91st PA: Josiah Augustus Aulabaugh alias Joseph Allabough

Josiah Augustus Aulabaugh alias Joseph Allabough

Alias

He enlisted under the alias Joseph Allabaugh. [sources: 4, 7]

Before the war

He was born in February 1844, in Adams County, Pennsylvania, perhaps to John M Aulabaugh and Eliza Ann [unknown surname]. [sources: date: 3, 10, 12; 2 (24 in 1865), 5 (66 in 1910), 6 (36 in 1880), 9 (86 in 1930), 11 (75 in 1920), 13 (6 in 1850), 14 (17 in 1860), 18 & 19 (91 at death in 1935). place: 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. parents: 13]

In 1850, he was living in Reading Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He was living with John M and Eliza Ann Aulabaugh (presumably his parents), and with Sarah, Emma, Elizabeth, Amelia Ann, and Peter Aulabaugh (presumably siblings). [source: 13]

In 1860, he was living in Oxford Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Francis and Elizabeth Sherman [?]. He was an apprentice painter, and had attended school within the year. [source: 14]

During the war

He was drafted. He was mustered into service as a private, on 28 February 1865, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. He was a private, in company F. [source: 1, 2, 7, 23, 24, 25]

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865. He was a private, in company F. [source: 1, 2, 7, 23, 24, 25]

After the war

In 1867, he became an Odd Fellow. [source: 19]

In 1868, he founded the Aulabaugh Fur Company. [source: 16]

He married Harriet Frances Glotfelter, on 23 February 1869, in Montgomery County, Ohio. She was born on 6 August 1849, to George Adam Glotfelter and Harriet Smith. They had five children; only George was alive in 1900.

[sources: 3 (6 children--but I suspect Henry and Harry are the same person), 5 (5 children 1 living in 1910), 10 (30 years in 1900; 5 children 1 living), 12, 14, 21, 22]

At some point, he was apparently a professional photographer, who reduced exposures to thirty seconds. [source: 19]

In 1880, he was living at 7 Bridge Street, in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. He was living with his wife Harriett F, and children Nellie, George, and Herbert. He had a hat + cap store. [source: 6]

In 1882, he became a Mason. [source: 19]

In 1889 or 1890, he moved to Omaha, Nebraska. [source: 3 (1890), 12 (1889), 19 (1890)]

When he moved to Omaha, he began a fur business, which he continued until 1902, when his son George took over. [source: 12, 19 (1903)]

On 5 April 1907, he successfully applied for a pension from Iowa. [sources: 4, 7]

He moved to Council Bluffs, Iowa. [source: 3]

In 1900, he was living at 114 No 28th Street, Omaha, Nebraska. He was living with his wife Harriett. He was a furrier [?]. [source: 10]

In 1910, he was living in Garner [?] Township, Pottawattomie County, Iowa. He was living with his wife Harriet F, and two hired men. He was a farmer, on a fruit farm, which he owned, free of a mortgage. [source: 5]

On 23 February 1929, Josiah and Harriet celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary. [source: 17, 19]

On Tuesday, 11 June 1929, his wife, Harriet Frances Aulabaugh, died, at her home, 2851 Browne Street, Omaha, Nebraska. She was survived only by her husband and son George. She was buried at Dayton, Ohio. [source: 17]

In 1920, he was living at 2851 North 28 Ave [?], Omaha, Douglass County, Nebraska. He was living with his wife Harriet. He was retired. [source: 11]

In 1930, he was a roomer at 1821 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska. He was not working. He was a widower. [source: 9]

In 1932, he was elected junior vice department commander in the Grand Army of the Republic. [source: 8]

In 1933, he was living at 2856 Browne Street, Omaha, Nebraska. He had been retired for twelve years, but 'still likes to go "down to the office" several times a week'. [source: 26]

He was healthy until just hours before he died. He regularly walked around downtown without a cane, and usually watched a movie in the afternoon. He rarely missed a GAR event, and always decorated graves at Forest Lawn Cemetery on Memorial Day. [source: 19]

He died on 4 September 1935, at his residence, the Wellington Hotel, Omaha, Nebraska, of infirmities due to old age. His son was then vacationing in Minnesota. He was survived by his son George, and grandchildren Roger and Carol Aulabaugh. He was buried at Dayton, Ohio. [sources: 8, 18, 19]

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Joseph Allabough)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (Joseph Allabough)

3 FamilyHart Database, a gedcom, available at Rootsweb World Connect, updated 2 Sep 2006 (viewed 13 Sep 2006) (Josiah A Aulabaugh)

4 pension index, by name (Josiah A Aulabaugh alias Joseph Allabaugh)

5 1910 US census, Iowa, Pottawattomie County, Garner [??] Twp, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 124, microfilm series T624, film 420, page 58 = sheet 5 B handwritten (Josiah A Aulabaugh)

6 1880 US census, Ohio, Montgomery County, Dayton, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 151, microfilm series T9, film 1051, page 108 = page 40 D handwritten (Josiah A Aulabaugh)

7 pension index, by name (and second card) (Josiah A Aulabaugh alias Joseph Allabaugh)

8 House Document 37: 'Journal of the Seventieth National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, Washington, D.C., September 20 to 26, 1936. April 1937. Serial Set volume 10109, 75th Congress, 1st Session, session volume 2. Page 228. (J. A. Aulabaugh)

9 1930 US census, Nebraska, Douglas County, Omaha, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 40, microfilm series T626, film 1273, page 115 = 11 B handwritten (Joshia Aulabough)

10 1900 US census, Nebraska, Douglas County, Omaha, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 95, microfilm series T623, film 925, page 163 = 13 B handwritten (J A [?] Aulabaugh)

11 1920 US census, Nebraska, Omaha, 1st ward, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 13, microfilm series T625, film 987, page 152 = 1 B handwritten (J A Aulabaugh)

12 Arthur C Wakeley, Omaha, the gate city, and Douglas County, Nebraska, Chicago: S J Clarke Pub Co., 1917, page 703 (Josiah A Aulabaugh)

13 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Reading Township, microfilm series M432, film 743, page 227 verso - 228 recto = 454 - 455 handwritten (Josiah A Aulabaugh)

14 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Oxford Township, post office New Oxford, microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 528 = 56 handwritten (Jesiah Aulabaugh)

15 Ohio, County marriages, 1790-1950, on FamilySearch, Montgomery County, page 184, (J A Aulabaugh and Hattie F Glotfelter)

16 [ad], Omaha World Herald 9 October 1960, page 70 (available on GenealogyBank, accessed 21 January 2012) (Josiah Augustus Aulabaugh)

17 obituary, Mrs Harriet Frances Aulabaugh, Omaha World Herald, 13 June 1929, page 5 (Josiah A Aulabaugh)

18 death notice, Josiah A Aulabaugh, Omaha World Herald 7 September 1935, page 22 (Josiah A Aulabaugh)

19 'Aulabaugh, 91, war vet, dies', Omaha World Herald 5 September 1935, page 22 (J A Aulabaugh)

20 Ancestral File v4.19, accessed 22 January 2012 on FamilySearch, Harriet F Glotfelter born 6 August 1849 to George Adam Glotfelter and Harriet Smith,

21 Ohio, County births, 1856-1909

22 Ohio deaths and burials 1854-1997, on FamilySearch (no images available) for Herbert Allobaugh and William Hale Allobaugh

23 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Joseph Allabaugh)

24 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Josiah A Allabaugh)

25 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Joseph Allabough)

26 'Only 26 Remain of Omaha's 1,000 Civil War Veterans', Omaha World Herald Sunday 28 May 1933, page 2 (J A Aulabaugh)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1870 US census
FamilySearch index (searched Josiah Aulabaugh born PA 1842-1846; no 1870 census entries were returned) (accessed 21 Jan 12)
HeritageQuest index (searched Aulabaugh; searched Josiah born PA, 21-30 years old, in Ohio; Josiah in Montgomery County OH b. PA 21-30 years old; etc.) (accessed 21 Jan 12)
1890 US census, veterans' schedules
Ancestry index (accessed April 2007)
Find a grave
accessed 5 September 2010
headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 18 Mar 12)

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Josiah Aulabaugh in the 91st PA gedcom on RootsWeb WorldConnect

Josiah Aulabaugh in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Reading Township, microfilm series M432, film 743, page 227 verso - 228 recto = 454 - 455 handwritten]
[identification is speculative; see the note on identification for the 1860 census entry transcribed below]
line383940411234
[line 42 is blank]
Dwellings visited89       
Families visited89       
NameJohn M AulabaughEliza Ann "Sarah "Emma "Elizabeth AulabaughJosiah A. "Amelia Ann "Peter M. "
Age3832121110659/12
SexMFFFFMFM
Color        
Occupation of males over 15 yearsFarmer       
Real estate owned3,000       
Birthplace" [sc. Pennsya]"""Pennsya"""
Married within year        
Attended school within year        
Over 20 & can't read/write        
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Oxford Township, post office New Oxford, microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 528 = 56 handwritten]
[identification is speculative, based on his being the only plausible candidate in Adams County. Note that I have not found John and Eliza Aulabaugh (see the 1850 census), and that E, Amelia, and Peter Aulabaugh are living without them at Pennsylvania, Adams County, Reading Township (microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 560 = 12 handwritten)]
[Note that a Josiah Allebaugh, 15, is living in German Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, with Jas K Allebaugh (44) and Elizabeth (36), along with various other Allebaugh's [p.353 = 149 = 225 handwritten]
line567
Dwelling number392  
Family number390  
NameFrancis Sherman [?]ElizabethJesiah [sic] Aulabaugh
Age313917
Sexmfm
Color   
OccupationMast Painter Painter Apprentice
Value of real estate owned1000  
Value of personal estate175  
Place of birth" [sc. Pennsylvania]""
Married within year   
Attended school within year  1
Cannot read & write   
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.   

1880 census

[1880 US census, Ohio, Montgomery County, Dayton, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 151, microfilm series T9, film 1051, page 108 = page 40 D handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the three boarders]
[identification is probable given his spouse's name and birthplace (see the biographical information below)]
line89101112
street nameBridge Street
house number7    
dwelling visit #322    
family visit #362    
nameAulabaugh, Josiah A- Harriett F- Nellie B- George W- Hurbert [sic] I
colorWWWWW
sexMFFMM
age3630532
month born if born in year     
relationship WifeDaughterSonSon
single  111
married11   
widowed/divorced     
married during year     
occupationHat + Cap Store At HomeAt HomeAt Home
months unemployed     
currently ill?     
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year     
can't read     
can't write     
birthplacePennaOhioOhioOhioOhio
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplaceMarylandPennOhioOhioOhio

1900 census

[1900 US census, Nebraska, Douglas County, Omaha, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 95, microfilm series T623, film 925, page 163 = 13 B handwritten]
[identification is confirmed by the biographical information transcribed below]
line7778
streetNo 28
house number114 
dwelling number273 
family number273 
nameAulabaugh J A [?]- Harriett
relationshipHeadWife
colorWW
sexMF
birth dateFeb 1844Jun 1849
age5651
married?MM
# years married3030
mother of how many children 5
# of children living 1
birthplacePennsylvaniaOhio
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaOhio
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaOhio
immigration year  
# years in USA  
naturalized citizen?  
occupationFurrier [?] 
# months not employed0 
# months in school  
can readyesyes
can writeyesyes
speaks Englishyesyes
owned/rentedR 
free or mortgaged  
farm/houseH 
# of farm schedule  

1910 census

[1910 US census, Iowa, Pottawattomie County, Garner [??] Twp, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 124, microfilm series T624, film 420, page 58 = sheet 5 B handwritten]
[identification is confirmed by the biographical information transcribed below]
line86878889
street    
house nr    
dwelling nr95   
family nr96   
nameAulabaugh, Josiah A- Harriet FBott JosephHoskins Samuel
relationshipHeadWifeHired manHired man
sexMFMM
colorWWWW
age66603040
marital statusMMSS
[the first 'M' is followed by a blotch that could conceivable be a number]
#years present marriage4141  
mother of # children 5  
mother of # living children 1  
birthplacePennsylvaniaOhioOhioIowa
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaUnIowa
mother's birthplaceMarylandPennsylvaniaUnIowa
immigrated    
naturalized/alien    
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationFarmerNoneLaborerLaborer
nature of industry etc.Fruit Farm Fruit FarmFruit Farm
employer etc.Emp WW
out of work 15 Apr 1910?  NoNo
# weeks out of work 1909  00
can readYesYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09    
owned/rentedO   
owned free or mortagagedF   
farm/houseF   
nr on farm schedule98   
civil war vetUA   
blind    
deaf & dumb    

1920 census

[1920 US census, Nebraska, Omaha, 1st ward, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 13, microfilm series T625, film 987, page 152 = 1 B handwritten]
[identification is confirmed by the biographical information transcribed below]
line9495
streetNorth 28 Ave [?]
house number2851 
dwelling visit number27 
family visit number27 
nameAulabaugh J.A.- Harriet F [?]
relationshipHeadWife
own/rentO 
free/mortgaged (if owned)M 
sexMF
raceWW
age at last birthday7570
marital statusMM
year of immigration  
naturalized/alien  
year of naturalization  
attended school since Sept 1919  
can readyesyes
can writeyesyes
birth placePennsylvaniaOhio
native language  
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's native language  
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's native language  
can speak Englishyesyes
occupationnonenone
industry, businessRetired 
employment status  
number of farm schedule  

1930 census

[1930 US census, Nebraska, Douglas County, Omaha, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 40, microfilm series T626, film 1273, page 115 = 11 B handwritten]
[identification is confirmed by the biographical information transcribed below]
[I have not transcribed the many other residents, headed by Esther Bryan, who was renting, and reported having no radio]
line91
streetFarnam St
house number[1821]
dwelling visit #[46]
family visit #[102]
nameAulabough, Joshia [sic]
relationroomer
owned/rented 
value or rent 
radio 
farm 
sexM
colorW
age86
married?Wd
age 1st marriage 
school/college since 9/29No
can read & writeYes
birthplacePennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvania
native language 
immigration year 
naturalization 
can speak EnglishYes
occupationNone
industry 
worker class 
at work yesterday 
unemployment schedule # 
veteran?Yes
warCiv
farm schedule # 

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 5 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Allabaugh Joseph
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Allabaugh, Josiah A.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[second card, transcribed 6 Mar 2014]

Allabaugh, Josiah A.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[third card, transcribed 7 March 2014]

Allabough, Joseph.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Allabaugh Josiah A.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

birth records

[Ohio, County births, 1856-1909]
[transcribed 22 January 2012, from FamilySearch]

2
RECORD OF BIRTHS, PROBATE COURT, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, OHIO.
DATE " " [sc. 1882 July 13]
Number 5
NAME IN FULL. Aulabaugh Wm H
DATE OF BIRTH. " [sc. 1881] May 29
PLACE OF BIRTH " " " [sc. Dayton Montgomery County Ohio]
SEX Male.
COLOR White.
NAME OF FATHER. J. A. Aulabaugh
NAME OF MOTHER. Harriet F. Glotfelter
RESIDENCE OF PARENTS. 350 Barr St.
BY WHOM REPORTED. [blank]

[page number is missing]
Record of Birth. Probate Court, Montgomery County, Ohio, 18[blank]
" " [sc. 13]
28
Aulagbaugh [sic]
1875 July 23
" " " [sc. Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio]
Female.
White.
Joseph [sic] Aulabaugh
Hannah [sic] Glotfellows [sic]
" [sc. Dayton] Fourth " [sc. Ward]
[blank]


4
Record of Births. Probate Court,
" " [sc. 1879 June 27]
21
Aulabaugh
" [sc. 1878] Dec 28
" " " " [sc. Ohio Montg. Dayton 2d W.]
Male
White
Josiah Aulabaugh
Frances Glattfelder [sic]
Bridge St. Dayton
[blank]

marriage record

[Ohio, County marriages, 1790-1950, on FamilySearch]
[transcribed 21 Jan 12]

[page] 184
[can't read number]
J A. Aulabaugh
+
Hattie F. Glotfelter
State of Ohio, Montgomery County:

Personally Appeared in the Probate Judge's Office, within and for the County of Montgomery J. A. Aulabaugh who being duly sworn deposeth and saith that he is more than TWENTY-ONE years of age and has no lawful wife living; and that Hattie F. Glotfelter is more than EIGHTEEN years of age, and has no lawful husband living; that she is a resident of the County of Montgomery, and that he knows of no legal objection to the Marriage contemplated between him and the said Hattie F. Glotfelter

Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 17th day of February 1869

J A Aulabaugh
W. Schelhamer Deputy Clerk.
To the Judge of the Probate Court of Montgomery County, O.
MARRIED, on the 23d day of February A.D. 1869 J.A. Aulabaugh and Hattie F. Glotfelter by me
David Minter [?] M.G.
Reformed Church

death information

[House Document 37: 'Journal of the Seventieth National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, Washington, D.C., September 20 to 26, 1936. April 1937. Serial Set volume 10109, 75th Congress, 1st Session, session volume 2. Page 228.]
[...]
NEBRASKA
[...]

Comrade J. A. Aulabaugh, elected junior vice department commander in 1932, died September 4, 1935. He served in Company F, Ninety-first Pennsylvania Infantry.

[...]

biographical information

[Arthur C Wakeley, Omaha, the gate city, and Douglas County, Nebraska, Chicago: S J Clarke Pub Co., 1917, page 703]
GEORGE NICHOLAS AULABAUGH.

The house of George N. Aulabaugh, furrier, is one of the most attractive commercial establishments of Omaha, representing all that is best in the trade, while the progressive business methods and thorough reliability of the proprietor constitute him one of the leading representatives of commercial life in the city. Ohio claims him as a native son, his birth having occurred in Dayton, February 10, 1877. His father, Josiah A. Aulabaugh, was born on a farm in Adams county, Pennsylvania, in 1844 and following the outbreak of the Civil war responded to the country's call for troops, enlisting in the Ninety-first Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, with which he served for nine months. He was married in Ohio to Frances Glotfelder and in 1889 they removed to Omaha, where they still make their home. In that year the father established business as a furrier and continued actively in the trade until 1902, when he was succeeded by his son. Mr. Aulabaugh gives his political allegiance to the republican party and his religious faith is indicated by his membership in the Presbyterian church.

George N. Aulabaugh was a lad of twelve years at the time of the arrival of the family in Omaha, where he continued his education in the public schools until he reached the age of sixteen. He then joined his father in the fur business, thoroughly acquainting himself with every branch of the trade relative to purchases and sales and in 1902 succeeded to his father's business. He is now conducting the store under his own name and he has the highest class of trade, carrying a very extensive stock of all kinds of furs, which he manufactures into salable goods. He is an excellent judge of the value of furs and his purchases are thus wisely and judiciously made, while the enterprise and close application which are characteristic of his business career constitute factors in his growing success.

On the 19th of June, 1901, in Salt Lake City, Utah, Mr. Aulabaugh was united in marriage to Miss Louise Evans. They have a son, Robert E. Mr. and Mrs. Aulabaugh are members of St. Mary's Avenue Congregational church and Mr. Aulabaugh gives his political allegiance to the republican party. He is identified with several social organizations, including the American Canoe Association, the Carter Lake Club and the Rotary Club. Well known in Omaha, where he has resided from his boyhood days, his life is as an open book which all may read and each chapter tells the story of continued progress and advancement not only along the lines of legitimate trade but in the regard of his fellowmen as well.

'Only 26 remain'

['Only 26 Remain of Omaha's 1,000 Civil War Veterans', Omaha World Herald Sunday 28 May 1933, page 2]
[transcribed 8 February 2015, from GenealogyBank]
[a picture was published with the article, but it is of poor quality]

No. 20--J. A. Aulabaugh, 89, 2856 Browne street. He was just past 20 when he enlisted in the Ninety-first Pennsylvania, a zouave regiment. He was not wounded, but was taken seriously ill. Has been a resident of Omaha for 42 years. Retired from business about 12 years ago, but still likes to go "down to the office" several times a week.

obituary, Harriet Aulabaugh

[obituary, Mrs Harriet Frances Aulabaugh, Omaha World Herald, Thursday 13 June 1929, page 5]
[transcribed 21 January 2012, from Fold3]

Mrs. Harriet Frances Aulabaugh

Mrs. Harriet Frances Aulabaugh, 79 years old and a resident of Omaha for 40 years, died Tuesday at her home, 2851 Browne street.

She was the wife of Josiah A. Aulabaugh, founder of the Aulabaugh Fur company. On February 23, they celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary.

Besides her husband she is survived by a son, George. Funeral services are to be held today at 10 a.m., at the Harry E. Swanson chapel. Rev. Calvin G. Butler, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, Kansas City, Kans., and Rev. E. F. Hammond of the North Presbyterian, Omaha, will officiate.

Burial will be at Dayton, O.

death notice

[death notice, Josiah A Aulabaugh, Omaha World Herald 7 September 1935, page 22]
[transcribed 21 January 2012, from Fold3]

AULABAUGH--Josiah A., September 4, at residence Wellington hotel, age 91 years. Survived by son, George.

Funeral services at 3 p.m. at Harry E. Swanson chapel, 24th and Wirt Sts. Interment at Dayton, O.

obituary

['Aulabaugh, 91, war vet, dies', Omaha World Herald 5 September 1935, page 22]
[transcribed 21 January 2012, from Fold3]

Aulabaugh, 91, War Vet, Dies
Founder of Fur Store Stricken Suddenly in Hotel Apartment

J. A. Aulabaugh, 91, founder of the Aulabaugh Fur company, died yesterday at a local hospital of infirmities due to old age. He was stricken in his apartment at the Wellington hotel last night. He was a civil war veteran. For many years he lived near Council Bluffs.

Before coming here from Pennsylvania in 1890, Mr. Aulabaugh was a professional photographer. He was known nationally for his daguereotype work with old style wet plates when camera exposures were long and tiresome. He is credited with being the first photographer to take pictures with an exposure of "only" 30 seconds. This cut the exposure time about one-fourth in those days. Today, one-one-thousandth seconds exposures are common.

Mr. Aulabaugh was one of the oldest surviving war veterans in the state. He saw service in the Battle of Five Forks, the fall of Richmond and was present at the surrender of Appomattox. He had been an Odd Fellow since 1867 and a Mason since 1882. He and Mrs. Aulabaugh celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary in 1929 and Mrs. Aulabaugh died later that year.

Mr. Aulabaugh turned his fur business over to his son, George, in 1903. He and two grandchildren, Roger and Carol Aulabaugh, are the sole survivors. George Aulabaugh is vacationing in Minnesota and until he is located, funeral arrangements are being held up.

Mr. Aulabaugh enjoyed good health up until a few hours before his death. He was a familiar figure about the downtown section, walking along without the aid of a cane and with the carriage of a man of half his years. He visited the fur shop daily and generally took in an afternoon movie each day. He rarely missed a G.A.R. meeting or parade and Memorial days always found him at Forest Lawn cemetery decorating the graves of his departed comrades.


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