ALBERT B. STAUFFER, son of Henry W. and Mary C. (Booker) Stauffer, was born November 4, 1871, in Tyron township, Fayette county, Pennsylvania. The great-grandfather of Albert B. Stauffer, Martin Stauffer, lived for a number of years at Eveston, following agricultural pursuits. He was a member of the Mennonite church. He had three children : Sarah, wife of Samuel Heuth; John T., the grandfather of Albert B. Stauffer; and Abram D. John T. Stauffer lived and died in Westmoreland county. In early life he was a farmer, but later entered the baker's business and was the pioneer of that industry in Westmoreland county. For some years he operated from twenty to thirty ovens near what is now called Stauffer Station. Politically he was a Republican, and held the office of constable for several terms. He was a member of the N. B. church. He died in igoo, at Mount Pleasant, his home for the last few years of his life. His children were: Henry o., David, Mary, wife of John Swain; Elizabeth, wife of Young Yetters: Martha, Catherine, wife of Benjamin Kouchenour; Joseph, James, Frank, Belle and \lead. Henry W. Stauffer was born and reared in Westmoreland county and followed farming and butchering for a number of years. During the last few years he has partially retired from active business. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and has filled most of the offices. His children are: Alice. wife of Albert Herbert Martin, a butcher, of Scottdale; Charles W. ; Susan, wife of James Murphy: Elizabeth, wife of Hugo Wessing; Albert B., of whom later; Lucy: Laura, wife of John Beswick Rebecca; Emma: John T.
Albert B. Stauffer was reared and educated in his native place, attending the public schools until he reached the age of eighteen, then entering a rolling mill at Scottdale and continuing there for some six years. He then entered the butcher business and has continued at it since. He is the proprietor of perhaps the finest market in that section of the state, a market supplied with all the latest and improved machinery for working up the meats and stocked with the highest grades of fresh and canned meats. He slaughters all his own meats, and markets his produce in Scottdale and its vicinity. He is successor to his brother, C. W. Stauffer, in the business, having taken charge of it flay 24, 1904. He is one of the best-known men of Scottdale, and is a member of the Eagles. His wife. Cazie, daughter of Daniel Fritz, died in 1902, at the age of twenty-four, leaving two children, Lulu Marie and Mary Frances Stauffer.
Source: Page(s) 214, History of Westmoreland County, Volume II, Pennsylvania by John N Boucher. New York, The Lewis Publishing Company, 1906.
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