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Charles Landgraff

Male Abt 1822 - 1903  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name Charles Landgraff  [1, 2
    Born Abt. 1822  Jackson, Washington, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1840  Cleveland Glass Works, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Glass Blower 
    • "It was in the year of 1840 that Anthony Landgraff and his four sons, Francis, Harmon, Gustavus, and Charles, and his son-in-law, George Cowarden, built and operated the first glass factory in Cleveland, having come here from Vernon, Oneida County, because of the shortage of wood, which was used in melting glass." [5]
    • Mr. Landgraff was one of the best glass blowers in the business but of late his health had been poor. [4]
    Occupation 1866 - 1867  Caswell & Company, Clay Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Glass Blower 
    1867xxxx - Village of Cleveland (Map)
    1867xxxx - Village of Cleveland (Map)
    U.S. Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918
    Various publishers of County Land Ownership Atlases
    Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1867
    Collection: G&M_11; Roll Number: 11
    Occupation 1869  Syracuse Glass Company, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Glass Blower 
    • In 1869 he engaged with the Syracuse Glass Co. and removed to that City which became his home for the next 30 years. [4]
    Residence 1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Chas. Landgraff is having an addition built to his house. [8]
    Occupation 1881  Durhamville, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Glass Factory Worker 
    • Chas. Landgraff is working at Durhamville. [9]
    Residence Abt. 1896  Wilcox, Elk, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1869 - 1896  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1897  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 25 Apr 1903  St. Joseph's Hospital, 301 Prospect Avenue, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    • Landgraff Charles-On Saturday morning April 25, 1903, occurred the death of Charles Landgraff, aged 81 years. Mr. Landgraff, who was a former Cleveland resident and practically all his life identified with the glass industry, had been suffering for some time with a cancer and for a few months past had been in St. Joseph's hospital in Syracuse. [4]
    Buried 29 Apr 1903  Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist Church in Cleveland. Rev. H. D. Holmes officiating. Burial was made in the Cleveland cemetery. [4]
    Person ID I85  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2018 

    Father Anthony Landgraff,   b. 1774, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1867, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Hannah Christiana,   b. Abt. 1779, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1866, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married Y  [2
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Barger,   b. Abt. 1826 - 1827, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [1
    Children 
     1. Christianna Landgraff,   b. 30 May 1844,   d. 30 Sep 1848  (Age 4 years)
     2. Harmon A. Landgraff,   b. Abt. 1847, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Charles Landgraff,   b. 22 Aug 1849,   d. 5 Oct 1859  (Age 10 years)
     4. Elle Landgraff,   b. 18 Nov 1853,   d. 10 Nov 1856  (Age 2 years)
     5. Effie Landgraff,   b. 8 Mar 1856, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1874, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     6. Grace Landgraff,   b. Abt. 1861, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Horatio Seymour Landgraff,   b. Abt. 1864, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1934, Central Square, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     8. Francis Landgraff,   b. Abt. 1868, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Mary E. Landgraff
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 30 (Reliability: 2), 17 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/17/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 30; Line No: 17-21

    2. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29852317 (Reliability: 1), 17 Sep 2008.
      Anthony Landgraff
      by Kiely Malone

    3. [S32] 1860 United States Federal Census, 25 (Reliability: 2), 25 Jun 1860.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/25/1860; Sheet No: 25

    4. [S45] Landgraff and Cum(m)ins Obituaries, RootsWeb., http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyoswego/obits/cuminslandlandgraff.html (Reliability: 0).
      Obituary for Charles Landgraff

    5. [S25] Northshore Notes, (Cleveland Historical Society), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?p=361 (Reliability: 1), 1 Oct 2013.
      The Story of the Rise and Fall of Cleveland as Center for New York Glass Works by Frederick G. Griesmyer

    6. [S124] Chittenango Madison County Times (Reliability: 1), 16 Apr 1948.
      Window Glass Industry in Cleveland, N.Y.

    7. [S43] U.S. Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918, Various publishers of County Land Ownership Atlases, (Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.) (Reliability: 2), 1867.
      W.H. Foster, Collection: G&M_11; Roll Number: 11

    8. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 5 Jun 1880.

    9. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 8 Jan 1881.