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John Wilbur Maybee

Male 1874 - 1943  (68 years)


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  • Name John Wilbur Maybee 
    Born 24 Jun 1874  Wilmar, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Ancestor Interest MEDIUM 
    No Name 1 May 1875  Yellow Medicine, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • John Wilbur Maybee appeared on the census of 01 May 1875 in the
      household of Milo Frederick Maybee and Mary Amanda Rufus Yellow
      Medicine, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
    No Name 27 Mar 1881  Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • John Wilbur Maybee witnessed Milo Frederick Maybee and Mary
      Amanda Rufus Milo and his family were east of Yankton, when an
      ice dam broke and flooded the area they were in. Because of a
      warning from an Indian, they made it to the top of a bluff,with
      other settelers,and were spared, after the water went down, the
      survivors were tken to Yankton 27 Mar 1881 Yankton, South
      Dakota
    No Name Abt 1885  [5
    • John Wilbur Maybee lived with Lucinda Rufus Circa 1885
    Immigration 1887  Livingston, Park County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • from Brainard, Minnesota, to live with his uncle Jack Sharp
    Occupation 1898  Utica, Judith Basin County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    trappers 
    No Name 1904  Wisdom, Beaverhead County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • John Wilbur Maybee lived with Orlow William Maybee and Herbert
      David Maybee 1904 Wisdom, Beaverhead County, Montana
    Census May 1910  Bowen Township, Beaverhead County, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • John Maybee, Head, M, W, 36, D, Minnesota, New York, Canada,
      Ranches own Hay Ranch
      He lived near his brother Billie and his mother
    Land 11 May 1911  Big Hole Basin, , Montana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • granted homestead of 160 acres in Section 13, twp 1S, range
      16W. Recorded at Missoula Montana Patent Number 197056
    Anecdote 12 Sep 1918  Dillon, Beaverhead County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • John Wilbur Maybee of Wisdom, Montana, born 24 Jun 1874,
      registered for the draft on Sept 12, 1918 at Dillon, Beaverhead
      County, Montana. He was a self employed rancher. His nearest
      living relative was Mary Maybee Cairns of Wisdom. He was white,
      of short height, medium build, with light blue eyes and black
      hair.
    No Name 12 Sep 1918  Dillon, Beaverhead County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • John Wilbur Maybee of Wisdom, Montana, born 24 Jun 1874,
      registered for the draft on Sept 12, 1918 at Dillon, Beaverhead
      County, Montana. He was a self employed rancher. His nearest
      living relative was Mary Maybee Cairns of Wisdom. He was white,
      of short height, medium build, with light blue eyes and black
      hair.
    Land 8 Nov 1919  Big Hole Basin, , Montana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • granted land of 80 acres in Section 13, twp 1S, range 17W.
      Recorded at Missoula Montana Patent Number 717803
    Census 15 Jan 1920  Wisdom Township, Beaverhead County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    • John W Maybe, M, W, 47, D, Minnesota, Michigan, Michigan,
      working as a rancher as an employee of a stock ranch, Owns own
      farm
    Memo 20 Oct 1922  Wisdom, Beaverhead County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • swore an oath affirming his nephew and nieces births for his
      brother Billie's pension request
    No Name May 1925  [14
    • John Wilbur Maybee witnessed the adoption of Eric Maybee May
      1925 . by his uncle John Maybee, after Mary Amanda's death
    Census Apr 1930  Wisdom Township, Beaverhead County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • John W. Maybee, head, Owns farm house worth $100, M, W, 56,
      Divorced, married at age 23, able to read and write, born in
      Minnesota, both parents born in Michigan, Farmer on own Farm,
      not a veteran
      [73 36 44 Maybee, John W, head, O, 100, yes, M, W, 56, D, 23,
      no, yes, Minnesota, Michigan, Michigan, 64, yes, Farmer, Farm,
      vvvv, E, yes, no, 28]
    Residence 24 Sep 1934  113 North Flower Street, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Memo 3 Jun 1937  Missoula County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John W. Maybee and John Kortbein filed a mining claim on a
      Quartz Location bearing gold, silver, and radium that they
      discovered on 18 April 1937 located in section 11, twp 13,
      range 16 west of Missoula County. Filed for record on June 3,
      1937 and recorded in book 7 of the Lode Locations, on Page 224,
      Records of Missoula County, Montana
    Residence Between 1938 and 1943  Milltown, Missoula County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Died 19 Jan 1943  Saint Patrick's Hospital, Missoula, Missoula County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • a probable cerebral hemorrhage
    Funeral 23 Jan 1943  Marsh and Powell Chapel, Missoula, Missoula County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Newspaper clipping said, "Funeral Services for John W. Maybee,
      68, of Milltown who died at a local hospital Tuesday night,
      were held at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Marsh & Powell
      chapel. The Rev. Carl Muirhead officiated and the burial was in
      the Missoula Cemetery. John Wilbur Maybee vame to to Livingston
      from Brainerd, Minn, at the age of 13, to the home of his uncle
      John Sharp, and was a call boy at the N. P. [Northern Pacific]
      railroad shop there for two years. In 1892 he learned the
      pattern makers trade at Anaconda. Mr Maybee married Della Baine
      of Weiser, Idaho in 1902, and the couple drove to the Big Hole
      basin in a wagon on their honeymoon. They took up a homestead
      and pre-emption in the Basin, where they engaged in ranching
      for 33 years. Both were excellent marksmen and enjoyed hunting
      and fishing. Mr Maybee was also a great trapper and shot many
      big game animals such as moose, elk, and deer, which were
      plentiful at that time. He retired from ranching in 1931 and
      spent the next three years traveling in Oregon and California.
      Returning to Montana he took up prospecting as a hobby, moved
      to Milltown, and was working a mining claim up the Blackfoor
      river at the time of his death. He will be remembered by a
      great many friends throughout Western Montana for his great
      sense of humor and jovial disposition. Mrs Stella Burdett,
      Spokane, his sister and only survivor."
    Name Jack 
    Buried 23 Jan 1943  Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Missoula County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Notes 
    • From the Maybee Society files. Not all data is verified. Say dates are estimates and are probably within 20 years. The Maybee Society keeps its data on The Master Genealogist�, and has been modified by Gary Hester?s WIT2NOTE� to form the GedCom file. This information is also available in a TMG file.
    Person ID I37050  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 

    Father Milo Frederick Maybee,   b. Between 1844 and 1845, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Amanda Rufus,   b. 4 Nov 1850, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1925, Salmon, Lemhi County, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1872  Washington, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Census 1 May 1875  Yellow Medicine, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Milo F. Maybee 28, M, W, Michigan, Father: Ill, Mother, NY
      Mary A 20, F, W, Canada, Father: Canada, Mother, Canada
      Herbert 2, M, W, Minn, Father: Mich, Mother, Canada
      John 0, M, W, Minn, Father: Mich, Mother, Canada
    Memo 27 Mar 1881  Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Milo and his family were east of Yankton, when an ice dam broke
      and flooded the area they were in. Because of a warning from an
      Indian, they made it to the top of a bluff,with other
      settelers,and were spared, after the water went down, the
      survivors were tken to Yankton
    Family ID F551605272  Group Sheet

    Married 18 May 1903  Weiser, Washington County, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Divorced 6 Aug 1909  Washington County, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Divorced 
    • The first time Della filed for divorce in Washington County was
      2 July 1907 but she requested that that action be dismissed on
      12 Oct 1907 and her request was granted. She then filed again
      29 Dec 1908 and judgment and decree were granted 6 Aug 1909.
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F551605289  Group Sheet

    Married Y  [7
    • The only information on this wife, is Jack listing her on a
      form requesting Social Security (in the Maybee Association
      archives)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F551605290  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1447] Death Certificate MaySoc, JOHN W. MAYBEE, FLIE # 11655, INFORMANT, SISTER, S. L. BURDETT (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1391] WWI Draft Registration.

    3. [S1311] Census - 1875 of Minnesota.

    4. [S1234] Maybee Society, "YANKTON, CITY WITH A PAST" FAMILY LEGENDS (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1310] Kym Hartwig Lewis.

    6. [S1448] Obit - Jack W. Maybee.

    7. [S1234] Maybee Society.

    8. [S1234] Maybee Society, FROM DELLA BAIN'S JOURNAL (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1236] 1910 US Census, BOWEN TWP, BEAVERHEAD, MONTANA; SERIES: T624; ROLL: 829; PAGE: 2B; ENUMERATION DISTRICT: 1; PART: 1; LINE: 35 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S1391] WWI Draft Registration, ROLL 1684099, SER# 157, NO. 1062 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S1442] Census - 1920 - Montana, BEAVERHEAD COUNTY, ED 9, SHEET 2A, LN 7 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S1237] 1920 US Census, WISDOM TWP, BEAVERHEAD, MONTANA; ROLL: T625_967; PAGE: 2A; ENUMERATION DISTRICT: 9; IMAGE: 162 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S1439] Pension - Orlow Maybee.

    14. [S1445] Am Research - Marie Jackon, American Research Bureau, (February 14, 1973).

    15. [S1232] 1930 US Census, WISDOM, BEAVERHEAD, MONTANA, ROLL: T626_1252, PAGE 2B, ENUMERATION DISTRICT: 9, IMAGE: 0128 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S1234] Maybee Society, LETTER TO HIS DAUGHTER MAMIE (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S1447] Death Certificate MaySoc, JOHN W. MAYBEE, FLIE # 11655 (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S2] Marriage certificate, V2:35, SANDUSKY COURTHOUSE, SANILAC, MI, SHE WAS 18, HE 26 (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S1326] Bain email, Kay Roben Ball, (9 March 2001), BOOK 3, PAGE 88 OF WASHINGTON COUNTY MARRIAGE, COUNTY COURTHOUSE, WEISER, IDAHO (Reliability: 3).

    20. [S1326] Bain email, Kay Roben Ball, (9 March 2001), REGISTER OF CIVIL ACTIONS BOOK 3, WASHINGTON COUNTY, IDAHO PAGES 331 AND 435 (Reliability: 3).