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Louis Best

Male 1851 - 1933  (82 years)


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  • Name Louis Best  [2
    • Alternate Spelling: Lewis [1]
    Born 1849 - 1851  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    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
    Residence 1870  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1870  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Glass Factory Worker (Blower) 
    Occupation 1881  Durhamville, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Glass Factory Worker 
    Occupation 1881  Washington Glass Company, Ithaca, Tompkins, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Glass Factory Worker 
    • Louis Best has left Durhamville and gone to Ithaca. [4]
    Residence 1928 - 1933  Shreaveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 11 Mar 1933  Shreaveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    • Louis Best, almost livelong resident of Cleveland and Oneida, died Saturday at the home of his son Earl at Shreaveport, La. He was a glass worker by trade. Six children survive. Mr. Best had lived in Louisiana since 1928. [5]
    Person ID I1403  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2019 

    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  [3, 6
    Family ID F269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S31] 1870 United States Federal Census, 20 (Reliability: 2), 15 Jun 1870.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/15/1870; Sheet No: 20; Line No: 25-31;

    2. [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


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

    4. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 7 May 1881.

    5. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 3 (Reliability: 1), 16 Mar 1933.
      Items from Here and There

    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