Albert Stephen Post

Male19 August 1867–

Brief Life History of Albert Stephen

When Albert Stephen Post was born on 19 August 1867, in Big Run, Wetzel, Virginia, United States, his father, Jacob Post, was 42 and his mother, Rebecca Ann Casto, was 35. He married Martha Rebecca Pumphrey in 1891, in Upshur, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Warren District, Upshur, West Virginia, United States in 1910. He died in Upshur, West Virginia, United States.

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Albert Stephen Post
Martha Rebecca Pumphrey
Marriage: 1891
Roanna Post
Lorenzo Dowell Post

Sources (7)

  • Albert S Post in household of Jacob Post, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Albert Stephen Post, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Stephen Post in entry for Dowell Post, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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  • Marriage
    1891Upshur, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

    Age 27

    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 31

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.

    North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a messenger or mailman, from post ‘mail’.

    Probably also an altered form of German Pfost .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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