Gustavus Landgraff

Male Abt. 1823 - 1888


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  • Name  Gustavus Landgraff 
    Born  Abt. 1823  Port Elizabeth, Cumberland, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1840  Cleveland Glass Works, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Glass Blower 
    • "It was in the year of 1840 that Anthony Landgraff and his four sons, Francis, Harmon, Gustavus, and Charles, and his son-in-law, George Cowarden, built and operated the first glass factory in Cleveland, having come here from Vernon, Oneida County, because of the shortage of wood, which was used in melting glass." [2]
    19480416 - Cleveland
    19480416 - Cleveland
    Chittenango Madison County Times
    04/16/1948, n.p.
    Died  1888  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I88  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  17 Jan 2016 

    Father  Anthony Landgraff,   b. 1774, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1867, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Hannah Christiana,   b. Abt. 1779, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1866, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Y  [4
    Family ID  F28  Group Sheet

    Family  Amelia Chisholm,   b. Abt. 1826, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  25 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F34  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt. 1823 - Port Elizabeth, Cumberland, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1888 - Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 27 Oct 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: Gustavus Landgraff

    2. [S25] Northshore Notes, (Cleveland Historical Society), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?p=361 (Reliability: 1), 1 Oct 2013.
      The Story of the Rise and Fall of Cleveland as Center for New York Glass Works by Frederick G. Griesmyer

    3. [S124] Chittenango Madison County Times (Reliability: 1), 16 Apr 1948.
      Window Glass Industry in Cleveland, N.Y.

    4. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29852317 (Reliability: 1), 17 Sep 2008.
      Anthony Landgraff
      by Kiely Malone