RABEDEW, Julia Wells "Grandma" b. Jul 30, 1832 - d. July 18, 1905 (73 yr 11 mo 12 da) –Edwards Cemetery Eagle County Colorado-[This information provided by both Muriel Reynolds and Esther KLATT retired Eagle Co. school teacher and resident of Edwards] .Della Cruzan also says that Julia Wells Rabedew was her grandmother.This family name was spelled Rabedeaux by Edith Cruzan Larkin in her book. Husband:Possible Theodore Rabedew Sr. Said to have died around age 37 from consumption.Possible Civil War.
Children: Theodore Rabedew Jr:Born circa 1848 in NY, Possible Theodore Rabedew in 1885 Eagle County Census.Then age 37.With Wife Elva age 34, son Joshua age 14, daughter Julia age12,and daughter Eva age 2.Also 1887 land tract recording in Eagle County Colorado.According to his brothers obituary, he was still living in Minturn Colorado at the age of 92.Said to have enlisted at age 16 in last year of civil war.His wife and kids were all born in IL.His kids went to school with his younger brothers.Occupation listed as MINER, later had a dairy and a stable according to Della Cruzan
Charles aka Charlie Rabedew: According to Obituary he was born in Harvard IL on February 7 1868.The 1939 obit claims he was81 or 82 years old.Since he was listed as being 27 years old in the 1885 census, his actual birth date should have been 1858. He was listed as being born in IL.This would also be correct since his brother Theodore was 92 at the time of his death.He was buried at the Edwards Cemetery in Eagle County Colorado.Occupation listed as MINER
William aka Will Rabedew:Listed as 29 in 1885 census.And listed as the brother of the others.This would place his birth date circa 1856.Census data says he was born in IL. Occupation listed as MINER
Salina Rabedew:Unable to find info
RABEDEW, Carrie Myrtle b. Nov 8, 1855 - d. Nov 13, 1899 grave near Julia Wells Rabedew’s.nothing else found. She was 44 at her death so was she one of the Rabedew Wives or a spinster daughter.Or possibly sister in Law. This is the same grave area as Charles.
Alice Jane Rabedew: Born in 1860 or 1861in IL.Married Marshall Tuttle Cruzan, Mother of Jennie Mae Cruzan –Clark. No other info found
George Rabedew: Listed in obit as the brother of Theodore and Charles.Also listed as an uncle by Della Cruzan.He was listed as beingage 16 in theJuly 1884 student census and 18 in the 1885 Eagle County census.So he was born around 1867 in IL.He was still alive and living in Minturn Colorado in 1939.He married LillieIngram on 4 July 1898.He may be the George who died on 03-19-1946 and is buried at the Green Mountain Cemetery in Eagle County Colorado.
Frank Rabedew:Listed as being 16 in the 1885 census and living in the same house as George and William.This would put his birth date around 1869. He is listed as being born in IL