Robert Charles Glabe1,2,3

ID# 3859, (1917 - 2003)
FatherCharles Edward Glabe4,2,5 (14 Aug 1891 - 4 May 1953)
MotherViola C. Wageman6,7,2 (18 Aug 1893 - 26 Jul 1983)

Key Events:

Birth: 21 Jun 1917, Washington, Illinois8,9,10
Death: 26 Feb 2003, Peoria, Illinois2
Burial: Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois11
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

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Narrative:

     Robert Charles Glabe was born on 21 Jun 1917 in Washington, Illinois.8,9,10 He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Morton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, Charles Edward Glabe and Viola C. Wageman.4
     He appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents.12 He appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents.2 He never married.6
     Robert enlisted in the U.S. Army on 5 Mar 1941, serving in World War II. He was discharged 18 Dec 1945.13
     Robert enlisted in the U.S. Army again on 22 Oct 1950, serving in the Korean conflict. He was discharged 3 Sep 1951 with the rank of corporal.13,14,15
     He was a mechanic at an automobile garage in 1940, when he reported he had worked 40 hours the last week of March, and had worked 52 weeks the prior year, earning $936.2 He later worked for Caterpillar Inc. in Mossville for more than 30 years.2
     Robert died on 26 Feb 2003 in Peoria, Illinois, at age 85.2 He was buried in Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois.11

Citations

  1. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows name as Robert Charles Glabe.
  2. [S3491] The Peoria Journal Star, 27 Feb 2003.
  3. [S1879] Charles Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Robert Glabe.
  4. [S1879] Charles Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  5. [S7988] Charles Edwin Glabe obituary, The Pantagraph.
  6. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  7. [S1879] Charles Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.
  8. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, as 21th, town, and state.
  9. [S1879] Charles Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows age 2 7/12 and state.
  10. [S3491] The Peoria Journal Star, 27 Feb 2003, shows date, as 22nd, and city, as Peoria.
  11. [S3491] The Peoria Journal Star, 27 Feb 2003, shows cemetery and town.
  12. [S3833] Charles Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  13. [S3504] "U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010," Ancestry.com, record for Robert Glabe, shows branch, enlistment and release dates.
  14. [S1041] "U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006," Ancestry.com, record for Robert C Glabe, shows rank, branch, WW II and Korea.
  15. [S3491] The Peoria Journal Star, 27 Feb 2003, shows branch, in World War II and Korea.