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From “Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for Albert R. Browning, who resided at Man, West Virginia:

Is one of the best known and most estimable citizens of Logan county; at the present time holds the office of commissioner on the board of education, which position he fills wisely and honorably; having been elected in 1889, his term has not yet expired. With his interesting family he resides in his beautiful home situated on the Guyandotte River, near the mouth of Huff’s Creek. Besides his farm, his real estate consists of extensive and valuable mineral lands. The annals of Albert R. Browning and family may be briefly stated thus: Subject of this sketch was born in Logan county, W.Va., Feb. 14, 1857; his wife, Penelope E. Mullins, was born in same county June 18, 1859; they were married in that county Oct. 7, 1875; their children are: Henry H., born Feb. 14, 1877; Lloyd R., born Oct. 10, 1878; John D., born March 20, 1881; Anna B., born June 20, 1883; Kenis C., Jan. 27, 1885 — all reside with their parents; Dora H., born Feb. 27, 1887, died Sept. 12, 1888; Vicy P., born April 21, 1889. Mr. Browning’s vocation principally is conducting his farm; his post office is Man, Logan county., W.Va.

Source: Dr. R.A. Brock, Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888 (Richmond, VA: H.H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1888), 817-818.

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