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Glen Jacob "Jake" Westfall

Male 1912 - 1991


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  • Name  Glen Jacob "Jake" Westfall  [1
    Nickname  Jake 
    Alt. Birth  29 Oct 1912  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born  29 Nov 1912  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • The Social Security Administration spells his name "Glenn" with two n's, as do the records in the Wisconsin death index.
    Census  1920  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Glen J. Westfall, son, male, white, age 7, single, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Indiana, could speak English, occupation none
    Iowa State Census  1925  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Glen Westfall, son, male, white, age 12, single, number of years in Iowa: 12, attended grade school, state highest grade (9-12): 4, number of months in school in 1924: 9, could read, could write
    Census  1930  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Line Number: 69; Name: Glen Westfall; Relation: Son; Live on Farm?: Yes; Sex: Male; Color or Race: White; Age at Last Birthday: 17; Marital Condition: Single; School or College Since September 1, 1929: No; Could Read and Write: Yes; Where Born: Iowa; Where Father Was Born: Iowa; Where Mother Was Born: Indiana; State or M. T. Code: 65; Whether Able to Speak English: Yes; Trade, Profession: None
    High School  1932  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Morning Sun High School 
    Military  Between 1941 and 1945  [3
    • During World War II, Glen Westfall was in the Merchant Marine.
    Occupation 
    • Glen Westfall was a mechanic and welder for the Lakes States Engineering Company in Des Plaines, Illinois.
    Residence  Apr 1942  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence  Sep 1976  Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence  Nov 1976  Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Religion  Lutheran  [3
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Glenn J. Westfall; born: 29 November 1912; died: 23 January 1991; state where issued: Illinois
    Wisconsin Death Records 
    • Name: Glenn Jacob Westfall; Death Date: 23 January 1991; Location: Sauk (May be abbreviated); Certificate: 002187
    The Death Record of Glen Jacob 'Jake' Westfall
    The Death Record of Glen Jacob "Jake" Westfall
    Sauk County, Wisconsin
    Died  23 Jan 1991  Saint Clare Hospital, Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Leeds, Columbia County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    • Jake was buried at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Leeds.
    Person ID  I2411  All Families
    Last Modified  19 Feb 2015 

    Father  Jacob "Jack" Westfall,   b. 28 Feb 1866, Columbus Junction, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1942, Oakville, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Eva Robertson,   b. 4 Aug 1877, Boone County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1955, Oakville, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Apr 1895  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Residence  1935  Oakville, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Headstone Photograph 
    • Jacob and Eva Robertson's grave is located at the Edwards Cemetery in Oakville, Eliot Township, Louisa County, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Westfall. Eva, 1877 - 1955; Jacob, 1867 - 1942"
    The Headstone of Jacob 'Jack' and Eva (Robertson) Westfall
    The Headstone of Jacob "Jack" and Eva (Robertson) Westfall
    Family ID  F113  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Mildred Lucille McConahay,   b. 24 Dec 1916, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 2004, Great River Medical Center, West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Dec 1933  Washington, Washington County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Divorced  Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Ann Westfall,   b. 26 Mar 1936,   d. 27 Mar 1936
     2. Ferl Jacob Westfall,   b. 29 Jun 1938, near Oakville, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 2004, Wapello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Janice M. Westfall
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F7629  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Elizabeth Roseman 
    Married  4 Sep 1948  Dixon, Lee County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F7632  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Marie Louise Wagner,   b. 16 Feb 1926, Arlington, Columbia County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1997, Columbia County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Feb 1954  Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F1044  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 102; supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 15A, page number: 241; enumeration date: January 8, 1920

    2. [S280] GenCircles Gedcom or Family File (Reliability: 3).
      http://www.gencircles.com/users/theresagaskell/1/data/48966

    3. [S801] Westfall, Glen Jacob "Jake" - Obituary, (originally published in an unknown southeast Iowa newspaper, January 1991).

    4. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Roll: IAIA1925_1818

    5. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      1930 US Census, Louisa County, Iowa; Wapello Township; Sutro Library Microfilm #: 2128, Roll 666; Enumeration Date: April 7, 1930; Supervisor's District Number: 15; Enumeration District Number: 58-21; Sheet Number: 4B; Page Number: 122 8350.

    6. [S8133] Louisa's History - Volume 10 Number 2 Morning Sun Graduates, (originally published in Louisa's History by the Louisa County Historical Society, Volume 10, Number 2, April 2008; Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S8613] Westfall, Jacob "Jack" - Obituaries (2), (originally published in two unknown southeast Iowa newspapers, April 1942).

    8. [S194] Walker, Vinnie (Westfall) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 8, September 24, 1976; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa).

    9. [S981] Wagg, Lillian Mae (Westfall) - Obituary, (originally published in the Muscatine Journal, page 8, November 8, 1976; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S8615] Wisconsin Death Records 1820-1997 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S283] World Connect - Westfall/Robertson/Sexton: :1760376, (last updated: Fri Feb 8 15:16:39 2002, contact: (not listed)) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S280] GenCircles Gedcom or Family File (Reliability: 3).
      http://www.gencircles.com/users/theresagaskell/1/data/48959

    15. [S281] Westfall, Eva (Robertson) - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, April 14, 1955; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S278] Wagg, Phyllis Louise - Obituary, (originally published in The Wapello Republican, June 27, 1935, page 1; and the Columbus Gazette, June 27, 1935, page 1; Wapello and Columbus Junction, both Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 4).

    17. [S279] Westfall, Jacob "Jack" and Eva (Robertson) - Headstone Photograph, (their grave is at the Edwards Cemetery in Eliot Township, Louisa County, Iowa; photo provided courtesy of "kidsrus" at the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (web site); Memorials #: 24423S3 & 24422S3) (Reliability: 3).