Lorenzo F. Bitz

Male 1845 - 1925


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  • Name  Lorenzo F. Bitz  [2, 3
    • Alternate Spelling: Bitts [1]
    Born  1 Jan 1845  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1845 - 1850  Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1850 United States Federal Census, Constantia - p.21
    1850 United States Federal Census, Constantia - p.21
    State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; ED Date: 07/17/1850; Page: 21
    Residence  1851 - 1901  Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • At the age of five years he, with his parents, moved to the farm in the town of Vienna, which, for the following 55 years was his home. [4]
    • In 1901, Lorenzo and Katherine sold a parcel of their land in Vienna to Charles W. Knight. This would become a part of the Knight estate. [7]
    • In 1913, an section of their Vienna property was sold to Tillie E. Collier. [8]
    19131227 - Real Estate Transactions
    19131227 - Real Estate Transactions
    Rome Daily Sentinel
    12/27/1913, p.2
    Residence  1901 - 1910  Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Twenty-five years ago he left the farm and moved to this village [Cleveland], purchasing the Keogh property in Lake Street and with his sons, most successfully conducted the business. [4]
    19100818 - Sale of Real Estate
    19100818 - Sale of Real Estate
    Oswego Daily Palladium
    08/18/1910, p.5
    Occupation  1905 - 1920  LF Bitz and Sons, Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Merchant 
    • About five years ago [1920] he retired from the firm, since which time the business has been the capable hands of his sons, Joseph and John Bitz, under the firm name of L.F. Bitz Sons. [4]
    19050907 - Cleveland Chat
    19050907 - Cleveland Chat
    Rome Daily Sentinel
    09/07/1905, p.8
    Died  5 Nov 1925  [3, 4, 5
    • On Wednesday, October 14, he attended a supper at App's Hall and while returning home fell and this hastened his death. [4]
    19251106 - Lorenzo F. Bitz
    19251106 - Lorenzo F. Bitz
    Oswego Palladium Times
    11/6/1925, n.p.
    Buried  7 Nov 1925  St. Mary's Cemetery, Route #49, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    20090510 - Headstone: John, Lorenzo, Katherine & Mary Bitz
    20090510 - Headstone: John, Lorenzo, Katherine & Mary Bitz
    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Lorenzo F. Bitz and Mary M. Dyer
    John Bitz and Katherine Mulholland
    by Kiely Malone
    Person ID  I1575  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  16 Dec 2015 

    Father  John D. Bitz,   b. 1813,   d. 1901 
    Mother  Catherine Mulholland,   b. 1821, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1906, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F428  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary M. Dyer,   b. 1844 - 1845, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916 
    Married  13 Apr 1873  [2
    • Married on Easter Sunday. [4]
    xxxxxxxxx - Vienna
    xxxxxxxxx - Vienna
    Unknown Newspaper Clipping
    No Date, n.p.
    Children 
     1. Joseph Bitz,   b. Sep 1875, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John F. Bitz,   b. 3 Apr 1876, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1955, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Catharine Bitz,   b. 1879, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1967
     4. Katherine Bitz,   b. Jan 1881, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955
     5. William Bitz,   d. 1916
    Last Modified  27 Feb 2016 
    Family ID  F427  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1845 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1845 - 1850 - Constantia, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - 1901 - Vienna, Oneida, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - 1910 - Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1905 - 1920 - LF Bitz and Sons, Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S41] 1850 United States Federal Census, 21 (Reliability: 1), 17 Jul 1850.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; ED Date: 07/17/1850; Page: 21; Line: 16-18

    2. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 24 Nov 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: Mary Dyer (I1534)

    3. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 5 Dec 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: Lorenzo F. Bitz (I1575)

    4. [S12] Oswego Palladium Times, np (Reliability: 1), 11/6//1925.
      Lorenzo F. Bitz

    5. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36952363 (Reliability: 1), 10 May 2009.
      Lorenzo F. Bitz

    6. [S59] Ancestry.com, http://person.ancestry.com/tree/43734270/person/12857182675/facts (Reliability: 1), 8 Dec 2015.
      The Johnston Family Tree: Lorenzo F. Bitz

    7. [S25] Northshore Notes, (Cleveland Historical Society), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?p=667 (Reliability: 2), 2 Jul 2014.
      The Stone Barn Castle

    8. [S13] Rome Daily Sentinel, 2 (Reliability: 1), 27 Dec 1913.
      Real Estate Transactions

    9. [S37] Oswego Daily Palladium, 5 (Reliability: 1), 18 Aug 1910.
      Sale of Real Estate

    10. [S13] Rome Daily Sentinel, np (Reliability: 1), 11 May 1906.
      Cleveland Chat

    11. [S13] Rome Daily Sentinel, 8 (Reliability: 1), 7 Sep 1905.
      Cleveland Chat