Alexander Laverty
Stefan Bielinski

In April 1785, an Albany newspaper noted that Alexander Laverty, a "tayler from London," had opened a shop in the old house of Henry Hart - "cheap as any in town."

In December 1784, Alexander Laverty married Elizabeth Riddel at the Albany Dutch church.

biography in-progress


the people of colonial Albany Sources: The life of Alexander Laverty has not been assigned a CAP biography number. This baseline sketch is derived chiefly from community-based resources. We seek information on his origins and later life. Was he the Alexander Laverty configured on the census of 1830 for Dexter, Michigan with two men in the household over 55 or 65 years old?

We recognize that this sketch is premature. It is posted to at this time to begin to answer a question about the household of Albany businessman Henry Hart. We welcome any help with this individual!

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first posted: 3/30/04