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Elif Albertson
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1845
Death: Sep. 12, 1915

Pvt Co I 11th TX Inf CSA
Proud Confederate Soldier

Elif Albertson was born December 16, 1845, in Arandale, Norway, to Albert Albertson and Bertha Berge. He was a Confederate soldier in Company I, 11th Texas Infantry. He came to Tyler with his family in 1856, and was one of the oldest merchants in Tyler. Mr. Albertson was in business continously for nearly 50 years. He was in the merchantile business with his brother Thomas.

Mr. Albertson died on September 12, 1915, at the age of 69. He had been in ill health for several weeks, having suffered from a stroke. He was survived by his widow, the former Ellen Halverson, whom he married in 1868; and seven children: Otto and Harry Albertson, Misses Fannie and Annie Albertson; Mrs. E.M. Holtzclaw; Orelia Blackburn, all of Tyler; and Mrs. C.M. Moore, Clifton, Texas. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery. [Tyler Daily Courier Times, September 13, 1915, and November 9, 1915; Texas Death Certificate]
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ellen Halverson Albertson (1850 - 1936)
 
 Children:
  Amelia Albertson Moore (1869 - 1942)*
  Emma J Albertson Holtzclaw (1871 - 1948)*
  Orelia Albertson Blackburn (1873 - 1946)*
  Christian Thomas Albertson (1876 - 1876)*
  Robert Elif Albertson (1877 - 1913)*
  Annie Albertson (1879 - 1922)*
  Otto James Albertson (1881 - 1969)*
  Fannie Albertson (1883 - 1959)*
  Lucille Albertson (1885 - 1886)*
  Percy Victor Albertson (1887 - 1898)*
  Harry W Albertson (1889 - 1954)*
  Ruby Albertson (1892 - 1893)*
  Leta Albertson (1897 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Tyler
Smith County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: David Hill
Record added: Aug 21, 2005
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Elif Albertson
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He was a Confederate soldier in Company I, 11th Texas Infantry. C.S.A.
- Judy Richards
 Added: Jul. 10, 2013
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