Sebastian Glabe1,2,3,4

ID# 358, (1859 - 1940)
FatherJohann Jakob Glebe5,6,2 (1 Dec 1815 - 12 Jul 1892)
MotherAnna Katharina Stein5,6,2 (10 Jan 1816 - 19 Dec 1899)

Key Events:

Birth: 30 Jul 1859, Farmdale, Tazewell Co., Illinois7,8
Marriage: 31 Dec 1885, Germanville, Livingston Co., Illinois, Anna Katherine Ruppel (29 Jan 1865 - 14 Jul 1920)9,10,11
Marriage: 1927, Mattie W. Bush (27 Jan 1866 - 7 Nov 1938)12,13,14
Death: 7 May 1940, Fairbury, Livingston Co., Illinois15,16,17
Burial: 9 May 1940, Chatsworth Cemetery, Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois18,19,20
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Sebastian Glabe was born on 30 Jul 1859 in Farmdale, Tazewell Co., Illinois.7,8 He was known to family as Bastian.3,21
     He appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, Jacob Glebe and Katherine Stein.22 He appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents.23
Sebastian & Katherine Glabe
courtesy Kathy Shelander
He appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents.24
     Sebastian married first Anna Katherine Ruppel, daughter of Henry Ruppel and Anna Gehla Berlet, and sister of his brother John's wife, on 31 Dec 1885 in Germanville, Livingston Co., Illinois.9,10,11
     Sebastian and Anna settled in Holton, Kansas, after they married, where they lived for five years.25 They moved to Chatsworth, Illinois, about 1891.25
     He was engaged in farming and the operation of a grain elevator in Chatsworth.25,26,27,28
     Sebastian served as a member of the high school board of trustees for many years in Chatsworth, Illinois.25 When a post office was established in Germanville 6 Apr 1893, Sebastian was named the first post master.29
     Sebastian and Anna appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Germanville Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois, enumerated 20 Jun 1900, reporting they were renting their farm. Their children Laura, Nellie, Luella, Esther, Ruth, Rachel and Eva were listed as living with them, as was Henry Jacob Glabe, son of his brother and her sister. Henry was described as "help," no doubt needed on the farm since there were only daughters in the family to this point.4
     Anna's father moved in with her and Sebastian after his wife died in 1902. Sebastian and Anna appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Germanville Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois, enumerated 10 May 1910, reporting the family owned its farm, mortgage free. Their children Luella, Esther, Ruth, Rachel, Eva, Alice, Seberta and Paul were listed as living with them, as was Anna's father, Henry Ruppel, and John Vaubes, a 25-year-old hired man.30
     Sebastian retired by 1920 and he and Anna moved into Chatsworth.31 They appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, on 6th St., enumerated 14 Jan 1920, reporting that they owned their home, mortgage free. Their children Luella, Eva, Seberta and Paul were listed as living with them. Their daughter Nellie and her husband were apparently living "around the corner" as they and their children were listed on Oak St., as the second following household.32
     His wife died on 14 Jul 1920 in Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois.33,34,35
     Sebastian married second Mattie W. Bush, daughter of William A. Bush and Elizabeth [surname unknown], in 1927.12,13,14
     Sebastian and Mattie appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, enumerated 14 Apr 1930, reporting they owned a home valued at $7,500, and owned a radio.36
     Mattie died on 7 Nov 1938 in Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois.37,12,38
     Sebastian appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, enumerated 25 Apr 1940, reporting he owned a home valued at $2,500. His son Paul was listed as living with him, as was his wife, Julia Janet Arnold. Sebastian and Paul both reported they had been living in the same house in 1935, while Julie had been living in Peoria. They were apparently living close to his daugher Nellie and her husband as they were listed as the following household.39
     Sebastian died on 7 May 1940 in Fairbury, Livingston Co., Illinois, at age 80.15,16,17 He was buried on 9 May 1940 in Chatsworth Cemetery, Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois.18,19,20

Children:
     Children with Anna Katherine Ruppel

Sebastian and Katherine had two additional children who died before 1900, names unknown.51

Children:
     There were no children with Mattie W. Bush

Citations

  1. [S1195] Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900, online, record for Sebastian Glabe and Katie Russel, citing vol I.
  2. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Sebastian Glabe, citing FHL#1831997, cert no 28.
  3. [S1055] Jacob Clabe household, 1860 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Bastian Claip.
  4. [S3565] Sebastian Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  5. [S1055] Jacob Clabe household, 1860 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S8698] Strawn, Johnson and Franzen, Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Livingston County, pg 923.
  7. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Sebastian Glabe, citing FHL#1831997, cert no 28, shows date, town, and state.
  8. [S1055] Jacob Clabe household, 1860 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows age 1 and state.
  9. [S4051] Adams, "Descendants of Jacob Glabe", shows date, town, county, and state.
  10. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, Tazewell Co., and state.
  11. [S1195] Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900, online, record for Sebastian Glabe and Katie Russel, citing vol I, shows date and Livingston Co.
  12. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows year.
  13. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Mattie Glabe, citing FHL#1818999, cert no 42912, shows him as her spouse; record for Sebastian Glabe, citing FHL#1831997, cert no 28, shows her as his spouse.
  14. [S3566] Sebastian Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows married, with his first marriage at age 25 and hers at 17.
  15. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Sebastian Glabe, citing FHL#1831997, cert no 28, shows town, county, and state.
  16. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, Fairsbury Hospital, Chatsworth, and state.
  17. [S4051] Adams, "Descendants of Jacob Glabe", citing Livingston County Cemetery Records, Volume I, Page 86, Sebastian Glabe and Katie A. Ruppel, shows date, town, as Washington, county, and state.
  18. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Sebastian Glabe, citing FHL#1831997, cert no 28, shows date, cemetery, town, county, and state.
  19. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows town, county, and state.
  20. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 72216671, Sebastian Glabe, shows cemetery, town, county, and state.
  21. [S365] Jacob Gleab household, 1880 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows given name as Bastian.
  22. [S1055] Jacob Clabe household, 1860 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  23. [S1056] Jacob Clabe household, 1870 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  24. [S365] Jacob Gleab household, 1880 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  25. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  26. [S3565] Sebastian Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows occupation as farmer.
  27. [S3488] Sebastian Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows occupation as farmer.
  28. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Sebastian Glabe, citing FHL#1831997, cert no 28, shows occupation as retired farmer.
  29. [S3493] Official Register of the United States, 1893, vol 2, pg 556.
  30. [S3484] Henry Rupple household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  31. [S422] Sabastian Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows his occupation as none, and the were now located in the town of Chatsworth.
  32. [S422] Sabastian Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  33. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Anna Katherine Glabe, citing pg 253 cert no 28312, shows date, county, and state.
  34. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, town, and state.
  35. [S4051] Adams, "Descendants of Jacob Glabe", citing Livingston County Cemetery Records, Volume I, Page 86, Sebastian Glabe and Katie A. Ruppel, shows date.
  36. [S3566] Sebastian Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  37. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Mattie Glabe, citing FHL#1818999, cert no 42912, shows date, town, county, and state.
  38. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 72216267, Mattie A. Glabe, shows year.
  39. [S3567] Sebastian Glabe household, 1940 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  40. [S8047] Marriage certificates, Livingston Co., Illinois, no. 2132, Will H. Grosenbach and Laura A. Glabe.
  41. [S8047] Marriage certificates, Livingston Co., Illinois, no. 2081, Chas F. Shafer and Nellie May Glabe.
  42. [S8101] Nellie M. Shafer obituary, The Pantagraph.
  43. [S3488] Sebastian Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  44. [S8110] Luella C. Oliver obituary, The Pantagraph.
  45. [S8047] Marriage certificates, Livingston Co., Illinois, no. 4201, Steven Ward and Esther Glabe.
  46. [S8025] Record of Marriage Licenses, Los Angeles Co., California, 892:41, William Presscott Attkisson and Ruth Kathryn Munsell.
  47. [S8047] Marriage certificates, Livingston Co., Illinois, no. 6109, Ernest W. Kersten and Rachel E. Glabe.
  48. [S8047] Marriage certificates, Livingston Co., Illinois, no. 6091, Ezra L. Shols and Eva H. Glabe.
  49. [S8173] "Marriage Vows Taken," The Pantagraph, 7 Jun 1923.
  50. [S8177] Seberta L. Shols obituary, The Pantagraph.
  51. [S3565] Sebastian Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows her as the mother of 9 children, 7 then living.