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Joseph Bitz

Male 1875 - 1950  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Joseph Bitz  [1, 2, 3
    Born Sep 1875  Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1899 - 1900  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Occupation 1900  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Grocery Laborer 
    Occupation 1920 - 1930  LF Bitz and Sons, Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Merchant 
    • 1932 - Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Widger of Baldwinsville were in town Tuesday negotiating with Joseph Wilbert for the purchase of the L.F. Bitz store property in Lake Street which was sold two years ago by John and Joseph Bitz to Mr. Wilbert. [5]
    xxxxxxxx - Joseph Bitz in General Store
    xxxxxxxx - Joseph Bitz in General Store
    LF Bitz and Sons Store
    Cleveland, New York
    Membership 1931  Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department, 31 West Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Cleveland fire company has elected these officers, during the past week: President, William Gallagher; vice president, Joseph Bitz; secretary, Charles J. Frank; financial secretary, Arnold Kawanas; treasurer DeEarl Goodrich; fire chief, Eugene Dawley; assistant chief, Fred E. Collier; fire chief at "The Union", Chas. Schmidt; auditors, Adelbert Cottet and Joseph Bitz. [8]
    Occupation 1933 - 1934  Village of Cleveland, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Trustee 
    • 1934 - Trustees elected were DeEarl Goodrich on Republican and Democratic ticket and Joseph Bitz, Republican. [9]
    19330330 - Cleveland
    19330330 - Cleveland
    Camden Advance-Journal
    03/30/1933, p.2
    Residence 1930 - 1937  Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • According to the 1930 census, the Bitz house is valued at $2,000. [7]
    • Much sympathy is expressed to the [Bitz] family as it will be recalled that their flat in Lake street was ruined by smoke and water in October and they were not able to occupy it again until New Year's day, when they again took possession. [11]
    • 1937 - Joseph Bitz, who was badly injured by a fall about two weeks ago, continues in a very weak condition at a Syracuse hospital. [12]
    Died 1950  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1512  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2021 

    Father Lorenzo F. Bitz,   b. 1 Jan 1845, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1925  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary M. Dyer (Bitz),   b. 1844 - 1845, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1873  [1, 13
    • Married on Easter Sunday. [6]
    xxxxxxxxx - Vienna
    xxxxxxxxx - Vienna
    Unknown Newspaper Clipping
    No Date, n.p.
    Family ID F427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lottie L. Schmidt,   b. Sep 1879, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1933, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Y  [2, 14
    Children 
    +1. Leo Joseph Bitz,   b. 7 Jan 1908, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1991, Bridge Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Mary L. Bitz,   b. 1912, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Helen A. Bitz,   b. 1913, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Clarence F. Bitz,   b. 3 Jul 1915, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1999, Onedia Healthcare, 221 Broad Street, Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S211] 1900 United States Federal Census, 11A (Reliability: 2), 14 Jun 1900.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #107; ED Date: 06/14/1900; SD: #13; Sheet No: 11A

    2. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 27 Oct 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: Gasper Schmidt

    3. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 30 Oct 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: Lottie L. Schmidt (l1511)

    4. [S28] 1899 Cleveland Village Directory, (Village of Cleveland), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?s=bitz (Reliability: 1), 1899.

    5. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 4 (Reliability: 1), 14 Jul 1932.
      Cleveland

    6. [S12] Oswego Palladium Times, np (Reliability: 1), 11/6//1925.
      Lorenzo F. Bitz

    7. [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

    8. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 7 (Reliability: 1), 14 May 1931.
      Items From Here and There

    9. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 3 (Reliability: 1), 22 Mar 1934.
      Cleveland

    10. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 2 (Reliability: 1), 30 Mar 1933.
      Cleveland

    11. [S13] Rome Daily Sentinel (Reliability: 1), 10 Jan 1933.
      Funeral Services Held for Mrs. Joseph Bitz

    12. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 3 (Reliability: 1), 21 Jan 1937.
      Cleveland

    13. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 24 Nov 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: Mary Dyer (I1534)

    14. [S88] Queen Central News, (Camden News, Inc.), 2 (Reliability: 1), 26 Sep 2016.
      By-Gone Days: 25 Years Ago - 1991