Transcribed from "An Illustrated History of The Big Bend Country, embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams and Franklin counties, State of Washington",  published by Western Historical Publishing Co., 1904.

     ALBERT SOPER is handling horses in Wilson creek and also raises stock.  He has some fine Clyde horses on the range and a very well bred stallion.  He has been in the stock business for a good many years in the Big Bend country and is well posted in this business and in the geography of the country.  He was born in Kent county, Michigan, on October 24, 1871, the son of David and Margretta (Allen) Soper, natives of New York, the mother deceased, the father now living in Seattle.  He completed his education in the graded schools in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  In the fall of 1882, he came with his father to Walla Walla and in April of the next year, they arrived in Waterville.  Location was made near the old town of Okanogan and our subject remained there for five years, then he located on Moses creek near Ed Owen's ranch, where he engaged in the stock business, bringing his cattle from Walla Walla.  He took up his first claim on Wilson creek in 1898 which he has improved in good shape.  In 1903, he entered the livery business in the town of Wilsoncreek and continued in the same to May, 1904.  In the early days, Mr. Soper not only rode the range for himself but also was engaged for some of the leading stockmen of the country, thus becoming well acquainted in the Big Bend country.  Mr. Soper has one brother, Graff D. and two sisters, Mrs. Jesse Wallace and Mrs. Maude Christopherson.
     At Douglas in this county, on May 8, 1892, Mr. Soper married Miss Georgiana Day, the daughter of Llewellen and Mary (Rickard) Day, natives of Ohio.  The father served in the Fifty-fifth Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Rebellion.  Mrs. Soper was born in Ohio near New London on January 1, 1874.  To our subject and his wife, four children have been born, Allie May, Helen, M., George E. and Carrie L.
     Mr. Soper belongs to the M. W. A.  His wife was raised under the influence of the Methodist church, but they do not belong to any denomination.