Philemon B. Albert

about 1842–5 April 1863 (Age 21)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Aaron Albert
1818–1919
Harriet Barney
1823–1912
John Albert
1841–1919
Philemon B. Albert
1842–1863

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1846
Age 4
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863
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.

Possible Related Names

Ace
Alber
Alberding
Abert
Ahl
Albers
Alberto
Albrecht
Abitz
Abele

Sources (5)

  • Philomen Albert in household of Aaron Albert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Philemon Albert, "United States Naval Enlistment Rendezvous, 1855-1891"
  • Philemon Albert in household of Aaron Albert, "United States Census, 1860"

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