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Granville W. Morenus

Male 1856 - 1926  (69 years)


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  • Name Granville W. Morenus  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 7 Jun 1856  Milford, Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1888  St. James Episcopal Church, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1889 - Elected vestryman.
    Occupation 1889  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Cleveland Village President 
    • On March 9, 1989, Mr. Gallagher resigned and George Harding was chosen president. He served until G.W. Morenus' election in June of 1889. However, on January 7, 1890, G.W. Morenus resigned and Mr. Harding was again elected president.

      On May 4, 1891, Mr. Morenus resigned and George Baker was chosen trustee to fill the vacancy. [7]
    Education 1885 - 1891  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Board of Education 
    Residence 1870 - 1900  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 9
    Occupation 1875 - 1900  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Glass Factory Worker, Manager 
    • According to the 1875 census, Granville was a glass apprentice. [2]
    • July 1882 - Granville Morenus returned on Tuesday from Pittsburg, Pa., where he has been attending the annual convention of the glass blowers' union, having been appointed a delegate from Cleveland branch. [10]
    • Granville Morenus represented Cleveland assembly of glass workers, at the annual session held in Pittsburgh, Pa., this week. [11]
    Died 5 Mar 1926  [4, 5
    Buried Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    20081013 - Headstone: Morenus Family
    20081013 - Headstone: Morenus Family
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Person ID I612  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2021 

    Father Orson Morenus,   b. 1819, Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1900  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Julia Aley (Morenus),   b. 27 Oct 1830, Strasburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1918, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Y  [12, 13
    Family ID F84  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret J. Waters (Morenus),   b. 5 Dec 1855, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1917  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1879  [3, 15
    • Granville Morenus and Miss Maggie Waters were married New Year's. [14]
    Children 
     1. Amy Morenus,   b. 11 Apr 1886,   d. 26 Apr 1934  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Marion A. Travis (Morenus),   b. 29 Sep 1874, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1958  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1919  [4, 16
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 10 (Reliability: 2), 4 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/04/1875; Page: 10; Lines: 43

    2. [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: 47

    3. [S211] 1900 United States Federal Census, 10A (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: 10A

    4. [S106] Marinus - Mereness - Morenus Family, William Francis Smith, (William Francis Smith), 160 (Reliability: 1), 1983.

    5. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=641&GScid=2221626&GRid=30564334& (Reliability: 1), 13 Oct 2008.
      Granville Morenus

    6. [S205] A History of St. James Episcopal Church, Cleveland, New York, Bertram Grey Foster, https://clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/wp/?p=2100 (Reliability: 1), 1912.

    7. [S40] Landmarks of Oswego County, Henry Perry Smith, W. Stanley Child, (Higgins Book Company - 1895), 504 (Reliability: 1), 1895.
      Town of Constantia

    8. [S40] Landmarks of Oswego County, Henry Perry Smith, W. Stanley Child, (Higgins Book Company - 1895), 507 (Reliability: 2), 1895.
      Town of Constantia

    9. [S31] 1870 United States Federal Census, 11 (Reliability: 2), 11 Jun 1870.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/11/1870; Sheet No: 11

    10. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 22 Jul 1882.

    11. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 14 Jul 1883.

    12. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 10 (Reliability: 2), 4 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/04/1875; Page: 10; Lines: 40-41

    13. [S106] Marinus - Mereness - Morenus Family, William Francis Smith, (William Francis Smith), 156 (Reliability: 1), 1983.

    14. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 4 Jan 1879.

    15. [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: 47-48

    16. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 31 Mar 2016.
      Re: Proposed Change: Granville W. Morenus (I612)
      Fr: Keith Schmidt