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Harmon C. Landgraff

Male 1846 - 1913


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  • Name  Harmon C. Landgraff  [1, 2
    Born  Aug 1846  Center Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • According to the 1875 census, the approximate date of birth is indicated as 1850. [1]
    Gender  Male 
    Education  Albany, Albany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Law School 
    • Tiring of [glass cutting], he took up the study of law, for a time pursuing his studies while working in the factory. Later he entered the Albany, N.Y., law school, taking a full course; he graduated with honors in much less than the prescribed time. [4]
    Occupation  1875  [1, 4
    Glass Cutter 
    • His grandfather, Anthony Landgraff, associated with three sons, one of whom was Francis Landgraff, built and operated the first window glass factory in Cleveland, this was also the first on the north shore of Oneida Lake. Born of a family of glassworkers, he early learned the business, taking up the line of a cutter; tiring of this, he took up the study of law, for a time pursuing his studies while working in the factory. [4]
    Education  1877  [4
    Admitted to the bar. 
    Occupation  1877 - 1879  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Law Partnership with James Gallagher 
    • H.C. Langraff attorney & counsellor, is now practicing at Cleveland. [5]
    Residence  1860 - 1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Occupation  1879 - 1880  Bennett & Landgraff, Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Law Office of Attorney James L. Bennett 
    • Attorney H.C. Landgraff left here yesterday for his new business place at Oneida. The best wishes of the Press accompany him. [6]
    • A new legal firm is announced in Oneida, that of Bennett & Landgraff. Mr. Landgraff comes from Cleveland, Oswego County, bearing the highest commendations to character and business qualifications. He has been most warmly greeted here by this political brethren of the republican party. [7]
    Occupation  1880 - 1882  New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Law Office of Attorney James L. Bennett 
    Residence  Abt. 1883  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Law Office of Wm. Sanders 
    Died  23 Feb 1913  [4
    Awards and Recognitions  1926  [4
    Author, "Oneida Lake, Past and Present: An Historical Sketch" (Lakeside Press) 
    Membership  F. and A. M. Lodge #613, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried  Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Headstone - Harmon C. Landgraff
    Headstone - Harmon C. Landgraff
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Photo by Kiely Malone
    Person ID  I96  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  22 Feb 2018 

    Father  Francis L. Landgraff,   b. Abt. 1810 - 1812, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1868, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Margaret L. Unknown,   b. 29 Mar 1817, Port Elizabeth, Cumberland, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1888, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Jun 1840  Vernon, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID  F31  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 16 (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/05/1875; Page: 16; Lines: 17

    2. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 27 (Reliability: 2), 16 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/16/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 27; Line No: 31

    3. [S32] 1860 United States Federal Census, 25 (Reliability: 2), 25 Jun 1860.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/25/1860; Sheet No: 25

    4. [S45] Landgraff and Cum(m)ins Obituaries, RootsWeb., http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyoswego/obits/cuminslandlandgraff.html (Reliability: 0).
      Obituary for Harmon C. Landgraff

    5. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 9 Feb 1878.

    6. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 2 Oct 1880.

    7. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 9 Oct 1880.

    8. [S45] Landgraff and Cum(m)ins Obituaries, RootsWeb., http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyoswego/obits/cuminslandlandgraff.html (Reliability: 0).
      Obituary for Mrs. Margaret L. Landgraff