Harvey Sebastian Glabe1,2,3

ID# 3571, (1884 - 1967)
FatherJohn Glabe4,5 (Oct 1847 - 8 Feb 1907)
MotherElizabeth Ruppel5,6,7 (31 Aug 1855 - 19 Apr 1928)

Key Events:

Birth: 15 Mar 1884, Chatsworth, Illinois8,9,10,11
Marriage: Feb 1906, Chatsworth, Illinois, Netta Lou Bess (7 Oct 1884 - 29 Dec 1956)12,13,14
Death: 4 Mar 1967, Los Alamito, Orange Co., California15,16,17
Burial: Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles Co., California18
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

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Narrative:

     Harvey Sebastian Glabe was born on 15 Mar 1884 in Chatsworth, Illinois.8,9,10,11 He appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Germanville Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, John Glabe and Elizabeth Ruppel.4
     Harvey married Netta Lou Bess, daughter of Peter Bess and Catherine Shell, in Feb 1906 in Chatsworth, Illinois.12,13,14
     Harvey and Netta moved to Kansas about 1909. They appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Rosalia Twp., Butler Co., Kansas, enumerated 11 May 1910, reporting that they owned their farm, mortgage free. Their children LaVerna and Fern were listed as living with them.19
     He was a farmer as a young man. In 1917 he was listed in the Prairie Farmer's Reliable Directory of Farmers & Breeders as operating a 200 acre farm owned by Mrs. E. Glabe, apparently his mother. The farm was in Livingston Co., section 1, Germantown Twp., and with Chatsworth the post office. in 1917.20,21,22,23
     Harvey registered for the draft for World War I on 12 Sep 1918, while living at RFD 1, Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, reporting he was a self-employed farmer in Germanville Twp.1
     Harvey and Netta moved to Indiana before 1919. They appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Monon Twp., White Co., Indiana, enumerated 3 Jan 1920, reporting that they owned their farm, mortgage free. Their children LaVerna, Fern and David were listed as living with them.24
     Harvey and Netta moved to Valparaiso, some 50 miles north, by 1924, where they lived at 607 N. Valparaiso.25 He was a tireman at Main Garage there.25
     Harvey and Netta moved to Flint, Michigan by 1927, when they were living at 722 W. Cornell.26 They appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, at 2716 Wolcott, enumerated 4 Apr 1930, reporting that they owned a home valued at $1,000. Their children David and Mary were listed as living with them.27 Harvey was an auto worker in Flint by 1927. By 1930 he had become a crane operator. By 1937 he was a stationary fireman.28,29
     Harvey and Netta appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, at 1122 Decker St., enumerated 2 Apr 1940, reporting that they owned a home valued at $3,000. Their children David and Mary were listed as living with them, They reported everyone had lived in the same house in 1935.30 In 1940 he was an engineer at the Union Industrial Bank building, reporting in the census that he worked 48 hours the last week of March, and had worked 52 weeks in 1939, earning $1,500.31,32 By 1942 he had become a factory worker at Palace Coach.33
     Harvey registered for the draft for World War II on 27 Apr 1942, while living at 1122 Decker St., Flint, Michigan, reporting he was employed by Palace Coach.34
     Harvey and Netta moved to Los Angeles Co., California by 1944, when they were living at 872 W. Walnut Ave., Monrovia.35 Harvey returned to his occupation as stationary fireman.36
     His wife died on 29 Dec 1956 in Long Beach, California.37,38 After her death Harvey lived in Hollydale, a section of South Gate in southern Los Angeles Co., before moving to Los Alatimo, in Orange Co. by 1964.39,40
     Harvey died on 4 Mar 1967 in Los Alamito, Orange Co., California, at age 82.15,16,17 He was buried in Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles Co., California.18

Children:
     Children with Netta Lou Bess:

Citations

  1. [S3694] Harvey Sebastian Glabe, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  2. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 22, shows name as Harvey S. Glabe.
  3. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Harvey S. Glabe.
  4. [S3483] John Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  5. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  6. [S233] Rootsweb.com, online, CA Death Records, accessed 1 Jun 2000, shows his mother as Rupel.
  7. [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.
  8. [S3698] Harvey S Glabe, Selective Service Registration Card, World War II, Fourth Registration, shows date, with year as 1884, town, and state.
  9. [S3694] Harvey Sebastian Glabe, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, shows date, with year as 1884.
  10. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Harvey S. Glabe, shows date, with year as 1884, and state.
  11. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 14, shows month and year as 1886, town, and state.
  12. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 22, shows month, year, town, and state.
  13. [S27] "Livingston County, Illinois, Farmers Directory, 1917," Ancestry.com, H. S. Glabe entry, shows married.
  14. [S3690] Harvey Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Butler Co., Kansas, shows married 4 years.
  15. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, city, and state.
  16. [S130] "Social Security Death Index," Rootsweb.com, record for Harvey Glabe, Soc. Sec. No. 379-03-4573, shows month, year, and last residence as Buena Park, Orange, CA 90620.
  17. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Harvey S. Glabe, shows date and county.
  18. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #71401486, Harvey S. Glabe.
  19. [S3690] Harvey Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Butler Co., Kansas.
  20. [S3690] Harvey Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Butler Co., Kansas, shows occupation as farmer, industry as general farm.
  21. [S7301] David Glabe, Certificate of Birth, shows occupation as farmer.
  22. [S3691] Harvey Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, White Co., Indiana, shows occupation as farmer.
  23. [S27] "Livingston County, Illinois, Farmers Directory, 1917," Ancestry.com, H. S. Glabe entry.
  24. [S3691] Harvey Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, White Co., Indiana.
  25. [S3695] Polk's Valparaio City and Porter County Directory, 1924-1925, pg 88.
  26. [S3696] Polk's Flint City Directory, 1927, pg 358.
  27. [S3692] H. S. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan.
  28. [S3696] Polk's Flint City Directory, 1927, pg 358, shows occupation as auto worker; 1937 pg 355 and 1939 pg 329, show occupation as sta firemn.
  29. [S3692] H. S. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan, shows occupation as crane operator, industry as auto factory.
  30. [S3693] Harvey Glabe household, 1940 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan.
  31. [S3693] Harvey Glabe household, 1940 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan, shows engineer, banking company, and hours.
  32. [S3696] Polk's Flint City Directory, 1941 pg 344 shows sta firemn and building.
  33. [S3696] Polk's Flint City Directory, 1942, pg 309.
  34. [S3698] Harvey S Glabe, Selective Service Registration Card, World War II, Fourth Registration.
  35. [S3697] Los Angeles Directory Co's Monrovia (California) City Directory, 1944 pg 79.
  36. [S3697] Los Angeles Directory Co's Monrovia (California) City Directory, 1944 pg 79, shows occupation as firemn.
  37. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 22, shows date, as 28th, city, and state.
  38. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Netta L. Glabe, shows date, with date as 29th and county.
  39. [S3631] Obituary: Mrs. Matila Heipie, Chatsworth Plaindealer, 31 Dec 1958, shows him living in Hollydale.
  40. [S3633] Obituary: Mrs. Catherine A. Vaubel, Chatsworth Plaindealer, 30 Jan 1964, shows him living in Los Alamintos[sic], California.
  41. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 22.
  42. [S2979] "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992," FamilySearch.org, record for Eugene Irvin Daffern and Laverne Elizabeth Glabe, citing FHL #1939649.
  43. [S7301] David Glabe, Certificate of Birth.