Albert Dewey Post

6 December 1899–3 April 1971 (Age 71)
Wappingers Falls, Wappinger, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Albert Dewey

When Albert Dewey Post was born on 6 December 1899, in Wappingers Falls, Wappinger, Dutchess, New York, United States, his father, Albert Dewey Post, was 24 and his mother, Jennie D King, was 21. He married Zaida Louise Distin on 19 January 1956. He lived in Beacon, Dutchess, New York, United States in 1900. He died on 3 April 1971, in Wappinger, Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Hopewell Junction, East Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States.

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Albert Dewey Post
1899–1971
Lena B Post
1903–
Wallace Boyce Post
1921–1977
Elizabeth J. Post
1922–2000

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York
Age 18
Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 19
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a messenger or mailman, from post ‘mail’.Probably also an altered form of German Pfost .

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

Possible Related Names

Postma
Posten
Pfost

Sources (10)

  • Albert Post in household of Albert Post, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert Dewey Post, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Albert Post, "United States Census, 1940"

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