Charles Davis Albert

Charles Davis Albert
b. 6 March 1859, New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, to John and Julia (Davis) Albert
d. 18 July 1916, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

m.
Margaret May Madden
b. 17 April 1868, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, to Cornelius and Nancy (Lowry) Madden
d. 19 December 1949, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Children with Margaret May Madden:

  • John Alexander, aka Charles John (1904-1959) married (1) Marion M. Saville, (2) Lucile Fern Adys Heflen

The Albert family was in Indiana before 1859 when Charles Davis was born. The house where the family lived in New Albany was torn down to make room for the interstate highway. Charles’ father, John Albert, had a store on Main Street and was a charter member of the Pawnee Red Men.

Charles was an assistant ticket receiver for the Penn. Lines West in 1886, and then a ticket agent for M K & T Railroad at Fort Worth. By 1890, he was a ticket agent for Rock Island Railroad; later a passenger agent for Santa Fe Railroad in Chicago, and finally, an agent for the Milwaukee Railroad in Chicago.

Submitted by:
Dianne Albert Herschelman
Sun City AZ
E-mail: dahersch@cox.net

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