George Marshall Rathbun
(1836-1923)
Tamar Ann Garinger
(1838-1905)
George Phil Freeman
(1828-1918)
Anna Jane Rathbun
(1838-1924)
Jesse Adam Rathbun
(1880-1948)
Tishie Abigail Freeman
(1881-1954)
Rosa Olive Rathbun
(1911-1996)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Jacob Isaac Hilty

Rosa Olive Rathbun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 21 Jan 1911, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States 4 6 7 8
  • Marriage (1): Jacob Isaac Hilty on 5 Apr 1943 in Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States
  • Died: 7 Feb 1996, Shafter, Kern, California, United States at age 85 6 7 9
  • Buried: After 7 Feb 1996, Shafter, Kern, California, United States 7

  Noted events in her life were:

Residence, 1915, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 10

Residence, 30 Jan 1920, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 11

Residence, 7 Apr 1930, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 12

Residence, 10 Oct 1985, Shafter, Kern, California, United States. 2

Residence, Feb 1996, Shafter, Kern, California, United States. 6


Rosa married Jacob Isaac Hilty on 5 Apr 1943 in Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States. (Jacob Isaac Hilty was born on 2 Feb 1904 in Bath, Allen, Ohio, United States,7 13 14 15 died on 11 Mar 1962 in Shafter, Kern, California, United States 7 13 14 and was buried after 11 Mar 1962 in Shafter, Kern, California, United States 7.)


Sources


1 Lois Sumner, Letter from Lois Sumner dated 8 Dec 1982. Source Medium: Letter

2 Newspaper Obituary notice for John F. Rathbun (Name: Undated and un-named newspaper clipping;). Source Medium: Newspaper
Source Quality: Copy of Original

3 Price-Helton Funeral Chapel, Auburn, Washington 98002, Newspaper Obituary notice for Freeman E. Rathbun (Name: Auburn Globe, Oct 12, 1986;). Source Medium: Letter
Source Quality: Copy of Original

4 Chautauqua Co., Heritage Association, editor, Chautauqua County, Kansas, Volume 1 (Kansas: Chautauqua County, Heritage Association, 1987), Volume 1: 627; Jesse Adam Rathbun was the youngest son of George Marshall and Tamar Ann Rathbun. He was born August 17, 1880, in Chautauqua County. He met and married Tishie Abigail Freeman while she was visiting relativesin Sedan. Tishie was born February 12, 1880, in Grant City, Missouri. Her parents were George and Anna Jane Freeman.
Jesse and Tishie Rathbun lived all their married lives in Sedan. Six children were born to this union. Freeman Earl was born December 6, 1906. Freeman Hylas arrived on October 19, 1908. Rosa Olive was born January 21, 1911, and John Freeman was born April 26, 1913. A baby girl named Pauline was born March 7, 1915, but lived only a few days. Olin Freeman arrived November 29, 1920. All the boys were given their mother's maiden name as part of their names. Earl and Hylas have Freeman for their first names and John and Olin have Freeman for their middle names.
All of the children attended Sedan public schools but soon after quiting school they moved away from Sedan. Earl, John, and Olin served inWorld War II and Hylas worked in a defense plant in Toledo, Oregon. At the close of the war, Earl and John settled in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Olin stayed at home with his mother, but after her death, he and his wife moved to Idaho Falls.
Earl met and married Hope Jackson in Idaho Falls, they had five children, Jesse Earl, Logan John, Paul Wayne (who lived but a few months), Bererly Ann, and Jeannie. Hylas went to New Mexico where he met and married Myrtle Elizabeth Wells of Van Houten, New Mexico. Myrtle was in Albuquerque attending business college at the time they met. They had three children, Mary Jane, Elizabeth Ann, and Daniel DeLancy. Olive married Jake Hilty and they had one daughter, Lois Rae. John married Norma Stevens, a girl he met in South Dakota while he was in the service. Olin married Barbara Osburn, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Osburn of Peru, Kansas, and later moved to Idaho.
The Jesse Rathbun family was very active in the First Baptist Church of Sedan where all of them were members. Jesse worked as a pumper in the oil fields, and a rural mail carrier and ran the village blacksmith, a trade he passed on to his son Hylas. The old blacksmith shop waslocated on the back part of the lot where the Sedan State Bank is now. Jesse was still working as a blacksmith at the time of his death January 20, 1948. Tishie died December 25, 1954. They are both buried in Greenwood
Cemetery in Sedan.



5 California Rosa Olive Rathbun Hilty; digital image, Ancestry.com, "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com(12 March 2009).

6 Social Security Administration, "Social Secuirty Death Index," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 Jan 2010), entry for Olive Hilty, 1996.

7 Tomb stone, Burial: Shafter Memorial Park, Shafter, Kern County, California.

8 California Rosa Olive Hilty; digital image, Ancestry.com, "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com(12 March 2009).

9 California Rosa Olive Hilty; digital image, Ancestry.com, "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com(12 July 2008).

10 Kansas State Census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, p. 10, dwelling 368, family 374, line 11, Olive Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry(Ancestry.com : accessed 10 February 2009); citing Ancestry.com.

11 1920 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 11, sheet 8, p. 8B, dwelling 140, family 140, Olive R. Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry.com(accessed 3 February 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T625, roll T625_522.

12 1930 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 15, sheet 7, p. 7B, dwelling 198, family 215, Rosa Olive Rathbun; digital images (accessed 26 Jan 2010); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T626, roll 695.

13 Social Security Administration, "Social Secuirty Death Index," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 12 March 2009), entry for Jacob Hilty, 1962, SS no. 511-12-7554.

14 California Jacob I. Hilty; digital image, Ancestry.com, "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com(12 March 2009).

15 1910 U.S. census, Allen, Ohio, population schedule, German, enumeration district (ED) 5, sheet 9, p. 9B, dwelling 232, family 235, Isaac Hilty; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 Jan 2011); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624, roll 1150.


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