John Gerhard Alburger
(1810-1879)
Catherine Halzell
(1809-1900)
William Henry Alburger
(1843-1900)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Elizabeth Coleman Beecher

William Henry Alburger 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 20 Apr 1843, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Mary Elizabeth Coleman Beecher
  • Died: 13 Mar 1900, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 56 2 3 4 5
  • Buried: 16 Mar 1900, Philadelphia: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 2 3 4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1850 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1 The 1850 census recorded in the Spring Garden Ward 1 of Philadelphia: John G. Alburger, occupation victualler, 40, living with wife Catharine, 40; Abraham H., victualler, 18; Philip H., 16; John, 14; Anna Louisa, 12; Catharine, 9; William Henry, 7; Mary Dorothy, 5; Charles Sheridan, 2; and George Tryon, 10 months. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. John's real estate was valued at $23,000, a very large amount for the times.

2. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6 The1860 census recorded 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.

Next door is the household of John's son 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.

3. He appeared on the census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7 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.

4. Residence: 1873 Philadelphia City Directory: Edward T., George T., John G., and William H. Alburger at 705 Callowhill in 1873 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8 Alburger, Edward T., butcher, h 705 Callowhill
Alburger, George T., salesman, h 705 Callowhill
Alburger, John G., h 705 Callowhill
Alburger, William H., butcher, 705 Callowhill

5. Residence: in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 9 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.

6. Residence: 1141 W. Venango St., Philadelphia, PA on 13 Mar 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

7. Residence: 5616 Callowhill St., Philadelphia, PA on 24 Mar 1963 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 10


William married Mary Elizabeth Coleman Beecher, daughter of William Herr Beecher Sr. and Elizabeth Mary Coleman. (Mary Elizabeth Coleman Beecher was born on 13 Oct 1837 in Reading, Berks, PA 11 12, christened on 6 Dec 1840 in Reading: First Reformed Church, Berks, PA, USA,12 died on 1 Jun 1881 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 2 5 13 14 and was buried on 4 Jun 1881 in Philadelphia: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 2 5 13 14.)


Sources


1 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4C2-TYV John G Alburger, Spring Garden, ward 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 185.

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 1174 PA > Philadelphia > Laurel Hill Cemetery Alburger Index, Online image 11.

3 Ancestry.com, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915 (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), FHL film 1838855. William H. Alburger d.13 Mar 1900 Philadelphia.

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

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 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.

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

9 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1173; Family History Film: 1255173; Page: 190C; Enumeration District: 212; Image: 0389.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 806. Moore Undertaker. 24 Mar 1863 burial of John G. Alburger.

11 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia South Mulberry Ward, Series: M432 Roll: 815 Page: 218.

12 Jacqueline B. Nein, First Reformed Church, Reading, Pennsylvania, an alphabetized compilation of baptisms, marriages, and funerals from 1771-1905 (Jacqueline B. Nein, 4701 Saint George Street, Reading, PA 196060 1988. Book viewable online at LDS family history centers.), page 8.

13 Ancestry.com, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915 (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), FHL Film 1003707. Mary E. C. Alburger. d. 1 Jun 1881 Philadelphia.

14 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=139926579.



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