Laurence D. Cottet

Laurence D. Cottet

Male 1904 - 1982

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  • Name  Laurence D. Cottet 
    Born  3 Apr 1904  Cicero, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • "Dad was born on the family farm in Cicero, NY, close to the Cicero swamp, in 1904." [1]
    Gender  Male 
    SSN  134-16-0830  [2, 3
    Education  Cleveland High School, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Through 9th Grade. 
    Military  World War II Veteran 
    Residence  1917 - 1920  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    1920 United States Federal Census - Cleveland, p.1A
    1920 United States Federal Census - Cleveland, p.1A
    State: New York; County: Oswego; Village: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 13; ED No. 139; ED Date: 01/02/1920; Sheet No. 1a; Line No. 30-39
    Residence  1935 - 1940  1 Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • According to the 1940 census, Laurence owns this home, which is valued at $4,000. Additionally, the census indicates that his father-in-law, Harry A. Morse and a laborer, Frederick Stenton, are boarding with Laurence. [6]
    • The 1 Lake Street residence was the same house Thomas and Sarah Audis Cole had built, and after it was later lived in by the Dwyers. [4]
    1940 United States Federal Census - Cleveland, p.4B
    1940 United States Federal Census - Cleveland, p.4B
    State: New York; County: Oswego; Incorporated Place: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 32; ED No. 38-5; ED Date: 04/17/1940; Sheet No. 4B; Line No. 61-62
    Occupation  1934 - 1940  Como Candle Company, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 8
    Candle Maker, At Home / Candle Factory 
    • Formerly the Perfection Candle Company, Como Candle Company was formed in 1934 by Laurence and Eugenia Morenus after Thomas Dewey decided to close the Perfection Candle Company. Laurence served as President in July 1934. [7]
    19591209 - City Life
    19591209 - City Life
    Syracuse Herald Journal
    12/09/1959, p.35
    Joe Beamish
    Military  5 Dec 1942  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    World War II, Enlistment, Army Air Corp. 
    Military  28 Feb 1943  [11
    World War II, Service Release 
    Occupation  Abt. 1961 - 1963  Lakewood Cemetery, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 12, 13
    Director 
    196304xx - Legal: Notice of Annual Meeting of Members and Lot Owners of Lakewood Cemetery, Cleveland, N.Y., Inc
    196304xx - Legal: Notice of Annual Meeting of Members and Lot Owners of Lakewood Cemetery, Cleveland, N.Y., Inc
    Mexico Independent & Parish Mirror
    04/xx/1963, p.30
    19670427 - Legal Notice
    19670427 - Legal Notice
    Mexico Independent & Parish Mirror
    04/27/1967, p.21
    Residence  1964 - 1982  Bridge Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 13
    Occupation  Cleveland Elementary School, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Custodian 
    Hobbies  Historian  [1, 14, 15
    • "My father's creativity led him to start writing short stories and poems about local places and people."

      In 2014, the Cleveland Historical Society, working with Laurence's son, Jack Cottet, and society members Kathy and Ron Darrow, put together a compilation of Laurence's stories in a limited edition collection entitled Poems, Facts and Tales: Musings of a former Village of Cleveland Historian. [1]
    • Laurence served as the historian for the Village of Cleveland and Cleveland Glassworks. [9]
    19810410 - Oneida Lake sea serpent? Eat your heart out, Loch Ness
    19810410 - Oneida Lake sea serpent? Eat your heart out, Loch Ness
    Syracuse Herald-Journa
    04/10/1981, p.C1
    "Oneida Lake sea serpent? Eat your heart out, Loch Ness" by Dick Case
    Hobbies  Poetry  [16
    19620308 - 'Twas Fouty Years Ago' by Laurence Cottet
    19620308 - "Twas Fouty Years Ago" by Laurence Cottet
    Mexico Independent & Parish Mirror
    03/08/1962, p.17
    "Let's Reminisce" by Emily Hoyt
    Hobbies  Abt. 1972 - 1982  St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Organist 
    Membership  Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department, 31 West Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Membership  North Shore Senior Citizens  [9
    Membership  St. James Episcopal Church, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 17, 18
    Organist 
    • "... the organist at St. James Episcopal Church was wishing to retire. The Rector, Reverend George MacNish convinced my Dad to learn to play the organ. He was basically self taught and after a few preliminary lessons he developed into a wonderful and skilled musician. Over the next 30 plus years he sat on the organ bench at St. James." [1]
    Died  13 Aug 1982  St. Joseph's Hospital, 301 Prospect Avenue, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 9, 11
    19820815 - Laurence Cottet
    19820815 - Laurence Cottet
    Syracuse Herald American
    08/15/1982, Sec. Metro, p. C-15
    Buried  Lakewood Cemetery, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Headstone - Laurence Cottet & Esther Morse
    Headstone - Laurence Cottet & Esther Morse
    Lakewood Cemetery
    Cleveland, New York
    by Kiely Malone
    Person ID  I133  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  15 Feb 2017 

    Father  Adelbert Cottet,   b. Aug 1872, Galeville, Liverpool, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1940, Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Rose Bradt,   b. Jan 1873, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt. 1893  [19
    Family ID  F40  Group Sheet

    Family  Esther M. Morse,   b. Abt. 1906 - 1907, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Lakewood Cemetery, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1934  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified  20 Sep 2015 
    Family ID  F41  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Apr 1904 - Cicero, Onondaga, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1917 - 1920 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - 1940 - 1 Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - World War II, Enlistment, Army Air Corp. - 5 Dec 1942 - Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Director - Abt. 1961 - 1963 - Lakewood Cemetery, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1964 - 1982 - Bridge Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Custodian - - Cleveland Elementary School, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHobbies - Organist - Abt. 1972 - 1982 - St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMembership - - Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department, 31 West Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMembership - Organist - - St. James Episcopal Church, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Aug 1982 - St. Joseph's Hospital, 301 Prospect Avenue, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lakewood Cemetery, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    201212xx - Poems, Facts and Tales: Musings of a former Village of Cleveland Historian
    201212xx - Poems, Facts and Tales: Musings of a former Village of Cleveland Historian
    Cover photo of Laurence Cottet
    Compiled by Jack Cottet and Kathy and Ron Darrow

  • Sources 
    1. [S53] Poems, Facts and Tales, Laurence D. Cottet, (Cleveland Historical Society (Darrow)), 5-11 (Reliability: 2), 2014.
      Laurence D. Cottet
      by Jack Cottet

    2. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=COT&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=36&GScntry=4&GSsr=1201&GRid=29728997& (Reliability: 1), 29 Mar 2009.
      Laurence Cottet

    3. [S1] U.S. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry.com (Reliability: 1).
      Laurence Cottet

    4. [S25] Northshore Notes, (Cleveland Historical Society), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?p=1097 (Reliability: 2), 20 Sep 2015.
      The Cleveland Coles and their Shipyard on Oneida Lake

    5. [S3] 1920 United States Federal Census, 1A (Reliability: 2), 2 Jan 1920.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #139; ED Date: 01/02/1920; SD: #13; Sheet No: 1A; Line No: 1-5;

    6. [S2] 1940 United States Federal Census, 4B (Reliability: 2), 17 Apr 1940.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Village: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 32; ED No. 38-5; ED Date: 04/17/1940; Sheet No. 4B; Line No. 57-60

    7. [S53] Poems, Facts and Tales, Laurence D. Cottet, (Cleveland Historical Society (Darrow)), 7 (Reliability: 2), 2014.
      Laurence D. Cottet
      by Jack Cottet

    8. [S5] Syracuse Herald-Journal, 35 (Reliability: 1), 9 Dec 1959.
      City Life by Joe Beamish

    9. [S54] Syracuse Herald American, Metro, p. C-15 (Reliability: 1), 15 Aug 1982.
      Laurence Cottet

    10. [S55] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, National Archives and Records Administration (Reliability: 1).
      Laurence D. Cottet

    11. [S56] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Reliability: 1).
      Laurence Cottet

    12. [S14] Mexico Independent & Parish Mirror, 30 (Reliability: 1), Apr 1962.
      Legal: Notice of Annual Meeting of Members and Lot Owners of Lakewood Cemetery, Cleveland, N.Y., Inc

    13. [S14] Mexico Independent & Parish Mirror, 21 (Reliability: 1), 27 Apr 1967.
      Legal Notice

    14. [S5] Syracuse Herald-Journal, C1 (Reliability: 1), 10 Apr 1981.
      "Oneida Lake sea serpent? Eat your heart out, Loch Ness" by Dick Case

    15. [S25] Northshore Notes, (Cleveland Historical Society), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?p=894 (Reliability: 2), 19 Jan 2015.
      Armistice Day in 1918

    16. [S14] Mexico Independent & Parish Mirror, 17 (Reliability: 1), 8 Mar 1972.
      "Let's Reminisce" by Emily Hoyt
      "Twas Fouty Years Ago" by Laurence Cottet

    17. [S14] Mexico Independent & Parish Mirror, 22 (Reliability: 1), 8 Nov 1962.
      Graham - Moberg Nuptials

    18. [S4] Syracuse Post-Standard, http://blog.syracuse.com/opinion/2010/01/hes_digging_to_find_keep_alive.html (Reliability: 2), 24 Jan 2010.
      He's digging to find keep alive memory of a CNY man killed in World War II POW camp by Dick Case

    19. [S22] 1900 United States Federal Census, 4A (Reliability: 2), 15 Jun 1900.
      State: New York; County: Onondaga; Town: Cicero; ED: #39; ED Date: 06/15/1900; SD: #12; Sheet No: 4A; Line No: 16-20;