Albert Joachim Alsing

14 March 1839–19 February 1906 (Age 66)
Altona, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Albert Joachim

When Albert Joachim Alsing was born on 14 March 1839, in Altona, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, his father, Hans Frederik Hansen Alsing, was 38 and his mother, Catharina Olette Lorange, was 33. He married Julie Cathrine Kuhn Lassen in 1867, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He immigrated to New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1866 and lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1880 and New York, United States in 1885. He died on 19 February 1906, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Flushing, Queens, New York, United States.

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Albert Joachim Alsing
Julie Cathrine Kuhn Lassen
Marriage: 1867
Charles J Alsing
Phillip W. Alsing

Spouse and Children

Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


    Charles J Alsing


    Phillip W. Alsing


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World Events (8)

1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages

Age 9

"""A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 13

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils

Age 22

The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.

Name Meaning

German: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • A J Alsing, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Albert J Alsing, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Albert Joachim Alsing in household of Hans Fred Alsing, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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