Albert Stephen Post

19 August 1867–
Big Run, Wetzel, Virginia, United States

The Life 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 A 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 Magisterial District, Upshur, West Virginia, United States in 1910. He died in Upshur, West Virginia, United States.

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Albert Stephen Post
1867–
Martha Rebecca Pumphrey
1858–1934
Marriage: 1891
Roanna Post
1892–1892
Lorenzo Dowell Post
1893–1953

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1891
Upshur, West Virginia, United States
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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

1 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.2 North German: occupational name for a mounted messenger or courier Middle Low German post.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a mailman, from German Post ‘mail’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert S Post in household of Jacob Post, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Stephen Post, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Stephen Post, "United States Census, 1910"

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