Robert James Kiest1,2,3

ID# 3580, (1913 - 1981)
FatherWalter Samuel Kiest4,5,6 (4 Feb 1883 - 6 Jan 1956)
MotherMary Ellen Kisner4,5,7 (12 Oct 1883 - 17 Jan 1944)

Key Events:

Birth: 4 Jul 1913, Paxton, Illinois8,9,10
Marriage: 6 Nov 1938, Paxton, Illinois, Iva Llewellyn Glabe (2 Dec 1911 - 7 Aug 1997)9,11,12
Death: Mar 1981, Paxton, Illinois13,14,15
Burial: Glen Cemetery, Paxton, Ford Co., Illinois16,17
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Robert James Kiest was born on 4 Jul 1913 in Paxton, Illinois.8,9,10 He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Paxton, Ford Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, Walter Samuel Kiest and Mary Ellen Kisner.6 He appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Paxton, Ford Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents.18
     Robert married Iva Llewellyn Glabe, daughter of Henry Jacob Glabe and Nellie L. Caldwell, on 6 Nov 1938 in Paxton, Illinois.9,11,12
     Robert and Iva appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Paxton, Ford Co., Illinois, at 352 So. American, enumerated 15 Apr 1940, reporting that they rented their home for $25 per month, and that both of them had lived in the same city in 1935.19
     He was a salesman for an ice cream distributor, reporting in the 1940 census he had worked 45 hours in the last week of March, and had worked 52 weeks the previous year, earning $1,500.19
     Robert died in Mar 1981 in Paxton, Illinois, at age 67.13,14,15 He was buried in Glen Cemetery, Paxton, Ford Co., Illinois, with his wife.16,17

Children:
     Children with Iva Llewellyn Glabe

The other daughter of Robert and Iva is still living.
  • Martha Ellyn Kiest20,4 (27 Aug 1943 - 28 Aug 1943)

Citations

  1. [S4053] Jackson, "RE: Terry & Nancy's Family History - Walter Samuel Kiest," e-mail to author, 10 Feb 2013, shows name as Robert James Kiest.
  2. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #70930198, Robert J. Kiest, includes tombstone photo showing same.
  3. [S3613] Walter Kiest household, 1930 U.S. Census, Ford Co., Illinois, shows name as Robert Kiest.
  4. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  5. [S4053] Jackson, "RE: Terry & Nancy's Family History - Walter Samuel Kiest," e-mail to author, 10 Feb 2013.
  6. [S3614] Walter S. Kiest household, 1920 U.S. Census, Ford Co., Illinois.
  7. [S3614] Walter S. Kiest household, 1920 U.S. Census, Ford Co., Illinois, shows the boy as son of her husband.
  8. [S4053] Jackson, "RE: Terry & Nancy's Family History - Walter Samuel Kiest," e-mail to author, 10 Feb 2013, shows date, town, and state.
  9. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, town, and state.
  10. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Robert Kiest, Soc. Sec. No. 332-07-3018, shows date.
  11. [S3612] Robert Kiest household, 1940 U.S. Census, Ford Co., Illinois, shows married.
  12. [S4053] Jackson, "RE: Terry & Nancy's Family History - Walter Samuel Kiest," e-mail to author, 10 Feb 2013, shows married.
  13. [S4053] Jackson, "RE: Terry & Nancy's Family History - Walter Samuel Kiest," e-mail to author, 10 Feb 2013, shows month, year, town, and state.
  14. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Robert Kiest, Soc. Sec. No. 332-07-3018, shows month and year, and last residence of 60957 Paxton, Ford, Illinois.
  15. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #70930198, Robert J. Kiest, shows year and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  16. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #70930198, Robert J. Kiest, and memorial #70930205, Iva L. Kiest, includes photo of joint tombstone.
  17. [S4053] Jackson, "RE: Terry & Nancy's Family History - Walter Samuel Kiest," e-mail to author, 10 Feb 2013, shows cemetery, town, and state.
  18. [S3613] Walter Kiest household, 1930 U.S. Census, Ford Co., Illinois.
  19. [S3612] Robert Kiest household, 1940 U.S. Census, Ford Co., Illinois.
  20. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Martha Ellyn Kiest, citing FHL #1983458 and cert no 30770.