Biography of J. B. Albright
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Albright, J. B. of Newfield, was born in New Jersey September 2, 1815. Jacob, his father, also of New Jersey, was born in 1785, and settled in Toga county in 1827, taking up farming, which he followed up to near his death, in 1882, at the age of ninety six years. He married Abigail Baird, of New Jersey; they had ten children. Of these our subject was the second. He followed farming and working at the lumber business for ten years, but has been a cripple and unable to do manual work for the past fifteen years, and for nine years has not been able to stand. In 1845 he married Mary A. Gibbs, of this county, and they have had two children, twins, Augustus, who died aged eighteen months, and Augustine, the latter dying at forty years of age, leaving three orphan children, the youngestbeing eleven years and the oldest eighteen, all living with their grandparents. In politics he is a Democrat,

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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