Source: Pioneer Days by Mary Donaldson Sinclair
THE ALBAN FAMILY on coming to Ohio settled in Island Creek Township when it was a vast wilderness, inhabited only by wolves and other savage beasts. The family originally came from Wales, and representatives settled in or near Winchester, VA, prior to the War of the American Revolution.
John Alban was the father of George Alban, born in 1758, and when this son grew to manhood he enlisted in the service of his country in the War of the Colonists. He was in a number of battles and finally became disabled from wounds. He married Miss Jane Green in 1783 by whom he had a family of ten children. In 1796 they left Winchester and went to Charlestown, West Virginia, afterwards called Wellsburg, and a year later came to Jefferson County, Ohio.
Of the large number of children only one, George, Jr. remained in this section, the others being scattered to all parts of the country and it is said that in the Civil War representatives of the family were on both sides of the conflict. George Alban, born 1758, died 1840, and his wife Jane Green, born 1761, died 1839, are both buried in Two Ridge cemetery. There also will be found graves of George Alban, Jr. born 1795, died 1861, and his wife, Nancy Cox, born 1807 and died 1877.
(Note to researchers: The above named book has several more bios of families from Jefferson County, Ohio)