Harold Benjamin Heiple1,2,3

ID# 3594, (1899 - 1987)
FatherWilliam Augustus Heiple4,5,2 (Feb 1871 - 1961)
MotherMatilda Christina Glabe6,7 (7 Jan 1878 - 24 Dec 1958)

Key Events:

Birth: 4 Nov 1899, Washington, Illinois8,9,10
Marriage: 22 Nov 1923, Perkin, Illinois, Maude Mae Thomas (25 Sep 1906 - 9 Dec 2003)11,12,13
Death: 16 Sep 1987, Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois10,14
Burial: 18 Sep 1987, Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois15,16
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Harold Benjamin Heiple was born on 4 Nov 1899 in Washington, Illinois.8,9,10
     He appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, William Augustus Heiple and Matilda Christina Glabe.4 He appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents.5
     Harold registered for the draft for World War I on 12 Sep 1918, while living at Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, reporting he was employed as a farmer by his father, in Washington.2
     He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents.17
     Harold married Maude Mae Thomas, daughter of Edward Grant Thomas and Mabel Alice Sharp, on 22 Nov 1923 in Perkin, Illinois.11,12,13
     Harold and Maude appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 12 Apr 1930, reporting they were renting their home, for $20 per month, and owned a radio. Their son Robert was listed as living with them. They were apparently living close to his parents as they and two daughters were listed as the preceding household.18
     Harold and Maude appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 8 Apr 1940, reporting they owned a home valued at $5,000 and lived in the same house in 1935. Their son Robert was listed as living with them.19
     He was a supervisor at Caterpillar Tractor Co. for 35 years. He was a crating manager in 1930, and a foreman by 1940. That year he reported having worked 58 hours the last week of March, and 49 week the prior year, earning $2,000. He retired in Feb 1962.20,21,19
     Harold died on 16 Sep 1987 in Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois, at age 87.10,14 He was buried on 18 Sep 1987 in Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.15,16

Children:
     Child with Maude Mae Thomas:

Citations

  1. [S8202] Harold B. Heiple obituary, The Pantagraph.
  2. [S8201] Harold Benjamin Heiple, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  3. [S3639] William A. Heiple household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Harold B. Heiple.
  4. [S3639] William A. Heiple household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  5. [S3640] William A. Heiple household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  6. [S3639] William A. Heiple household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  7. [S3631] Obituary: Mrs. Matila Heipie, Chatsworth Plaindealer, 31 Dec 1958.
  8. [S3639] William A. Heiple household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows month, year, age 5/12 and state.
  9. [S8201] Harold Benjamin Heiple, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, shows date.
  10. [S8202] Harold B. Heiple obituary, The Pantagraph, shows date and town.
  11. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, town, and state.
  12. [S8197] Harold Heiple household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married, with his first marriage at age 23 and hers at 17.
  13. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 40788675, Harold Benjamin Heiple, and memorial # 40788704, Maude Mae Thomas Heipleshow, each other spouses, and included photo of joint tombstone.
  14. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Harold Heiple, Soc. Sec. No. 331-03-1203, shows month and year, and last residence as 61571 Washington, Tazewell, Illinois.
  15. [S8202] Harold B. Heiple obituary, The Pantagraph, shows date and cemetery.
  16. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 40788675, Harold Benjamin Heiple, includes tombstone photo.
  17. [S3641] William Heiple household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  18. [S8197] Harold Heiple household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  19. [S8198] Harold Heiple household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  20. [S8202] Harold B. Heiple obituary, The Pantagraph, shows 35 years, company, and retirement date.
  21. [S8197] Harold Heiple household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as crating manager, industry as tractor factory.
  22. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 40789360, Corp Robert Harold Heiple.