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Silas Drum

Male Abt 1830 - 1913  (~ 83 years)


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  • Name Silas Drum  [1, 2
    Born Abt. 1830  Sullivan, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1860  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Day Laborer 
    Occupation 1866 - 1867  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Stage Proprietor 
    • Cleveland, Bernhard?s Bay & Constantia
      Leave Cleveland at 9p.m. and Constantia 6:30 a.m. Daily. [4]
    Residence 1860 - 1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • According to the 1875 census, the Drum residence was valued at $500. [1]
    Occupation 1880  [2
    Laborer 
    Occupation 1875 - 1882  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Shoemaker 
    • And now shoemaker Drum wears a blue ribbon. [5]
    • The cobbling trade appeared to be booming yesterday, from the appearance of Silas Drum's establishment. During his absence at Oneida, about fifty pair of old boots and shoes were strung up on his door and windows, and many took occasion to walk up there and view the unusual sight. [6]
    Died 1913  [7
    Buried Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    20081020 - Headstone: Drum Family
    20081020 - Headstone: Drum Family
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Person ID I723  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2018 

    Family Julia A. Unknown,   b. Abt. 1831, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1911  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married Y  [8
    Children 
     1. Emma Drum,   b. 28 Jan 1852, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1941  (Age 89 years)
     2. Ida Elizabeth Drum,   b. 1855, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873  (Age 18 years)
    +3. Henrietta Drum,   b. Oct 1857, Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936  (Age ~ 78 years)
     4. George Drum,   b. Abt. 1866, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    1882xxxx - Civil War Veterans in Front of Getman Hotel
    1882xxxx - Civil War Veterans in Front of Getman Hotel

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 13 (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/05/1875; Page: 13; Lines: 23

    2. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 27 (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: 27; Line No: 21

    3. [S32] 1860 United States Federal Census, 26 (Reliability: 2), 25 Jun 1860.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/25/1860; Sheet No: 26

    4. [S121] 1866 - 1867 Gazetteer and Business Directory for Oswego County, N.Y., (Hamilton Child), 95-98 (Reliability: 1), 1866 - 1867.
      Business Directory for Cleveland

    5. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 19 Jan 1878.

    6. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 13 May 1882.

    7. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=241&GScid=2221626&GRid=29851602& (Reliability: 1), 17 Sep 2008.
      Silas Drum

    8. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 13 (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/05/1875; Page: 13; Lines: 23-24