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John Wickham Griesmeyer

John Wickham Griesmeyer

Male 1921 -

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  • Name  John Wickham Griesmeyer  [1, 2
    Born  24 Feb 1921  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1930  Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Membership  1935  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Baseball Team 
    1935xxxx - Cleveland High Baseball Team
    1935xxxx - Cleveland High Baseball Team
    Cleveland High Spots
    1935 Cleveland Yearbook 1935, Cleveland High School
    Players on the team are: Ray Bopp, Clarence Bitz, Franklin Cottet, Donald Dickerson, Freddie Gouchie, Bertram Griesmyer, Jack Griesmyer, Eden Caldwell, Sylvester Goodrich and Paul Bopp.
    Education  1935 - 1937  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    1935xxxx - Cleveland High School Group
    1935xxxx - Cleveland High School Group
    Cleveland High Spots,
    1935 Cleveland Yearbook 1935, Cleveland High School
    Graduation  1938  Cleveland Union Free School, Caswell Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    193806xx - John W. Griesmyer, Diploma
    193806xx - John W. Griesmyer, Diploma
    Cleveland Union School
    Constantia, New York
    19370909 - Cleveland, Union School Has Enrollment of 102
    19370909 - Cleveland, Union School Has Enrollment of 102
    Rome Daily Sentinel
    09/09/1937, p.7
    Residence  1940  Arnold, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military  20 Nov 1942  Antiaircraft Artillery School, Camp Davis, Onslow, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Certificate of Proficiency, Radio Detection (Guns) 
    19421130 - Certificate of Proficiency, Radio Detection
    19421130 - Certificate of Proficiency, Radio Detection
    To: John Wickham Griesmyer
    Fr: Antiaircraft Artillery School, Camp Davis, North Carolina
    11/30/1942
    1942xxxx - John Wickham Griesmyer, Military Photo
    1942xxxx - John Wickham Griesmyer, Military Photo
    Military  1943  [7
    Discharge, U.S. Army 
    19430805 - Personal Correspondence
    19430805 - Personal Correspondence
    To: Sgt. John W. Griesmyer
    Fr: Capt. John W. Carter
    Re: Leaving Active Duty
    Military  1942 - 1943  [2, 7, 8
    World War II Veteran, U.S. Army 
    19420721 - Certificate of Participation, John Wickham Griesmyer
    19420721 - Certificate of Participation, John Wickham Griesmyer
    Honoring John's service in the military.
    Signed M. Horne, Mayor, Arnold, PA
    Dated 07/21/1942
    19460916 - Certificate of Discharge, John W. Griesmyer
    19460916 - Certificate of Discharge, John W. Griesmyer
    Westmoreland County, Greensburg, PA
    Dated 09/16/1946
    Signed, Jessie S. McCormick, Recorder of Deeds
    Occupation  Glass Factory Worker, Cutter  [2
    • Occupation listed on his death certificate was that of glass cutter. [2]
    Died  Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  St. Mary's Cemetery, Route #49, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I3679  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  3 Mar 2019 

    Father  Bertram John Griesmeyer,   b. 3 Jun 1889, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1970, Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Maria E Wickham,   b. Feb 1890, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1958, Arnold, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Sept 1917  Sylvan Beach, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    xxxxxxxx - Maria Wickham and Bertram John Griesmyer
    xxxxxxxx - Maria Wickham and Bertram John Griesmyer
    Family ID  F1075  Group Sheet

    Family  Katherine L. Elliott,   b. 1923,   d. 2016 
    Children 
    >1. Caroll Ann Griesmeyer,   b. 20 Oct 1944,   d. 23 Aug 2014
     2. Robert E. Griesmeyer,   b. 1952, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1985, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  19 Mar 2018 
    Family ID  F1076  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    xxxxxxxx - John Wickham Griesmyer Profile
    xxxxxxxx - John Wickham Griesmyer Profile

    Albums
    Griesmyer Family Photo Albums - v1_GMSC
    Griesmyer Family Photo Albums - v1_GMSC (66)
    This is a Griesmyer family photo album purchased by Gary Comins and posted to the CHS archives for reference.

  • Sources 
    1. [S168] Cleveland High Spots, 1935, Cleveland High School, (Cleveland High School), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?p=1635 (Reliability: 1), 1935.

    2. [S84] Personal Correspondence, 1 (Reliability: 1), 13 Mar 2018.
      Re: Proposed Change: John W. Griesmeyer
      Fr: Keith Schmidt

    3. [S84] Personal Correspondence, 1 (Reliability: 1), 13 Mar 2018.
      Re: Proposed Change: Bertram John Griesmeyer
      Fr: Keith Schmidt

    4. [S13] Rome Daily Sentinel, 7 (Reliability: 1), 9 Sep 1937.
      Cleveland Union School Has Enrollment of 102

    5. [S13] Rome Daily Sentinel, 7 (Reliability: 1), 9 Sep 1937.
      Cleveland - Union School Has Enrollment of 102

    6. [S176] General Certificate, 1 (Reliability: 1), 30 Nov 1942.
      To: John Wickham Griesmyer
      Fr: Artillery School, Camp Davis, North Carolina
      Re: Certificate of Proficiency, Radio Detection

    7. [S84] Personal Correspondence, 1 (Reliability: 2), 5 Aug 1943.
      To: Sgt. John W. Griesmyer
      Fr: Capt. John W. Carter
      Re: Leaving Active Duty

    8. [S176] General Certificate, 1 (Reliability: 1), 21 Jul 1942.
      To: John Wickham Griesmyer
      Fr: Mayor Horne, Arnold, PA
      Re: Certificate of Appreciation, Serving in the military