Catherine Halzell
(1809-1900)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Gerhard Alburger

Catherine Halzell 1 2 3

  • Born: 13 Oct 1809, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 3
  • Marriage (1): John Gerhard Alburger
  • Died: 28 Jun 1900, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 90 3 4
  • Buried: 2 Jul 1900, Philadelphia: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 4

  Noted events in her life were:

1. 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. Census in 1860 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 5 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. Residence: 5616 Callowhill St., Philadelphia, PA on 24 Mar 1863 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 6

4. 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.

5. Residence: 405 Franklin St., Philadelphia, PA on 16 Aug 1879 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8


Catherine married John Gerhard Alburger. (John Gerhard Alburger was born in 1810 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,1 9 10 died on 16 Aug 1879 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 4 9 10 and was buried on 19 Aug 1879 in Philadelphia: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 4 8 9.)


Sources


1 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, 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, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 36016. Edward I. Alburger. Father John Alburger. Mother Catherine Halzell.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=139926941.

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

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

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

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

8 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 18 Aug 1879, death notice of John G. Alburger.

9 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=87110607.

10 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 18 Aug 1879, obituary of John G. Alburger.



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