Elizabeth Ruppel1,2,3

ID# 353, (1855 - 1928)
FatherHenry Ruppel4,5,6 (11 Apr 1830 - 24 Mar 1912)
MotherAnna Gehla Berlet4,5,7 (1 Apr 1827 - 23 Oct 1902)

Key Events:

Birth: 31 Aug 1855, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois8,9,10
Marriage: 11 Mar 1875, John Glabe (Oct 1847 - 8 Feb 1907)11,12,13
Death: 19 Apr 1928, Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois14,15
Burial: 22 Apr 1928, Chatsworth Cemetery, Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois16,17
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

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Narrative:

     Elizabeth Ruppel was born on 31 Aug 1855 in Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.8,9,10 She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Chatsworth Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, Henry Ruppel and Anna Gehla Berlet.1 She appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.2
     Elizabeth married John Glabe, son of Johann Jakob Glebe and Anna Katharina Stein, and brother of her sister Anna's future husband, on 11 Mar 1875.11,12,13
     Elizabeth and John lived on a farm west of Washington until 1877, when they moved to Germanville, where she had grown up.6,18,19,20 They appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Germanville Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois, enumerated 1 Jun 1880. Their children Henry, Matilda and Mary were listed as living with them.21
     Elizabeth and John appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Germanville Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois, enumerated 18 Jun 1900, reporting the family rented its farm. Their children Louis, Harvey, Catherine, Fred and Emma were listed as living with them, as was Nannie Wilson, age 22, described as "help," whose husband of four months was listed on the nearby Blakely farm. Elizabeth's parents were apparently living nearby, as they are listed next.22
     Elizabeth and John lived on their farm in Germanville Twp. until 1903, when he retired from farming and they moved in to Chatsworth. Elizabeth lived long after him in the family home in Chatsworth.6 Elizabeth died on 8 Feb 1907 in Chatsworth, Illinois.6
     Elizabeth appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, enumerated 23 Apr 1910, reporting she owned her home, mortgage free. Her children Fred, Emma and Henry were listed as living with her, as was Henry's wife, Nellie L. Caldwell, as well as 43-year old German-born Anna Wisthuff, identified as a cousin.23 Her daughter Catherine and her husband and their infant daughter were listed as living in a part of the same dwelling, apparently renting from her.24
     Elizabeth's father moved in with her about 1911, living there until his death a year later.25
     Elizabeth appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, at Oak St., enumerated 17 Jan 1920, reporting she owned her home, mortgage free. Her children Fred and Emma were listed as living with her, as was Emma's husband, Fred Warner, and their daughter, as well as 50-year old German-born Anna Wisthuff, identified as a cousin.26
     Elizabeth died on 19 Apr 1928 in Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, at age 72.14,15 She was buried on 22 Apr 1928 in Chatsworth Cemetery, Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois.16,17
     Her obituary says that she was "of a sympathetic nature and exercised the sprit of helpfulness toward the sick and the needy in her days when strength and health permitted it."6

Children:
     Children with John Glabe

John and Elizabeth's daughter Mary seems to have died quite young. She appears in the 1880 census as an infant, but no further record of her can be found. Lee Pound's extensive interviews with family members in 1967 produced no mention of her.40,41

Citations

  1. [S3485] Henry Rupple household, 1860 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  2. [S3486] Henry Rupple household, 1870 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  3. [S3588] Henry J. Glabe and Nellie L. Caldwell, marriage license application and return, shows name as Elizabeth Ruppel.
  4. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Elizabeth Ruppel Glabe, citing FHL#1614420, pg 105, and cert no 15051.
  5. [S3485] Henry Rupple household, 1860 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  7. [S3486] Henry Rupple household, 1870 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  8. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Elizabeth Ruppel Glabe, citing FHL#1614420, pg 105, and cert no 15051, shows date, town, as Washington, county, and state.
  9. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, town, as Fondulac, and state.
  10. [S3485] Henry Rupple household, 1860 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows age 5 and state.
  11. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date.
  12. [S3483] John Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows married 25 years.
  13. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Elizabeth Ruppel Glabe, citing FHL#1614420, pg 105, and cert no 15051, shows him as her spouse.
  14. [S718] Illinois State Archives, Database of Death Certificates, online, record for Elizabeth Ruppel Glabe, citing cert. # 0530105, shows date, town, and county.
  15. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Elizabeth Ruppel Glabe, citing FHL#1614420, pg 105, and cert no 15051, shows date, town, as Chatsworth Village, county, and state.
  16. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Elizabeth Ruppel Glabe, citing FHL#1614420, pg 105, and cert no 15051, shows date, town, county, and state.
  17. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 72216206, Elizabeth Glabe, shows cemetery, town, county, and state.
  18. [S1056] Jacob Clabe household, 1870 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as farm laborer.
  19. [S383] John Glabe household, 1880 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows he was a farmer.
  20. [S3483] John Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows occupation as farmer.
  21. [S383] John Glabe household, 1880 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  22. [S3483] John Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  23. [S3490] Elizabeth Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  24. [S3741] Edward Vaubel household, 1910 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  25. [S3637] Obituary: Henry Ruppel, Chatsworth Plaindealer, 29 Mar 1912, shows he moved in with his daughter about a year before his death, 24 Mar 1912.
  26. [S3495] Elizabeth Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  27. [S3588] Henry J. Glabe and Nellie L. Caldwell, marriage license application and return.
  28. [S383] John Glabe household, 1880 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows Mathilda as the daughter of Elizabeth's husband.
  29. [S8047] Marriage certificates, Livingston Co., Illinois, no. 1897, Wm. A Heiple and Matilda C. Glabe.
  30. [S3631] Obituary: Mrs. Matila Heipie, Chatsworth Plaindealer, 31 Dec 1958.
  31. [S383] John Glabe household, 1880 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows Mary as the daughter of Elizabeth's husband.
  32. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Louis A. Glabe, citing FHL#1684955, Reg Dist 563 Reg #5.
  33. [S3483] John Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows the boy as son of her husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  34. [S233] Rootsweb.com, online, CA Death Records, accessed 1 Jun 2000, shows his mother as Rupel.
  35. [S3632] Obituary: Glabe Infant, Chatsworth Plaindealer, 28 Jan 1887.
  36. [S3633] Obituary: Mrs. Catherine A. Vaubel, Chatsworth Plaindealer, 30 Jan 1964.
  37. [S3483] John Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Elizabeth's husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  38. [S3772] Fred A. Glabe, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  39. [S3781] Will Wed, October 22, undated clipping.
  40. [S383] John Glabe household, 1880 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows Mary as John's daughter, age 3 months.
  41. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pp 13-14, lists John and Elizabeth's children, Mary is not included.