John Henry Glabe1,2,3

ID# 3849, (1893 - 1974)
FatherLevi Glabe4,5,6 (17 Mar 1856 - 14 Aug 1930)
MotherMary M. Schuck4,7,8 (28 Nov 1867 - 9 Aug 1942)

Key Events:

Birth: 25 Aug 1893, Groveland, Illinois9,10,11
Marriage: 16 Jan 1924, East Peoria, Illinois, Nancy E. Burroughs (27 Feb 1902 - 24 Jan 1994)12,13
Death: 16 Jan 1974, East Peoria, Tazewell Co., Illinois14,15
Burial: Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois16
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     John Henry Glabe was born on 25 Aug 1893 in Groveland, Illinois.9,10,11
     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.5 He appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents.6
     John was graduated from Washington High School in 1912.17
     John 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 did not claim exemption.1
     He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, reporting his occupation as farm laborer, "working out."18
     John married Nancy E. Burroughs, daughter of Thomas William Burroughs and Catherine M. Corliss, on 16 Jan 1924 in East Peoria, Illinois.12,13
     John and Nancy appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 22 May 1930, reporting they were renting their farm, and did not own a radio. Their three children were listed as living with them.19
     John and Nancy appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 3 Apr 1940, reporting they were renting their home, for $20 per month. Their three children were listed as living with them.20
     John registered for the draft for World War II in Apr 1942, while living at Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, reporting he was self-employed on his farm in Washington.2
     He was a farmer. In 1940 he reported he has workd 40 hours the last week of March and 52 weeks the prior year.19,20
     By 1946 he was working for R. G. LeTourneau, manufacturers of heavy construction equipment, in Peoria.21 By 1952 he was working for Peoria Paper House as a warehouseman in 1952.22
     John died on 16 Jan 1974 in East Peoria, Tazewell Co., Illinois, at age 80.14,15 He was buried in Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.16

Children:
     Children with Nancy E. Burroughs

John and Nancy's other two children are still living.

Citations

  1. [S1961] John Henry Glabe, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  2. [S8000] John Henry Glabe, Selective Service Registration Card, World War II, Fourth Registration.
  3. [S3557] Levi Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as John H. Glabe.
  4. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  5. [S3557] Levi Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  6. [S3558] Levi Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  7. [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.
  8. [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.
  9. [S1961] John Henry Glabe, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, shows date, age 23, town, as Groveland, and state.
  10. [S8000] John Henry Glabe, Selective Service Registration Card, World War II, Fourth Registration, shows date, town, as Farmdale, county, and state.
  11. [S3557] Levi Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows month, year, age 6 and state.
  12. [S8004] Nancy E. Glabe obituary, The Pantagraph, shows date, and town.
  13. [S7998] John Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married, with his first marriage at age 30 and hers at 22.
  14. [S13] "Obituaries," Ancestry.com, citing Peoria Journal Star, 25 Jan 1994, obituary of Nancy E. Glabe.
  15. [S130] "Social Security Death Index," Rootsweb.com, record for John Glabe, Soc. Sec. No. 333-20-0264, shows month, year, and last residence as 61571 (Washington, Tazewell, IL).
  16. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 41172606, John Henry Glabe, includes tombstone photo.
  17. [S1437] Early History of Washington, Illinois and Vicinity, shows he graduated in the class of 1912.
  18. [S424] Levi Glab household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  19. [S7998] John Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  20. [S7999] John Glabe household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  21. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1946, pg 198.
  22. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1952, pg 321.
  23. [S8005] Dorothy M. Attig obituary, The Peoria Journal Star.