Agnes Martha Albright

Brief Life History of Agnes Martha

When Agnes Martha Albright was born on 24 September 1888, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Charles Albright, was 35 and her mother, Louise Emilie Bahr, was 23. She married Harry Wilber Shively on 18 April 1914, in Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Lockport Township, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. She died on 3 December 1966, in Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States.

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Harry Wilber Shively
Agnes Martha Albright
Marriage: 18 April 1914
Louise H. Shively
Wilbur H. Shively
Benjamin Franklin Shively
James Shively

Sources (19)

  • Agnes Shively, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Agnes Allbright, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Agnes Martha Shively, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

World Events (8)

1903 · Ford Motor Company

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Albrecht .

English: cognate of Albert , from the Middle English personal name Albriht, Old English Æthelbriht, a metathesized form of Æthelbeorht. Compare Allbright .

History: Jacob Albright (1759–1808), a prominent Methodist preacher, was born in Pottstown, PA, the son of a German immigrant called Johann Albrecht.

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

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