Biography of August Ablrecht
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AUGUST ALBRECHT, farmer, P. O. Lima, is a native of Stadt Aldendorf, duchy of Brunswick, Germany, born March 2. 1822, son of Carl and Joanna (Fine) Albrecbt, of whose family only four survive: Amelia, Joanna, Ferdinand and August. Our subject, who was the only member of the family to come to this country, arrived at Boston, Mass., in 1848, and there lived until 1861, then came to Ohio, and lived in Amanda Township, Allen County until 1866, when he again moved to Boston, and resided there until 1879, when he came to Ohio for second time and settled at his present home in German Township, this county. He followed sugar refining for several years, but now gives his attention exclusively to farming. Mr. Albrecht was married, May 28, 1853, to Mrs. Eliza (Schiel) Haase, of Boston, Mass. (widow of Conrad Haase, by whom she had one son, John, now a resident of Sidney, Ohio). and to this union were born three daughters and one son: Nettle, Carrie, George A. and. Lizzie, all now living. Mrs. Albrecht died October 16, 1881. She was a native of Bavaria, born February 18, 1823. Her father died in his native country, and her mother and sisters came to America and settled in Boston, Mass. (Sophia, who now resides in Lima, Ohio, is the only one of the family now living). In politics Mr. Albrecht is a Democrat.

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