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Charles L. HIBBARD  1868 - .... PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

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Charles L. HIBBARD  1868 - ....

aka C. L. Hibbard, Charles Hibbard, C. Hibbard
nationality
occupation
birth 27 Sept 1868, Belle Plaine, Benton, Iowa
baptism
death ...........
burial
marriage married on 22 June 1898 in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa to:
Bertha Louise STEGMAN

b. 4 Aug 1875, Brooklyn, Kings, New York
d. .........


(her parents: Martin STEGMAN and Sophia OLANDT)
children
  • Florence HIBBARD

    b. 1901, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    d. ..............

remark (L. = Lewis?)

PARENTS

father Frank HIBBARD

b. .. Oct 1834, Rome, New York
d. between 1900 and 1910, Cedar Rapids(?), Linn, Iowa

mother Ellen/Ella McCOSKY

b. .. Nov 1844, Lafayette, Ohio
d. ...........

children
  • Ida

    b. Indiana / NY / Ohio
    d. ............

  • Ina

    b. Indiana / NY / Ohio
    d. .............

  • Charles L.

    b. 27 Sept 1868, Belle Plaine, Benton, Iowa / NY / Ohio
    d. .............


LIFE


1856 IOWA STATE CENSUS COLLECTION, 1836-1925 (Rome, Jones, Iowa; 1956):
J. McCOSKY (35y) (b. Ohio)
G. (30y) (b. Ohio)
M. E. (7y) (b. Ohio)
E. A. (10y/12y/18y)
J. L. (8y) (b. Ohio)
C. E. (6y)
M/H? (0y) (Iowa)



1860 CENSUS (La Porte, La Porte, Indiana; 25 June 1860):
David McCOSKY (47y) (b. PA) carpenter
Elizabeth (55y) (b. PA)
- Josephine (20y) (b. Ohio)
- Martin (18y) (b. Ohio)
- Ellen (15y) (b. <1845>, Ohio)
- Julius (13y) (b. Indiana)



1880 CENSUS (Trenton, Grundy, Missouri; 5 June 1880):
Frank HIBBARD (45y) (b. NY / FRANCE / FRANCE) locomotive engineer
Ella (35y) (b. Ohio / PA / PA)
- Ida (16y) (b. Indiana / NY / Ohio)
- Ina (16y) (b. Indiana / NY / Ohio)
- Charles L. (11y) (b. Iowa / NY / Ohio)



1885 IOWA STATE CENSUS COLLECTION, 1836-1925 (Des Moines, Boone, Iowa; 1885):
Frank HIBBARD (50y) (b. NY) R. R. (= Rail Road)
Ellen [McCOSKY] - HIBBARD (40y) (b. Ohio)
- Ida (20y) (b. Indiana)
- Ina (20y) (b. Indiana)
- Chas. L. (14y) (b. not indicated [=Iowa])
1885 IOWA STATE CENSUS COLLECTION, 1836-1925 (Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa; 1885):
Julius M. McCOSKY (38y) (b. Indiana) Railroad engineer
Sarah A. (33y) (b. New York)
Martin McCosky (42y) (b. Ohio) Railroad Fireman



1895 IOWA STATE CENSUS:
Charles Lawis (sic = Lewis?) HIBBARD (25y)
birthplace: Tama (town & county close to Belle Plaine)
third residence: Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa



1900 CENSUS (Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa; 2 June 1900):
Frank HIBBARD (65y) (b. Oct 1834, NY / FRANCE / FRANCE)
Ellen (55y) (b. Nov 1844, Ohio / PA / PA)
- Ina (32y) (b. Mar/May? 1868 (= 1864?), Indiana / NY / Ohio)



1910 CENSUS (Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa; 21 April 1910):
- Ina HIBBARD (42y; single) (b. Indiana / NY / Ohio)
Ellen HIBBARD (68y (=65y); widow) (b. Ohio / NY (=PA?) / NY (=PA?))



1915 IOWA STATE CENSUS COLLECTION, 1836-1925 (Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa; 1915)
Ina HIBBARD (40y) (b. La Porte, La Porte, Indiana)
father's birthplace: Rome, NY
mother's birthplace: Lafayette, Ohio (=Indiana?)
P.O. 1420 Bever Ave.



1920 CENSUS (Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa; 2 Jan 1920):
Ellen HIBBARD (74y; widow)
- Ina HIBBARD (48y; single) (b. Indiana / NY / Ohio)
+ Julius McCosky (70y; brother) (b. Indiana / PA / Maryland)



1925 IOWA STATE CENSUS COLLECTION, 1836-1925 (Cedar Rapids, Linn, IOWA; 1925):
- Ina HIBBARD (50y; single)
Ellen HIBBARD (75y; mother)



1930 CENSUS (Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa; 8 April 1930):
Ellen HIBBARD (75y; should be 80y; Widow) (b. Ohio / PA / MD)
- Ina HIBBARD (55y) (b. Indiana / NY / OH) teacher public school
- Ida BRABROOK (55y) (b. Indiana / NY / OH)
- George BRABROOK (56y; son-in-law) (b. MA / MA / VT) salesman weather stripping



1880 CENSUS:

Claus OLANDT (58y)
Mary E. OLANDT (47y)
- Sophia E. (23y) daughter
- Claus (21y) son
Bertha L. STEGMAN (4y; b. <1876>, Brooklyn, Kings, New York City, NY // grandchild
Whose daughter is Sophie's or Claus' ?



In 1930 CENSUS, Augusta, Kalamazoo, Michigan:
Bertha STEGMAN (b. New York; 50y) Head // D. (=Divorced) Mail order clerk Seed house
Boarder: Foster POORMAN (51y; Wd. Born in Michigan
Is this OUR Bertha ex-Hibbard ?



1895 IOWA STATE CENSUS:
Charles Lawis (sic = Lewis?) HIBBARD (25y)
birthplace: Tama (town & county close to Belle Plaine)
third residence: Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa



1900 CENSUS (Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa; 4 June 1900):
Chas. L. HIBBARD (b. Sept 1870, Indiana (sic) stenographer
Bertha L. HIBBARD (b. Aug 1875, New York)
residence: Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa



1920 CENSUS (Queens, New York, NY, 15 Jan 1920):
Charles L. HIBBARD (51y) recorder phonograph
Bertha HIBBARD (44y)
- Florence (19y)




Florence HIBBARD (24y) (b. 1901, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
+ Peter DECKER (35y) (b. 1890, New York)
+ Charles HIBBARD (56y) (b. 1869, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
+ Bertha HIBBARD (47y) (b. 1878, Cedar Rapids, Iowa = NOT CORRECT; should be Aug 1975, New York)
SS "FORT VICTORIA"
28 July 1925, Hamilton, Bermuda
30 July 1925, New York
residence HIBBARDS: Murray St., Flushing, NY
residence Peter DECKER: 327 W. 55th St., New York, NY



Charles HIBBARD (60y; not 58!) engineer
+ Bertha HIBBARD (53y; not 56!)
SS "LAPLAND" (Red Star Line)
... Aug 1928, New York, USA
25 Aug 1928, Plymouth, ENGLAND, UK
102 Clerkenwell Road, London



Charles HIBBARD (60y) (b. 27 Sept 1868, Belle Plaine (east of Cedar Rapids), Iowa)
+ Bertha HIBBARD (53y) (b. 4 Aug 1875, New York, NY)
SS "HAMBURG"
21 Sept 1928, Hamburg, GERMANY
30 Sept 1928, New York
residence: 11 Union Square, New York, NY (= address of Okeh Record Company)


Charles L. Hibbard
unknown nativity
20 Feb 1971, Belmont Co., Ohio
Age: 103y !!!!! unlikely candidate (Massachusetts Death Index)


Worked for Edison ca. 1909 (Tim Gracyk)
Also left Edison around this time (1909) to serve as the rival company's sound engineer, based in Cleveland, the company (U-S Phonograph Co.) had a recording studio at 662 6th Ave., NYC
1914 recording engineer for REX TALKING MACHINE CORPORATION of Philadelphia Incorporated in Delaware
chief recording engineer/technical director OKEH (sources: Tim Gracyk & James Lincoln Collier: Louis Armstrong, p. 98-99)
see: HAGER, Fred
1927 New York, Okeh/Odeon studio with Peter Decker, Tommy G. Rockwell etc. (December 1927 of The Phonograph Monthly Review (source: Where Dead Voices Gather by Nick Tosches, p. 53/100)


NOTES

  • ..... by Tim Gracyk
  • Louis Armstrong, a biography by James Lincoln Collier. Pan Books, London, 1985, p. 98-99
  • From Tinfoil to Stereo, p. 199
  • Discography of Okeh Records 1918-1934 Okeh Phonograph Corporation by Ross Laird, Brian A. L. Rust
  • Where Dead Voices Gather by Nick Tosches, p. 53/100
  • The Phonograph Monthly Review, December 1927
  • Recorded Music in American Life. The Phonograph and Popular Memory, 1890-1945 by William Howland Kenney. Oxford University Press, New York & London, 1999 (pp. 115/142-143)


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