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, page 629.