Homer Frederick Legree1,2,3

ID# 3670, (1918 - 1994)
FatherFrederick Legree4,5,6 (2 Dec 1879 - 8 Sep 1959)
MotherMargaret J. Kirkland4,7,8 (6 Mar 1884 - 30 Dec 1972)

Key Events:

Birth: 6 Jun 1918, Cobalt, Ontario9,10,11
Marriage: 26 Feb 1943, Little Rock, Arkansas, Mary Glabe (7 Jun 1921 - 18 May 2003)4
Divorce: May 1966, Orange Co., California, Mary Glabe (7 Jun 1921 - 18 May 2003)12,13
Marriage: 1967
Death: 18 Jan 1994, Kentwood, Kent Co., Michigan1
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

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Narrative:

     Homer Frederick Legree was born on 6 Jun 1918 in Cobalt, Ontario.9,10,11
     He immigrated to the United States with his parents, Frederick Legree and Margaret J. Kirkland in 1919, while an infant.5,6 He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, in the household of his parents.5 He appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, in the household of his parents.6 He appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, in the household of his parents.14
     Homer enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army on 26 May 1942, in Detroit, Michigan.15
     Homer married first Mary Glabe, daughter of Harvey Sebastian Glabe and Netta Lou Bess, on 26 Feb 1943 in Little Rock, Arkansas.4
     He was a punch press operator in a spark plug factory in 1940, at age 21. In the 1940 census he reported he had worked 32 hours the last week of March, and had worked 4 weeks the prior year, earning $100 in 1940.14
     Homer and Mary were divorced in May 1966 in Orange Co., California.12,13 He married again in 1967, and that wife is believed to be still living.
     Homer died on 18 Jan 1994 in Kentwood, Kent Co., Michigan, at age 75.1

Children:
     Children with Mary Glabe:

Mary and Homer's children are still living.

Citations

  1. [S878] "Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996," Ancestry.com, record for Homer Frederick Legree.
  2. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 24, shows name as Homer F. Legree.
  3. [S3723] Frederick Legree household, 1930 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan, shows name as Homer F. Legree.
  4. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 24.
  5. [S3720] Fred Legree household, 1920 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan.
  6. [S3723] Frederick Legree household, 1930 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan.
  7. [S3720] Fred Legree household, 1920 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan, shows him as the son of her husband.
  8. [S3723] Frederick Legree household, 1930 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan, shows him as the son of her husband.
  9. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 24, shows date, town, and province.
  10. [S878] "Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996," Ancestry.com, record for Homer Frederick Legree, shows date.
  11. [S3720] Fred Legree household, 1920 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan, shows age 1 6/12 and country.
  12. [S1272] "California Divorce Index, 1966-1984," Ancestry.com, record for Mary L Glabe and Homer F Legree, shows month, year, as 1966, and county.
  13. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 24, shows month and year, as 1967.
  14. [S3724] Fred Legree household, 1940 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., Michigan.
  15. [S1356] "U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," Ancestry.com, record for Homer F Legree.