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BERLIN adelbert OLYER

Male 1876 - 1944  (67 years)


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  • Name BERLIN adelbert OLYER 
    Born 12 Nov 1876  Lyon Mt, , CLINTON CO, NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 May 1944  AT HOME, NELLISTON, MONTGOMERY, NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 12 May 1944  FT PLAIN CEMETAR, FORT PLAIN, MONTGOMERY, NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19  richard_of_yorkshire
    Last Modified 13 May 2004 

    Father JOHN OLYER,   b. 1853, CHAZY, CLINTON, NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1911, LITTLE FALLS, , NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother CHARLOTT SCOTT,   b. 16 Feb 1852, PLATTSBURGH, , NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1923, STONE SCHOOL CEM, MALONE, NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MARGARET CUMMINGS GENEROUX,   b. 15 Apr 1879, BELLVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1965, LITTLE FALLS, , NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1900 
    Children 
     1. RUTH OLYER,   b. 18 Mar 1901
     2. HAZEL OLYER,   b. 13 May 1902, SPRING COVE, TUPPER LAKE, , NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1990  (Age 87 years)
    +3. MARY ELIZABETH OLYER,   b. 3 May 1904, TUPPER LAKE, , NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1965, Cooperstown, Otsego, NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. JOHN OLYER,   b. 1906, SPRING COVE, TUPPER LAKE, , NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, SPRING COVE, TUPPER LAKE, , NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     5. ULYSSES LESLIE OLYER,   b. 1 Jul 1910, , , , NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939, STREPTICACTI, NELLISTON, , NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     6. LOUISE INEZ OLYER,   b. 1 Jul 1910, , , , NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. NaTHAN LITURE HOSP,GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. VERNON adelbert OLYER,   b. 13 Oct 1913, LITTLE FALLS, , HERKIMER CO, NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1989, , , NAKOMIS, FLORDIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • FORMAN LOG CAMP SPRING COVE,TUPPER LAKE, N.Y. 1898 TO 1913 FORMAN N.Y.C. RAIL ROAD SIGNAL DEPT ALBANY YARD 1922 TO 1942 WHEN HE RETIRED
      HIS WORK IN THE ALBANY RAIL YARDS KEPT HIM IN THE CITY MON THRU FRI.
      WEEK ENDS WERE A TIME FOR ALL THE FAMILY MEMBERS TO COME HOME MANY SUNDAYS THE DINNING ROOM TABLE WOULD BE SET THREE TIMES IN ORDER TO SERVE EVERYONE HE WOULD REMAIN AT THE HEAD OF THE TABLE FOR EACH GROUP AN AVID STORY TELLER RELATING ACHIEVMENTS OF THE FAMILY ANCESTORS SOME OF THESE WERE FOUND TO HAVE A BASES OF TRUTH AND BECAME THE BEST CLUES TO UNRAVEL OUR HISTORY. SOME OF THESE STORIES WILL BE FOUND UNDER THE FAMILIES THAT WERE INVOLVED.
      HE ALWAYS DRESSED IN A NAVY COLORED SUIT WITH WIDE BRIMED BLACK HAT AND CARRIED A COAT AND DARK LEATHER BAG. AND IN THE RIGHT SUIT COAT POCKET WAS A SMALL PAPER BAG WITH A FEW HERSHEY'S KISS. I AT A YOUNG AGE LEARNED TO WAIT AT THE TOP OF THE HILL FOR HIM EVERY FRIDAY AT 4:25 WHEN HE ARRIVED ON THE NEW YORK CENTRAL TRAIN. MOST OF HIS LIFE HE USED A HAND CAR ON THE RAILROAD, HENCE HE WAS A VERY BAD AUTO DRIVER. AFTER HIS DOWN HILL ADVENTURE IN THE BUICK , WHEN HIS WIFE BIT OFF HER UPPER LIP NO ONE WOULD RIDE WITH HIM. I WAS ON THE WILD TRIP BUT TO YOUNG TO REMEMBER, BUT MY PARENTS WOULD NOT ALLOW ME TO RIDE WITH HIM AGAIN.

      He was only at home on weekends,but managed to have large garden,fruit trees,and kept chickens and bees.

      He was married in 1900 in St. Regis,N.Y. worked at camp #5 Spring Cove until his 4th child John b
      1906 died 1908, Berlin then left the woods and moved to Little Falls,N.Y. were he took a job with New York Central Rail road,he advanced to surevisor of the Signal Dept having charge of the Albany Switching yard. In 1913 moved to Nelliston,N.Y. were he purchased a residence on West Main Street and lived until his death in 1944


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