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Harry Eugene Best

Male 1888 - 1968  (79 years)


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  • Name Harry Eugene Best  [1, 2
    Born 25 Nov 1888  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1910  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Glass Factory Worker, Gatherer 
    Occupation 1914  Mount Jewett, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Glass Factory Worker 
    19140904 - Cleveland Glassmakers
    19140904 - Cleveland Glassmakers
    Camden Advance-Journal
    09/04/1914, p.6
    Occupation 1920  [2
    Glass Factory Worker, Glass Flattener 
    Residence 1900 - 1930  Clay Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Occupation Town of Constantia, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mayor 
    Membership 1931  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Board Trustee 
    Occupation 1925 - 1958  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    New York State Conservation Department 
    • Harry joined the New York State Conservation Department on June 16, 1925 and retired on December 1, 1958. He served 35 years as a boat engineer and a special game warden in the Oneida Lake area. He was known throughout the state as a conservationist. [4]
    193607xx - Harry Best
    193607xx - Harry Best
    Occupation 1959  Town of Constantia, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Assessor 
    Died 3 Jan 1968  Oneida City Hospital, 321 Genesee Street, Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried
    20081020 - Headstone: Harry Eugene Best
    20081020 - Headstone: Harry Eugene Best
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Person ID I2189  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2021 

    Father John Best,   b. Jun 1859, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Sarah Eva Allen (Best),   b. 1857, Lee, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1894, Utica, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married Y  [6
    Family ID F613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alta M. Drum (Best),   b. 30 Dec 1890, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1977, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1910  United Methodist Church, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F612  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. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29852134 (Reliability: 1), 17 Sep 2008.
      Harry Eugene Best

    3. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 6 (Reliability: 1), 24 Sep 1914.

    4. [S88] Queen Central News, (Camden News, Inc.), 2 (Reliability: 1), 15 Jan 2018.
      50 Years Ago - 1968

    5. [S16] Syracuse Herald, X (Reliability: 1), 3 Nov 1931.
      Union School at Cleveland is Remodeled

    6. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65198421 (Reliability: 1), 5 Feb 2011.
      John Best