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 Elif Albertson

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Elif Albertson

  • Birth 16 Dec 1845
  • Death 12 Sep 1915
  • Burial Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 11578580

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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  • Created by: David Hill
  • Added: 21 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11578580
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elif Albertson (16 Dec 1845–12 Sep 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11578580, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by David Hill (contributor 46626495) .