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Clinton H. Drum

Male Abt. 1877 - 1948


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  • Name  Clinton H. Drum  [1, 2
    Born  Abt. 1877  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  Jewell, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Methodist 
    • Clinton and Stella were instrumental in reopening the Methodist Church in Jewell, which was popular with the summer residents. [3]
    Education  1885  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence  Jewell, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Former resident for 26 years. 
    Membership  1927  F. and A. M. Lodge #613, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6
    Member 
    • Mr. Drum has become well known in Oswego, Oneida and Madison counties in Masonic circles. He has been called upon by numerous lodges to give the charge in the third degree ceremonies. [4]
    19271103 - Cleveland Masonic Lodge Rounds Out 60 Years
    19271103 - Cleveland Masonic Lodge Rounds Out 60 Years
    Camden Advance-Journal
    11/03/1927, p.8
    Occupation  1938  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Station Agent, Ontario & Western Railroad 
    • [Clinton Drum] was also a station agent for both Cleveland and Jewell for the Ontario and Western Railroad [and sometimes as ticket agent in Oswego] in the days when the O&W ran three round trips a day between Norwich and Oswego. He retired from the railroad in 1938. [3, 4]
    Occupation  1939  Village of Cleveland, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7
    Mayor 
    Residence  1880 - 1948  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 8
    • 1948 residence was on Clay Street. [3]
    Occupation  Clerk, Board of Education  [4
    Occupation  Jewell, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Station Agent, Ontario & Western Railroad 
    Membership  Eastern Star  [3, 4
    • 1927-11-03 - Received third degree. [6]
    Died  1948  [2
    Buried  Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    20081020 - Clinton and Estella Drum
    20081020 - Clinton and Estella Drum
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Person ID  I1179  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  13 Jul 2019 

    Father  Robert Drum,   b. Abt. 1819, Schoharie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Eva Ann Unknown,   b. Abt. 1837, Schoharie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Y  [9
    Family ID  F208  Group Sheet

    Family  Estella Grow,   b. 1878,   d. 1957 
    Married  9 Apr 1898  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 10
    • The couple were married by Methodist pastor, Rev. A.F. Permock. [3]
    Documents
    19480416 - Cleveland
    19480416 - Cleveland
    Chittenango Madison County Times
    04/16/1948, n.p.
    Last Modified  17 Jan 2016 
    Family ID  F452  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 28 (Reliability: 2), 16 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/16/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 28; Line No: 44

    2. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=241&GScid=2221626&GRid=29851580& (Reliability: 1), 17 Sep 2008.
      Clinton H. Drum

    3. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 8 Jan 2016.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: Timothy C. Grow (I1492)

    4. [S124] Chittenango Madison County Times (Reliability: 1), 16 Apr 1948.
      Drums Rewed on 50th Anniversary

    5. [S12] Oswego Palladium Times, 2, 22 Sep 1937.
      Cleveland Mail Carrier Retires

    6. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 8 (Reliability: 1), 3 Nov 1927.
      Cleveland Masonic Lodge Rounds Out 60 Years

    7. [S150] House Calls: The Memoirs of a Country Doctor, Marvin Brown, M.D., (Prometheus (Buffalo)), 0-87975-448-6., 23-32 (Reliability: 1), 1988.
      Settling In

    8. [S13] Rome Daily Sentinel, 7 (Reliability: 1), 9 Sep 1937.
      News Notes

    9. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 15 (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/05/1875; Page: 15; Lines: 21-22

    10. [S124] Chittenango Madison County Times (Reliability: 1), 16 Apr 1948.
      Golden Wedding Celebration