Lena Stiles Goekeler
(1865-1940)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Abraham Coleman Alburger

Lena Stiles Goekeler 1 2

  • Born: Sep 1865, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Abraham Coleman Alburger in 1887 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 11 Mar 1940, Camden, Camden, NJ at age 74 2 4
  • Buried: Pennsauken: Arlington Cemetery, Camden, NJ, USA 4

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Pennsauken, Camden, NJ, USA. 3 The 1900 census recorded Abram C. Alburger, printer, 36, born Jun 1863, living with wife Lena S., 34, Sep 1865; Ralph C., 12, May 1888; Helen S., 2, Apr 1898; and step mother Mary B. Alburger [sic - should be ], widowed, 45, Feb 1855. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Helen was born in New Jersey. Also in the home is a black servant Annie Guron, 25, Oct 1874. Abram and Lena were married for 13 years and she had birthed only 2 children by 1900.

2. She appeared on the census in 1910 in Pennsauken, Camden, NJ, USA. 2 5 The 1910 census recorded Abraham C. Alburger, printer, 46, living with wife Lena I., 22; Ralph C., bookkeeper with bank, 21; Helen P., 12; and Eugene G., 10. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Helen and Eugene were born in New Jersey.

3. Newspaper: Portsmouth Herald: "Mrs. A. C. Alburger of Merchantville, N. J., who has been visiting her son, Capt. Ralph C. Alburger, USMC, left yesterday for a visit at Woodstock, Vt.", 2 Aug 1939, Portsmouth, Rockingham, NH, USA. 2 6

4. Obituary: Philadelphia Bulletin: obituary of Lena Stiles Alburger on 13 Mar 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4 Alburger -- March 11. Lena Stiles, wife of the late Abram Coleman Alburger, of 3102 Cove rd., Merchantsville, N. J. Funeral services Thursday 2 P. M., at Stephenson Funeral Home, 33 W. Maple ave., Merchantville, N. J. Int. Arlington Cem. Viewing Wed eve.


Lena married Abraham Coleman Alburger, son of Abraham Henry Alburger and Mary Elizabeth Coleman Beecher, in 1887 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Abraham Coleman Alburger was born in Jun 1863 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,3 7 8 died on 29 Oct 1918 in Merchantville, Camden, NJ 8 and was buried on 31 Oct 1918 in Pennsauken: Arlington Cemetery, Camden, NJ, USA 8.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JJK5-KQ7 Abraham C. Alburger and Lena S. Goekeler.

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=139926375.

3 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9NR-X5N Abram C Alburger, Pennsauken Township, Petty's Island, Camden, New Jersey, United States; citing sheet 7B, family 181.

4 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.

5 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Pennsauken, Camden, New Jersey; Roll: T624_874; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0109; FHL microfilm: 1374887.

6 Portsmouth Herald (Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire), 2 Aug 1939, page 10. News of the Navy and Navy Yards.

7 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.

8 Find A Grave, ww.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=139927024.



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