Elmo Lloyd Muller1,2,3

ID# 3600, (1910 - 1967)
FatherWilliam H. Muller4,5,6 (15 Dec 1864 - 20 Jan 1939)
MotherKathryn A. Wistehuff7,8,6 (12 Mar 1869 - 23 Jan 1944)

Key Events:

Birth: 25 Jun 1910, Groveland Twp., Illinois9,10,11
Marriage: 15 Feb 1936, Washington, Illinois, Gertrude Elizabeth Heiple (6 Nov 1907 - 25 Jan 2002)12,13
Death: 10 Feb 1967, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois14,15
Burial: Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois16
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Elmo Lloyd Muller was born on 25 Jun 1910 in Groveland Twp., Illinois.9,10,11
     He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, William H. Muller and Kathryn A. Wistehuff.4 He appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents.5
     Elmo attended North Central College, Naperville, Illinois, for a year.17,18
     Elmo married Gertrude Elizabeth Heiple, daughter of William Augustus Heiple and Matilda Christina Glabe, on 15 Feb 1936 in Washington, Illinois, at her parents' home. Rev. George Wykle, pastor of the Zion Evangelical Church, officiated.12,13
     Elmo and Gertrude appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 23 Apr 1940, reporting that they were renting their home, and had lived in the same town in 1935.19
     He was a dairyman, becoming a milk dealer operating his own business by 1940. That year he reported he had worked 50 hours the last week of March.20,21 On 2 Jul 1951, having sold his dairy, he sold off his cattle and farm equipment at action. They included 66 head of dairy cattle, 46 of them registered Ayrshires, and 5 pigs. The equipment included feeders, milking equipment, hay equipment, and a 1934 Ford truck.22
     He later operated a termite and pest control service.23,24
     Elmo and Gertrude were living at 110 N. Church, Washington, at the time of his death.14
     Elmo died on 10 Feb 1967 in Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, at age 56, found hanging from a rafter in his garage by his wife.14,15 He was buried in Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.16

Children:
     Children with Gertrude Elizabeth Heiple:

Elmo and Gertrude had no children.25

Citations

  1. [S8216] "Heiple-Muller," The Pantagraph, 23 Feb 1936, shows name as Elmo Lloyd Muller.
  2. [S8214] William Miller household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Elmo Miller.
  3. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Elmo L Muller, Soc. Sec. No. 354-28-2298.
  4. [S8214] William Miller household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  5. [S8215] William Miller household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  6. [S8216] "Heiple-Muller," The Pantagraph, 23 Feb 1936.
  7. [S8214] William Miller household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.
  8. [S8215] William Miller household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.
  9. [S8219] "Elmo Muller Found Dead," The Pantagraph, 11 Feb 1967, shows date and township.
  10. [S8214] William Miller household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows age 9 and state.
  11. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Elmo L Muller, Soc. Sec. No. 354-28-2298, shows date.
  12. [S8216] "Heiple-Muller," The Pantagraph, 23 Feb 1936, shows date, home of bride's parents.
  13. [S8213] Elmo Muller household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married.
  14. [S8219] "Elmo Muller Found Dead," The Pantagraph, 11 Feb 1967.
  15. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Elmo L Muller, Soc. Sec. No. 354-28-2298, shows month and year.
  16. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 41688929, Elmo Muller, include tombstone photo.
  17. [S8216] "Heiple-Muller," The Pantagraph, 23 Feb 1936, shows school.
  18. [S8213] Elmo Muller household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows one year of college.
  19. [S8213] Elmo Muller household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  20. [S8216] "Heiple-Muller," The Pantagraph, 23 Feb 1936, shows occupation as dairyman.
  21. [S8213] Elmo Muller household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as milk dealer, industry as milk dairy, on own account.
  22. [S8217] "Closing Out Sale," The Pantagraph, 21 Jun 1951.
  23. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 21, shows termite and pest control business.
  24. [S8219] "Elmo Muller Found Dead," The Pantagraph, 11 Feb 1967, shows occupation as self-emplyed termite exterminator.
  25. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.