Philemon B. Albert

Maleabout 1842–5 April 1863

Brief Life History of Philemon B.

When Philemon B. Albert was born about 1842, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Aaron Albert, was 26 and his mother, Harriet Barney, was 21. He lived in Springfield Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 5 April 1863, at the age of 22, and was buried in At Sea.

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Aaron Albert
Harriet Barney
John Albert
Philemon B. Albert

Sources (5)

  • Philomen Albert in household of Aaron Albert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Philemon Albert, "United States Naval Enlistment Rendezvous, 1855-1891"
  • Philemon B Albert, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (3)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 21

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Camille, Fernand, Lucien, Marcel, Normand, Cecile, Adrien, Armand, Henri, Jacques, Alban, Andre.

French, English, German, Catalan, Hungarian, Romanian, Dutch, Slovak, Czech, Croatian, Slovenian, West Indian (mainly Haiti), and Mauritian: from the personal name Albert, composed of the ancient Germanic elements adal ‘noble’ + berht ‘bright, famous’. The standard German form is Albrecht . The name was borne by several Christian saints, notably Saint Albert of Prague, a Bohemian prince who died a martyr in 997 attempting to convert the Prussians to Christianity, and Saint Albert the Great (c. 1193–1280), an Aristotelian theologian and tutor of Thomas Aquinas. In more recent times it has been adopted as a Jewish surname.

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

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