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Rev J. Burleigh Albrook

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Rev J. Burleigh Albrook

  • Birth 8 Jul 1844 Monroe, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 18 Mar 1928 Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Meadows Section, Lot 1158, Site 1.
  • Memorial ID 12312395

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Civil War veteran. Company I, 2nd Iowa Cavalry. Enlisted October 2, 1864 and discharged October 10, 1865. Saddler for Company I. Enlisted to take the place of his uncle, Ezra Albrook who was too ill to continue as saddler for Company I Cavalry. He states his first name is only the initial J.

Married first to Lydia A. Matson. Married second to Delia E. Babcock. Son of Frank M. Albrook and Agnes M. Hahn.

The History of Dubuque County, Iowa
Rev. J.B. Albrook, A.M., Principal of Epworth Seminary, Epworth; born in Clarion County, Pennsylvania, July 18, 1844; came with his parents, to Delaware County, Iowa in 1857; in 1863, he enlisted in the 2d Iowa Volunteer Cavalry, where he served his country faithfully till the close of the war; he then entered Cornell College, graduating with full honors in the classical course in 1870, having made the best record in his class; the fall, he entered the Upper Iowa Conference, and was sent his first three years to Central City, which charge he left largely increased in spiritual and financial power, with a new church and parsonage; he was sent to Earlville one year, and then to Dyersville three years, the membership being doubled in that time; he was then stationed at Maquoketa, with grand benefits resulting to the church there; his finely disciplined mind and untiring working force have made him a brilliant record since he entered college; his editorship of the Collegian, at Cornell, evinced fine ability, further proven by later work as editor of various camp-meeting journals and the authorship of a book, The Sunday School Assembly of the Northwest; he has been secretary or President of various county and State Sunday School Associations, etc.; has been Chaplain of Grand Lodge of Good Templars and Chief Superintendent of Juvenile Templars, and has done noble work for temperance in Epworth, evidenced by a fine silverware testimonial from the citizens of the place, in memory of his services; the seminary, under his care, is making grand strides upward, and will so continue, for its Principal is a constant worker and knows no such word as fail.


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  • Maintained by: SLGMSD
  • Originally Created by: Shiver
  • Added: 11 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12312395
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev J. Burleigh Albrook (8 Jul 1844–18 Mar 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12312395, citing Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by SLGMSD (contributor 46825959) .