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Henry Jay Caswell

Male Abt 1829 -


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  • Name Henry Jay Caswell  [1, 2
    Born Abt. 1829  Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1857  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cleveland Village Trustee 
    Occupation 1860  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Day Laborer 
    Occupation 1864  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cleveland Village President 
    Religion 1867  St. James Episcopal Church, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1867 - Elected vestryman.
      1868 - Resigned as vestryman. [6]
    Occupation 1867  Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Town of Constantia Supervisor 
    Occupation 1874  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cleveland Village President 
    Occupation 1875  [2
    Carpenter 
    Occupation 1876  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cleveland Village President 
    Occupation 1863 - 1877  Caswell & Company, Clay Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 9, 10
    Glass Factory Worker, Owner 
    1866-1867, Oswego Business Directory, Ad., Caswell & Company
    19480416 - Cleveland
    Residence 1860 - 1878  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • According to the 1870 census, the property is valued at $7,000 and personal assets valued at $8000.
      According to the 1875 census, the Caswell residence was valued at $2,000. [1, 2]
    Residence 1878  Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • H.J. Caswell and family took leave of Cleveland Thursday, en route for Chicago, where they will hereafter make their home. [11]
    Occupation 1882  Denver, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • It is reported that C. Perkins, formerly of the Union Glass Co. here, H.J. Caswell, also lately of the Cleveland Glass Co., of this place, and another Chicago man, are making preparations to establish a glass works at Denver, Colorado. [13]
    Person ID I859  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2020 

    Father Horace Caswell,   b. Abt. 1800, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Lucretia Ford (Caswell),   b. Abt. 1800, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [14
    • According to the 1875 census, Lucretia is widowed. [14]
    Family ID F220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary E. Unknown (Caswell),   b. Abt. 1837, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [15
    Children 
     1. Henry M. Caswell,   b. Abt. 1857, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F219  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [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

    2. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 16 (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/05/1875; Page: 16; Lines: 35

    3. [S32] 1860 United States Federal Census, 29 (Reliability: 2), 26 Jun 1860.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/26/1860; Sheet No: 29

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

    5. [S33] History of Oswego County New York with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches, (L.H. Everts and Company), 291 (Reliability: 2), 1877.
      Cleveland Village

    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), 503 (Reliability: 1), 1895.
      Town of Constantia

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

    9. [S121] 1866 - 1867 Gazetteer and Business Directory for Oswego County, N.Y., (Hamilton Child), 95-98 (Reliability: 1), 1866 - 1867.
      Business Directory for Cleveland

    10. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 14 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

    11. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 20 Jul 1878.

    12. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 6 Jul 1878.

    13. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 18 Feb 1882.

    14. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 16 (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/05/1875; Page: 16; Lines: 38

    15. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 16 (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/05/1875; Page: 16; Lines: 35-36