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Harry Eugene Best

Male 1888 - 1968


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  • Name  Harry Eugene Best  [1
    Born  25 Nov 1888  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1910  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Glass Factory Worker, Gatherer 
    Occupation  1914  Mount Jewett, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Glass Factory Worker 
    19140904 - Cleveland Glassmakers
    19140904 - Cleveland Glassmakers
    Camden Advance-Journal
    09/04/1914, p.6
    Occupation  1920  [1
    Glass Factory Worker, Glass Flattener 
    Residence  1910 - 1930  Clay Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Occupation  Town of Constantia, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mayor 
    Membership  1931  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Board Trustee 
    Occupation  1925 - 1958  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    New York State Conservation Department 
    • Harry joined the New York State Conservation Department on June 16, 1925 and retired on December 1, 1958. He served 35 years as a boat engineer and a special game warden in the Oneida Lake area. He was known throughout the state as a conservationist. [3]
    Occupation  1959  Town of Constantia, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Assessor 
    Died  3 Jan 1968  Oneida City Hospital, 321 Genesee Street, Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried 
    20081020 - Headstone: Harry Eugene Best
    20081020 - Headstone: Harry Eugene Best
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Person ID  I2189  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  15 Apr 2019 

    Father  John Best,   b. Abt. 1859, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939 
    Mother  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  [5
    Family ID  F613  Group Sheet

    Family  Alta M. Drum,   b. 30 Dec 1890, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1977, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Feb 1910  United Methodist Church, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified  24 Jan 2017 
    Family ID  F612  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29852134 (Reliability: 1), 17 Sep 2008.
      Harry Eugene Best

    2. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 6 (Reliability: 1), 24 Sep 1914.

    3. [S88] Queen Central News, (Camden News, Inc.), 2 (Reliability: 1), 15 Jan 2018.
      50 Years Ago - 1968

    4. [S16] Syracuse Herald, X (Reliability: 1), 3 Nov 1931.
      Union School at Cleveland is Remodeled

    5. [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