Ruth Katherine Glabe1,2,3

ID# 3939, (1898 - 1967)
FatherSebastian Glabe4,5,6 (30 Jul 1859 - 7 May 1940)
MotherAnna Katherine Ruppel7,8,6 (29 Jan 1865 - 14 Jul 1920)

Key Events:

Birth: 27 Jan 1898, Chatsworth, Illinois9,10,11
Marriage: 5 Sep 1923, Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, Bert Raymond Munsell (3 Feb 1895 - 11 Jan 1975)12,13,14
Divorce: 1940, Bert Raymond Munsell (3 Feb 1895 - 11 Jan 1975)15
Marriage: 27 May 1950, 872 Walnut Ave., Monrovia, Los Angeles Co., California, William Presscott Attkisson (21 May 1888 - 14 Oct 1970)16
Death: 10 Apr 1967, Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., California17,18
Burial: Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles Co., California19
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Ruth Katherine Glabe was born on 27 Jan 1898 in Chatsworth, Illinois.9,10,11 Ruth and her sister Rachel were twins.
     Ruth 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.20
     Ruth married first Bert Raymond Munsell, son of John Lee Munsell and Ada [surname unknown], on 5 Sep 1923 in Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, with Rev. George Woodley officiating.12,13,14
     Ruth and Bert moved to California about 1928. They appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Monrovia, Los Angeles Co., California, at 119 East Lime Ave., enumerated 9 Apr 1930, reporting that they were renting their home, for $20 per month, and did not own a radio. Their two daughters were listed as living with them.21
     Ruth and Bert appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Monrovia, Los Angeles Co., California, at 872 West Walnut Ave., enumerated 23 Apr 1940, reporting they owned a home valued at $2,500, and had lived in the same house in 1935. Their three children were listed as living with them.22
     Ruth and Bert were divorced in 1940.15
     Ruth married second William Presscott Attkisson, son of Robert G. Attkinsson and Mary C. Ham, on 27 May 1950 in 872 Walnut Ave., Monrovia, Los Angeles Co., California, with Rev. P. A. MacDiarmid, Baptist minister, officiating.16
     After their marriage, Ruth and William lived in her home in Monrovia.23 They moved to 511 East Olive Ave, in Monrovia, by 1955, where they lived until her death.24
     Ruth died on 10 Apr 1967 in Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., California, at age 69.17,18 She was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles Co., California, next to her second husband.19

Children:
     Children with Bert Raymond Munsell

The two younger children of Bert and Ruth are believed to be still living.
  • Ruby Christine Munsell25,26 (13 Jul 1924 - 17 Feb 2008)

Children:
     There were no children with William Presscott Attkisson

Citations

  1. [S3565] Sebastian Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows name as Ruth Glabe.
  2. [S3488] Sebastian Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows name as Ruth K. Glabe.
  3. [S8025] Record of Marriage Licenses, Los Angeles Co., California, 892:41, William Presscott Attkisson and Ruth Kathryn Munsell, shows maiden name as Ruth 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. [S8025] Record of Marriage Licenses, Los Angeles Co., California, 892:41, William Presscott Attkisson and Ruth Kathryn Munsell.
  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, age 2, and state.
  11. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Ruth K Attkisson, Soc. Sec. No. 565-30-2682, shows date and state.
  12. [S8130] Marriage Register, Livingston Co., Illinois, 1:214, no. 6904, Burt Raymond Munsell and Ruth Glabe, shows date, town, and officiant.
  13. [S8127] Bert R. Munsell household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California, shows married, with his first marriage at age 35 and hers at 32.
  14. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows month, as Jun, and year.
  15. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 77.
  16. [S8025] Record of Marriage Licenses, Los Angeles Co., California, 892:41, William Presscott Attkisson and Ruth Kathryn Munsell, shows date, address, city, state and officiant.
  17. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 77, shows date, city, and state.
  18. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Ruth K Attkisson, Soc. Sec. No. 565-30-2682, shows date and county.
  19. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 89637281, Ruth Katharine Glabe Attkisson, includes photo of memorial plaque.
  20. [S3484] Henry Rupple household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  21. [S8127] Bert R. Munsell household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California.
  22. [S8128] Bert Munsell household, 1940 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California.
  23. [S3697] Los Angeles Directory Co's Monrovia (California) City Directory, 1950, pg 22.
  24. [S8122] Polk's Monrovia-Arcadia Directory, 1955, pg 26.
  25. [S8127] Bert R. Munsell household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California, shows the girl as daughter of Ruth's husband.
  26. [S8128] Bert Munsell household, 1940 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California, shows the girl as daughter of Ruth's husband.