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Albin, William Eldridge

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: KUMA-02-519

Scope and Contents

Folder 1. Photograph, probably late 19th century, taken by Reed, Newton, Kansas. Reverse shows handwritten inscription "Rev W. E. Albin" in ink, and pencil note "Appointed to Admond Sept 1906 and served until Sept 1908," signed "Anna Albin."


  • Other: Majority of material found in 1906-1908


Biographical or Historical Information

William Eldridge Albin was born in Iowa on December 18, 1856, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Albin. He was married to Martha Anna (Gaines) Albin (who is listed in some records as Anna Martha). Their two children, Eva M. (three years old) and Addie B. (six months), died in 1888 and are buried at Maple Grove Cemetery in Norton County, Kansas. Rev. Albin was appointed to the United Brethren in Christ Church in Edmond (Kansas) in 1906 and served there until 1908. Rev. Albin and his wife lived in Philomath, Benton County, Oregon, at the time of his death on December 24, 1923. He was 75 or 76 and his occupation was listed as "farmer." Anna died on December 23, 1948, at the age of 84. Rev. Eldridge’s memoir is listed in the Oregon Conference Journal, 1924, page 51.

Note written by Sarah St. John


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This collection contains a captioned photograph of W. E. Albin, who was appointed to Edmond United Brethren in Christ Church, 1906-1908.

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Stephen Harmon, Sarah St. John
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Repository Details

Part of the Baker University and Kansas United Methodist Archives Repository

518 8th Street
PO Box 65
Baldwin City KS 66006 US