Charles Edward Glabe1,2,3

ID# 3847, (1891 - 1953)
FatherLevi Glabe4,5,2 (17 Mar 1856 - 14 Aug 1930)
MotherMary M. Schuck6,7,2 (28 Nov 1867 - 9 Aug 1942)

Key Events:

Birth: 14 Aug 1891, Groveland, Tazewell Co., Illinois8,9,10
Marriage: 10 Jan 1917, Washington, Illinois, Viola C. Wageman (18 Aug 1893 - 26 Jul 1983)11,12,13
Death: 4 May 1953, Peoria, Illinois14,15
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Charles Edward Glabe was born on 14 Aug 1891 in Groveland, Tazewell Co., Illinois.8,9,10 He appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, Levi Glabe and Mary M. Schuck.4 He appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents.5
     Charles married Viola C. Wageman, daughter of George Fred Wageman and Mary Christina Klein, on 10 Jan 1917 in Washington, Illinois.11,12,13
     Charles registered for the draft for World War I on 5 Jun 1917, while living in Washington, Illinois, reporting he was employed as a farmer in Washington Twp. He claimed exemption as a farmer, and for having a dependent wife.16
     Charles and Viola appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Morton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, on Cooking Station Rd., enumerated 13 Feb 1920. Their son Robert was listed as living with them.17
     Charles and Viola appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 23 Apr 1930, reporting they rented their farm. Their children Robert and Wilma were listed as living with them. His first cousin, Rudolph Walter Oetzel, and his family apparently lived close by, as they are listed as the second preceding household.18
     Charles and Viola appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 1 May 1940, reporting they rented their home, for $20 per month. Their children Robert and Wilma were listed as living with them. They reported they had all lived in the same house in 1935.19
     He was a farmer.20,21 He had become section laborer on a railroad by 1940, when he reported he had worked 40 hours the last week of March, and had worked 52 weeks the prior year, earning $338.22
     Charles registered for the draft for World War II on 27 Apr 1942, while living at 111 South Pine, Washington, Illinois, reporting he was employed by R. G. LeTourneau, manufacturers of heavy construction equipment, in Peoria.1 He continued to work for LeTourneau until at least 1946.23
     Charles died on 4 May 1953 in Peoria, Illinois, at age 61.14,15

Children:
     Children with Viola C. Wageman:

Citations

  1. [S7986] Charles Edward Glabe, Selective Service Registration Card, World War II, Fourth Registration.
  2. [S7988] Charles Edwin Glabe obituary, The Pantagraph.
  3. [S3557] Levi Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Charlie E. Glabe.
  4. [S3557] Levi Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  5. [S3558] Levi Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  6. [S3557] Levi Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the boy as son of Mary's husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  7. [S3558] Levi Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the boy as son of Mary's husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  8. [S3203] Charles E. Glabe, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, shows date, age 25, town, as Groveland, and state.
  9. [S7986] Charles Edward Glabe, Selective Service Registration Card, World War II, Fourth Registration, shows date, town, as Farmdale, county, and state.
  10. [S7988] Charles Edwin Glabe obituary, The Pantagraph, shows date and town, as Farmdale.
  11. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, town, and state.
  12. [S7988] Charles Edwin Glabe obituary, The Pantagraph, shows date.
  13. [S1879] Charles Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married.
  14. [S7988] Charles Edwin Glabe obituary, The Pantagraph, shows died Monday, and city.
  15. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 59, shows date as 8th, town, as Washington, and state.
  16. [S3203] Charles E. Glabe, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  17. [S1879] Charles Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  18. [S3833] Charles Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  19. [S3491] The Peoria Journal Star, 27 Feb 2003.
  20. [S1879] Charles Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as famer, industry as general farm.
  21. [S3833] Charles Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as farmer, industry as farm, and an employer.
  22. [S3792] Charles Glabe household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as section laborer, industry as railroad co.
  23. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1946, pg 198.
  24. [S7983] Wilma Lucille Hough obituary, Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory, Ltd.