Esther Leona Glabe1,2,3

ID# 3855, (1903 - 1991)
FatherLevi Glabe4,5 (17 Mar 1856 - 14 Aug 1930)
MotherMary M. Schuck4,6 (28 Nov 1867 - 9 Aug 1942)

Key Events:

Birth: 7 Jan 1903, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois7,8,9
Marriage: 28 Aug 1933, Long Beach, Los Angeles Co., California, Raymond Jones (31 Dec 1889 - 7 Oct 1958)10,11
Death: 4 Apr 1991, Ventura Co., California12,13
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Esther Leona Glabe was born on 7 Jan 1903 in Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.7,8,9
     She appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, Levi Glabe and Mary M. Schuck.5 She appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.14
     Esther graduated from Washington High School, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, in 1922.15
     Esther and her sisters Irene and Inez all moved to California in the mid-1920s, perhaps not all together. Irene is found in Long Beach in 1926. She is not found in California again, and seems to have returned to Illinois.16 Esther and Inez were there by 1927, when they were living at 527 Atlantic Ave. They lived there for a few years, but moved to Los Angeles by 1930.17
     They appeared together on the 1930 Federal Census of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California, at 746 South Lake Ave., enumerated 9 Apr 1930. They were living in the Vivila Apartments, paying $42.50 per month rent.18
     Esther moved back to Long Beach by 1932, when she was living at 1233 Wesley Dr. Inez is not listed with her, and seems to have returned to Illinois about that time.19
     She was a stenographer working for the U.S. Treasury.20,21,22
     Esther married Raymond Jones, son of Henry B. Jones and Mary E. York, on 28 Aug 1933 in Long Beach, Los Angeles Co., California, with Rev. F. W. Paap officating.10,11
     Esther and Raymond appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Long Beach, Los Angeles Co., California, at 1901 18th St., enumerated 15 Apr 1940, reporting they owned a home valued at $2,500. They reported they had lived in the same house in 1935. Three lodgers were listed as living with them, Opal Jacobs and apparently her 12-year-old daughter Donna, and William Heynechuk. There were also two individuals listed as renting apartments in their building, paying rent of $16 and $13 per month respectively.23
     Her husband died on 7 Oct 1958 in Los Angeles Co., California.24,25,26
     Esther died on 4 Apr 1991 in Ventura Co., California, at age 88.12,13

Children:
     Children with Raymond Jones:

Raymond and Esther had no children.27

Citations

  1. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 60, shows name as Esther Leona Glabe.
  2. [S3558] Levi Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Esther Glabe.
  3. [S424] Levi Glab household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Esther Glabe.
  4. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 60.
  5. [S3558] Levi Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  6. [S3558] Levi Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Mary's husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  7. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 60, shows date, town, and state.
  8. [S3558] Levi Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows age 7 and state.
  9. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Esther Leona Jones, Soc. Sec. No. 559-68-3120, shows date, county, and state.
  10. [S8025] Record of Marriage Licenses, Los Angeles Co., California, 1168:40, Raymond Jones and Ester L. Glabe, shows date, city, county, and officiant, and his third and her first marriage.
  11. [S8026] Ray Jones household, 1940 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California, shows married.
  12. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Esther L Jones, Soc. Sec. No. 559-68-3120, shows date and county.
  13. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Esther Leona Jones, Soc. Sec. No. 559-68-3120, shows date.
  14. [S424] Levi Glab household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  15. [S1437] Early History of Washington, Illinois and Vicinity, shows she graduated in the class of 1922.
  16. [S8039] Long Beach City Directory, 1926, pg 337, Irene Glabe; pg 476, the Page family.
  17. [S8039] Long Beach City Directory, 1927, pg 343; 1929, pg 374.
  18. [S8024] Inez Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California.
  19. [S8040] Polk's Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1932, pg 244.
  20. [S8024] Inez Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California, shows occupation as stenographer, industry as Govmt. Treasury.
  21. [S8040] Polk's Long Beach, California, City Directory, 1932, pg 244, shows occupation as sten.
  22. [S8025] Record of Marriage Licenses, Los Angeles Co., California, 1168:40, Raymond Jones and Ester L. Glabe, shows occupation as typist, industry as Gov't work.
  23. [S8026] Ray Jones household, 1940 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California.
  24. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Raymond Jones, Soc. Sec. No. 700-16-2302, shows date and county.
  25. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 147685491, Raymond Jones, shows date and includes photo of military plaque showing same.
  26. [S8027] Raymond Jones, Applications for Headstones for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1941, shows date.
  27. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 64.