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Submitted by Robert Boehm Rathbun, Rathcrest@aol.com, Sept, 24, 2001

 

Descendants of William Sargent Rathbun 

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM SARGENT7 RATHBUN (ALFRED T.6 RATHBONE, WAIT5, WAIT4, JOSHUA3 RATHBUN, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born July 31, 1820 in Vergennes, Addison, Vermont, and died January 15, 1887 in Edgerton, Williams, Ohio. He married JANE MARIE WOOD COLBURN March 28, 1847 in Upton, Worchester, Massachusetts, daughter of WESTON COLBURN and ANNA GAGE. She was born September 20, 1821 in Milford, Worchester, Massachusetts, and died June 27, 1904 in Edgerton, Williams, Ohio.

Notes for WILLIAM SARGENT RATHBUN:

He was raised by his mother and stepfather, George Allen, in Middlebury and Burlington, Vermont. As a young adult he moved to Massachusetts settling in Hopkinton where he was a boot maker. He moved briefly to Windham, Connecticut before settling in Wisconsin by 1855. Upon the advice of doctors he moved west to change climates due to heart disease. He had a grist mill in Beaver Dam and one later in Lodi. By 1870 he was a shoemaker and worked out of Chicago. He was on the road a great deal. He settled his wife in Edgerton, Ohio where their only daughter had moved after her marriage.

 

More About WILLIAM SARGENT RATHBUN:

Baptism: November 06, 1825, Calvinist Congregrational Church Book of 1825 certified by letter of Rev. Wallace W. Anderson, Jr. September 16, 1977

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio

City Directory: Bet. 1876 - 1877, Chicago, Illinois

Federal Census 1850: Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Federal Census 1860: Lodi, Wisconsin

Obit: January 29, 1887, Lodi Valley News, Lodi, Wisconsin

Probate: Bet. March 24, 1893 - January 1895, Probate Court Addison County, Vermont Book 53 Pages 252-5, 256, 258 and 262 Administration of Estate of William S. Rathbun

Notes for JANE MARIE WOOD COLBURN:

She was living with the Farnham family in 1880.

 

More About JANE MARIE WOOD COLBURN:

Birth Certificate: Vital Records of Milford (up to 1850) Massachusetts published series)

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio

Death Certificate: Court of Common Pleas Probate Byran, Ohio Volume 3 Page 133 Recorded May 16, 1905

Federal Census 1880: Edgerton, Williams Ohio

Federal Census 1900: Edgerton, Williams, Ohio

Genealogy: 1913, Genealogy of the Descendants of Edward Colburn/Coburn Page 229

 

Children of WILLIAM RATHBUN and JANE COLBURN are:

i. HENRY W.8 RATHBUN, b. February 16, 1848, Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts; d. October 03, 1849, Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

More About HENRY W. RATHBUN:

Birth Certificate: 1908, Vital Records of Hopkinton, Massachusetts Page 161

Death Certificate: 1911, Holliston Vital Records Published Massachusetts Series up to 1850 Page 344

2. ii. CHARLES AMORY RATHBUN, b. July 27, 1850, Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts; d. February 10, 1917, Butler, DeKalb, Indiana.

3. iii. EMMA SOPHIA RATHBUN, b. February 05, 1855, Windham, Windham, Connecticut; d. March 01, 1929, South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana.

4. iv. WILLIAM EDWARD RATHBUN, b. April 02, 1859, Lodi, Columbia, Wisconsin; d. January 16, 1927, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

 

2. CHARLES AMORY8 RATHBUN (WILLIAM SARGENT7, ALFRED T.6 RATHBONE, WAIT5, WAIT4, JOSHUA3 RATHBUN, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born July 27, 1850 in Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, and died February 10, 1917 in Butler, DeKalb, Indiana. He married CARRIE ADAMS DYER June 17, 1884 in Wallingford, Rutland, Vermont, daughter of JAMES DYER and ATHELINDA HOWE. She was born June 29, 1867 in Wallingford, Rutland, Vermont, and died June 16, 1952 in Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado.

Notes for CHARLES AMORY RATHBUN:

He left home and moved to Chicago where he worked in a shoe store of a relative. He was in Chicago at the time of the Chicago Fire. He went west and first opened a shoe store in a tent in Las Vegas, New Mexico. He first bought land there in1879 and added over the years land there and cattle range in Range, New Mexico and Guadalupe County, New Mexico. He was a cattleman for years. He also was in the shoe business including a shoe factory. He seemed to travel a great deal on business in Mexico and the southwest. He moved to Hutchison, Kansas by October 29, 1899 and became a headsman on a local ranch. He had a live stock company in Ness City, Kansas. He moved to Dodge City briefly where he separated from his wife. She moved to Denver to live with her mother. Charles lived in the mountains of New Mexico working some in Rowe for the railroad and later as a laborer.

 

More About CHARLES AMORY RATHBUN:

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio

City Directory: Bet. 1904 - 1905, Denver, Colorado

Death Certificate: Indiana State Board of Health #4365

Federal Census 1900: Hutchison, Reno, Kansas

Newspaper Article # 1: October 19, 1899, Hutchison Daily News

Personal: 1913, Birthday List made by Carrie Adams Dyer

Notes for CARRIE ADAMS DYER:

She was living with her mother in 1920 at 1440 Franklin in Denver.

 

More About CARRIE ADAMS DYER:

Bible: Family Bible of James Henry Dyer

Burial: Fairmount Cemetey, Denver, Colorado Lot 174 Block #23

City Directory # 1: 1908, Denver, Colorado

City Directory # 2: 1919, Denver, Colorado

City Directory # 3: 1925, Denver, Colorado

Death Certificate: State of Colorado #5875 filed June 18, 1952

Federal Census 1920: Denver, Colorado

 

Children of CHARLES RATHBUN and CARRIE DYER are:

i. CHARLES AMORY9 RATHBUN, JR., b. August 07, 1885, Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico; d. October 09, 1951, Alameda, Alameda, California; m. MARY CATHERINE FRIDAY, November 11, 1907, Sante Fe, Sante Fe, New Mexico; b. September 09, 1890, Troy, Doniphan, Kansas; d. February 02, 1960, LaHabra, Orange, California.

Notes for CHARLES AMORY RATHBUN, JR.:

He came east and lived on his brother's farm in Oriskany Falls, New York After a few years, he returned to the west and was a depot agent for 35 years for the Sante Fe Railroad. In he mid forties he was a court bailiff in LaJunta according to a letter written by a J. Arthur Phelps, judge of District Court 10th Judicial District.

 

More About CHARLES AMORY RATHBUN, JR.:

Birth Information: Birthday List made by Carrie Adams Dyer

Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, California

City Directory: 1905, Denver, Colorado

Death Certificate: California Deaths # 76048

Federal Census 1920: Granda, Colorado

Letter: June 13, 1944, Written by J. Arthur Phelps, Judge 10th Judical Court, Pueblo, Colorado (to Harold T. Rathbun while in the military)

More About MARY CATHERINE FRIDAY:

Birth Record: Letters from daughter, Helen Rathbun Myers to Margaret Harding Rathbun (June 17, 1963) (December 15, 1970) (December 22, 1970)

Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, California

Death Certificate: Deaths California # 9824

Death Record: Letters from daughter, Helen Rathbun Myers to Robert Boehm Rathbun (March 7, 1977) (July 11, 1977)

ii. JAMES DYER RATHBUN, b. November 12, 1887, Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico; d. June 06, 1963, Chicago, Cook, Illinois; m. NELLIE FERN ADE, June 05, 1913, Kentland, Newton, Indiana; b. February 24, 1888, Kentland, Newton, Indiana; d. December 08, 1974, Lebanon, Washington, Kentucky.

Notes for JAMES DYER RATHBUN:

He was an assistant history professor at St. John Military School, Salina, Kansas. He attended Purdue University. He was a mechanical engineer and farm manager. He ran the estate farm of his uncle, George Ade, the author.

 

More About JAMES DYER RATHBUN:

Birth Information: Birthday List made by Carrie Adams Dyer

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Kentland, Indiana

City Directory: 1905, Denver, Colorado

Federal Census 1920: Kentland, Indiana

Personal Knowledge: Personal Recollection of daughter, Margaret Rathbun Harding

Personal Knowledge # 2: Personal Recollection of son, William Ade Rathbun

More About NELLIE FERN ADE:

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Kentland, Indiana

Death Certificate: Kentucky State Wide Index

Obit: Unnamed local newspaper Kentland, Indiana

Personal: Personal Recollection of daughter, Margaret Rathbun Harding

Social Security Index: National Social Security Death Index

iii. WILLIAM SARGENT RATHBUN, b. October 27, 1889, Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico; d. August 24, 1934, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; m. MATTIE LOCKWOOD JOYCE, November 22, 1922, North Tonawanda, Niagara, New York; b. August 19, 1897, North, Tonawanda, Niargara, New York; d. December 02, 1973, North Brook, Cook, Illinois.

Notes for WILLIAM SARGENT RATHBUN:

He attended Purdue University. He was a lieutenant in the US Army during World War I. He was in the insurance business (fire underwriter) and a consulting fire prevention engineer. He committed suicide during the depression.

 

More About WILLIAM SARGENT RATHBUN:

Birth Information: Birthday List made by Carrie Adams Dyer

Birth Record: State of Colorado Adjutant General Certificate of Service signed on April 16, 1917

City Directory # 1: 1908, Denver, Colorado

City Directory # 2: Bet. 1919 - 1920, Denver, Colorado

City Directory # 3: 1925, Denver, Colorado

Death Certificate: Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, State of Wisconsin Filed September 20, 1934 #167

Federal Census 1920: Denver, Colorado

Military: Colorado State Archives Record 929 Page 230

Personal Knowledge: Personal knowledge of Joyce Rathbun Graves

More About MATTIE LOCKWOOD JOYCE:

City Directory: 1925, Denver, Colorado

Personal Knowledge: Personal knowledge of Joyce Rathbun Graves

Social Security Index: National Social Security Death Index

iv. HENRY HOWE RATHBUN, b. May 12, 1891, Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico; d. September 30, 1948, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa (on a trip); m. ESTELLE MASTERS, June 06, 1911, Knox, Starke, Indiana; b. July 19, 1896, Chicago, Cook, Illinois; d. July 08, 1989, Booneville, Oneida, New York.

Notes for HENRY HOWE RATHBUN:

His grandmother, Atherlinda Howe Dyer, sent her grandchildren to private schools. After starting to high school at Manual High in Denver, Henry was sent to Culver Military Academy, Knox County, Indiana where his brother, William Sargent Rathbun was attending. Following graduation in 1911 he went to Purdue University for his freshman year. He had met Estelle Masters through his military school friend and roommate and her brother, John R. Masters. He "went east" as the advice of a banker friend in LaFayette and bought a farm in upstate New York. In 1915 his father, Charles Amory Rathbun, and his mother-in-law, Estelle F. Masters were residing in his home. Over the years, he expanded the farm to over a 1000 acres. His older brother, Charles Amory Rathbun, Jr. moved to Oriskany Falls and lived near Henry's father where he worked on the farm. He owed the general store in Augusta New York at time in partnership with John R. Masters, his brother-inl-aw and was postmaster there from 1915-7. He entered into the farm cooperative movement early in his career. He rose in the ranks of the Dairyman's League Cooperative and became its president on June 21, 1945. In January of 1948 he became the president of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives. He was a personal and political friend of Governor Thomas E. Dewey of New York. He died in Des Moines while on a campaign trip for Governor Dewey. He was going to be appointed Secretary of Agriculture in the President's Cabinet if Dewey was elected in1948.

 

More About HENRY HOWE RATHBUN:

Biography # 1: 1995, The Rathbun-Rathbone-Rathburn Family Historian Vol. 15 # 2 Page 26-28

Birth Information: Birthday List made by Carrie Adams Dyer

Burial: Crown Memorial Gardens, Kirkland, New York

City Directory: 1905, Denver, Colorado

Death Certificate: Iowa State Department of Health Book 12, Page 432

Death Certificate # 2: Deaths New York State Index No # but stated "Iowa"

Federal Census 1920: Oneida County, New York

Obit # 1: October 01, 1948, New York Times

Obit # 2: October 05, 1948, The Dairymen's League News, New York City, New York

State Census 1915: Augusta, Oneida, New York

State Census 1925: Vernon, New York

Who's Who 1963: Who was Who in Ameica Volume 2 1943-1950

Notes for ESTELLE MASTERS:

She was an adult education teacher in New Hartford, New York.

 

More About ESTELLE MASTERS:

Birth Record: January 31, 1958, Application for Social Securit Account Number 127-32-0021

Burial: Crown Memorial Gardens, Kirkland, New York

Death Certificate: July 08, 1989, Town Clerk Register of Deaths

v. DOROTHY RATHBUN, b. November 07, 1892, Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico; d. February 15, 1966, Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado; m. ROBERT GENTRY STOVALL, May 19, 1917, Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado; b. April 05, 1892, Jamison, Missouri; d. August 1968, Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado.

Notes for DOROTHY RATHBUN:

She was a graduate of the University of Denver. Dorothy was buried in the Dyer Family Plot in the Fair mount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado on February 18, 1966.

 

More About DOROTHY RATHBUN:

Birth Information: Birthday List made by Carrie Adams Dyer

Cemetery Records: Fairmount Cemetey, Denver, Colorado Lot 174 Block #23

Personal Knowledge: Dororthy Rathbun Stovall and Marjorie Stovall Sargent Tweedy

Notes for ROBERT GENTRY STOVALL:

He was an auto dealer having Stovall Motor Company in Denver. He died from a heart attack following a great round of golf with a close family friend. Robert was buried on August 27, 1968 in the Dyer Family Plot in the Fairmount Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.

 

vi. MARJORIE RATHBUN, b. January 19, 1894, Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico; d. November 19, 1981, Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland; m. WILLFORD CASSIDY TAYLOR, August 18, 1917, Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado; b. September 22, 1890, Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado; d. October 1982, Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland.

Notes for MARJORIE RATHBUN:

She was a graduate of the University of Denver in 1917. Marjorie was buried in the Dyer Family Plot in the Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado.

 

More About MARJORIE RATHBUN:

Birth Information: Birthday List made by Carrie Adams Dyer

Cemetery Records: Fairmount Cemetey, Denver, Colorado Lot 174 Block #23

Personal: Majorie Rathbun Series of letters 1970's to Robert Boehm Rathbun

Notes for WILLFORD CASSIDY TAYLOR:

He become a vice president in a telephone company outside of Washington, D. C. Willford was buried in the Dyer Family Plot in Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado.

 

More About WILLFORD CASSIDY TAYLOR:

Cemetery Records: Fairmount Cemetey, Denver, Colorado Lot 174 Block #23

Death Information: Social Security Death Index

Personal: Personal knowledge of Marjorie Rathbun Taylor

vii. EDWARD COLBURN RATHBUN, b. November 09, 1900, Hutchison, Reno, Kansas; d. July 15, 1947, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon.

Notes for EDWARD COLBURN RATHBUN:

Edward was returned to Denver for burial in the Dyer Family plot in Fairmount Cemetery. He was buried on July 18, 1947. He went to law school. He enlisted in the service when underage. (Private 9th Co. CAC) He was shell shocked. He was listed "of" Vancouver, Washington at his death.

 

More About EDWARD COLBURN RATHBUN:

Birth Information: Birthday List made by Carrie Adams Dyer

Burial: Fairmount Cemetey, Denver, Colorado Lot 174 Block #23

City Directory: Bet. 1919 - 1920, Denver, Colorado

Federal Census 1920: Denver, Colorado

Military: Colorado State Archives Record 2520 Page 238

Obit: July 15, 1947, Unnamed newspaper clipping

Personal Knowledge: Personal Recollection of sister-in-law, Estelle Masters Rathbun

 

 

3. EMMA SOPHIA8 RATHBUN (WILLIAM SARGENT7, ALFRED T.6 RATHBONE, WAIT5, WAIT4, JOSHUA3 RATHBUN, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born February 05, 1855 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, and died March 01, 1929 in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana. She married ELI ASAPH FARNHAM March 27, 1878 in Lodi, Columbia, Wisconsin, son of ELI FARNHAM and CAROLINA SAWYER. He was born March 28, 1843 in Farnham Homestead, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio, and died March 03, 1923 in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana.

Notes for EMMA SOPHIA RATHBUN:

After high school, she attended school in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to complete her musical education.

 

More About EMMA SOPHIA RATHBUN:

Birth Record: Windham Town Records Viewed

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio

Death Certificate: Indiana State Board of Health Local #207 State 11501 Filed March 3, 1929

Newspaper Article # 1: April 12, 1876, Lodi Valley News, Lodi, Wisconsin

Notes for ELI ASAPH FARNHAM:

Eli was a graduate of college taking a business course. He was a Civil War veteran serving in Company K 68th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was at Shiloh. He was a banker and businessman in Edgerton, Ohio.

 

More About ELI ASAPH FARNHAM:

Birth Information: The Farnham Family History by Doris Fussellman unpublished seven pages June 15, 1943

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio

Death-Personal: Personal Recollection of granddaughter, Megan Farnham Bates

Federal Census 1880: Edgerton, Williams, Ohio

Obit: March 08, 1923, Butler Indiana Weekly Record

 

Children of EMMA RATHBUN and ELI FARNHAM are:

i. HARRY RATHBUN9 FARNHAM, b. December 08, 1878, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio; d. April 12, 1944, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; m. ROSE AMELIA MARINE, June 16, 1909, Chicago, Cook, Illinois; b. November 01, 1881, Chicago, Cook, Illinois; d. February 05, 1969, Tucson, Pima, Ariozona.

Notes for HARRY RATHBUN FARNHAM:

Harry first was a detective then became a medical doctor. He was going blind therefore he quit the medical profession and bought a Greyhound Bus franchise. He graduated from Northwestern on June 19, 1913.

 

More About HARRY RATHBUN FARNHAM:

Birth Notice: December 18, 1878, Lodi Valley News, Lodi, Wisconsin

Death Certificate: Deaths California Index

Death Information: November 12, 1977, Letter from Vivian Farnham Barfield

More About ROSE AMELIA MARINE:

Birth Information: December 07, 1942, Application for Social Securit Account Number 127-32-0021

Letter: November 12, 1977, Letter from daughter, Vivian Barfield

ii. WALDO CLAY FARNHAM, b. January 14, 1882, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio; d. June 24, 1957, St. Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida; m. MARTHA STAMM, September 14, 1919, Butler, DeKalb, Indiana; b. November 03, 1876, Germany; d. April 18, 1973, South Bend, Indiana.

Notes for WALDO CLAY FARNHAM:

Waldo was a medical doctor. He was a veteran of World War I.

 

More About WALDO CLAY FARNHAM:

Birth Information: Information from brother, Eli

Cemetery Records: Highland Cemetery, South Bend, Indiana

Death Certificate: State of Florida 57-020579 Filed June 26, 1957

More About MARTHA STAMM:

Birth Information: Social Security Application

Burial: Highland Cemetery, South Bend, Indiana

iii. IRMA GAGE FARNHAM, b. December 25, 1883, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio; d. September 27, 1884, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio.

Notes for IRMA GAGE FARNHAM:

Irma is buried with her parents in the Farnham family plot in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Edgerton, Williams County, Ohio.

 

More About IRMA GAGE FARNHAM:

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio

Obit: December 18, 1878, Lodi Valley News, Lodi, Wisconsin

iv. ELI ASAPH FARNHAM, JR., b. October 28, 1887, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio; d. February 26, 1967, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio; m. (1) PAULINE WILLCOCK, June 17, 1919, Butler, DeKalb, Indiana; b. February 07, 1887, Lancaster, Fairfield, Ohio; d. December 31, 1931, Butler, DeKalb, Indiana; m. (2) FRANCES I. DAY, 1938; b. February 14, 1898, Ohio; d. February 1992, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio.

Notes for ELI ASAPH FARNHAM, JR.:

Eli was a wholesale distributor owning Tri-State Manufacturing Company (Electrical supplies and automobile accessories) in Edgerton, Ohio.

 

More About ELI ASAPH FARNHAM, JR.:

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio

Death Certificate: Ohio Department of Health #8600-32

Letter: November 14, 1996, Letter from Rodger Farnham

Notes for PAULINE WILLCOCK:

She died in a car accident.

 

More About PAULINE WILLCOCK:

Personal Knowledge: November 14, 1996, Interview with Rodger Farnham

More About FRANCES I. DAY:

Death Information: Social Security Death Index

v. EMMA FARNHAM, b. December 17, 1889, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio; d. December 21, 1913, Toledo, Lucas, Ohio.

Notes for EMMA FARNHAM:

Emma is buried with her parents in the Farnham family plot in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Edgerton, Williams County, Ohio.

 

More About EMMA FARNHAM:

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio

Death Certificate: Lucas County, Ohio Volume 1246 Certificate 7071 Code 48

vi. DANA COLBURN FARNHAM, b. December 17, 1889, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio; d. October 31, 1969, Auburn, DeKalb, Indiana; m. VIOLET LOUTZENHISER, December 27, 1920, Toledo, Lucas, Ohio; b. June 08, 1902, Moore, DeKalb, Indiana; d. February 04, 1977, Butler, DeKalb, Indiana.

Notes for DANA COLBURN FARNHAM:

He was a graduate of Ohio State. He was in real estate. He was in the service during World War I.

 

More About DANA COLBURN FARNHAM:

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio

Personal Knowledge: Personal Recollection of daughter, Megan Farnham Bates

More About VIOLET LOUTZENHISER:

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio

Personal Knowledge: Personal Recollection of daughter, Megan Farnham Bates

 

 

4. WILLIAM EDWARD8 RATHBUN (WILLIAM SARGENT7, ALFRED T.6 RATHBONE, WAIT5, WAIT4, JOSHUA3 RATHBUN, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born April 02, 1859 in Lodi, Columbia, Wisconsin, and died January 16, 1927 in Edgerton, Williams, Ohio. He married MARGARET "MAGGIE" KEEBLER January 21, 1882 in Edgerton, Williams, Ohio, daughter of MICHAEL KEEBLER and CAROLINE UNKNOWN. She was born March 27, 1858 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died April 01, 1934 in Clarcona, Orange, Florida.

Notes for WILLIAM EDWARD RATHBUN:

He was a clerk in his brother in law's store and then a farmer. In 1880 he lived with his sister, Emma Farnham. He was an officer on the board of health for Edgerton, Ohio for two years. William is buried in the Rathbun Family Plot in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Edgerton, Williams County, Ohio. He was buried January 18, 1927.

 

More About WILLIAM EDWARD RATHBUN:

Birth Notice: Personal Recollection of granddaughter, Megan Farnham Bates

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio

Death Certificate: Ohio Burea of Vital Statistics Vol. 5265 # 064578

Death Record: State of Ohio File #28 Primary Registration District 344463 # 64

Federal Census 1880: Edgerton, Williams, Ohio

Federal Census 1900: Edgerton, Williams, Ohio

Federal Census 1910: Edgerton, Williams, Ohio

Federal Census 1920: Edgerton, Williams, Ohio

Notes for MARGARET "MAGGIE" KEEBLER:

Margaret was returned from Florida and buried with her husband in the Rathbun Family Plot in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Williams County, Ohio. She was a dressmaker.

 

More About MARGARET "MAGGIE" KEEBLER:

Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio

Death Certificate: Bureau of Vital Statistics Florida Orange County #6965

 

Child of WILLIAM RATHBUN and MARGARET KEEBLER is:

i. CHARLES FRANCIS9 RATHBUN, b. January 13, 1883, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio; d. November 28, 1955, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia; m. (1) UNKNOWN; m. (2) DOROTHY WHITLOCK SIMMS, January 27, 1913, Chicago, Cook, Illinois; b. January 14, 1891, Chicago, Cook, Illinois; d. November 07, 1956, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia.

Notes for CHARLES FRANCIS RATHBUN:

He was a lawyer graduating from the Chicago Kent School of Law. He had a distinguished career as a trial attorney. He was counsel for the defense in the Stokes trial in 1925. He was named special assistant state's attorney for Cook County. He was famous for his work against Al Capone. He was appointed chief counsel for the City of Chicago Council's Big 9 Crime Committee. He worked in Hawaii in the 40's.

 

More About CHARLES FRANCIS RATHBUN:

Biography # 1: 1933, Illinois: Heart of the Nation Edward Dunne Volume # 5 Page 340-341

Death History: 1933, Illinois: The Heart of the Nation, Edward F. Dunne, Vol. V Page 340-1

Federal Census 1910: Chicago, Cook, Illinois

Obit: November 29, 1955, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago, Illinois

Personal Knowledge: Personal Recollection of daughter, Dorothy Rathbun

More About DOROTHY WHITLOCK SIMMS:

Personal Knowledge: Personal Recollection of daughter, Dorothy Rathbun

 

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