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Michael Louis Best

Male Abt 1820 - 1899  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name Michael Louis Best  [1
    Born Abt. 1820  Bavaria, Germany 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
    Occupation 1860  Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Glass Factory Worker 
    Residence 1870 - 1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • According to the 1870 census, the Best real estate was estimated at $3,000 and personal assets valued at $525. [3]
    Occupation 1870 - 1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Glass Factory Worker (Flattener) 
    Died 7 Dec 1899  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried St. Mary's Cemetery, Route #49, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    20090509 - Headstone: Best Family
    20090509 - Headstone: Best Family
    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Person ID I1085  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2016 

    Father Unknown Best 
    Family ID F414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [5, 7
    Children 
     1. Maria Best,   b. 18 Dec 1844, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1929, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Catherine Best,   b. Abt. 1846 - 1847, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1915  (Age ~ 68 years)
    +3. Margaret Best,   b. 18 Jun 1848, Sankt Ingbert, Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Louis Best,   b. 1849 - 1851, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1933, Shreaveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +5. William H. Best,   b. Abt. 1852, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1922, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
    +6. Louisa Best,   b. 1856, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1909  (Age 53 years)
    +7. Charles Best,   b. 1857, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931  (Age 74 years)
    +8. John Best,   b. Abt. 1859, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age ~ 80 years)
     9. Francis Best,   b. 24 Nov 1860, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1936, Clay, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [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

    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. [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;

    4. [S25] Northshore Notes, (Cleveland Historical Society), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?p=1176 (Reliability: 1), 17 Oct 2015.
      An Unknown Town
      by Keith Schmidt

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

    6. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36923081 (Reliability: 1), 9 May 2009.
      Michael Louis Best

    7. [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