Albert Eggleston

6 July 1853–28 May 1931 (Age 77)
Oswego, New York, United States

The Life of Albert

Albert Eggleston was born on 6 July 1853, in Oswego, New York, United States. He married Alta Dunn on 17 February 1881, in Napoleon, Jackson, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 28 May 1931, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Cambridge Junction, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Albert Eggleston
Alta Dunn
Marriage: 17 February 1881
Murl Eggleston
Minnie Julia Eggleston

Spouse and Children

17 February 1881
Napoleon, Jackson, Michigan, United States


World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 1

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in County Durham so called, or from Egglestone in North Yorkshire, both named in Old English as Egleston, probably from the Old English personal name Ecgel (unattested) + tūn ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert Eggleston in household of George Smith, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Albert Egelston, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert in entry for John B. Freyermuth and Murl Eggleston, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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