|Birth: ||Apr. 11, 1852|
|Death: ||Jun. 2, 1928|
Kansas Pioneer Dies
Albert Curtis Bilderback, 76, retired Atchison county farmer, died Saturday evening at 7 o'clock at his home at 910 Kansas avenue. Mrs. Bilderback was one of the pioneers of Atchison county; will known and popular. His death will be mourned by his many friends.
Albert Bilderback was born in Buchanoan county, Missouri, south of St. Joe on April 11, 1852. He was the youngest one of a family of eleven children, all having preceded him in death, except the youngest sister, Mrs. M. Kellough of Laverne, Okla.
When he was 18 months old his mother died and he was left in care of a sister, the late Sarah E. Wilkins who brought him to the Kansas territory in 1854. They settled on a farm near Mt. Pleasant on Stranger creek. He remained in that neighborhood until he was 21 years of age when he moved to a farm one mile south of Cummings in January 1874.
On January 14 in the same year he married Miss Eliza Ann Isaacs of DeKalb, Mo., nad to this union seven children were born, one dying in infancy and three in later life.
Mrs. Bilderback became a member of the Baptist church at old St. Nicholas school house in 1879 but afterwards transferred his membership to Cummings where he has remained since that time.
Surviving him beside his sister are his widow and five children, Edward, Lee, Alvin, and Curtis Bilderback of Cummings; and Mrs. Charles Lamb of Anadarks, Okla. Nine grandchildren also survived.
Mr. Bilderback retired from his farm in March last year and purchased a home in Atchison on Kansas avenue.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 from the M.E. church a Cummings. A short service will be held at the Bilderback home preceding services at the church. The Rev. W. O. Snank of Kansas City will conduct services. Burial will be in Oakview Cemetery in Cummings.
Pallbearers are W.K. Stillings, Ed Harris, William Nitz, Henry Gladifelter, Charles Andre, Mark Laird, Robert Laird, and James Vandiver.
Eliza Ann Isaacs Bilderback (1851 - 1934)*
Edward Lee Bilderback (1874 - 1947)*
Ola May Bilderback (1879 - 1899)*
Esther V. Lamb (1881 - 1963)*
Alvin Curtis Bilderback (1884 - 1954)*
Katie E Bilderback (1885 - 1909)*
Cummings District Cemetery
Created by: Cemetery Walker
Record added: Jul 28, 2011
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