Crawford Getman

Crawford Getman

Male 1833 - 1917

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name  Crawford Getman  [1, 2
    Residence  1833  Ephratah, Fulton, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Crawford was raised on the family farm, the youngest of several children, who lived in near poverty. [3]
    Born  23 Jan 1833  Ephratah, Fulton, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  Abt. 1850  Agricultural Bank of Herkimer, Herkimer, Herkimer, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Crawford received a common school education. At age 15 he started working as a clerk in his brother's country store for several years until he moved up to cleark in the Agricultural Bank of Herkimer. [4]
    Residence  1858  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation  1858 - 1863  Union Glass Company, Kathern and North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Glass Factory Worker, Bookkeeper 
    • Mr. Getman moved to Cleveland in 1858 to accept a job as bookkeeper for Union Glass Works at age 25. He would remain in this position until September 1, 1863, when Getman, William Foster, Forrest Farmer, and H.J. Caswell formed the firm of Caswell and Company. [5]
    Occupation  1866 - 1867  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notary Public 
    Occupation  1869 - 1870  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cleveland Village President 
    Residence  1880  Getman House, Center Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    • Crawford Getman's home was located on Center Street across from Factory Street. It had a large ballroom on the third floor and other features common for a wealthy person' home. [8]
    xxxxxxxx - Crawford Getman House
    xxxxxxxx - Crawford Getman House
    Occupation  1863 - 1880  Caswell & Company, Clay Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10
    Glass Factory Worker, Proprietor 
    • After Caswell retired in 1877, Crawford Getman assumed control. [9]
    1866-1867, Oswego Business Directory, Ad., Caswell & Company
    1866-1867, Oswego Business Directory, Ad., Caswell & Company
    1866 - 1867 Gazetteer and Business Directory for Oswego County, N.Y., (Hamilton Child), p.125
    19480416 - Cleveland
    19480416 - Cleveland
    Chittenango Madison County Times
    04/16/1948, n.p.
    Occupation  1882  Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Town of Constantia Supervisor 
    • Crawford Getman was a Democrat and served as Town of Constantia Supervisor and Village of Cleveland Mayor, as weel as a Trustee for several terms. [11]
    Occupation  1880 - 1889  Getman Glass Company, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Glass Factory Worker, Proprietor 
    • In 1889, Crawford Getman sold both glass companies to United Glass Company. [12]
    1903xxxx - Getman Glassworks
    1903xxxx - Getman Glassworks
    Getman Glassworks
    Cleveland, New York
    Occupation  1882 - 1889  Union Glass Company, Kathern and North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Glass Factory Worker, Proprietor 
    • In 1882 Crawford Getman purchased Union Glass Works, which he conducted profitably in tandem with the Glass Works company under Caswell and Company. [13]
    • In 1889, Crawford Getman sold both glass companies to United Glass Company. [12]
    Occupation  1892  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Cleveland Village President 
    Occupation  1889 - 1896  Getman Hotel, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16, 17
    Proprietor 
    • Opened May 7, 1889, Hotel Getman was located on a small hill at Center and Main Street overlooking Oneida Lake. It was destroyed by fire on July 26, 1896. For it's time it was well known and contained 37 large, handsomely furnished rooms, steam heat and all modern conveniences. [15]
    xxxxxxxx - Hotel Getman, circa. 1889-1896
    xxxxxxxx - Hotel Getman, circa. 1889-1896
    Died  28 Nov 1917  [18
    Legal  6 Dec 1917  [19
    Will Probated 
    • Crawford Getman's will was probated on December 6, 1917 at well over $1 million dollars in value. At the time, it was described as the largest ever processed in Oswego County at the time. [19]
    Occupation  Getman General Store, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Proprietor 
    Person ID  I1110  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2017 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1833 - Ephratah, Fulton, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jan 1833 - Ephratah, Fulton, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1858 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Glass Factory Worker, Bookkeeper - 1858 - 1863 - Union Glass Company, Kathern and North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Notary Public - 1866 - 1867 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cleveland Village President - 1869 - 1870 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Getman House, Center Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Town of Constantia Supervisor - 1882 - Constantia, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Glass Factory Worker, Proprietor - 1882 - 1889 - Union Glass Company, Kathern and North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cleveland Village President - 1892 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Proprietor - 1889 - 1896 - Getman Hotel, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Maps 
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    xxxxxxxx - Profile: Crawford Getman
    xxxxxxxx - Profile: Crawford Getman
    xxxxxxxx - Crawford Getman & Unknown Niece
    xxxxxxxx - Crawford Getman & Unknown Niece

    Documents
    18890511 - Hotel Getman Opening
    18890511 - Hotel Getman Opening
    Cleveland Lakeside Press
    05/11/1889, n.p.

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 25 (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: 25; Line No: 20

    2. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 2 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

    3. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 8 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

    4. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 9 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

    5. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 9, 14 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

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

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

    8. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 31 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

    9. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 17 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

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

    11. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 41 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

    12. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 24 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

    13. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 18 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

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

    15. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 45, 47 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

    16. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 11 May 1889.
      Hotel Getman Opening

    17. [S8] Unknown Newspaper Clipping (Reliability: 1), 1896.
      Getman Hotel at Cleveland Burned

    18. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 83 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

    19. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 84 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman

    20. [S160] Three Millionares in Cleveland, Jack Cottet, Power Point Presentation., 45 (Reliability: 1), 1 Jun 2009.
      Crawford Getman