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Thomas B. "Uncle Tommy" Albert
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Birth: Nov., 1815
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1900
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Husband of Esther Berry Cassell.

The Decatur Herald, Decatur, Sept. 1, 1900:
"T. B. ALBERT DEAD - T. B. Albert, died at his home on Cassell Hill at 10:30 last night aged 84 years. The deceased had been a sufferer from Bright's disease for the past ten years his advanced age along with the disease was the cause of his death. With the death of "Uncle Tommy" Albert, as he was familiarly known, is the passing of one of the citizens of the city who was for many years a familiar figure in the legal circles of the city. The deceased was born in Daupin Co., Pa. in 1816 and moved to this state when 20 years of age, settling with his parents in Putnam county. After twenty years residence in that county he came to Decatur and has since made his home here. He was elected to the office of justice of the peace and for eighteen successive years held that office. Eleven years ago, then an old man, he retired from the office and since that time had lived a retired life making his home with his brother-in-law, Berry Cassell, on Cassell's Hill. The deceased was a member of Celestial Lodge No. 65, I.O.O.F. and that organization will be in charge of the preparations for the funeral, the time to be announced later. Mr. Albert is survived by a wife and two daughters, Mrs. H. M. Obendorfer and Miss Sallie Albert, both residing at Milwaukee. He is survived by nine grandchildren and one brother, Jacob Albert of Long Creek township."

The Putnam Record
Cottage Hill - September 4, 1900
W. B. Cassell and O. W. Allen went to Decatur to pay the last tribute to their uncle, Thomas Albert, last Saturday.

(Transcribed by Nancy Piper)
 
 
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 Children:
  Sarah Albert (1837 - 1917)*
  William A Albert (1841 - 1882)*
  Rosa Esther Albert Oberndorfer (1852 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: FAG Volunteer and cemetery office confirmed Aug 2014 this grave is unmarked.
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Blk. 5, Lot 87
 
Maintained by: GLENDA EISENHOUR
Originally Created by: Stuthehistoryguy
Record added: Mar 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7223272
Thomas B. Uncle Tommy Albert
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Rest in peace Thomas.
- Pennsylvania Proud
 Added: Jan. 6, 2011

- My Family Search
 Added: Nov. 6, 2003
Rest in peace.
- Stuthehistoryguy
 Added: Mar. 1, 2003
 
 
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