John Gerhard Alburger
(1810-1879)
Catherine Halzell
(1809-1900)
William Herr Beecher Sr.
(1811-1875)
Elizabeth Mary Coleman
(Abt 1821-1864)
Abraham Henry Alburger
(1832-1867)
Mary Elizabeth Coleman Beecher
(1837-1881)
Jacob Tyron Alburger
(1856-1912)

 

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Jacob Tyron Alburger 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 6 Apr 1856, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 3 4
  • Died: 29 Jul 1912, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 56 1 2
  • Buried: 1 Aug 1912, Philadelphia: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 1

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4 The1860 census recorded Abraham H. Alburger, butcher, 28, with his wife Mary E. C., 22; twin sons Jacob T. and Wm. B., 4. All were born in Pennsylvania. Living with them are domestic servant Margaret Webb, 21, born in Ireland; and butcher Jas. J. Bradley, 21, born in Pennsylvania. Abraham's real estate is valued at $75,000, a very large amount for the times.

Next door is the household of Abraham's father, John G. Alburger, victualler, 49, living with wife Catherine, 50; Philip H., butcher, 25; John, salesman, 23; May A., 19; Catherine, 19; William H., 17; May D., 14; George T., 11; and Edward T., 8. All were born in Pennsylvania. Also in the home were Lena Hoffdoffer, 21, born in Germany; Margaret Graham, 19, born in Scotland; and John Fiss, 20, born in Pennsylvania. John's real estate is valued at $35,000, a large amount for the times.

2. He appeared on the census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 The 1870 census recorded John Allberger, retired victualler, 69, living with wife Catharine, 60; and three sons: William, victualler, 27; George, dry goods dealer, 24; and Edward, victualler, 18. Also in the home is John's daughter-in-law, Mary Allberger, widowed, 31, with her children: Jacob, 14; William, 14; John, 7; Abram, 7; and Kate, 3. Also living with them: Susan Vallan, 26, domestic servant, and William Scharg, victualler, 20. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. John's real estate was valued at $90,000, an unusally large amount for the times.

3. Residence: 1873 Philadelphia City Directory: Alburger, Jacob T. (Jacob T. Alburger & Co., ) h 1307 S 6th in 1873 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6

4. Residence: in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 The 1880 census recorded at 705 Callowhill St: Wm. H. Alberger, butcher, living with wife Mary E., 38; son Jacob T., 22; Wm. B., 22; John, 17; Abraham, 17; Kate, 13; and Harry 9. Also in the home: servants Ida Shoat, 23, and Fredrella Sabine, 70. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Newspaper: Philadelphia Inquirer: obituary of Jacob T. Alburger, 1 Aug 1912, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2 ALBURGER - 29th ult., JACOB T., son of late Abraham H. and Mary E. C. Alburger. Relatives and friends invited to services, Thurs., 3 P. M., apartments of Oliver H. Bair, 1820 Chestnut st. Interment strictly private. Omit flowers.


Sources


1 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83449765.

2 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.), 1 Aug 1912, obituary of Jacob T. Alburger.

3 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 13 District 37, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1397; Page: 293B; Image: 104; Family History Library Film: 552896.

4 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 13, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1163; Page: 861; Image: 447; Family History Library Film: 805163.

5 Berks History Center Library (Reading, PA) (http://www.berkshistory.org), Collection GA N Box 01A Folder 17 03. 53 pages of notes about Nagle, Norton, Coleman, Otto, Hinckel, Fretz, Beecher families.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1873 Philadelphia City Directory, printed pages 137-138, online images 78-79.

7 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1173; Family History Film: 1255173; Page: 190C; Enumeration District: 212; Image: 0389.



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