Monday, September 19, 2011

Military Monday - William Skibbe, World War II

William Skibbe  WWII

William Adolph Skibbe Jr was born on 28 Dec 1923 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States.12 He lived 4210 N. Menard in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States in 1928.3 He appeared in the census on 11 Apr 1930 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States.4 2 William had Social Security Number 357-12-7524.2 issued in Illinois.  Last benefit sent to 21131  Phoenix, Baltimore, Maryland, United States He died Cirrhosis of liver on 5 Mar 1972 at the age of 48 in Phoenix, Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.2,5 He was buried on 8 Mar 1972 at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Sweet Air, Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.2,5  five years.  Bill had a drooping eye.  He was delivered at home by his father and it was thought that his father caused the deformity.

















1. Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates, accessed 1 Oct 2010), entry for William Skibbe, 28 Dec 1923 birth; citing Cook County, Illinois Birth Index, 1916-1935., [ItemOfInterest], [Date]; digital image, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : [viewed] [28 Dec 2009]); Illinois, Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878-1922.
        2. William A. Skibbe, Jr., death certificate (long form) No. 04192 (5 March 1972), State Department of Health, Division of Vital Record, Baltimore, Maryland.
        3. R. L. Polk & Co., Polk's Chicago (Illinois) Numerical Street and Avenue Directory. (Chicago, Illinois: R. L. Polk & Co., 1928), 535.
        4. 1930 U.S. Census, Cook County, Illinios, population schedule, 41st Ward, enumeration district (ED) 1522, 19 B (stamped), 289 dwelling, 366 family, William Skibbe household; digital images, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 August 2011); United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
               5. Remembrance Card, citing services for Wiliam A. Skibbe; Skibbe Family Artifacts; privately held by Amy Beth Urman, [address for private use], Tucson, Arizona, 2011. Memorial card from funeral and interment service on 8 March 1972. Mailed to Lorraine Clark from her sister in law Loretta Skibbe after the servicice, given to Amy Urman in 2006.

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