Albert Ernest was born in May 1852, in Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. He married Barbara Reant or Rijant on 14 January 1872, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Niles, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920. In 1852, at the age of 0, his occupation is listed as saloon keeper.