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Ray Winfield Albright

Male 1895 - 1943  (47 years)


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  • Name Ray Winfield Albright 
    Born 13 Nov 1895  Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • His parents are not listed on birth certificate. Birth Registeration lists N Rosille Albright maiden name N R Clark, (born in Chicago, Illinois) and Delose Gleason Albright with occupation as R. R. Switchman as parents.
    Gender Male 
    Census 29 Jun 1900  Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Delos G. Albright born May 1861, age 39, married 7 years. He was born in Illinois, father born Vermont, mother born Ohio and he is a switchman on Railroad. Wife, Nancy R. born April 1864, age 33, has had 2 children and both living. She was born in Illinois, father born Ohio, and mother born Vermont. Three cildren are listed as follows: Hazle. W. daughter born March 1889 age 11 born Illinois at school. Ray W. son born November 1895 age 4 born Illinois, and Clifford G. son born November 1898, age 1, born Illinois.
    Census 6 May 1910  Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    West 2nd Road 
    • Delos Albright, age 47 married 17 years born Illinois and parents born Illinois, is general farmer owns farm. Roselle wife age 42 married 17 years has two children and living.Born Illinois and parents born Illinois. Hazel W. daughter age 21 single born Illinois, is an accountant in Insurance office. Ray W. son, age 14, is laborer on home farm. Clifford G., son age 11.
    Military 1917  New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Volume 3, page 605
      Activities:
      1. Patrolling the Mexican border
      2. Supervising the organization of certain units for oversea service and of other units; under the 1916 National Defence Act, etc
      3. mobilization of muster of the National Guard of the States compressed in the Department
      4. Organization of United States Guard battalions
      5. Guarding of utilities
      Volume 3, part 1 age 538
      Troop movements:
      Mexican Border Troops:
      From May 18 to June 4 1917 appoximately 25,500 troops were transported from the Border to points in the interior. The 1st Divisions concentration at Hoboken, prior to being sent to France, formed part of the movement.
      Volume 3 part 3:
      Quartermaster Corps
      Ordnance Department Supply company p 1493
      p 1472 Motor Command
      30th Motor Command Organized Nov 1918 place Johnston, Florida
      Stations in U.S. September 1919 Fort Bliss, Texas
      January 1919 Fort Sam Houston, Texas
    Military 25 Jun 1917  Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Ray W. Albright of 1225 Union Avenue Belviere, Illinois. Born 13 November 1895 in Belvidere, Illinois is a grocery clerk is single amd a member of tje State National Guard. Is of medium height hazel eyes, dark hair.
    Military 10 Sep 1917  Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • When enlisted he was 21 9/12 years of age and by occupation a Switchman. He had blue eyes, Brown hair, Ruddy complexion and was 5 feet 6 1/2 inches in height. Ray qualified as sharpshooter on 8/13/18 and was in no battles. He served as clerk, chauffeur and mechanic. He was not married. He relinested when he was 23 7/12 years old, and discharged on 28 April 1920, as Sergeant first class.
    Census 8 Jan 1920  San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    Fort Sam Houston 
    • Ray W. Albright, 24 years, born Illinois, parents born Illinois, soldier, motorcycle company unit 8,
    Military 28 Apr 1920  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    Fort Sam Houston 
    • He re-enlisted when he was 23 7/12 years old, and discharged on 28 April 1920, as Sergeant first class.
    Census 26 Apr 1930  Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address:
    Belvidere Township 
    • Ray W Albright, owns home $3500, no radio, age 34, married at age 23, Born Illinois, parents born Illinois, manager of stone quarry; Alva M, age 36, married at 25, born Texas, parents born England, Marjorie age 9, born Illinois; Donald age 7, born Illinois, Ray W. Jr, age 4 8/12, born Illinois
    Misc 30 Mar 1939  Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address:
    Albright Farm 
    • Lot one (1) in Block two (2) of F.W. Starr's Subdivision of a part of the north east quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 35 in the Township 44N, of Range 3E of the 3rd principal Meridian
    Census 1940  Garden Prairie, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address:
    Bonus township 
    • Ray W Albright age 44 born Illinois lived in Belvidere in 1935, rents farm for 8/month, informant, stock farmer, 8 grade education
      Alva M age 48 born Texas, 1 year high school
      Marjorie A age 19 born Illinois one year college
      Donald G age 17 born Illinois 2 years high school
      Ray W Jr age 14, born Illinois 8 grade
    Military 1943  Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Occupation Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Address:
    222 W. Boone Street 
    • At the time of his death he worked for Pullman Standard Co. as a Hand former of Airplane wings.
    Social Security Number {SSN 343-16-3064} 
    Died 4 Sep 1943  Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 16
    Address:
    222 W. Boone Street 
    • Died of Coronary selerosis, due to hypertension. Alva his wife was preparing his lunch when he suddenly had a heart attack and died. Father Delos G. Albright who was born in Boone County, Illinois and mother Nancy Clark born in Chicago, Illinois. Informant was his wife.
    Buried 8 Sep 1943  Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 16, 17
    Address:
    Belvidere Cemetery 
    • Military Funeral for Ray Albright
      Funeral services for Ray W. Albright, 47, World war veteran, who died Saturday morning in his home, 222 West Boone street, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Atkins-Johnson funeral home. The Rev. James E. Walker will officiate and burial will be in Belvidere cemetery. The rites will be in charge of Boone post N. 77, American Legion, of which he was a member.
      The son of Mr. and Mrs. Delos Albright, he was born here Nov 13, 1895, and lived here all his life with the exception of a short time spent in Chicago where he was employed by the Pullman Standard Manufacturing company. He was married to Miss Alva Mae Gould in Austin Tex., June 25, 1919. He was a member of Co. M. "Belvidere's Own" national guard outfit and enlisted in the army Sept 10, 1917, serving until April 28, 1920, when he was discharged. He was in the motor transport corps and attained the rank of serveant first class. Mr. Albright was a member of the Presbyterian church. Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Donald, at West Point; and Ray, Jr. at home; and a daughter, Margorie of Rockford. He also leaves a brother, Clifford of this city; and a half-sister, Mrs. Hazel Stray, of Roscoe. The son, Donald, arrived here Sunday. Friend may call at the funeral home at any time.
    Person ID I215  Goheen
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2016 

    Father Delos Gleason Albright,   b. 4 May 1862, Spring, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1931, Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Nancy Roselle Clarke,   b. 11 Apr 1867, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1938, Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 31 Jan 1893  Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Address:
    Spring Township 
    • Delos G. Albright, switchman age 31 years, born Spring, Boone County, Illinois; father N.J. L. Albright and Mother S. J. Gleason, second marriage. Nancy R. Clark 26 years, father T. G. Clark and mother Nancy Morse born in Chicago, residence Belvidere, first marriage. Married 31 January 1893, returned 3 February 1893. Witnesses: Stephen Gorham, Carrie Cevtio, and Rev. S Crane.
    Family ID F78  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alva Mae Gould,   b. 13 Feb 1893, Dripping Springs, Hays County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1980, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1919  Austin, Travis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Marjorie Ann Albright,   b. 31 Aug 1920, Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1999, Laramie, Albany County, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Donald Gould Albright,   b. 22 Feb 1923, Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 2000, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Ray Winfield Albright,   b. 13 Jul 1925, Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1994, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2019 
    Family ID F77  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Death Certificate, Ray Winfield Albright||Belvidere, Illinois. Filed for Record Dec 22, 1895 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S972] Birth Registration footnote, Ray Winfield Albright, Boone County, Illinois; filed 22 December 1895. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S58] Electronic Datebase, Burials in Belvidere Cemetery, http://genealogytrails.com/ill/boone/belvcem/cem_belvidere.html, downloaded 10 Jun 2014 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1053] Census 1900, Boone County, Illinois, population schedule, Belvidere city,ED 3, sheet 28, line 72, family 702, page 229, Delos G. Albright NARA micropublication T623, roll 237 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1056] Census 1910, 1910 US Census, Boone County, Illinois, population schedule, Belvidere twp, ED 1, family 224, line 87, page 10, Delos Albright, NARA microublication, roll 231 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S129] Book, Order of Battle of the United States Land Forces in World War, 1917-1919 (Washington, DC, 1949) in 4 Volumes Government Publication D114.2 B32/v.3/pt2.
      These volumes were burned at the University of New Mexico Library fire.

    7. [S41] Military Record, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," index and images, FamilySearch, accessed 24 Sep 2014, Illinois, Boone County, image 67 of 3244; citing NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S41] Military Record, Ray W. Albright, Discharge in Boone County Courthouse, Belvidere, Illinois (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1055] Census 1920, 1920 US Census, Bexar County, Texas, population schedule, Fort Sam Houston Army Post, ED 77, family 74, line 75, page 211, Ray W Albright, NARA micropublication T625, roll 1778 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S41] Military Record, Ray W. Albright, Discharge located in Boone County Courthouse, Belvidere, Illinois (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S1054] Census 1930, 1930 US Census, Boone County, Illinois, population schedule, Belvidere city, ED 4-2, family 490, line 13, page 172, Ray W Albright, NARA micropublication T626, roll 406 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S13] Land Records, Book 88, page 249, Boone County, Illinois; sold to Clifford G. Albright (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S1057] Census 1940, 1940 US Census, Boone County, Illinois, population schedule, Bonus Township ED 4-7, sheet 7A, family 130, Ray W Albright, NARA micropublicatio T627, roll 760 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S909] Fold3, Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration, Fold 3 web site (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S4] Death Certificate, Ray W. Albright||Boone County, Illinois, Certificate # 34709 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S4] Death Certificate, Ray W Albright||Belvidere County, Illinois (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S23] News paper, Ray Albright obituary, Belvidere, Illinois newspaper, 9 September 1943; copy from Belvidere public library. (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S11] Marriage License, Certificate of Vital Record, Boone County, Illinois, Book 1, License # 3173, 31 January 1893. (Reliability: 3).