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Albert Pengelly

Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Hacienda Cuyamaloya, Hidalgo, Mexico
Death: August 26, 1977 (87)
Pachuca, HGO, Mexico
Place of Burial: Mineral del Monte, HGO, Mexico
Immediate Family:

Son of Frederick Pengelly and Mary Elizabeth Rogers Trelease
Husband of Minnie Penpraze Pengelly
Father of Albert Donald Pengelly and Jean Pengelly Tupper
Brother of Thomas (Tommy) Pengelly; Evelyn Pengelly; Private; Frederick Harold Pengelly; James Howard Pengelly and 5 others

Occupation: 1900 First Soccer Team in Mexico - Pachuca Athletic Club
Managed by: Private User
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About Albert Pengelly

Melinda and I met with Francine and Kimberly at our home in Aledo this past Sunday, June 12, 2011. During this meeting we shared many stories about their grand father, my uncle Albert Pengelly. One of the stories that they told was that my uncle Albert told them many times that he knew where there were veins of silver just flowing out of the mountains around Pachuc but he would not share the location with anyone because the government would just come and take it all.

Francine and Kimberly also shared a story about uncle Albert had a wood burning stove in his kitchen up until the time that his home was sold. All of his meals up that were cooked for him in this home were cooked on this wood burning stove.

I actually saw this wood burning stove in Mexico City this past October. When uncle Amber's home was sold, this old stove was given to Raul by Jean, Albert's daughter. Raul had the stove completely restored back to its original condition. It is simply beautiful.

My Uncle Albert Pengelly is credited with being a founder of soccer in Mexico. He and his brother William (Uncle Willy) were on one of the first soccer teams in Mexico. Back then it was called the Pachuca Athletic Club.

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Albert Pengelly's Timeline

June 30, 1890
Hidalgo, Mexico
August 12, 1890
Mineral del Chico, Hidalgo, Mexico
Age 37
August 26, 1977
Age 87
Pachuca, HGO, Mexico
Mineral del Monte, HGO, Mexico