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William T. Albro (1819 - 1888)

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William T. Albro
Born in Dutchess County, New Yorkmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Father of
Died in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USAmap
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Contents

Biography

This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import.[1] It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.

Name

Name: William T. /Albro/[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 1819
Place: Dutchess County, New York[9][10][11][12][13]

Death

Death:
Date: 07 MAY 1888
Place: Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA
Death:
Date: 1884
Place: Ellisburgh, Jefferson County, New York

Found multiple copies of DEAT DATE. Using 07 MAY 1888Array

Residence

Residence:
Date: 1860
Place: Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States[14]
Residence: Relation to Head of House: Head
Date: 1855
Place: Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA[15]
Residence:
Date: 1850
Place: Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York[16]
Residence: Relation to Head of House: Head
Date: 01 JUN 1875
Place: Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, USA[17]

Burial

Burial:
Place: Ellisburg Cemetery, Jefferson County, NY

Note

Note: #N25

Sources

  1. Albro-91 was created by Blaine Bettinger through the import of Bettinger Family Tree 2014_2014-10-26.ged on Oct 26, 2014. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.
  2. Source: #S469
  3. Source: #S353
  4. Source: #S17
  5. Source: #S802
  6. Source: #S719 Page: Year: 1850; Census Place: Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York; Roll: M432_516; Page: 310A; Image: 132
  7. Source: #S805
  8. Source: #S720 Page: Year: 1860; Census Place: Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York; Roll: M653_761; Page: 25; Image: 26; Family History Library Film: 803761
  9. Source: #S18 Page: Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, Page 226
  10. Source: #S802
  11. Source: #S719 Page: Year: 1850; Census Place: Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York; Roll: M432_516; Page: 310A; Image: 132
  12. Source: #S805
  13. Source: #S720 Page: Year: 1860; Census Place: Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York; Roll: M653_761; Page: 25; Image: 26; Family History Library Film: 803761
  14. Source: #S720 Page: Year: 1860; Census Place: Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York; Roll: M653_761; Page: 25; Image: 26; Family History Library Film: 803761
  15. Source: #S805
  16. Source: #S719 Page: Year: 1850; Census Place: Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York; Roll: M432_516; Page: 310A; Image: 132
  17. Source: #S802
  • Source: S17 Title: 1855 Ellisburg Census NOTESource Medium: Book
  • Source: S18 Title: 1855 New York State Census
  • Source: S353 Title: Jefferson County Journal, Adele Albro Obituary Publication: Name: 1932; NOTESource Medium: Book
  • Source: S469 Title: New York State Vital Records Index Publication: Name: Onondaga Public Library, Syracuse, NY; NOTESource Medium: Book
  • Source: S719 Author: Ancestry.com Title: 1850 United States Federal Census Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the ; Repository: #R38
  • Repository: R38 Name: Ancestry.com Address: http://www.Ancestry.com E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S720 Author: Ancestry.com Title: 1860 United States Federal Census Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records; Repository: #R38
  • Source: S802 Author: Ancestry.com Title: New York, State Census, 1875 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Repository: #R38
  • Source: S805 Author: Ancestry.com Title: New York, State Census, 1855 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Repository: #R38

Notes

Note N25In the
In the 1850 and 1855 censuses of Ellisburgh, William was listed as a harness-maker, and in 1850 a shoemaker from Rhode Island named Wait was living with the family.
In the late 1860's, William invented a Patent Crimped Breast Collar for horses. An advertisement that appeared in a newspaper in Sandy Creek listed a number of people as testimonials, including Malachi Fuller, George Bettinger, and John W. Ellis. All claimed that the Albro Collar was better than any they had ever used.
On March 15, 1860, a deed from the heirs of Silas S. Washburn, deceased, sold land in lots 74, 75, 76, and 20 to Prosper B. Washburn for 0. Prosper had purchased the land with Silas on March 30, 1847 for 25.50 from a Joseph Washburn. The heirs of Silas Washburn were listed as William T. Albro and Harriet his wife, Henry S. Field and Melinda his wife, and Joseph S. Washburn.
In 1873, William was working as a salesman for Dunn, Salmon, & Co., Wholesale Manufacturers of Patent Breast Collars in Syracuse, NY (15 Clinton St.). On February 3, 1873, William sold 13 collars to George Bettinger, his daughter's future father-in-law.
In 1879, at age 54, Harriet died. According to the probate of her will, Eliza, Melissa, and Adele were all living in Ellisburgh. Josephine (Phena) lived in Batavia, Illinois, and Egbert lived in Seward, Iowa. In her will made June 8, 1877, she left all her estate to be divided equally between her 5 children, including 14-year-old Adele. Egbert was the executor of the will. There was no mention of Harriet's husband William in the will.
1880 Census:
William ALBRO Self W Male W 60 NY Harness Maker NY NY
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Source Information:
Census Place Ellisburgh, Jefferson, New York
Family History Library Film 1254838
NA Film Number T9-0838
Page Number 221C
Watertown Herald:
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 1888.
Miss Adele Albro was receetly called to Fair Haven, Wayne county, by the sudden death of her father, Wm. T. Albro, who died of heart disease, His remains were brought here for interment Tuesday.
Oswego Daily Times
Wednesday, 9 May 1888.
Sudden Death
Wm. T. Albro, a harness maker, was found dead in bed Monday at Fair Haven. He had resided there about two years. For the past year he had lived alone in the rear of his shop. Nothing is known of his family save the fact that a short time ago he told the man of whom the rented that should anything happen to him to telegraph his friends who lived somewhere in Oswego County. He had been ailing for some time. – Auburn Advertiser.
Jefferson County Journal
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16. 1883.
Wm. Albro will travel this summer selling rights of his new patent breast collar, which is one of the best collars ever invented.
Jefferson County Journal
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1883.
William Albro's house, that was damaged by the flood, is being repaired.
The ice and water played some antics last week. It came with the most fury and in larger quantities than was ever known before. It stove-Geo. Hudson's shop to pieces badly. It took up Wm. Albro's house and turned it around, carried it toward the grist mill and set it down. The damage to Hudson is estimated at ,000, and to Albro at 0.
In the
In the 1850 and 1855 censuses of Ellisburgh, William was listed as a harness-maker, and in 1850 a shoemaker from Rhode Island named Wait was living with the family.
In the late 1860's, William invented a Patent Crimped Breast Collar for horses. An advertisement that appeared in a newspaper in Sandy Creek listed a number of people as testimonials, including Malachi Fuller, George Bettinger, and John W. Ellis. All claimed that the Albro Collar was better than any they had ever used.
On March 15, 1860, a deed from the heirs of Silas S. Washburn, deceased, sold land in lots 74, 75, 76, and 20 to Prosper B. Washburn for 0. Prosper had purchased the land with Silas on March 30, 1847 for 25.50 from a Joseph Washburn. The heirs of Silas Washburn were listed as William T. Albro and Harriet his wife, Henry S. Field and Melinda his wife, and Joseph S. Washburn.
In 1873, William was working as a salesman for Dunn, Salmon, & Co., Wholesale Manufacturers of Patent Breast Collars in Syracuse, NY (15 Clinton St.). On February 3, 1873, William sold 13 collars to George Bettinger, his daughter's future father-in-law.
In 1879, at age 54, Harriet died. According to the probate of her will, Eliza, Melissa, and Adele were all living in Ellisburgh. Josephine (Phena) lived in Batavia, Illinois, and Egbert lived in Seward, Iowa. In her will made June 8, 1877, she left all her estate to be divided equally between her 5 children, including 14-year-old Adele. Egbert was the executor of the will. There was no mention of Harriet's husband William in the will.
1880 Census:
William ALBRO Self W Male W 60 NY Harness Maker NY NY
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Source Information:
Census Place Ellisburgh, Jefferson, New York
Family History Library Film 1254838
NA Film Number T9-0838
Page Number 221C
Watertown Herald:
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 1888.
Miss Adele Albro was receetly called to Fair Haven, Wayne county, by the sudden death of her father, Wm. T. Albro, who died of heart disease, His remains were brought here for interment Tuesday.
Oswego Daily Times
Wednesday, 9 May 1888.
Sudden Death
Wm. T. Albro, a harness maker, was found dead in bed Monday at Fair Haven. He had resided there about two years. For the past year he had lived alone in the rear of his shop. Nothing is known of his family save the fact that a short time ago he told the man of whom the rented that should anything happen to him to telegraph his friends who lived somewhere in Oswego County. He had been ailing for some time. – Auburn Advertiser.
Jefferson County Journal
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16. 1883.
Wm. Albro will travel this summer selling rights of his new patent breast collar, which is one of the best collars ever invented.
Jefferson County Journal
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1883.
William Albro's house, that was damaged by the flood, is being repaired.
The ice and water played some antics last week. It came with the most fury and in larger quantities than was ever known before. It stove-Geo. Hudson's shop to pieces badly. It took up Wm. Albro's house and turned it around, carried it toward the grist mill and set it down. The damage to Hudson is estimated at ,000, and to Albro at 0.


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