Biographical Sketch of Albert W. Flenner

Albert W. Flenner, farmer and stock-raiser; P. O. Kansas; was born in Butler Co., Ohio, March 17, 1850, being a son of Isaac and Rachel A. (Hughes) Flenner; in 1856, he came with his father’s family to Coles Co., his mother having died in 1852. He was raised on the farm, and on arriving at his majority, he purchased the farm of his uncle, M. B. Flenner, adjoining his father’s place, and containing 160 acres of land, and he still resides there. He was married Jan. 17, 1871, to Miss O’Kalla Breeding, the fifth daughter of Hutchinson and Elizabeth M. Breeding; she was born in Edgar Co., Ill., March 16, 1850; her parents came to Edgar Co. about thirty-six years ago; her father died there in 1866, and after his death her mother removed with her family to Ashmore, and there lived till 1876, when she returned to Edgar Co. where she now resides. They have two children – Rachel Annie and Isaac B. Mr. Flenner has been a member and Clerk of the Board of School Directors for the past three years.



Chapman Brothers Portrait and biographical album of Coles County, Illinois Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1887.

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