Levi Glabe1,2,3

ID# 356, (1856 - 1930)
FatherJohann Jakob Glebe4,5,6 (1 Dec 1815 - 12 Jul 1892)
MotherAnna Katharina Stein7,4,5 (10 Jan 1816 - 19 Dec 1899)

Key Events:

Birth: 17 Mar 1856, Farmdale, Illinois8,9,10
Marriage: 8 Mar 1888, Tazewell Co., Illinois, Mary M. Schuck (28 Nov 1867 - 9 Aug 1942)11,12,13
Death: 14 Aug 1930, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois14,15,16
Burial: 16 Aug 1930, Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois7
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Levi Glabe was born on 17 Mar 1856 in Farmdale, Illinois.8,9,10
     He appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, Jacob Glebe and Katherine Stein.17
Levi Glabe
courtesy Kathy Shelander
He appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents. The family apparently lived very close to that of his future wife, as they are listed as the second proceeding household.18 He appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents.6
     Levi married Mary M. Schuck, daughter of John Schuck and Catherine Geltmacher, on 8 Mar 1888 in Tazewell Co., Illinois.11,12,13
     Levi and Mary settled in Farmdale, after their marriage, where they lived until 1894 when they moved to Washington, a few miles north.4 They appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 2 Jun 1900, reporting that they owned their farm, which was mortgaged. Their children Charles, John, Katherine, Ida and Inez were listed as living with them.3
     Levi and Mary appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 28 Apr 1910, reporting that they owned their farm, which was mortgaged. Their children Charles, John, Katherine, Irene, Inez and Esther were listed as living with them.19
     Levi and Mary appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 8 Jan 1920, reporting that they owned there home, mortgage free. Their children John, Irene, Inez and Esther were listed as living with them.20
     He was a farmer, like most of the early members of the family.4,21,22,23,24,25
     Levi retired and he and Mary moved into town by 1930.26 They appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 8 Apr 1930, reporting that they owned a home valued at $6,000, and did not own a radio.27
     Levi died on 14 Aug 1930 in Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, at age 74.14,15,16 He was buried on 16 Aug 1930 in Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.7

Children:
     Children with Mary M. Schuck:

Citations

  1. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows name as Levi Glabe.
  2. [S1195] Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900, online, record for Levi Glabe and Mary Schuck, citing vol 1 pg 210.
  3. [S3557] Levi Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  4. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  5. [S1055] Jacob Clabe household, 1860 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S365] Jacob Gleab household, 1880 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  7. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Levi Glaby, citing FHL #1644135 and cert no 138 31954.
  8. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Levi Glaby, citing FHL #1644135 and cert no 138 31954, shows date, town, and state.
  9. [S3557] Levi Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows month, year, age 44 and state.
  10. [S1055] Jacob Clabe household, 1860 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows age 4 and state.
  11. [S3560] "Illinois, Marriages, 1815-1935," FamilySearch.org, record for Levi Glabe and Mary Schuck, citing FHL #1314688, shows date, county, and state.
  12. [S1195] Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900, online, record for Levi Glabe and Mary Schuck, citing vol 1 pg 210, shows date and county.
  13. [S3557] Levi Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married 12 years.
  14. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Levi Glaby, citing FHL #1644135 and cert no 138 31954, shows date, town, county, and state.
  15. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date.
  16. [S80] "Woodford County, Illinois, Obituaries, 1887 to Present," Ancestry.com, record for Levi Glabe, citing Metamora Herald, 22 Aug 1930, pg 4, col 1, shows date.
  17. [S1055] Jacob Clabe household, 1860 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  18. [S1056] Jacob Clabe household, 1870 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  19. [S3558] Levi Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  20. [S424] Levi Glab household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  21. [S365] Jacob Gleab household, 1880 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows he "works on farm."
  22. [S3557] Levi Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as farmer.
  23. [S3558] Levi Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as farmer, industry as general farm.
  24. [S424] Levi Glab household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as farmer, on a general farm.
  25. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Levi Glaby, citing FHL #1644135 and cert no 138 31954, shows occupation as retired farmer.
  26. [S3559] Levi Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as none.
  27. [S3559] Levi Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  28. [S7988] Charles Edwin Glabe obituary, The Pantagraph.
  29. [S8020] Katherine Lober obituary, Journal Star.
  30. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 59.
  31. [S13] "Obituaries," Ancestry.com, citing Peoria Journal Star, 20 Mar 1992, pg C7 obituary of Inez M. Glabe.
  32. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 60.