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In memory of Albert Strong, my Maternal 4th Great-Grandfather on the DECKER branch.


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Genealogy is my hobby and the information provided here is a work in progress. I have loads of information to add and new finds are continually being discovered. If you have any corrections, additions, or comments to contribute, please use the comment box below. Visit the Latest Updates page to see when this Ancestor Profile page is updated. 

Albert Strong

Honorable Soldier of the Civil War

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1819 Apr 22

Wyoming County, Pennsylvania


1850 or earlier

Pennsylvania (or possibly Connecticut)



1899 Mar 15

Terrytown, Bradford, Pennsylvania

New Era Cemetery (Sec. A, Lot 34, Grave 22)

New Era (Wyalusing), Bradford, PA


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, 152 Regiment, 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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