JONATHAN ALBAUGH, farmer, P. O. West Hickory, was born in Jackson township, Venango Co., Penn., April 22, 1844, and is a son of John P. and Margaret S. (Schenck) Albaugh, who settled in Hickory township in 1853 on the farm now occupied by their son Jonathan, a part of which they cleared, and where they lived until their death. Their children were Elias, Charles, Jonathan, James, William and Mary. Jonathan Albaugh was reared in Jackson township, and was nine years of age when he removed with his parents to Hickory township. He has always followed farming, and occupies the old homestead of seventy acres, a good share of which he cleared and improved. He was in the Civil war, enlisting August 11, 1862, in Company G, Eighty-third Pennsylvania Volunteers; was wounded at the battle of Chancellorsville and was honorably discharged from the service July 12, 1865. He was twice married, his first wife being Elizabeth, daughter of Conrad Remsneider, of Lickingville, Clarion Co., Penn., and by her had three children: Susan (deceased), Flora A., and Martha E. (deceased). His second wife was Sarah, daughter of John and Lorinda (Green) Rhodes, of Forest county, by whom he has two children: Nettie M. and Lydia J. Mr. Albaugh is a member of the Evangelical Church, and of the G. A. R.; in politics he is a Republican.
Source: Page(s) 942, Chapter 15 Biographical Sketches - Tionesta Township and Borough of Tionesta
Hickory and Harmony Townships
History of Counties of McKean, Elk and Forest, Pennsylvania.
Chicago, J.H. Beers & Co., 1890.
Transcribed December 2005 by Nathan Zipfel for the Forest County Genealogy Project
Published 2005 by the Forest County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project
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