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Albertville in Marshall County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Albert Family

 
 
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By David J Gaines, November 26, 2019
1. Albert Family Marker
Inscription.  The City of Albertville is named for Thomas Albert, buried here with his wife Sarah Sappington Albert and daughter Sarah. They had three other daughters -- Martha, who married James C. Miller,the city's first postmaster, Elizabeth, and Mary. Albert was a native of Madison County, Georgia, a veteran of the War of 1812 and came to Marshall County around 1858. He was a civic leader and steward in the Methodist Church.
 
Erected 1985 by Albertville Lions Club and City of Albertville.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionCommunicationsSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 34° 16.184′ N, 86° 12.924′ W. Marker is in Albertville, Alabama, in Marshall County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Main Street (Alabama Route 205) and Lombardy Street, on the right when traveling west. The marker is located on a brick wall which encloses the burial site near the gate of the Albertville Cemetery.
Albert Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, November 26, 2019
2. Albert Family Marker
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Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albertville AL 35950, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pre-Civil War Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); A Celebration of 150 Years (within shouting distance of this marker); Seventh District Agricultural School (approx. ¾ mile away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Birthplace of Albertville (approx. 0.8 miles away); City of Boaz (approx. 5.7 miles away); Ravine Used For Protection Against Yankee Shelling (approx. 7.6 miles away); Veterans of Foreign Wars Marshall County (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albertville.
 
Albert Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, November 26, 2019
3. Albert Family Plot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2019, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2019, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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