Community Tree Updates

Marsden Family History In 2017, The Apple Manor Press reprinted Kenneth L. Marsden’s George Marsden: Revolutionary Patriot, His Family, Friends and Descendants.  This historical summary of the Marsden family, originally published in 1961 is a great source of genealogy information.  In addition to the Marsden family, family sketches of select members of the Beers, Crocken, […]


New CHS Publications

CHS now has a couple of new publications that we’re selling.  The first is an updated version of the History of Oswego County.  Packed full of revisions, we are selling hard cover volumes for $20 and paperback volumes for $10.  An additional $3.00 for postage and handling is required. Also available is the last volume of […]


The Glass Factories of Cleveland and Bernhards Bay, New York

Webmaster’s Note:  The following essay was written by Andrew Henry on May 5th, 1978.  The original document found in the CHS archives did not include the citations page that originally accompanied Andrew’s paper.  However, I have kept his original citations within the text for reference.  The original document included several hand-penciled corrections.  If these corrections […]


1866 – 1867 Oswego County Directory

I recently came across a hard copy of Child’s Oswego County Business Directory for 1866-1867.  I’ve transcribed the references to Bernhard’s Bay, Cleveland and Constantia for inclusion in the CHS archive.  The excerpts with page references are noted below. —- gmsc Child’s Gazetteer and Business Directory of Oswego County, N.Y. 1866-1867, Northshore Extract Index to Advertisements P.6, Claim Agents, Henry Garbor, Cleveland – p.115 P.7, Glass Works, Caswell & Company, Cleveland – p.124 P.7, Insurance Agents, Henry Garbor, Cleveland – p.115 P.7, Lawyers, Henry Garbor, Cleveland – p.115 Oswego County Officers P.9, District Attorney, William H. Baker, Constantia Post Offices and Postmasters P.10, Bernhard’s Bay, Elmore R. Crandell P.10, Cleveland, Peter Vandenberg P.10, Constantia, Henry A. Baker Publisher’s Notices: Miscellaneous Advertisers […]