Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Benjamin H. Alberston.

Benjamin H. Alberston.

Brith: 1846.
Death: 1924.
Wife: Anna N. Albertson, May 20, 1847-February 6, 1930.
Burial: Haviland Cemetery, Haviland, Kowa County, Kansas.

Benjamin H. Albertson, farmed 260 acres in Wellsford township, in section 8.  He lived about a half mile east of Haviland.

Haviland, an incorporated town of Kiowa county, is situated in Wellsford township on the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific R. R. 10 miles east of Greensburg, the county seat. It has a bank, an international money order postoffice with five rural routes, telegraph and express offices, a weekly newspaper (the Onlooker), a feed mill, hotels, good mercantile houses, etc. Haviland was incorporated in 1906 and in 1910 reported a population of 568.

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