Corporal Alfred Austin Presbrey

Male20 September 1827–20 October 1895

Brief Life History of Alfred Austin

When Corporal Alfred Austin Presbrey was born on 20 September 1827, in Mansfield Depot, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Wales Presbrey, was 27 and his mother, Amanda Harris, was 22. He married Emeline Moody on 7 April 1848, in Ellington, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Connecticut, United States in 1870 and Election Precinct 2 Georgetown, Putnam, Florida, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 20 October 1895, in Cedar Key, Levy, Florida, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Corporal Alfred Austin Presbrey
Emeline Moody
Marriage: 7 April 1848
Alice Amanda Presbrey
Eunitia Clarabella Prisbrey
Willard Wales Presbrey
Ada E. Presbrey

Sources (17)

  • Alfred Presbrey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alfred Austin Presbrey - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Alfred A. Prisbrey
  • Alfred A in entry for Willard Wales Presbrey, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1848Ellington, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

    Age 2

    Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 18

    Historical Boundaries 1845: Alachua, Florida Territory, United States 1845: Alachua, Florida, United States 1845: Levy, Florida, United States

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of English Pres(t)bury (see Presby ).

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

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