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George C. App

Male Abt 1869 - 1962  (~ 93 years)


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  • Name George C. App  [1, 2
    Born Abt. 1869  Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion Catholic  [6
    Education 8th Grade  [4
    Residence 1870 - 1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Residence 1892 - 1910  Clay Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • The 1910 census indicates that the house is currently being rented.
    1910 United States Federal Census - Cleveland, p.7A
    1910 United States Federal Census - Cleveland, p.7A
    State: New York; County: Oswego; Village: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 12; ED No. 105; ED Date: 04/22/1910; Sheet No. 7A
    1892 New York State Census - Constantia, p1
    1892 New York State Census - Constantia, p1
    State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 1892; Assembly District: 1; Page: 1
    Residence 1920  Division Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    1920 United States Federal Census - Cleveland, p.2B
    1920 United States Federal Census - Cleveland, p.2B
    State: New York; County: Oswego; Village: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 13; ED No. 139; ED Date: 01/08/1920; Sheet No. 2B
    Residence 1915, 1935 - 1940  Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    • According to the 1940 census, George owned his own home valued at $2,500.
    1940 United States Federal Census - Cleveland, p.5A
    1940 United States Federal Census - Cleveland, p.5A
    State: New York; County: Oswego; Incorporated Place: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 32; ED No. 38-5; ED Date: 04/23/1940; Sheet No. 5A; Line No. 40
    1915 New York State Census - Cleveland, p.4-5
    1915 New York State Census - Cleveland, p.4-5
    State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/01/1915; Assembly District: 1; Page: 4-5
    Occupation Division Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Owner, Winn's Opera House 
    • "The Rube band celebrated the end of summer in August ? the famous ?Three Day Blow?. They paraded through the village streets in costumes and performed in Winn?s Opera House.
      George App owned the Opera House that was located on the corner of Rt. 49 and Division Street. Dances, plays, and celebrations took place there providing the community with a wonderful social experience." [11]
    Occupation 1910 - 1940  App's General Store, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7, 9
    Owner and Salesman, Retail Mercantile Store 
    xxxxxxxx - App's Store / Funeral Home, #321
    xxxxxxxx - App's Store / Funeral Home, #321
    xxxxxxxx - App's Store / Funeral Home, #431
    xxxxxxxx - App's Store / Funeral Home, #431
    Occupation 1892 - 1958  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13
    Undertaker 
    • "George App was an undertaker and the funeral parlor was located on the first floor of his building. This building burned on June 19, 1992 ? arson was proved." [11]
    19550101 - Certificate of Registration
    19550101 - Certificate of Registration
    New York State Department of Health
    M Apps and Son, Cleveland, NY
    Funeral Establishment Registration
    19570101 - Certificate of Registration
    19570101 - Certificate of Registration
    New York State Department of Health
    M Apps and Son, Cleveland, NY
    Funeral Establishment Registration
    19240316 - Bill of Sale (Mrs. Louise Schmidt)
    19240316 - Bill of Sale (Mrs. Louise Schmidt)
    M. Apps Sons
    03/16/1924, Mrs. Louise Schmidt's Casket
    xxxxxxxx - App Funeral Wagon
    xxxxxxxx - App Funeral Wagon
    Eliot App driving his funeral wagon in Cleveland, New York. Eliot's grandfather was George App, Funeral Director in Cleveland, during the 1900s. Eliot's father and grandfather built this funeral wagon. Donated by Richard Griesmyer.
    Membership St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 2 May 1962  [6
    • At 93 years old, Mr. App was the village's oldest resident at the time of his death. [6]
    19620503 - G.C. App Dies at 93
    19620503 - G.C. App Dies at 93
    Mexico Independent & Parish Mirror
    05/03/1962, n.p.
    Buried St. Mary's Cemetery, Route #49, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    20090328 - Headstone: App Family
    20090328 - Headstone: App Family
    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Person ID I2  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2016 

    Father Martin App,   b. 1824 - 1826, Mecklenburg, Schwerin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1910, Clay Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Caroline Lichteissen,   b. 30 May 1831, Bas-Rhine, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1892, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1840  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 14
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eva Weber,   b. Abt. 1871, Herkimer, Herkimer, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1958, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 1894  [7, 15
    Children 
    +1. John Weber App,   b. Nov 1896, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1955, Oswego, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     2. Helen Azalia App,   b. 2 Jul 1899, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1984, University Hospital, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
     3. Catherine Mary App,   b. Abt. 1902, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1997, Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 95 years)
     4. Clarence George App,   b. 2 Feb 1906, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1985, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +5. Frank Elliott App,   b. 10 Jul 1910, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1942, Garvey Residence, West Main Street, Frankfort, Herkimer, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2013 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    19000622 - Suicide at Cleveland
    19000622 - Suicide at Cleveland
    Rome Daily Sentinel
    06/22/1900, n.p.

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 14 (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/05/1875; Page: 14; Lines: 11

    2. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 32 (Reliability: 2), 18 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/18/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 32; Line No: 1-5

    3. [S31] 1870 United States Federal Census, 2 (Reliability: 2), 9 Jun 1870.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/09/1870; Sheet No: 2

    4. [S2] 1940 United States Federal Census, 5A (Reliability: 2), 23 Apr 1940.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Incorporated Place: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 32; ED No. 38-5; ED Date: 04/23/1940; Sheet No. 5A; Line No. 40

    5. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GScid=854849&GRid=29954193& (Reliability: 1), 20 Sep 2008.
      Caroline Lichteisen App

    6. [S14] Mexico Independent & Parish Mirror (Reliability: 2), 3 May 1962.
      G.C. App Dies at 93

    7. [S6] 1910 United States Federal Census, 7A (Reliability: 2), 22 Apr 1910.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Village: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 12; ED No. 105; ED Date: 04/22/1910; Sheet No. 7A; Line No. 9-15

    8. [S39] 1892 New York State Census, 1 (Reliability: 2), 1892.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 1892; Assembly District: 1; Page: 1

    9. [S3] 1920 United States Federal Census, 2B (Reliability: 2), 8 Jan 1920.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Village: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 13; ED No. 139; ED Date: 01/08/1920; Sheet No. 2B; Line No. 57-63

    10. [S10] 1915 New York State Census, 5 (Reliability: 2), 1 Jun 1915.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/01/1915; Assembly District: 1; Page: 5; Lines: 12-18

    11. [S34] Village of Cleveland Comprehensive Plan, Village of Cleveland, 5 (Reliability: 1), 2006.
      Introduction: Historic Overview
      Written by Charlene Weed

    12. [S18] Funeral Establishment Registration, New York State Department of Health (Reliability: 3), 1 Jan 1957.
      Registration #B0422, M Apps Son, Cleveland, NY
      George App

    13. [S18] Funeral Establishment Registration, New York State Department of Health (Reliability: 3), 1 Jan 1955.
      Registration #A0064, M Apps Son, Cleveland, NY
      George App

    14. [S4] Syracuse Post-Standard (Reliability: 2), 4 Jul 1910.
      Noted Cleveland Man Passes Away Suddenly

    15. [S5] Syracuse Herald-Journal, 6 (Reliability: 2), 18 Sep 1958.
      Mrs. App Rites to be Saturday