Edmund Rathbun
(1800-1882)
Mary Dye
(1813-1889)
David Benjamin Van Garringer
(1807-1863)
Tamara Jane Adams
(1804-1855)
George Marshall Rathbun
(1836-1923)
Tamar Ann Garinger
(1838-1905)

Jesse Adam Rathbun
(1880-1948)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Tishie Abigail Freeman

Jesse Adam Rathbun 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

  • Born: 17 Aug 1880, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States 6 7 8 13 14 15 17 18
  • Marriage (1): Tishie Abigail Freeman on 8 Jan 1906 in Mount Ayr, Ringgold, Iowa, United States 1
  • Died: 20 Jan 1948, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States at age 67 6 7 13 15 19
  • Buried: 24 Jan 1948, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States 6 7 13 15 17 19

   Cause of his death was Chronic Myocarditis.6

   Another name for Jesse was Jess A. Rathburn.20

  General Notes:

Chautauqua Co., Kansas, Volume 1, page 627. Published 1987 by Chautauqua Co., Heritage Association. Article furnished by Hylas and Myrtle Rathbun.


Cause of Death: Chronic Myocarditis

  Noted events in his life were:

Residence, 1 Mar 1885, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 12

Employment: Farm Laborer, 10 Jun 1900, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 21

Residence, 10 Jun 1900, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 9

Occupation: Mail Carrier, 6 Dec 1906. 18

Occupation: Mail Carrier; U.S, 20 May 1910, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 20

Residence, 20 May 1910, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 20

Residence, 1915, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 22

Employment: Truck driver, Prarrie Oil and Sons Co, 12 Sep 1918, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 23

Residence, 12 Sep 1918, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 14

Employment: Pumper; Oil lease, 30 Jan 1920, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 24

Residence, 30 Jan 1920, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 24

Residence, 7 Apr 1930, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 25

Occupation: Blacksmith; Repair Shop, 18 Apr 1940, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 26

Residence, 18 Apr 1940, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 27

Residence, 6 Dec 1946, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 18

Occupation: Blacksmith, 20 Jan 1948, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 6 7

Residence, 20 Jan 1948, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 6


Jesse Adam Rathbun: 1987, Chautauqua County, Kansas

Chautauqua Co., Kansas, Volume 1, page 627. Published 1987 by Chautauqua Co., Heritage Association. Article furnished by Hylas and Myrtle Rathbun.

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.

Cause of Death: Chronic Myocarditis

Jesse married Tishie Abigail Freeman, daughter of George Phil Freeman and Anna Jane Rathbun, on 8 Jan 1906 in Mount Ayr, Ringgold, Iowa, United States.1 (Tishie Abigail Freeman was born on 12 Feb 1881 in Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States,7 15 17 18 28 29 30 died on 25 Dec 1954 in Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States 7 15 30 31 32 33 and was buried on 29 Dec 1954 in Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States 7 15 17 31 33.). The cause of her death was Cerebral Hemorrhage due to Hypertension, severe; Cardiac hyperatrophy.6


Sources


1 Iowa, Certificate of Marriage (1906), Rathbun-Freeman.

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

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

4 Newspaper Obituary notice for Pauline Rathbun, 1915 (Name: Newspaper Obituary Notice, unknown newspaper and undated;). Source Medium: Newspaper
Source Quality: Originial

5 Newspaper Obituary for Tamar Rathbun. Source Medium: Newspaper
Source Quality: Original

6 Standard Certificate of Death for Jesse Adam Rathbun (Name: Standard Certificate of Death, Department of Commerce, Department of Vital Census, The Kansas State Board of Health, Division of Vital Statistics;). Source Medium: Official Document
Source Quality: Copy of Original

7 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.



8 Frank H. Rathbun, Editor and Publisher, The Rathbun-Rathbone-Rathburn Family Historian (Name: Published quarterly by the Rathbun Family Association;), Volume 15, Number 1, Page 18, Spring 1995. Source Medium: Magazine

9 1900 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 11, p. 5B, dwelling 105, family 106, Jesse A. Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry.com(accessed 23 January 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623, roll T623_473.

10 Washington State of Washington Department of Social and Health Services, death certificate 146-8 (1986), Freeman E. Rathbun; Jesse E. Rathbun, Georgetown.

11 Kansas State Board of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Delayed Certificate of Birth 002405 (1942), Freeman Earl Rathbun; Jesse E. Rathbun, Georgetown.

12 Kansas State Census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, p. 7, dwelling 1, family 6, line 32, Jessie Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry(Ancestry.com : accessed 26 February 2009); citing The Generations Network, Inc.

13 "Find a Grave," database, Find A Grave(www.findagrave.com : accessed 30 May 2012), Jesse A. Rathbun.

14 Ancestry.com, "World War 1 Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database, Ancestry.com(www.ancestry.com : accessed 30 May 2012), Jesse Adam Rathbun; Ancestry.com.

15 Tomb stone, Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Sedan, Chautauqua County, Kansas.

16 Iowa, marriage certificate (1906), Rathbun-Freeman.

17 Transcribed from Mr. G. Herman Guy's Cemeteries in Chautauqua County,Kansas, Greenwood Cemetery, Chautauqua County, Kansas. Source Medium: Book

This is the main cemetery for Sedan and is located on the east edge of Sean in S2 - t34 - 11R.

18 Kansas State Board of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, birth certificate 002405 (1906), Freeman Earl Rathbun; Jesse E. Rathbun, Georgetown.

19 "Jesse A. Rathbun Lifetime Resident Dies Tuesday," (Sedan)The Sedan Times-Star, 22 January 1948, p. 1, col. 4.

20 1910 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 10, sheet 7, p. 7B, dwelling 112, family 113, Jess A. Rathburn; digital images (accessed 25 Jan 2012); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624, roll 433.

21 1900 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 11, p. 5A, dwelling 105, family 106, Jesse A. Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry.com(accessed 23 January 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623, roll T623_473.

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

23 "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database and images(accessed 23 Jan 2009), entry for Jesse Adam Rathbun; World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

24 1920 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 11, sheet 8, p. 8B, dwelling 140, family 140, J. A. Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry.com(accessed 3 February 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T625, roll T625_522.

25 1930 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 15, sheet 7, p. 7B, dwelling 198, family 215, Jesse A. Rathbun; digital images (accessed 26 Jan 2010); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T626, roll 695.

26 1940 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 10-16, sheet 22, p. 22A, household 528, Jesse Rathburn; digital images (http://1940census.archives.gov/ : accessed 30 May 2012); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T627.

27 1940 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 10-16, sheet 22, p. 22B, household 528, Jesse Rathburn; digital images (http://1940census.archives.gov/ : accessed 30 May 2012); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T627.

28 In Rememberance of Tishie Abigail Freeman, Dated 29 December 1954. Source Medium: Other

29 1900 U.S. census, Worth, Missouri, population schedule, Fletchall township, enumeration district (ED) 143, sheet 1, p. 1B, dwelling 12, family 12, Tishie A. Freeman; digital images (accessed 17 January 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623, roll T623_908.

30 Kansas Board of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, death certificate 54 017727 (1954), Tishie A. Rathbun.

31 In Rememberance of Tishie Abigail Freeman. Source Medium: Other

32 Chautauqua County Kansas Genealogy - Death Index No. 2 (Name: Deaths In Chautauqua County, Recorded By Various City and CountyClerks;). Source Medium: Electronic

33 "Find a Grave," database, Find A Grave(www.findagrave.com : accessed 30 May 2012), Tishie A. Rathbun.


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