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)

Freeman Olin Rathbun
(1920-1991)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Barbara Jean Osburn

Freeman Olin Rathbun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 29 Nov 1920, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States 1 2 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Barbara Jean Osburn on 10 Aug 1951 in Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States 1 2
  • Died: 11 Oct 1991, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States at age 70 1 6 7
  • Buried: After 11 Oct 1991, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States 1

   Cause of his death was Ulcerted Esophagus.

  Noted events in his life were:

Residence, 7 Apr 1930, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 8

Residence, 1939, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. 1

Residence, 18 Apr 1940, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 9

Military Service: Private, US Army; World War II, 16 Dec 1942-24 Aug 1945, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. 1 7 10

Residence, 1945, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 1

Residence, 1955, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. 1

Residence, 10 Oct 1985, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. 3

Occupation: Chincilla Farming, Bef 1991. 1


Freeman married Barbara Jean Osburn on 10 Aug 1951 in Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States.1 2 (Barbara Jean Osburn was born on 3 Dec 1929 in Peru, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States 2 11 12.)


Sources


1 Newspaper Obituary notice for Olin Rathbun (Name: Undated and un-named newspaper clipping;). Source Medium: Newspaper
Source Quality: Original

2 Genealogical Record for Olin Freeman Rathbun (Name: 1956;). Source Medium: Other

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

4 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

5 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.



6 Social Security Administration, "Social Secuirty Death Index," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 Feb 2010), entry for Olin F. Rathbun, 1991.

7 "U. S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010," database, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 24 Dec 2013), Olin Rathbun; Ancestry.com.

8 1930 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 15, sheet 7, p. 7B, dwelling 198, family 215, Freeman O. Rathbun; digital images (accessed 26 Jan 2010); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T626, roll 695.

9 1940 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 10-16, sheet 22, p. 22B, household 528, Olin Rathburn; digital images (http://1940census.archives.gov/ : accessed 30 May 2012); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T627.

10 "National Archives and Records Administration. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.," database(accessed 26 July 2008), Olin Freeman Rathbun.

11 Barbara Jean Rathbun, Genealogical Pedigree Tree for Barbara Jean Osburn. Source Medium: Other

12 1930 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Belleville, enumeration district (ED) 3, sheet 6, p. 6B, dwelling 128, family 131, Barbara Osborn; digital images (accessed 26 Jan 2011); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T626, roll 695.


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