kenneth Robert Glabe, Certificate of Birth, shows name as Ruth Fern Shaffner.
  2. [S3927] Samuel Shaffner household, 1910 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows name as Ruth Shaffner.
  3. [S3928] Samuel Shaffner household, 1920 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows name as Ruth Schaffner.
  4. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  5. [S3928] Samuel Shaffner household, 1920 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois.
  6. [S3927] Samuel Shaffner household, 1910 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois.
  7. [S3927] Samuel Shaffner household, 1910 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Ada's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  8. [S3928] Samuel Shaffner household, 1920 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Ada's husband.
  9. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date.
  10. [S7962] Kenneth Robert Glabe, Certificate of Birth, shows age 23 at birth of son 3 Jul 1926 and city.
  11. [S3927] Samuel Shaffner household, 1910 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows age 7 and state.
  12. [S3459] "Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1912-1924," Ancestry.com, record for Robert H Glabe and Ruth F Shafener, shows date.
  13. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, city, and state.
  14. [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.
  15. [S130] "Social Security Death Index," Rootsweb.com, record for Ruth Glabe, Soc. Sec. No. 329-22-9972, shows month, year, and last residence as Florida, 33507.
  16. [S889] "Florida Death Index, 1936-1998," Ancestry.com, record for Ruth F. Glabe, citing certificate 96762, shows date and town.
  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. [S66] Pound, Family File "POUNDA~1.FTW," 31 Jan 1999, shows date, town, and state.
  20. [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.
  21. [S7962] Kenneth Robert Glabe, Certificate of Birth.
  22. [S3925] Robert H. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.