Esther Matilda Glabe1,2,3

ID# 3938, (1895 - 1979)
FatherSebastian Glabe4,5,6 (30 Jul 1859 - 7 May 1940)
MotherAnna Katherine Ruppel7,8,6 (29 Jan 1865 - 14 Jul 1920)

Key Events:

Birth: 28 May 1895, Chatsworth, Illinois9,10,11
Marriage: 3 Apr 1913, Pontiac, Illinois, Stephen Barker Ward (10 Dec 1879 - 17 Oct 1969)12,13
Death: 25 Apr 1979, Los Angeles Co., California14,15
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Esther Matilda Glabe was born on 28 May 1895 in Chatsworth, Illinois.9,10,11
     She appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Germanville Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, Sebastian Glabe and Anna Katherine Ruppel.4 She appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Germanville Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.16
     Esther married Stephen Barker Ward, son of Henry William Ward and Lucy Virginia Graham, on 3 Apr 1913 in Pontiac, Illinois, with Rev. John H. Ryan officating.12,13
     Esther and Stephen appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Germanville Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois, enumerated 8 Jan 1920, reporting that they were renting their home. Their daughter Olive was listed as living with them.17
     Esther and Stephen moved to California between 1920 and 1930. They appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Arcadia, Los Angeles Co., California, at 480 Naomi Ave., enumerated 18 Apr 1930, reporting they owned a home valued at $12,000. Their daughter Olive was listed as living with them.18
     Esther and Stephen appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Arcadia, Los Angeles Co., California, at 490 Naomi Ave., enumerated 22 Apr 1940, reporting they owned a home valued at $4,000 and had lived in the same house in 1935.19
     Her husband died on 17 Oct 1969 in Los Angeles Co., California.20
     Esther died on 25 Apr 1979 in Los Angeles Co., California, at age 83.14,15

Children:
     Child with Stephen Barker Ward:

  • Olive Nadine Ward21,22,23 (1 Dec 1913 - 5 Oct 2001)

Citations

  1. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 76, shows name as Esther Matilda Glabe.
  2. [S27] "Livingston County, Illinois, Farmers Directory, 1917," Ancestry.com, Steven Ward entry, shows name as Esther Glabe.
  3. [S3488] Sebastian Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows name as Ester M. Glabe.
  4. [S3565] Sebastian Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  5. [S3488] Sebastian Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  6. [S8047] Marriage certificates, Livingston Co., Illinois, no. 4201, Steven Ward and Esther Glabe.
  7. [S3565] Sebastian Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Katheryn's husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  8. [S3488] Sebastian Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Katherine's husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  9. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, town, and state.
  10. [S3565] Sebastian Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows month, year, as 1885, age 5, and state.
  11. [S8047] Marriage certificates, Livingston Co., Illinois, no. 4201, Steven Ward and Esther Glabe, shows age 19 at marriage 3 Apr 1913, and town.
  12. [S8047] Marriage certificates, Livingston Co., Illinois, no. 4201, Steven Ward and Esther Glabe, shows date, town, county, state, and officant.
  13. [S8119] Steve B. Ward household, 1920 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows married.
  14. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Esther G Ward, Soc. Sec. No. 561-21-7308, shows date and county.
  15. [S8101] Nellie M. Shafer obituary, The Pantagraph, shows she was survived by four sisters, names Luella, Eva, Seberta, and Rachel as survivors, and four sisters had preceded her in death.
  16. [S3484] Henry Rupple household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  17. [S8119] Steve B. Ward household, 1920 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  18. [S8120] Stephen B. Ward household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California.
  19. [S8121] Steve Ward household, 1940 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California.
  20. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Steve B Ward, Soc. Sec. No. 549-26-8886, shows date and county.
  21. [S8119] Steve B. Ward household, 1920 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Esther's husband.
  22. [S8120] Stephen B. Ward household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California, shows the girl as daughter of Esther's husband.
  23. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Olive Ward Kohler, Soc. Sec. No. 572-54-0210.