Francis Best

Male 1860 - 1936


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  • Name  Francis Best  [1, 2
    Nickname  Frank 
    Born  24 Nov 1860  Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • Alternate place of birth: Lanesboro, Susquehanna, PA. [3]
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1881  Washington Glass Company, Ithaca, Tompkins, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Glass Factory Worker, Flattener 
    • John Landgraff, Frankie Best and William Dunn have secured positions at Ithaca. [5]
    18810514 - Clevelanders Abroad
    18810514 - Clevelanders Abroad
    The Lakeside Press
    Cleveland, New York
    by A.G. Cutter
    Occupation  1899  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Saloon Keeper 
    Residence  1899 - 1920  Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    1920 United States Federal Census - Cleveland, p.1A
    1920 United States Federal Census - Cleveland, p.1A
    State: New York; County: Oswego; Village: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 13; ED No. 139; ED Date: 01/02/1920; Sheet No. 1a; Line No. 30-39
    xxxxxxxx - Frank Best Residence
    xxxxxxxx - Frank Best Residence
    Henry Morse Real Estate Photos 1920-1950, image #358, Frank Best House, Route #49, Cleveland, later CD's Diner.
    xxxxxxxx - Frank Best Residence
    xxxxxxxx - Frank Best Residence
    Henry Morse Real Estate Photos 1920-1950, image #359, Frank Best House, Route #49, Cleveland, later CD's Diner.
    xxxxxxxx - Frank Best Residence (Rear)
    xxxxxxxx - Frank Best Residence (Rear)
    Henry Morse Real Estate Photos 1920-1950, image #360, Frank Best House, Route #49, Cleveland, later CD's Diner.
    Died  12 Nov 1936  Clay, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried  St. Mary's Cemetery, Route #49, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    20100215 - Headstone: Merriam and Best
    20100215 - Headstone: Merriam and Best
    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Person ID  I77  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  26 Oct 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  [4, 7
    Family ID  F269  Group Sheet

    Family  Emely Gouchie,   b. 16 Jun 1865, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1962, Oswego, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Y  [8
    Children 
    >1. Leona M. Best,   b. 19 Apr 1891, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1988, Rome Memorial Hospital, 1500 North James Street, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  9 Nov 2015 
    Family ID  F27  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Nov 1860 - Berkshire, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Saloon Keeper - 1899 - Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1899 - 1920 - Lake Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Nov 1936 - Clay, Onondaga, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3] 1920 United States Federal Census, 1a (Reliability: 2), 2 Jan 1920.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Village: Cleveland; Township: Constantia; SD No. 13; ED No. 139; ED Date: 01/02/1920; Sheet No. 1a; Line No. 30-39

    2. [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: 37

    3. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48150363 (Reliability: 1), 15 Feb 2010.
      Frank Best

    4. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 21 Jul 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Michael Louis Best

    5. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 8 Jan 1881.

    6. [S28] 1899 Cleveland Village Directory, (Village of Cleveland), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?page_id=283 (Reliability: 1), 1899.

    7. [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

    8. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 30 Oct 2015.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: Francis Best (I77)