John Best

Male Abt. 1859 - 1939


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  • Name  John Best  [1
    Nickname  Honey 
    Born  Abt. 1859  Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1860  Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1860 United States Federal Census, p.31
    1860 United States Federal Census, p.31
    State: Massachusetts; County: Lanesborough; Town: Berkshire; ED Date: 06/16/1860; Page: 31
    Occupation  1879  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Billards Owner 
    • On motion of Trustee Grismyer-Resolved, that Article VI of the By-Laws of the Village of Cleveland be amended so as to read as follow: "No person shall keep any billboard tables in said village of Cleveland, except by permission of a majority of the Trustees of the village of Cleveland." Adopted.

      On motion by Trustee Tasker-Resolved, That John Best be permitted to keep and run a billiard table or tables in the village of Cleveland for the coming year. Adopted. [5]
    • John Best expects to put up a billiard table next week. [5]
    Residence  1870 - 1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Occupation  1880  [1
    Glass Factory Worker 
    Died  1939  [4
    Buried  Glenwood Cemetery, Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID  I1087  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  15 Oct 2017 

    Father  Michael Louis Best,   b. Abt. 1820, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1899, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Margret Bauer,   b. Abt. 1820, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1889, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Y  [4, 7
    Family ID  F269  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah Eva Allen,   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 
    Married  Y  [6
    Children 
     1. Lena Catherine Kennedy,   b. Dec 1873,   d. 17 Jul 1965
     2. Harry Eugene Best,   b. 25 Nov 1888, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1968, Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  4 Oct 2017 
    Family ID  F613  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt. 1859 - Constantia, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Billards Owner - 1879 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - 1880 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Glenwood Cemetery, Oneida, Madison, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [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: 36

    2. [S32] 1860 United States Federal Census, 31 (Reliability: 2), 16 Jun 1860.
      State: Massachusetts; County: Lanesborough; Town: Berkshire; ED Date: 06/16/1860; Page: 31; Line: 27-35


    3. [S31] 1870 United States Federal Census, 20 (Reliability: 2), 15 Jun 1870.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/15/1870; Sheet No: 20; Line No: 25-31;

    4. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 21 Jul 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Michael Louis Best

    5. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 11 Jan 1879.

    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

    7. [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: 34-35