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Thomas Edward Halbert
Birth: May 21, 1892
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1960
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA

Husband's Grandpa.

Son of Harrison Howe "Harry" Halbert & Mary Ann McCarty; grandson of Harrison Osborn & Mary Elizabeth (Howe) Halbert and Thomas & Mary Ann (Flynn) McCarty.

June 5, 1917 ( World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918):
Age 25, 454 Terrace Ct, Kalamazoo Co., MI
Paper Maker for Bryant Paper Company

Married widow, Jennie Elzenaar, June 18, 1918 in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., MI. She had one son, Gerald Klomp, which Grandpa adopted. To this union three daughters were born:
Mary Helene Halbert
Ruth Halbert
Dorothy Halbert

Sgt. Co. E, 310 Engrs. 85 Division.
Entered service April 27, 1918, sent to Camp Custer.
Overseas engaged in St. Alihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensive.
Mustered out July 3,1919 at Camp Custer
.

1920 Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., MI census:
Thomas E (head) 27 b MO
Jennie (wife) 25 b MI
Gerald (son) 5 b MI

1930 Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., MI census:
Thomas E (head) 37 b IL
Jennie (wife) 35 b MI
Gerald (son) 15 b MI
Mary (dau) 9 b MI
Ruth (dau) 8 b MI
Dorothy (dau) 6 b MI
Harry H. (father) 65 b IN, widower

Grandpa was a Machine Operator in the local Paper mill.

They lived on Balch Street; he lived only 68 years 5 months 5 days and was taken from us much too soon.

Many thanks to Randy Emert for stone photo. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Harrison Howe Halbert (1863 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Jennie Elzenaar Halbert (1894 - 1954)
 
 Children:
  Gerald Klomp Halbert (1914 - 1987)*
  Mary Helene Halbert Howe (1920 - 2003)*
  Ruth Halbert Kennedy (1921 - 2010)*
  Dorothy Halbert Rishel (1923 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Edward Halbert (1892 - 1960)
  John Harrison Halbert (1893 - 1967)*
  Mary J Halbert (1898 - 1902)*
  Elizabeth Halbert (1903 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park South
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section B
 
Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Oct 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43614900
Thomas Edward Halbert
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Thomas Edward Halbert
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Thomas Edward Halbert
Added by: Randy Emert
 
 
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Memorial Day 2015, we thank all of our troops, past and present, for their selfless service,
- Arleta ♥
 Added: May. 25, 2015

- Legsie11
 Added: May. 23, 2015
Happy Belated Birthday Thomas.
- Carolyn from Washington State
 Added: May. 22, 2015
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