Smith Cemetery ~ John A. Glasener ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Glasener, John A.
LAST: Glasener FIRST: John MID: A.
BORN: 30 Mar 1858 DIED: 4 July 1931 BURIED:  (Smith Cemetery)
OCCUPATION:  Locomotive Engineer
BIRTH PLACE:  Illinois
DEATH PLACE: North Platte, Lincoln Co, Nebraska
MARRIAGE - John A. Glazener & Minerva Yeley md 3 July 1879, Clark Co, Illinois
1900 IN CENSUS - John A. Glasener, age 42, b. Apr 1858 in Illinois, is enumerated with is wife of 20 years, Minerva, age 42, mother of 2 children, b. Oct 1857 in Illinois. Also enumerated in the household is Dora Yelsey, identified as sister-in-law [of John], age 29, single, b. Illinois.
1910 OR CENSUS - John A. Glasener, age 52, occupation foreman at ax handle factory, b. Illinois, is enumerated with his wife, Mamie P., age 52, b. Illinois.  They are enumerated in the home of a nephew, Frances C. Brown.
1920 OR CENSUS - John A. Glasener, age 61, b. Illinois, is enumerated with wife Mayme, age 62, b. Illinois. They are enumerated in home of brother-in-law Francis M. Lewis.
John Glasener Dies En Route to Chicago
Employe Valley & Siletz Machine Shops, Hoskins, and Former Engineer.
Funeral services are to be held at the Smith cemetery this morning at 9:30 o’clock for John A. Glasener of Hoskins who died on a Union Pacific train while en route to Chicago July 4. Death occurred as the train was approaching North Platte, Nebraska. He was on his way to Chicago for a visit with relatives. Mr. Glasener was 73 years old. He was born in Indiana March 30, 1858. His wife died at Hoskins in March 1927. 
Mr. Glasener was a locomotive engineer and had been employed for the past eight years by the Valley & Siletz railroad, the most of the time in the shops at Hoskins. 
He was a member of the Ft. Harrison lodge, IOOF, of Terre Haute, Ind. 
The remains were shipped to the Keeney funeral home at Corvallis and the funeral service was conducted by the Kings Valley lodge of Odd Fellows. 
Mr. Glasener is survived by two sisters and two brothers.
Independence Enterprise (Friday) 10 Jul 1931, 1:4
Sacred to the 
Memory of
J. A. Glasener
no dates
[shares marker with Mayme]
Illinois Marriage Index
1900 IN CENSUS (Vigo Co., Harrison, ED 98, sheet 6A)
1910 OR CENSUS (Benton Co., Soap Creek, ED 6, sheet 2B)
1920 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 371, page 213A)
IE 10 Jul 1931, 1:4
ROW: 36-7