Bert Raymond Munsell1,2,3

ID# 3949, (1895 - 1975)
FatherJohn Lee Munsell4,5 (13 Mar 1865 - 11 Nov 1945)
MotherAda [surname unknown]6,7 (6 Jul 1870 - 23 Aug 1945)

Key Events:

Birth: 3 Feb 1895, Missouri8,9
Marriage: 5 Sep 1923, Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, Ruth Katherine Glabe (27 Jan 1898 - 10 Apr 1967)10,11,12
Divorce: 1940, Ruth Katherine Glabe (27 Jan 1898 - 10 Apr 1967)13
Marriage: 21 Nov 1945, California, Anna B. Adams (8 Mar 1893 - 22 Feb 1968)14
Marriage: Eula M. Hottel (8 Aug 1897 - 17 Aug 1987)15
Death: 11 Jan 1975, Los Angeles Co., California16,17
Burial: 15 Jan 1975, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles Co., California18,19
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Bert Raymond Munsell was born on 3 Feb 1895 in Missouri.8,9 He appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Downing, Schuyler Co., Missouri, in the household of his parents, John Lee Munsell and Ada [surname unknown].4
     He moved to Indian Territory with his parents about 1902. He appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Tuttle Twp., Grandy Co., Oklahoma, in the household of his parents.5
     Bert enlisted in the U.S. Army 21 Sep 1914. He was supposedly discharged 12 Jun 1919.20 However, he appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Fort Kamehamcha, Honolulu Co., Hawaii Territory, enumerated 4 Jan 1920, at the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps barracks. He is listed as a soldier chauffeur.21
     Bert married first Ruth Katherine Glabe, daughter of Sebastian Glabe and Anna Katherine Ruppel, on 5 Sep 1923 in Chatsworth, Livingston Co., Illinois, with Rev. George Woodley officiating.10,11,12
     Bert and Ruth 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.22
     Bert and Ruth 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.23
     Bert and Ruth were divorced in 1940.13
     He was a patrolman for the city in 1930. By 1940 he was a laborer working for a W.P.A project. That year he reported he had worked 26 hours the last week of March, and 39 weeks the prior year, earning $925.24,23
     Bert married second Anna B. Adams, daughter of Miss Stephens, on 21 Nov 1945 in California.14
     Anna died on 22 Feb 1968.25,26
     Bert married third Eula M. Hottel.15
     Bert died on 11 Jan 1975 in Los Angeles Co., California, at age 79.16,17 He was buried on 15 Jan 1975 in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles Co., California, next to his second wife.18,19

Children:
     Children with Ruth Katherine Glabe

The two younger children of Bert and Ruth are believed to be still living.
  • Ruby Christine Munsell22,23,27 (13 Jul 1924 - 17 Feb 2008)

Children:
     There were no children with Anna B. Adams

Children:
     There were no children with Eula M. Hottel

Citations

  1. [S8130] Marriage Register, Livingston Co., Illinois, 1:214, no. 6904, Burt Raymond Munsell and Ruth Glabe.
  2. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Bert R Munsell, Soc. Sec. No. 551-10-4126.
  3. [S8125] John L. Munsell household, 1910 U.S. Census, Grandy Co., Oklahoma, shows name as Bert R. Munsell.
  4. [S8124] John Munsell household, 1900 U.S. Census, Schuyler Co., Missouri.
  5. [S8125] John L. Munsell household, 1910 U.S. Census, Grandy Co., Oklahoma.
  6. [S8124] John Munsell household, 1900 U.S. Census, Schuyler Co., Missouri, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  7. [S8125] John L. Munsell household, 1910 U.S. Census, Grandy Co., Oklahoma, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  8. [S8124] John Munsell household, 1900 U.S. Census, Schuyler Co., Missouri, shows month, year, as 1896, age 4, and state.
  9. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Bert R Munsell, Soc. Sec. No. 551-10-4126, shows date, with year as 1895, and state.
  10. [S8130] Marriage Register, Livingston Co., Illinois, 1:214, no. 6904, Burt Raymond Munsell and Ruth Glabe, shows date, town, and officiant.
  11. [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.
  12. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows month, as Jun, and year.
  13. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 77.
  14. [S4455] "California Marriage Index, 1949-1959," Ancestry.com, record for Bert R Munsell and Anna B Adams.
  15. [S8129] Bert R. Munsell, Sr. obituary, The Los Angeles Times, shows her as his wife.
  16. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Bert R Munsell, Soc. Sec. No. 551-10-4126, shows date, as 11th, and county.
  17. [S3504] "U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010," Ancestry.com, record for Bert Munsell, shows date, as 12th.
  18. [S8129] Bert R. Munsell, Sr. obituary, The Los Angeles Times, shows service Wednesday, cemetery.
  19. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 85474757, Bert Raymond Munsell, Sr, includes photo of memorial plaque.
  20. [S3504] "U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010," Ancestry.com, record for Bert Munsell.
  21. [S8126] Barracks, Quartermaster Corps, U.S. Army, 1920 U.S. Census, Honolulu Co., Hawaii Territory.
  22. [S8127] Bert R. Munsell household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California.
  23. [S8128] Bert Munsell household, 1940 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California.
  24. [S8127] Bert R. Munsell household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California, shows occupation as patrolman, industry as city.
  25. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Ann B Munsell, Soc. Sec. No. 562-07-5079, shows date.
  26. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 85474755, Anna Bell Munsell, shows date and includes photo of memorial plaque showing year.
  27. [S8129] Bert R. Munsell, Sr. obituary, The Los Angeles Times.