Adam Vaubel1,2,3

ID# 3685, (1843 - 1925)

Key Events:

Birth: 22 May 1843, Darmstadt4,5,6,7,8
Marriage: Martha Ficht (14 Dec 1849 - 10 Mar 1876)9,10
Marriage: about 1876, Mary Ebert (5 Sep 1856 - 20 Dec 1940)11,12,13
Death: 30 Apr 1925, Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois14,15
Burial: May 1925, Washington Cemetery, Washington, Illinois16

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Adam Vaubel was born on 22 May 1843 in Darmstadt.4,5,6,7,8 Adam immigrated to the United States in 1865.17,18
     Adam married first Martha Ficht.9,10
     His wife died on 10 Mar 1876.19
     Adam married second Mary Ebert, daughter of Michael Ebert and Rosina Zechler, about 1876.11,12,13
     Adam and Mary appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Fon du Lac, Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 2 Jul 1880. Their son Edmond was listed as living with them His son Mary and Lena was listed as living with him.2 The 1880 census provides a snapshot of his farm in Fon du Lac Twp. He owned the farm, which was valued at $6,000, with $200 worth of implements. He had 100 acres of tilled land and 60 acres of woodlands. He reported the value of his production the prior year as $1,100. He had mowed 10 acres the prior year, yielding 26 tons of hay, and produced 18 bushels of clover seed. He assigned no value to livestock, but reported 4 horses and 2 mules, 8 "milch cows," from which he had produced 400 lb. of butter the prior year. There were 4 other cattle, had 5 calves dropped the prior year, sold 5 cattle living and slaughtered one. He had 17 swine and 40 poultry. His crops in 1879 had included 28 acres of Indian corn yielding 1,100 bushels, 8 acres of oats yielding 200 bushels, 6 acres of rye yielding 70 bushels, 24 acres of wheat yielding 640 bushels, and half an acre of potatoes yielding 60 bushels. A one-acre apple orchard, with 50 trees, had yielded 30 bushels valued at $8. He reported he had spent $50 on fence repair and nothing on fertilizer in the prior year, but had paid $200, including board, for hired labor for 52 weeks of work.20
     Adam and Mary appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Fon du Lac Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 19 Jun 1900, reporting that they owned their farm, mortgage free. Their children Edmond, Charles, Elsie and Sadie were listed as living with them.21
     Adam retired before 1910 and he and Mary moved to the town of Washington.22 They appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, on Pine, enumerated 25 Apr 1910, reporting that they owned their home, mortgage free. Their children Elsie and Sadie were listed as living with them.23
     Adam and Mary appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 10 Jan 1920, reporting that they owned their home, mortgage free. Their daughter Sadie was listed as living with them.24
     Adam died on 30 Apr 1925 in Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, at age 81.14,15 He was buried in May 1925 in Washington Cemetery, Washington, Illinois.16
     He was a farmer.2,21,25

Children:
     Children with Martha Ficht:

  • Mary C. Vaubel2,26 (abt 1870 - )
  • Lena Vaubel2 (abt 1872 - )
  • Henry Louis Vaubel27 (27 Feb 1874 - 26 Jul 1875)

Children:
     Children with Mary Ebert:

Citations

  1. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  2. [S3746] Adam Vaubel household, 1880 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  3. [S3750] Illinois Gravestones.org, online, record for Adam Vaubel with tombstone photo.
  4. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Adam Vaubel, citing FHL #1503934 and cert no 15510, shows date, with year as 1843, and country, as Germany.
  5. [S3745] Adam Vaubel household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows month, year, as 1843, age 57 and country, as Germany.
  6. [S3750] Illinois Gravestones.org, online, record for Adam Vaubel with tombstone photo, shows date, with year as 1844.
  7. [S3746] Adam Vaubel household, 1880 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows age 36 and state, as "Darm-."
  8. [S3748] Adam Vauble household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows age 67 and state, as Cors Hessen.
  9. [S3750] Illinois Gravestones.org, online, record for Martha Vaubel, with tombstone photo, shows her as his wife.
  10. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Mary C. Blumenshine, citing FHL #1675312 and cert no 11450, shows them as her parents.
  11. [S3746] Adam Vaubel household, 1880 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married.
  12. [S3745] Adam Vaubel household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married 32 years, but that is either in error or refers to his first marriage, as Mary would have been only 12 in 1868.
  13. [S3747] Adam Vaubel household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married 34 years.
  14. [S3750] Illinois Gravestones.org, online, record for Adam Vaubel with tombstone photo, shows date, cemetery, as Glendale, county, and state.
  15. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Adam Vaubel, citing FHL #1503934 and cert no 15510, shows date and cemetery, as Washington.
  16. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Adam Vaubel, citing FHL #1503934 and cert no 15510.
  17. [S3745] Adam Vaubel household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows year.
  18. [S3747] Adam Vaubel household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows year.
  19. [S3750] Illinois Gravestones.org, online, record for Martha Vaubel, with tombstone photo.
  20. [S3749] Adam Vauble farm, 1880 U.S. Census, agriculture schedule, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  21. [S3745] Adam Vaubel household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  22. [S3747] Adam Vaubel household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows his occupation as "own income."
  23. [S3747] Adam Vaubel household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  24. [S3748] Adam Vauble household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  25. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Adam Vaubel, citing FHL #1503934 and cert no 15510, shows occupation as retired farmer.
  26. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Mary C. Blumenshine, citing FHL #1675312 and cert no 11450.
  27. [S3750] Illinois Gravestones.org, online, record for Henry Louis Vaubel, with tombstone photo.