Lelia Vernon Albright

Brief Life History of Lelia Vernon

When Lelia Vernon Albright was born on 21 October 1879, in Lost River, Hardy, West Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Moses Albright, was 22 and her mother, Mary Jane Basore, was 24. She married William Loy Souder on 20 December 1902, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Rockingham, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Plains District, Rockingham, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 27 November 1956, in Timberville, Rockingham, Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Bergton, Rockingham, Virginia, United States.

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William Loy Souder
Lelia Vernon Albright
Marriage: 20 December 1902
Vita Mae Souder

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  • Lelia V Lo, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lelia Albright, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Lelia V. Albright, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

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.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Albrecht .

English: cognate of Albert , from the Middle English personal name Albriht, Old English Æthelbriht, a metathesized form of Æthelbeorht. Compare Allbright .

History: Jacob Albright (1759–1808), a prominent Methodist preacher, was born in Pottstown, PA, the son of a German immigrant called Johann Albrecht.

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

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