Louisa Best

Female 1856 - 1909


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  • Name  Louisa Best  [2
    • Her aunt is named Louisa and more than half the time her named is spelled Louisa, but on several occasions her named gets spelled with an e at the end. [1]
    Born  1856  Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Female 
    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
    Residence  1880 - 1900  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Living with her father on Center Street. [3]
    • April 10 1893. In the Oswego Daily Times, under the real estate transaction column we find that Louisa?s father sells to Louisa Ladue, for the sum of one hundred dollars, his property in Cleveland. [3]
    Residence  1900  Ithaca, Tompkins, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  11 Aug 1909  [3
    Buried  Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I1405  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  2 Apr 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  [1, 5
    Family ID  F269  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Oliver Town,   b. 1849, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1872  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    • By 1871, Oliver, a glass cutter like his father is in Cleveland NY where he is introduced to a beautiful young woman by a fellow glass worker. The woman?s name is Louisa Best. The two of them hit it off and are married in 1872 in Cleveland, NY. [3]
    Divorced  14 Sep 1880  [3
    Children 
    >1. Charles Henry Town,   b. 22 Oct 1873, Bernhards Bay, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Leona Daisy Town,   b. Abt. 1876, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1933, Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  17 Oct 2015 
    Family ID  F270  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Charles Edward Ladue,   b. 1866, Bernhards Bay, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1940 
    Married  17 May 1883  [3
    • On arrival I find Louisa has a suitor. She and he have known each other for a good long time, living next door to each other when she was a teenager on Center Street and he 8 years her junior. Well, well. Who is this, none other than Charles Edward Ladue? All grown up now, he is a long time Cleveland resident and another glass factory worker. [3]
    • We learn that Charles Ladue and Mrs. Lousia Best were married yesterday. [7]
    Children 
     1. Frank Ladue,   b. 30 Jun 1884, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1967, Bernhards Bay, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Floral Ladue,   b. 1887,   d. 1894
     3. Henry L. Ladue,   b. 1893,   d. 1894
     4. Edith Ladue,   b. 1894,   d. 1970
    Last Modified  8 Nov 2017 
    Family ID  F392  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1856 - Constantia, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1872 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - 1900 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Ithaca, Tompkins, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 21 Jul 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Michael Louis Best

    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. [S25] Northshore Notes, (Cleveland Historical Society), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?p=1176 (Reliability: 1), 17 Oct 2015.
      An Unknown Town
      by Keith Schmidt

    4. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=521&GScid=2221626&GRid=29804661& (Reliability: 1), 14 Sep 2008.
      Louisa Best LaDue

    5. [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

    6. [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: 38

    7. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 19 May 1883.