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Margaret Best

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  • Name Margaret Best  [1, 2
    Born 18 Jun 1848  Sankt Ingbert, Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 5 May 1849  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Departed Le Havre, France (NY Passenger List 1820-1957)
      Arrival May 5 , 1849. New York, New York. (NY Passenger List) [5]
    Residence 1850  Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1860  Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1860 United States Federal Census, p.31
    1860 United States Federal Census, p.31
    State: Massachusetts; County: Lanesborough; Town: Berkshire; ED Date: 06/16/1860; Page: 31
    Person ID I1189  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2018 

    Father Michael Louis Best,   b. Abt. 1820, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1899, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Margret Bauer,   b. Abt. 1820, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1889, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Y  [5, 6
    Family ID F269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Arthur Watson,   b. 15 Aug 1846, Floyd, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1900  (Age 53 years) 
    Married Y  [7
    Children 
     1. Everett Watson,   b. Mar 1868, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1944  (Age ~ 76 years)
    +2. Fredrick Watson,   b. Jun 1871, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Minnie Watson,   b. 10 Mar 1872, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1936, Utica, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. William Watson,   b. Abt 1876, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Earnest Watson,   b. Abt 1879, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Arthur W. Watson, Jr.,   b. 8 Apr 1888, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1962  (Age 73 years)
     7. Harry Watson,   b. 1891
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 29 (Reliability: 2), 16 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/16/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 29; Line No: 1-7

    2. [S12] Oswego Palladium Times, 7 (Reliability: 1), 28 Nov 1936.
      Vicinity Obituary: Miss Minnie Watson

    3. [S32] 1860 United States Federal Census, 31 (Reliability: 2), 16 Jun 1860.
      State: Massachusetts; County: Lanesborough; Town: Berkshire; ED Date: 06/16/1860; Page: 31; Line: 27-35

    4. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 1 Apr 2017.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Margaret Best

    5. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 21 Jul 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Michael Louis Best

    6. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 24 (Reliability: 2), 15 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/15/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 24; Line No: 34-35

    7. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 29 (Reliability: 2), 16 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/16/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 29; Line No: 1-7