Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Whitcombes in:
 • Saint Peters Episcopal Church
 • Grand Detour
 • Ogle County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Albert Bertrand Whitcombe
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Mar. 5, 1872
Kane County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1934
Illinois, USA

An Episcopal priest, Father Whitcombe was an active priest until his death, but served more as a circuit rider after leaving St. Luke's in Dixon in about 1914, serving parishes in several nearby towns. He was most publically associated with St. Peter's in Grand Detour, Illinois where he spearheaded a completed renovation of the very old chapel (the second oldest Episcopal church in Illinois) with the son of Leonard Andrus, John Deere's partner. He is buried in the church lawn.

He also did public relations for a local utility, sold life insurance, sat on the City council, and was Regional Counsel for the Lincoln Highway Association, State Chaplain for the Elks, a serious Mason, and very active on Civil Defense during WWI.
Saint Peters Episcopal Church
Grand Detour
Ogle County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Tyler
Record added: Jan 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104140626
Albert Bertrand Whitcombe
Added by: Kenneth D. Tyler
Albert Bertrand Whitcombe
Added by: Kari C
Albert Bertrand Whitcombe
Added by: Kari C
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service