Biography extracted from History of Sauk County, Wisconsin Chicago: Western Historical Company, published 1880.
A. G. Albert, is a son of Frederick and Caroline Albert; his parents came from Hanover Germany, when he was but 1 year old, and settled in Waukesha Co. in 1846; after three years, the family removed to Dane Co., where they resided till 1857, when they came to their home on Sec. 12, Greenfield, where they had a farm of 140 acres; Mr. Albert died of slow consumption in 1866, leaving four sons and one daughter – Anna Sophronia, and his widow yet lives with her son, A. G. upon the home farm. Mr. Albert was married, Jan. 6, 1872, to Mary Jane, daughter of William and Mary Ann Taylor, born Sept. 3, 1851, by whom he has four children – Mertie Rosetta, William Henry, John Lewis, and Mary Maud; the farm is securely sheltered from the winds, is not troubled by late frosts, and is well adapted to fruit, having already a fine orchard of over one hundred trees; Mr. Albert is not enjoying good health, and, for that reason, could he sell, would remove to a milder climate. He is a helpful member of the Republican party, a member of the Town Board, and in every respect a useful citizen.
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