Russell J. Faubel1,2,3

ID# 3602, (1913 - 1983)
FatherJoseph Faubel4,5,2 (24 May 1886 - Dec 1965)
MotherJennie Lena Roat2 (16 Sep 1891 - 1 Feb 1920)

Key Events:

Birth: 4 Dec 1913, Worth Twp., Woodford Co., Illinois6,7,8
Marriage: 18 Jun 1938, Washington, Illinois, Dorothy Mae Heiple (3 Apr 1914 - 3 Mar 2001)9,10
Death: 26 Nov 1983, Peoria, Illinois11,12
Burial: 29 Nov 1983, Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois13,14
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Russell J. Faubel was born on 4 Dec 1913 in Worth Twp., Woodford Co., Illinois.6,7,8 His mother used the surname of her stepfather, Gass, before her marriage. Whether he had formally adopted her is not known.15,16,17
     His parents were divorced on 25 Sep 1919, when he was 5 years old.18,19 His mother was granted custody of him and his older brother, but his father filed a petition alleging that the environment in the home were they were kept was not as required by the court order. After a hearing, on 5 Jan 1920 he was granted custody of both boys.20 Russell appeared with his father, Joseph Faubel, on the 1920 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of Jacob Faubel and Christine Habecker, his father's parents.21
     His mother died on 1 Feb 1920, when Russell was 6 years old.22
     He appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his father.5
     Russell married Dorothy Mae Heiple, daughter of William Augustus Heiple and Matilda Christina Glabe, on 18 Jun 1938 in Washington, Illinois.9,10
     Russell and Dorothy appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 22 Apr 1940, reporting they owned a home valued at $3,500, and had lived in the same town in 1935. Their daughter Janet was listed as living with them.23
     He worked for Central Illinois Light Co. for 43 years. He was a lineman in 1940, when he reported he had worked 40 hours the last week of March, and 52 weeks the prior year, earning $1,600. He was western district manager at Elmwood for 3½ years, and eastern district manager in Washington for 20 years. He retired 1 Aug 1976.24,2
     Russell and Dorothy were living in 104 Oakwood Dr., Washington, at the time of his death.25
     Russell died on 26 Nov 1983 in Peoria, Illinois, at age 69.11,12 He was buried on 29 Nov 1983 in Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.13,14

Children:
     Child with Dorothy Mae Heiple:

  • Janet Kay Faubel23,2,26 (26 Oct 1939 - 12 Nov 2012)

Citations

  1. [S8220] Jacob Faubel household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Russel J. Faubel.
  2. [S8228] Russell J. Faubel obituary, The Pantagraph.
  3. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 41093241, Russell J. Faubel, includes photo of tombstone showing same.
  4. [S8220] Jacob Faubel household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows Joseph as son and the boy as grandson of head of household.
  5. [S8222] Joe Faubel household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  6. [S8228] Russell J. Faubel obituary, The Pantagraph, shows date, township, and county.
  7. [S8220] Jacob Faubel household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows age 6 and state.
  8. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 21, shows date, town, as Washington, and state.
  9. [S8227] Dorothy M. Faubel obituary, The Pantagraph, shows date and town.
  10. [S8223] Russell Faubel household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married.
  11. [S8228] Russell J. Faubel obituary, The Pantagraph, shows date and city.
  12. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Russell Faubel, Soc. Sec. No. 344-01-3587, shows month, year and last residence as 61530 Eureka, Woodford, Illinois.
  13. [S8228] Russell J. Faubel obituary, The Pantagraph, shows date and cemetery.
  14. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 41093241, Russell J. Faubel, includes photo of tombstone.
  15. [S8228] Russell J. Faubel obituary, The Pantagraph, shows name as Jennie Gass Faubel.
  16. [S8221] Joseph Faubel, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, shows name as Jennie Lena Faubel.
  17. [S8229] John F. Gass household, 1900 U.S. Census, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Jennie L. Roat, and as stepdaugher of head of household.
  18. [S8224] "Joseph Fable Given Divorce," The Pantagraph, 26 Sep 1919.
  19. [S8220] Jacob Faubel household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows him as divorced.
  20. [S8225] "Granted Custody of Children," The Pantagraph, 6 Jan 1920.
  21. [S8220] Jacob Faubel household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  22. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Mrs. Jennie Faubel Gass, citing FHL #1562479 and cn 8643 rn 132, shows date, city, county, and state.
  23. [S8223] Russell Faubel household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  24. [S8223] Russell Faubel household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as lineman, industry as light company.
  25. [S8204] Louis H. Heiple obituary, The Pantagraph, shows town.
  26. [S8226] Janet K. Goetze obituary, Peoria Journal Star.