Rachel Elizabeth Glabe1,2,3

ID# 3940, (1898 - 1994)
FatherSebastian Glabe4,5,3 (30 Jul 1859 - 7 May 1940)
MotherAnna Katherine Ruppel6,7,3 (29 Jan 1865 - 14 Jul 1920)

Key Events:

Birth: 27 Jan 1898, Chatsworth, Illinois8,9,10
Marriage: 16 Jun 1920, Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, Ernest William Kersten (7 May 1898 - 20 Feb 1989)11,12
Death: Oct 1994, Albuquerque, New Mexico13
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Rachel Elizabeth Glabe was born on 27 Jan 1898 in Chatsworth, Illinois.8,9,10 Rachel and her sister Ruth were twins.
     Rachel 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.14
     Rachel appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Forrest Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois, enumerated 9 Jan 1920, in the household of Jessie H. and Esia Crouels, apparently as a boarder. Her occupation is reported as a teacher in the district schools..15
     Rachel married Ernest William Kersten, son of John H. Kersten and Anna Wiener, on 16 Jun 1920 in Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, with Rev. Julius A. Giese officiating.11,12
     Rachel and Ernest moved frequently in the early years of their marriage. Their first child was born in Chicago, in Jun 1921.16 By 1922 he was teaching in Menominee, Michigan.17
     They moved back to Illinois by 1926. They appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Elgin, Kane Co., Illinois, on Division St., enumerated 14 Apr 1930, reporting they were renting their home, for $45 per month, and owned a radio. Their children Juanita, Jeanne and Donald were listed as living with them.18
     Rachel and Ernest moved to Coles Co., Illinois, before 1935. They appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Mattoon, Coles Co., Illinois, at 2609 Western Ave., enumerated 9 Apr 1940, reporting they were renting their home, for $35 per month, and had lived in the same town in 1935. Their children Juanita, Jeanne and Donald were listed as living with them, though Janetta was marked as absent from the home.19
     Rachel and Ernest moved to Peoria by 1946, where they lived at 106 Barker Ave..20 They moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, by 1953, where they lived at 1805 Georgia NE.21
     Her husband died on 20 Feb 1989.22
     Rachel died in Oct 1994 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at age 96.13

Children:
     Children with Ernest William Kersten:

  • Juanita Rae Kersten23,24,25 (27 Jun 1921 - 24 Jul 2009)
  • Jeanne Anne Kersten23,24,26 (17 Jun 1923 - 18 Feb 2015)
  • Donald Jay Kersten27,28 (28 Apr 1926 - 11 Sep 1999)

Citations

  1. [S8154] Obituary Daily Times, online, record for Kersten, Rachel Elizabeth (Glabe), citing the Albuquerque Journal, 19 Oct 1994.
  2. [S3488] Sebastian Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows name as Rachael E. Glabe.
  3. [S8047] Marriage certificates, Livingston Co., Illinois, no. 6109, Ernest W. Kersten and Rachel E. 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. [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.
  7. [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.
  8. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, town, and state.
  9. [S3565] Sebastian Glabe household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows month, year, age 2, and state.
  10. [S3488] Sebastian Glabe household, 1910 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois, shows age 12 and state.
  11. [S8047] Marriage certificates, Livingston Co., Illinois, no. 6109, Ernest W. Kersten and Rachel E. Glabe, shows date, town, county, state, and officiant.
  12. [S8149] Ernest W. Kersten household, 1930 U.S. Census, Kane Co., Illinois, shows married, with each first married at age 22.
  13. [S8154] Obituary Daily Times, online, record for Kersten, Rachel Elizabeth (Glabe), citing the Albuquerque Journal, 19 Oct 1994, shows city and state.
  14. [S3484] Henry Rupple household, 1900 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  15. [S1885] Jessie H. Crouels household, 1920 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., Illinois.
  16. [S8155] Nita Rae Ward obituary, Albuquerque Journal, shows she was born in Chicago and date.
  17. [S8151] Record, 1922, pg 33.
  18. [S8149] Ernest W. Kersten household, 1930 U.S. Census, Kane Co., Illinois.
  19. [S8150] Ernest Kersten household, 1940 U.S. Census, Coles Co., Illinois.
  20. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1946, pg 286.
  21. [S8153] Hudspeth's Albuquerque City Directory, 1953, pg 377.
  22. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Ernest W Kersten, Soc. Sec. No. 327-24-1142, shows date.
  23. [S8149] Ernest W. Kersten household, 1930 U.S. Census, Kane Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Rachel's husband.
  24. [S8150] Ernest Kersten household, 1940 U.S. Census, Coles Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Rachel's husband.
  25. [S8155] Nita Rae Ward obituary, Albuquerque Journal.
  26. [S8156] Jeanne Anne Stein obituary, Los Alamos Monitor.
  27. [S8149] Ernest W. Kersten household, 1930 U.S. Census, Kane Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.
  28. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Donald Jay Kersten, Soc. Sec. No. 357-16-0630.