In memory of Albert Strong, my Maternal 4th Great-Grandfather on the DECKER branch.
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YBK-9NR9?cc=1417683&wc=QZ24-HY6%3A1589394781%2C1589399666%2C1589407865%2C1589396285 : 24 December 2015), Pennsylvania > Bradford > Terry > ED 25 > image 13 of 26; citing NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
"United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939V-RQYJ-2?cc=1877095&wc=M62D-46F%3A174324501%2C174584801%2C174320903 : 22 May 2014), Pennsylvania > Bradford > All > image 158 of 229; citing NARA microfilm publication M123 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1929-1990; Series Number: Series 1
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Honorable Soldier of the Civil War
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1819 Apr 22
1812 or earlier
1899 Mar 15
Albert Strong was born on April 22, 1819 in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. (Note: His daughter, Ann's death certificate gives both her parents birth places as Connecticut). In 1880, he was living in Terry, Bradford County, PA, when the census was taken.
According to military records and the 1890 Veterans Census of Bradford County, Pennsylvania, he was a private in Company E, Third Pennsylvania Artillery. He enlisted Sept. 30, 1864 and was discharged June 15, 1865, serving 8-1/2 months.
He died on March 15, 1899 in Terrytown, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, and is buried in New Era Cemetery in New Era, Terry Township, Pennsylvania, with his wife, who died in 1896.
Albert Strong & Mary C. Newell were the parents of my ancestor,
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