Biography of Albert Edgar Rubart
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RUBART, ALBERT EDGAR, prominent farmer and stock-raiser of Greenbush Township, Warren County, where be was born December 28, 1861, a son of John and Nancy (Lahman) Rubart. His father was born in Kentucky, July 21, 1797, and his mother near Mansfield, Penn., October 21, 1827. She died April 21, 1902, aged seventy-four years and six months.

Albert E. Rubart obtained his education in district school No. one, of Greenbush Township, and was married September 18, 1887, in Greenbush Township, to Nellie Lloyd, by whom he has had two children: Chester J. and Robert Benjamin. Politically be is a Republican, and in his religious association a member of the Christian church.

Mrs. Nellie Rubart was born in Greenbush Township, in 1869, a daughter of Robert and Josephine (Park) Lloyd. They were both born in Kentucky, and came into Illinois with their parents. Her father settled on Spoon River nenr Ellisville, Fultcn County, and in 1842 removed to Greenbush Township, where he engaged in farming. He was born February 16, 1831, and died December 21, 1879. Her mother, who was born September 17, 1839, is still living in Avon. The land which is the site of Prairie City was broken by him before ever a town was thought of at that point.

John Rubart removed from Kentucky into Ohio when a boy in company with his parents. They came into Greenbnsh Township, Warren County, in 1852, where they purchased a farm in Sections 1 and 2, where they lived until the death of the elder Rubart, December 30, 1872. He was a soldier in the Black Hawk War, and had one son who died in the Union army during the War of the Rebellion.

Albert E. Rubart began life for himself in the year of his majority, and now owns 115 acres in Section 14, of Greenbush Township, where he has built a fine home, and surrounded it with evidences of agricultural skill and success. For several terms he has been School Director and is one of the leading men of his community.

Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois
and the history of Warren County.
Edited by: Newton Bareman, LL. D. & Paul Selby, A. M.
Published by: Munsell Publishing Company
Chicago 1903.