Miami County, Ohio Genealogical Researchers -- Sponsored by the Computerized Heritage Association


R. M. ALBERY, saw-milling, Covington. R.M. Albery was born in Franklin Co., Ohio, August 26, 1842; his father, John M. Albery, a native of Licking Co., Ohio, died in Iowa in the year 1871. R.M. was raised and educated upon the farm; in 1862, he learned the house carpenter trade; served two years as an apprentice in Ohio, then went to California and served one year there; he worked three years as a journeyman, then contracted jobs, and carried on the business for six years; returned to Ohio and married Miss Hannah, a daughter of Hezekiah Fowler, of Randolph Co., Indiana. Their marriage occurred Dec. 22, 1872. In the year 1873, he located in Miami County and purchased the saw-mill and privileges, about one mile south of Covington, on the Dayton & Covington Pike; he has a No. 1 water-power mill, and all the custom work he can do. Mr. Albery has since added more land and a residence, making 37 acres of valuable property. They had three children Martin S., Morris W. and Richard F.