LaVerda Caldwell Glabe1,2,3

ID# 3579, (1920 - 2007)
FatherHenry Jacob Glabe4,5,6 (11 Mar 1876 - 30 Apr 1959)
MotherNellie L. Caldwell5,4,7 (3 Jul 1882 - 22 Apr 1948)

Key Events:

Birth: 27 Mar 1920, Cissna Park, Illinois8,9,10
Marriage: 7 Aug 1957, Crown Point, Indiana, Harold W. Lyon (3 Feb 1922 - 18 Jan 2005)11,12
Death: 9 Jul 2007, Urbana, Illinois13,14
Burial: Glen Cemetery, Paxton, Ford Co., Illinois15,16
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     LaVerda Caldwell Glabe was born on 27 Mar 1920 in Cissna Park, Illinois.8,9,10
     LaVerda's family moved to Paxton, some 30 miles south and east of Chatsworth, before 1930. She appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Paxton, Ford Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, Henry Jacob Glabe and Nellie L. Caldwell.6 She appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Paxton, Ford Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.17 LaVerda completed four years of high school.17
     She was bookkeeper for a dairy in 1940, reporting in the 1940 census that she had worked 40 hours the last week of March, and had worked 52 weeks the previous year, earning $420.17
     LaVerda married Harold W. Lyon, son of William Howard Lyon Jr. and Catherine H. Wilson, on 7 Aug 1957 in Crown Point, Indiana.11,12
     LaVerda and Harold moved to Savoy, Illinois, in Nov 1988 living there until their deaths.4
     Her husband died on 18 Jan 2005.18,19
     LaVerda died on 9 Jul 2007 in Urbana, Illinois, at age 87.13,14 She was buried in Glen Cemetery, Paxton, Ford Co., Illinois.15,16

Children:
     Children with Harold W. Lyon:

Harold and LaVerda's daughters are still living.

Citations

  1. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows name as LaVerda Caldwell Glabe.
  2. [S3584] Henry J. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Ford Co., Illinois, shows name as LaVerda Glabe.
  3. [S3630] The News-Gazette, 11 Jul 2007, shows father's surname as Glabe.
  4. [S3630] The News-Gazette, 11 Jul 2007.
  5. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  6. [S3584] Henry J. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Ford Co., Illinois.
  7. [S3584] Henry J. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Ford Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Nellie's husband.
  8. [S3630] The News-Gazette, 11 Jul 2007, shows date and town, as Cissna Park.
  9. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows year, town, as Fairbury, and state.
  10. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 20774251, LaVerda C. Glabe Lyon, shows date, and town, as Cissna Park, and state, and includes photo of tombstone showing date.
  11. [S3630] The News-Gazette, 11 Jul 2007, shows date and city, as Chicago.
  12. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows year, as 1958, town, and state, as Crown Point, Indiana.
  13. [S3630] The News-Gazette, 11 Jul 2007, shows date and city.
  14. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 20774251, LaVerda C. Glabe Lyon, shows date, and includes photo of tombstone showing same.
  15. [S3630] The News-Gazette, 11 Jul 2007, shows cemetery and town.
  16. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 20774251, LaVerda C. Glabe Lyon, and includes photo of tombstone.
  17. [S3587] Henry J. Glabe household, 1940 U.S. Census, Ford Co., Illinois.
  18. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 71064399, Harold W. Lyon, shows date, and includes photos of tombstone and military plaque showing same.
  19. [S1041] "U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006," Ancestry.com, record for Harold W Lyon, shows date.