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Albert and Lena Gleockner Collection (MC 236) - Columbus State University

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Albert and Lena Gleockner Collection (MC 236)

Biographical Note

Albert Lee Gleockner was born on June 4, 1890 in Forksville, Pennsylvania and died February 29, 1968 in Sayre, Pennsylvania. His parents were David and Mary Gloeckler, according to an affidavit in the collection. The spelling of Albert's name was changed at some point to Gleockner . In the 1900 census the family name is spelled Glockler. Lena Ensley Gleockner was born in Tennessee to James and Mary Ensley around 1900. They were divorced in Pennsylvania on November 5, 1928 and re-married in Georgia on March 7, 1929. Their son, Lee Samuel Gleockner, was born August 20, 1928 in Estella, Pennsylvania.

Scope and Content

This collection contains legal documents relating to the Gleockners, as well as correspondence and papers relating to World War I, union activities, fraternal organizations, and the funeral of David Gleockner (1861-1943) in Forksville, Pennsylvania 1917-1987 1 box (.3 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Albert and Lena Gleockner Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required: Albert and Lena Gleockner Collection (MC 236) Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia



Box List

Box 1

  • Folder 1 - Letters to J.H. Roberts of Phenix City, Alabama, from Various Soldiers in WWI, 1917-1919
  • Folder 2 - United Textile Workers of America Dues Booklets (3) Belonging to Nellie Ensley, August 1918
  • Folder 3 - Constitution By Laws and Rules of Order of Bibb City Lodge # 224, Belongs to John E. Ensley, December 24, 1918
  • Folder 4 - Legal Documents Pertaining to Albert and Lena Gleockner, 1928-1987
  • Folder 5 - A Pocket Diary from 1931, No Owner Listed
  • Folder 6 - Funeral Remembrance for David H. Gleockner, January 25, 1943
  • Folder 7 - Funeral Bills for Albert Gleockner's Funeral, March 28, 1968
  • Folder 8 - Funeral Register for Albert Gleockner, February 29, 1977
  • Folder 9 - Three Photographs and Two Postcards, Undated

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