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Rev. George Herbert Macnish

Rev. George Herbert Macnish

Male 1879 - 1949  (69 years)

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  • Name George Herbert Macnish  [1
    Prefix Rev. 
    Nickname Mac 
    Born 7 Aug 1879  Ovid, Seneca, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    • Dyr Landing, N.Y. [2]
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1879 - 1880  Varick, Seneca, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1880 United States Federal Census - Varick, p.17
    1880 United States Federal Census - Varick, p.17
    1880 United States Federal Census, 17 (Reliability: 2), 11 Jun 1880.
    State: New York; County: Seneca; Town: Varick; SD No.: 10; ED No.: 167; ED Date: 06/11/1880; Page: 17
    Education 1898  St. John's Military Academy, Manlius, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Graduation 1903  Kenyon College, Grambler, Knox, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 9, 10
    Bachelor of Arts 
    1903xxxx - 1903 Senior Class Photo
    1903xxxx - 1903 Senior Class Photo
    The Kenyon Reveille
    George Macnish pictured on the left.
    p.30, p.36
    Occupation 1906  Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Teacher 
    Occupation Abt. 1909  Cincinnatus School, Cincinnatus, Cortland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Principal 
    Occupation 1911 
    Author, The Master of Evolution 
    Residence 1914  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Education 1915  New York Theological Seminary, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 14, 15, 16
    xxxxxxxx - Personal Mention
    xxxxxxxx - Personal Mention
    Unknown Newspaper Clipping
    n.d., n.p.
    Residence 1915  Seneca Street, Ovid, Seneca, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    1915 New York State Census - Ovid, p.6-7
    1915 New York State Census - Ovid, p.6-7
    1915 New York State Census, 7 (Reliability: 2), 1 Jun 1915.
    State: New York; County: Seneca; Town: Ovid; Village: Ovid; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/01/1915; Assembly District: 1; Page: 6-7
    Religion 10 Jun 1916  St. Pauls Episcopal Church 101 East Williams Street, Waterloo, Seneca, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Ordained Deacon 
    Occupation Feb 1917  Grace Church, Union Springs, Cayuga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 18
    • Father MacNish served briefly at Grace Church, Union Springs, before enlisting in the Army. [2]
    Religion Apr 1917  [2
    Ordained Priest 
    Graduation Hobart College, 337 Pulteney Street, Geneva, Seneca, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 19
    xxxxxxxx - Misc. MacNish Article
    xxxxxxxx - Misc. MacNish Article
    Ovid Gazette ^ Independent
    n.d., n.p.
    Military 27 Nov 1917  [5
    Induction, Ft. Niagara, N.Y. 
    Military 1917 - 1918  [1, 3, 5, 17, 20, 21
    World War I Veteran, Artillery Officer 
    • A lieutenant in World War I, he served in France under the late General George S. Patton, Jr. of World War II. [8]
    19190109 - Ovid Local
    19190109 - Ovid Local
    Ovid Gazette and Independent
    1/9/1919, n.p.
    Military 19 Dec 1918  [5
    Honorable Discharge 
    Occupation Abt. 1919  Calvary Episcopal Church, Utica, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Assistant Rector 
    • Served as assistant to Rev. E.H. Coley, D.D. [1]
    Occupation Abt. 1920 - 1922  Perfection Candle Company, Main Street, Cleveland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 17
    Founder, Co-owner and Vice President 
    • At Cleveland, [Rev. MacNish] mixes religion with business methods. In order to keep the villagers from seeking jobs in the cities, MacNish established a candle factory, became vice-president, and drives the product of the candle factory to the railroad station. [17]
    • [Rev. MacNish] saw that the village offered little opportunity for employment and some two years ago, he started a candle factory in a small shack assisted by Raymond Cottet and George Moyer, the latter having been employed previously in the Will & Baumer candle factory in Syracuse. Larger quarters on the main street were secured as the business grew, and having launched the project, which gradually took more and more of his time, the rector had the company organized about three months ago, under the name of the Perfection Candle Company, capital $10,000. [1]
    19230207 - Rev. George MacNish Visits Friends Here
    19230207 - Rev. George MacNish Visits Friends Here
    Geneva Daily Times
    02/07/1923, p.9
    19220924 - Vigorous Village Rector Effectively Wields Hammer and Paint Brush, Organizes Candle Company and Plans New Book on Orthodoxy of Glands
    19220924 - Vigorous Village Rector Effectively Wields Hammer and Paint Brush, Organizes Candle Company and Plans New Book on Orthodoxy of Glands
    Utica Observer-Dispatch
    09/24/1922, Sec. 3, p.1
    Hobbies 1924  Cleveland Boys Club, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Founder 
    19240308 - Community Boy's Club
    19240308 - Community Boy's Club
    Oswego Daily Palladium
    03/08/1924, p.8
    Residence 1919 - 1935  Cleveland Hotel, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [24, 25
    • According to the 1930 census, Rev. MacNish was a lodger at the hotel on Lake Street in the Village. [23]
    19350207 - Hotel Cleveland Damaged By Fire
    19350207 - Hotel Cleveland Damaged By Fire
    Camden Advance-Journal
    02/07/1935, p.3
    Occupation 1941  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 26
    New York State Volunteer Fireman Association, Chaplin 
    19410724 - Fire Protection Method will be Taught by State
    19410724 - Fire Protection Method will be Taught by State
    Rome Daily Sentinel
    7/24/1941, p.14
    Hobbies 1933 - 1946  North Shore Golf Club, 8062 Maple Flats Road, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 28, 29
    Golfer 
    • 1933 - Rev. G.H. MacNish of this village was named chairman of the greens committee. [27]
    19331012 - North Shore Golf Club Holds Annual Meeting
    19331012 - North Shore Golf Club Holds Annual Meeting
    Camden Advance-Journal
    10/12/1933, p.4
    Residence 1936 - 1948  Route 49, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    xxxxxxxx - George Macnish Residence
    xxxxxxxx - George Macnish Residence
    Photo provided by Jack Cottet
    Occupation Author, The Orthodoxy of the Glands  [1
    Occupation 1948  [8, 30
    Author, "One Divided World" 
    Occupation 1919 - 1948  St. James Episcopal Church, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 12, 17, 23, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42
    Rector 
    • The Rev. George MacNish, who has been spending a few weeks at the home of his father on Seneca street, left on [October 8th, 1919] inst for Cleveland, N.Y., where he will have charge of St. James parish, under the direction of Bishop Fiske. [31]
    19300827 - St. James Church, Ad.
    19300827 - St. James Church, Ad.
    Cleveland Lakeside Press
    8/27/1930, n.p.
    19380629 - Episcopalian Parish Will Benefit
    19380629 - Episcopalian Parish Will Benefit
    Syracuse Journal
    6/29/1938, p.12
    19191008 - Ovid Local
    19191008 - Ovid Local
    Ovid Gazette and Independent
    10/08/1919, n.p.
    19461107 - Rev. MacNish Stric3ken at Consecration
    19461107 - Rev. MacNish Stric3ken at Consecration
    Syracuse Herald-Journal
    11/07/1946, p.3
    1936-02-08, Open Campaign
    1936-02-08, Open Campaign
    Syracuse Herald
    2/8/1936, p.9
    Occupation 1919 - 1948  Trinity Episcopal Church, Route 49, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 12, 43
    Rector 
    19260816 - Rededication at Constantia
    19260816 - Rededication at Constantia
    Syracuse Herald
    08/16/1926, p.4
    19660505 - Let's Reminisce
    19660505 - Let's Reminisce
    Mexico Independent
    by Emily Hoyt, p.10
    Membership American Legion Post 858, 858 Main Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 17
    Post Organizer and Chaplin 
    Died 29 Jan 1949  University Hospital, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 12, 30
    19490204 - Rev. George H. MacNish
    19490204 - Rev. George H. MacNish
    Cortland Democrat
    2/4/1949, p.4
    19490204 - Rev. G. H. MacNish of Cleveland, Dead
    19490204 - Rev. G. H. MacNish of Cleveland, Dead
    Interlaken Review,
    02/04/1949, p.1
    19490227 - Deaths: George H. MacNish
    19490227 - Deaths: George H. MacNish
    The Living Church
    02/27/1949, Vol. 118, No. 9, p.22
    19490130 - Rev. G.H. MacNish of Cleveland Dead
    19490130 - Rev. G.H. MacNish of Cleveland Dead
    Syracuse Post-Standard
    01/30/1949 p.38
    Buried Ovid Union Cemetery, Ovid, Seneca, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Services were held on [] in the Trinity Episcopal Church of Syracuse. Requiem celebration of Holy Communion took place at noon. The celebrant was the Rt. Rev. Malcolm E. Peabody, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York, assisted by the Rt. Rev. Walter M. Higley suffragan bishop of the diocese and the Rev. Claude H. Leyfield, rector of Trinity Episcopal church of Syracuse. [8]
    Person ID I2019  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2019 

    Father Rev. Charles Warrington Macnish,   b. 1844,   d. 16 Dec 1920, Clifton Springs Sanitarium, 11 and 9 East Main Street, Clifton Springs, Ontario, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane Updike 
    Family ID F566  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    1923xxxx - Portrait Rev. George H. MacNish
    1923xxxx - Portrait Rev. George H. MacNish

    Documents
    19460630 - Calls on World to Conquer Jitters, Not Russian Army
    19460630 - Calls on World to Conquer Jitters, Not Russian Army
    Syracuse Post-Standard
    06/30/1946, Letter to the Editor, p.6
    19410629 - Production Battle Drive
    19410629 - Production Battle Drive
    Syracuse Herald-American
    06/29/1941, Sec. 2, p.2
    19460317 - Two Teams in One World?
    19460317 - Two Teams in One World?
    Syracuse Post-Standard
    03/17/1946, Letter to the Editor, p.6
    19460620 - City Life
    19460620 - City Life
    Syracuse Herald-Journal
    by Joe Beamish
    06/20/1946, p.25

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] Utica Observer-Dispatch, Sec. 3, p.1 (Reliability: 1), 24 Sep 1922.
      Vigorous Village Rector Effectively Wields Hammer and Paint Brush, Organizes Candle Company and Plans New Book on Orthodoxy of Glands

    2. [S146] The Living Church, Vol. 118, No. 9, p.22 (Reliability: 2), 27 Feb 1949.
      Deaths: George H. MacNish

    3. [S140] Interlaken Review, 1 (Reliability: 1), 4 Feb 1949.
      Rev. G. H. MacNish of Cleveland, Dead

    4. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=MacNish&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=36&GScnty=2027&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=97966139&df=all& (Reliability: 1), 29 Sep 2012.
      Rev. George MacNish

    5. [S87] New York, Abstracts of World War I Military Service, 1917-1919, New York (State). Adjutant General's Office, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.) (Reliability: 2).
      MacNish, George Herbert

    6. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 17 (Reliability: 2), 11 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Seneca; Town: Varick; Village: SD No.: 10; ED No.: 167; ED Date: 06/11/1880; Page: 17; Line 22-26

    7. [S145] Ovid Independent, n.p. (Reliability: 1), 14 Jun 1898.
      Personal News

    8. [S124] Chittenango Madison County Times (Reliability: 1), 4 Feb 1949.
      Rev. George MacNish

    9. [S142] Ovid Gazette and Independent, n.p. (Reliability: 1), 26 Jun 1901.
      Personal Notes

    10. [S147] 1905-1906 Catalogue of Kenyon College, Kenyon College, 109 (Reliability: 1), 1905.
      Annual Commencement

    11. [S142] Ovid Gazette and Independent, n.p. (Reliability: 1), 27 Jun 1906.
      Personal Notes

    12. [S141] Cortland Democrat, 4 (Reliability: 1), 4 Feb 1949.
      Cincinnatus: Rev. George H. MacNish

    13. [S138] Geneva Daily Times, 5 (Reliability: 1), 6 Jun 1914.
      Brief Mention

    14. [S8] Unknown Newspaper Clipping (Reliability: 1), n.d.
      Personal Mention

    15. [S140] Interlaken Review (Reliability: 1), 24 Sep 1915.
      Ovid

    16. [S10] 1915 New York State Census, 7 (Reliability: 2), 1 Jun 1915.
      State: New York; County: Seneca; Town: Ovid; Village: Ovid; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/01/1915; Assembly District: 1; Page: 7; Lines: 17-19

    17. [S138] Geneva Daily Times, 9 (Reliability: 1), 7 Feb 1923.
      Rev. George MacNish Visits Friends Here

    18. [S144] Union Springs Advertisor, n.p. (Reliability: 1), 8 Feb 1917.

    19. [S142] Ovid Gazette and Independent, n.p. (Reliability: 1), n.d.

    20. [S144] Union Springs Advertisor (Reliability: 1), 23 Aug 1917.

    21. [S142] Ovid Gazette and Independent, n.p. (Reliability: 1), 9 Jan 1919.
      Ovid Local

    22. [S37] Oswego Daily Palladium, 8 (Reliability: 1), 8 Mar 1924.
      Community Boy's Club

    23. [S20] 1930 United States Federal Census, 4b (Reliability: 2), 10 Apr 1930.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Village: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 2; ED No. 5; ED Date: 04/10/1930; Sheet No. 4b

    24. [S154] MAC the North Shore Preacher, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 43 -45 (Reliability: 1), 14 Feb 2017.

    25. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 3 (Reliability: 1), 7 Feb 1935.
      Hotel Cleveland Damaged By Fire

    26. [S13] Rome Daily Sentinel, 14 (Reliability: 1), 24 Jul 1941.
      Fire Protection Method Will Be Taught by State

    27. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 4 (Reliability: 1), 12 Oct 1933.
      North Shore Golf Club Holds Annual Meeting

    28. [S5] Syracuse Herald-Journal, 27 (Reliability: 1), 1 Nov 1946.

    29. [S150] House Calls: The Memoirs of a Country Doctor, Marvin Brown, M.D., (Prometheus (Buffalo)), 0-87975-448-6., 23-32 (Reliability: 1), 1988.
      Settling In

    30. [S4] Syracuse Post-Standard, 38 (Reliability: 1), 30 Jan 1949.
      Rev. G.H. MacNish of Cleveland Dead

    31. [S142] Ovid Gazette and Independent (Reliability: 1), 8 Oct 1919.
      Ovid Local

    32. [S140] Interlaken Review, 2 (Reliability: 1), 23 Feb 1923.
      Ovid

    33. [S139] Seneca County News (Reliability: 1), 10 Oct 1928.
      Ovid News

    34. [S12] Oswego Palladium Times, 4 (Reliability: 1), 8 Feb 1936.
      Officiates at Kaufmann Rites

    35. [S139] Seneca County News (Reliability: 1), 5 Aug 1937.
      Obituary Notices: Charles MacNish

    36. [S17] Syracuse Journal, 12 (Reliability: 1), 29 Jun 1938.
      Episcopalian Parish Will Benefit

    37. [S138] Geneva Daily Times, 3 (Reliability: 1), 24 Nov 1948.
      Willard Notes and Personal

    38. [S12] Oswego Palladium Times, 7 (Reliability: 1), 1 Mar 1948.
      Vicinity Obituary: Daniel F. Reynolds

    39. [S143] Elmira Star-Gazette, 17 (Reliability: 1), 21 Dec 1920.
      Former Pastor Dies

    40. [S16] Syracuse Herald, 9 (Reliability: 1), 8 Feb 1936.
      To Open Campaign

    41. [S5] Syracuse Herald-Journal, 37 (Reliability: 1), 1 Aug 1940.
      Death Records: Adelbert Cottet

    42. [S16] Syracuse Herald, Sec. 2, p.1 (Reliability: 1), 6 May 1929.
      Bishop Fiske Dedicates Fulton All Saints Church

    43. [S16] Syracuse Herald, 4 (Reliability: 1), 16 Aug 1926.
      Rededication at Constantia