ALBERT LIST was born in Henry County, Ky., October 4, 1832, son
of Garrett and Elizabeth (Voris) List, and is of German descent.
His father was born in Kentucky, in 1808, and is now a resident of
Marion County, Ind.; his mother, also a native of Kentucky, died in
this county. Our subject is the eldest of eight children, three of
whom are now living. In 1834 he came with his parents to this
county, and settled near Hopewell Church. He received a common
school education, and at the age of sixteen years, began working by
the month as a farm hand, which he continued six years, when he
began farming for himself, in Marion County, Ind., having removed
to that county about 1853. In 1875 Mr. List returned to Johnson
County, and located on his present farm, which consists of 110
acres of well-improved land. In 1878 he began the dairy business,
and now has thirty Jersey cows. During the year 1887, he sold 5,019
pounds of butter. In addition to this, he has given his attention
to the cultivation of small fruits, at which he has been very
successful. The marriage of Mr. List occurred in 1856, to Miss
Eliza Hoefgoen, a native of Pennsylvania, who died in 1872. To this
marriage were born three children: Maria A., Ella and Mattie M. Mr.
List was married again in 1874, to Miss Amelia Lockwood, a native
of Ohio. They have one child, Mary L. Politically, Mr. List is a
republican, and he and wife are members of the Presbyterian Church.
Transcribed by Cheryl Zufall Parker
Banta, D.D. History of Johnson County, Indiana. Chicago, IL: Brant & Fuller, 1888.