David Harvey Glabe1,2,3

ID# 3667, (1919 - 2013)
FatherHarvey Sebastian Glabe2,4,5 (15 Mar 1884 - 4 Mar 1967)
MotherNetta Lou Bess2,6,7 (7 Oct 1884 - 29 Dec 1956)

Key Events:

Birth: 8 Oct 1919, Monon Twp., White Co., Indiana8,9
Marriage: 1 Apr 1944, Long Beach, California, Sarah Lou Frances Berry (21 Apr 1924 - 10 Aug 2007)10,11
Divorce: before 1957, Mexico, Sarah Lou Frances Berry (21 Apr 1924 - 10 Aug 2007)12
Marriage: 2 Feb 1957, Clark Co., Nevada, Ovalee Helton (5 Dec 1919 - 31 Jan 2012)13,14,15
Divorce: Sep 1959, Sarah Lou Frances Berry (21 Apr 1924 - 10 Aug 2007)16
Marriage: 12 Dec 1960, King Co., Washington, Ovalee Helton (5 Dec 1919 - 31 Jan 2012)17
Death: 18 Jan 201318
Burial: Dodson Cemetery, Bledsoe Co., Tennessee19
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     David Harvey Glabe was born on 8 Oct 1919 in Monon Twp., White Co., Indiana.8,9 He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Monon Twp., White Co., Indiana, in the household of his parents, Harvey Sebastian Glabe and Netta Lou Bess.4
     He moved to Michigan with his parents in 1927.20 He appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, in the household of his parents.5 He appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, in the household of his parents.21
     He was an elevator operator in an office building by 1937. In the 1940 census he reported that he had worked 30 hours the last week of March, and had worked 52 weeks in 1939, earning $540.22,21
     He was a machinist for AC Spark Plug by 1941.23
     David married first Sarah Lou Frances Berry, daughter of William Osvol Berry and Maude Gertrude Moore, on 1 Apr 1944 in Long Beach, California.10,11
     David and Sarah settled in Michigan after their marriage, and then moved to California before 1948 when their third child was born there.
     David moved to Alaska where he undertook homesteading. On 20 Dec 1954 David was granted a patent for a 160-acre parcel in Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, based on the homestead act of 20 May 1862. The grant excepted rights to any coal that may have been on the property, which were reserved to the federal government.24
     David and Sarah were divorced before 1957, in Mexico.12
     David married second Ovalee Helton, daughter of Harmon Brown Helton and Bertha L. Henderson, on 2 Feb 1957 in Clark Co., Nevada.13,14,15
     David and Ovalee moved to Washington before 1960.25
     At some point after their marriage, Ovalee obtained information leading her to believe that David's divorce from his first wife was not legally valid. So to satisfy her concerns he obtained another divorce and they remarried. Afterward it was learned the first divorce was in fact valid.26 David and Sarah were divorced again in Sep 1959.16 David and Ovalee remarried on 12 Dec 1960 in King Co., Washington, with W. F. Heppenstatt, justice of the peace, officiating.17
     David and Ovalee returned to California by 1968, when they were living at 636 Torreya Ave. in Sunnytvale and he was working as an engineer for Lockheed.27
     His wife died on 31 Jan 2012.28
     David died on 18 Jan 2013 at age 93.18 He was buried in Dodson Cemetery, Bledsoe Co., Tennessee.19

Children:
     Children with Sarah Lou Frances Berry:

David and Sarah's children are still living.

Children:
     There were no children with Ovalee Helton

Citations

  1. [S14] Pound, "Re: Another Glabe Mystery," e-mail to author, 6 Oct 1998, shows name as David Harvey Glabe.
  2. [S7301] David Glabe, Certificate of Birth.
  3. [S3691] Harvey Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, White Co., Indiana, shows name as David Glabe.
  4. [S3691] Harvey Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, White Co., Indiana.
  5. [S3692] H. S. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan.
  6. [S3691] Harvey Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, White Co., Indiana, shows him as the son of her husband.
  7. [S3692] H. S. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan, shows him as the son of her husband.
  8. [S7301] David Glabe, Certificate of Birth, shows date, township, and county.
  9. [S3691] Harvey Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, White Co., Indiana, shows age 2/12 and state.
  10. [S14] Pound, "Re: Another Glabe Mystery," e-mail to author, 6 Oct 1998, shows date, city, and state.
  11. [S8084] "California, County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1849-1980," Ancestry.com, record for David Glabe and Sarah Lou F Berry, shows date.
  12. [S7302] Interview, Barbara Schneider, 29 Dec 2016, said they divorced before he and Ovalee married, and country.
  13. [S1357] "Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005," Ancestry.com, record for David Harvey Glabe and Ova Lee Simmons, citing pg B01, shows date and county.
  14. [S3718] Tampa Bay Times, 3 Feb 2012, shows him as a survivor.
  15. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 113116961, David Glabe, includes photo of joint tombstone.
  16. [S14] Pound, "Re: Another Glabe Mystery," e-mail to author, 6 Oct 1998.
  17. [S7300] Glabe, Certificate of Marriage.
  18. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 113116961, David Glabe, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  19. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 113116961, David Glabe, includes tombstone photo.
  20. [S3696] Polk's Flint City Directory, 1927, pg 358.
  21. [S3693] Harvey Glabe household, 1940 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan.
  22. [S3696] Polk's Flint City Directory, 1937 pg 355, shows occupation as elev opr.
  23. [S3696] Polk's Flint City Directory, 1941 pg 344.
  24. [S7304] David Harvey Glabe, serial patent, 1 Aug 1865, Bureau of Land Management, Anchorage Land Office, 190 acres, S½NE¼ and N½SE¼, sect. 26, twp. 004S, range 015W, Seward meridain.
  25. [S7301] David Glabe, Certificate of Birth, shows both as residents of King Co., Washington.
  26. [S7302] Interview, Barbara Schneider, 29 Dec 2016.
  27. [S7303] Polk's Sunnyvale City Directory, 1968, pg 236.
  28. [S3718] Tampa Bay Times, 3 Feb 2012.