Hiram Albee

Hiram Albee

Birth
Marcellon, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 12 Mar 1953 (aged 86)
Cambria, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Pardeeville, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Section 78
Memorial ID 7153125 · View Source
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Hiram Albee, son of William Cummings Albee and Clarissa Dean, was born Jan. 8, 1867 in Marcellon Township, Columbia County, Wisconsin. He died Mar. 12, 1953 at Cambria, Columbia County, Wisconsin, aged 86 years, 2 months and 4 days, and was buried there in the family plot in the Marcellon Cemetery.

On November. 11, 1890, Hiram was united in marriage to Ella Jane Davis. Ella was born September 27, 1868 in Buffalo Township, Maquette County, Wisconsin, and died September 19, 1956, at the Lutheran Hospital, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, aged 87 years, 11 months and 22 days. Both she and Hiram are buried in Section 7 of the Marcellon Cemetery. Their known children were:

Elsie Clarissa born 9 Sep 1892, died 6 Jan 1985
Irma B. 24 July 1895, died 8 Dec 1985
Harold Hiram 17 Jan 1898, died 21 Mar 1966
Emery Alton 28 Jun 1904
Dana Dunning 15 Feb 1912

Ella Jane was the daughter of John Westley Davis, born October 14, 1838, in Indiana, who died August 7, 1907, and Zelnora Valencia French, born July 4, 1842, in Vermont, who died December 15, 1931. They married March 16, 1866. Theri children in addition to Ella, were; Myron Cooper Davis, 1867 - 1941, who married Eliza Albee; Ella Jane Davis; Alfred Davis, 1870 - 1937, who married Myrtle West; Arthur Davis, 1875 - 1947, who married Mazie Smith, 1877 - 1949; William Davis; and Minnie Davis, 1879 -?, who married George Simpson, who died in 1938.

Hiram received all his schooling at the Comstock school. He was engaged in farming for ten years in the Town of Marcellon after their marriage. In 1902 he moved his family to Pardeeville and opened a meat market which he operated for a short time. Later he had an interest in a lumber mill near Merrill, Wisconsin.

From 1910 until his retirement in 1937 he was employed by the Milwaukee Road during most of which time he acted as foreman. In 1912 the family moved to Cambria where he lived until his death. At the time of his death he was survived by his wife, his fie childre, a sister Mrs. Bessie Cuff of Pardeeville, 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Ella Jane taught school for several terms in the Dakotas and later at the Comstock and Wymer Schools in Marcellon Township. at an early age she was a member of the North Marcellon Baptist Church and very interested in the work of the Church and Missions. For many years after their move to Cambria, she taught the older womens's Sunday School class in the First Presbyterian Church. She was survived by her five children, a sister, Mrs. Minnie Simpson of Monterey, California, 17 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.

In the 1900 US Census, Hiram Albee was listed as a 33 year old farmer living in Marcellon with his wife Ella Jane, age 31, and children; Elsie, age 7; Erma, age 4; and Harold, 2 years of age. They had been married 9 years, owned their farm with a mortgage, and were the parents of 3 children, all living.

In the 1910 US Census, Hiram albee was listed as a 43 year old odd job laborer living in Pardeeville,
Wisconsin, with his 41 year old wife Ella and their children: Elsie, age 17; Emma, age 14; Harold, age
12; and Emery, 6 years of age.

In the 1920 US Census, Hiram Albee was lised as a 53 year old Section Foreman living in Courtland Township, Columbia County, Wsconsin, with his 51 year old wife Ella and their children; Erma, a 24 year old country schoolteacher; Harold, a 22 year old laborer; Emery, age 16; and 7 year old Dana Albee.

Obituary

Last Rites Held For Hiram Albee Sunday

Hiram Albee, son of William C. Albee and Clarissa Dean Albee was born on Jan, 8, 1867 in Marcellon Township in Columbia County, Wisconsin. He spent his boyhood days in that vicinity and received his entire schooling in the Comstock School.

At a very early age he united with the North Marcellon Baptist Church and was active in church affairs until recent years.

On November 11, 1890, he was united in marriage to Ella Jane Davis. To this union were added Elsie, Mrs. R. C. Barden of Pardeeville; Irma, Mrs. C. W. Tool of British Columbia, Canada, Harold of Markesan; Emery of Mount Clemons, Michigan; and Dana of Cambria.

He was engaged in farming for ten years in the Town of Marcellon after their marriage. In 1902 he moved his family to Pardeeville and opened a meat market which he operated for a short time. Later he had an interest in a lumber mill near Merrill, Wis. From 1910 until his retirement in 1937 he was employed by the Milwaukee Road during most of which time he acted as foreman.

In 1912 the family moved to Cambria where he lived until his death. He was called to his eternal rest March 12, 1953, at 11:30 P.M., at the age of 86 years, 2 months and 4 days.

Mr. and Mrs. Albee celebrated their 62 wedding anniversary November 11th.

Mourning his passing are his wife Ella, five children, a sister Mrs. Bessie Cuff of Pardeeville, 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mr. Albee were held from the Thomas Funeral Home on Sunday afternoon. The Rev. F. A. Hartwell of North Scott officiated. The music for these services was presented by a men's quartet, composed of Lester Bradley and son, David, Stuart Gonsuch and Lloyd Brenneman.

Those who served as pall bearers were Gust Hein, George Henton, Earl Rogers, E. A. Rowlands, Charles Triemstra and James Whyte Sr.

Those who assisted with the flowers were Margaret and Shirley Albee and Mrs. Karl Wenzel.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral services for Mr. Albee on Sunday were: Mr. and Mrs. Donald Gallager and family; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pratt and family; Mr. and Mrs Merlin Peters and family; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Barden and family; Mr. and Mrs. George Simpson and daughter; Miss Margaret Albee, all from Milwaukee. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Davis, Neenah; Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Albee and Bill of Mt. Clemmons, Mich.; PFC John Albee, Fort Devons, Mass.; PFC Stuart Barden of the
Canal Zone; Mr. and Mrs. Reginal Barden and Howard; Mr. and Mrs. Karl Wenzel; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Larsen; Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Garden; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Barden; Bessie Cuff; Mr. and Mrs. Donrussell; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fuller of Pardeeville; Miss Irene Cuff, Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Adams; Mr. and Mrs. Roland Beske; Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Denzer; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Fuller, of Beaver am;Mrs. R. J. Gunning of LaCrosse; Mr. Harold Albee of Markesan; Mr. and Mrs. Don Ewald and daughter of Fairwarter; Mr. and Mrs. James Erickson of Fairbolt, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Fuller of Wyocena.

[Unknown newspaper and date.]

References:

1900 US Census, Marcellon Township, Columbia County, Wisconsin, June 5, 1900, Ed 17, Sheets 2A/B, Lines 48-52, Family?

1910 US Census, Wisconsin Street, Pardeeville Village, Columbia County, Wisconsin, April 25, 1910, ED 35, Sheet 14B, Lines 55-60, Family 93/287.

1920 US Census, Courtland Township, Columbia County, Wisconsin, ED 3, Sheet 19B, Lines 82-86, Family 207/207.

Death Certificate, Hiram Albee, Volume 33, Page 76, Columbia County, Register of Deeds, Portage, Wisconsin.

Dana F. Albee, 205 Evans Drive, P.O. Box 21, 53923. Letter of October 1, 1990.

Emery Albee, 6111 East Akron, Mesa, Arizona 85205. Letter of September 18, 1990.



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  • Created by: John Christeson
  • Added: 5 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7153125
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hiram Albee (8 Jan 1867–12 Mar 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7153125, citing Marcellon Cemetery, Pardeeville, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by John Christeson (contributor 46562435) .