Children of John Blackburn and Lucy Ann LeBus

According to my research, John and Lucy Ann LeBus had eleven children. Using the Ancestry website, I have found the following information on each of them.

When Margaret “Maggie” LeBus was born in 1873 in Illinois, her father, John, was 23, and her mother, Lucy, was 20. She married Albert Louis Gillespie in 1895. They had five children in 13 years. To view information about their children, click the following link. Margaret LeBus Gillespie

Goldie LeBus Gillespie and children

Maggie died on March 29, 1938, in Fort Worth, Texas, at the age of 65, and was buried in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Margaret LeBus Gillespie Grave Marker

When Archie LeBus was born on January 26, 1875, in Illinois, his father, John, was 24 and his mother, Lucy, was 21. He had four brothers and six sisters. He died as a teenager on July 31, 1892, in Perry, Noble, Oklahoma, and was buried in Grace Hill Cemetery. He shares a triple, upright, stone, family grave marker with his parents.

Archie LeBus
Archie LeBus Grave Marker

When George Franklin LeBus was born on December 14, 1876, in Flora, Illinois, his father, John, was 26 and his mother, Lucy, was 23. He married Ethel Cleora Calk on November 5, 1899, in Bonham, Fannin, Texas. They had ten children in 24 years. To view information about his children, click on the following link. George Franklin LeBus FGS 

George and Ethel LeBus
George and Ethel LeBus – “Pa and Ma”

George died on December 29, 1956, in Wichita Falls, Texas, at the age of 80, and was buried in Crestview Memorial Park.

George and Ethel LeBus Grave Marker

When Laura LeBus was born in December 1878 in Illinois, her father, John, was 28, and her mother, Lucy, was 25. She married Edward Bullock on November 17, 1897. They had three children in 11 years. After Edward’s death in 1913, Laura remarried John Ashbury Harry in 1915. To view information about her children, click on the following link. Laura LeBus Bullock

Laura died in 1959 at the age of 81, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery in Ralston, Pawnee, Oklahoma.

Laura LeBus Harry Grave Marker

When Lincoln “Link” LeBus was born in 1879 in Illinois, his father, John, was 29 and his mother, Lucy, was 26. He married Julia Unknown in 1899. They had at least two children but their names have not yet been determined. He had four brothers and six sisters. Location of death and burial are not known.

Lincoln “Link” LeBus with wife, Julia, and children

When John Ervin LeBus was born on December 22, 1881, in Tennessee, his father, John, was 31 and his mother, Lucy, was 28. He was married three times and had three sons and three daughters. His wives were Clementine Calk, Annie Unknown and Ollie Melvina Carlock. To view information about his children, click on the following link. John E. LeBus & Clementine; John E. LeBus & Annie Unk; John E. LeBus & Ollie Carlock

John and Clementine with children
John LeBus with daughter, Annabel

John died on November 24, 1952, in Electra, Wichita, Texas, at the age of 70, and was buried in the Old Electra Memorial Cemetery.

When Ruby LeBus was born in October 1886 in Illinois, her father, John, was 35, and her mother, Lucy, was 33. She had one son and one daughter with Ray Dobson. She had five brothers and five sisters. Death and burial information is not known. To view information about her children, click on the following link. Ruby LeBus Dobson

When Jake Harrison LeBus was born in 1887 in Illinois, his father, John, was 37 and his mother, Lucy, was 34. He married Frances Sophia Schwend on May 11, 1912. They had four children during their marriage. To view information about his children, click on the following link. Jake H. LeBus

Jake died on April 17, 1935, in Wichita County, Texas, at the age of 48, and was buried in Hope Cemetery, Henrietta, Clay, Texas.

Jake LeBus Grave Marker

When Goldie Belle LeBus was born on September 13, 1889, in Oklahoma, her father, John, was 38, and her mother, Lucy, was 35. She married Edwin “Ed” Taylor Sweet in 1908. They had four children in 13 years. After Ed’s death, Goldie married Virgil Ben Wallace. To view information about her children, click the following link. Goldie LeBus Sweet

Goldie died on March 2, 1977, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, at the age of 87, and was buried in Greenwood Memorial Park.

Goldie and Virgil Wallace Grave Marker

When Beatrice Alma LeBus was born on November 21, 1894, in Oklahoma, her father, John, was 43, and her mother, Lucy, was 41. She married Daniel W Mack in 1914. They had five children in 10 years. To view information about children, click on the following link. Beatrice LeBus Mack

Beatrice died having lived for more than 100 years. She died on October 10, 1996, in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 101. Burial location is not known.

When Irene Lucille LeBus was born on April 13, 1896, in Oklahoma, her father, John, was 45, and her mother, Lucy, was 42. She was married three times and had two children. The names of her husbands were John Frank Pollack, Noble E. Ballou and George Clifford Hughes. To view information about her children, click on the following link. Irene LeBus Pollack

Irene died on December 24, 1989, in Houston, Harris, Texas, at the age of 93.

Marriage and Burial Sources

John Blackburn LeBus

Clay County, marriage record, Clay County Clerk’s Office, Louisville, Illinois.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Margaret “Maggie” LeBus

Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. (Record for marriage)

Ancestry.com. Web: Texas, Find A Grave Index, 1761-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Archie LeBus

Ancestry.com. Web: Texas, Find A Grave Index, 1761-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

George Franklin LeBus

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Ancestry.com. Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.

Laura LeBus

Ancestry.com. Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Lincoln “Link” LeBus (No records)

John Ervin LeBus

Ancestry.com. Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Ruby LeBus

Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. (Record for marriage)

Jake Harrison LeBus

Ancestry.com. Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.

Ancestry.com. Web: Texas, Find A Grave Index, 1761-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.

Goldie Belle LeBus

Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002. (Record for marriage)

Ancestry.com. Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.

Beatrice Alma LeBus

Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002. (Record for marriage)

Ancestry.com. California, Death Index, 1940-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.

Irene Lucille LeBus

Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. (Record for marriage)

Ancestry.com. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.