Gloversville, New York, USA - Fremont Street and M.E. Church
Gloversville, New York, USA

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Gloversville, New York, USA - Melchoir Memorial Park and Band Stand, Gloversville, N.Y.
Gloversville, New York, USA

Melchoir Memorial Park and Band Stand, Gloversville, N.Y.
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Gloversville, New York, USA - Windsor Hotel
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Gloversville, New York, USA - Nathan Littauer Hospital
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Gloversville, New York, USA
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Where is Gloversville, New York, USA? 

Gloversville, in Fulton County, New York, was once the hub of America's glovemaking industry with over two hundred manufacturers in Gloversville and the adjacent city of Johnstown.Wikipedia

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News  1895 - KILLED BY A FALLING BUILDING - THE COLLAPSE OF THE TIETZ BLOCK IN GLOVERSVILLE, N. Y., CAUSES THE DEATH OF TWO MEN - TWO INJURED.
Gloversville, N. Y., April 16 - The walls of the new Tietz Building collapsed about noon to-day, causing the death of two painters and injuring two plumbers.

The list of dead and injured:
FREEMAN, J. A., plumber; injured about the head.
KARG, JOHN, plumber's helper; scalp cut and back...Read MORE...



News  1898 - A HOLOCAUST. SIX LIVES LOST IN A HOTEL FIRE AT GLOVERSVILLE, N. Y.
Gloversville, N. Y., Feb. 1. - The Alvord house, a five-story brick building, was totally destroyed by fire between 7 and 8 o'clock this morning.

Six persons perished in the flames and a dozen others were more or less injured in making their escape.

The dead are:
HENRY C. DAY,...Read MORE...



News  1902 - NEW YORK WRECK - LATER PARTICULARS OF THE COLLISION ON THE ELECTRIC ROAD NEAR GLOVERSVILLE. TWELVE LIVES LOST.
INJURIES OF SEVERAL OTHER PASSENGERS ARE REGARDED AS FATAL.
MOTORMAN LOST CONTROL

Open Car in Front Struck by the Heavy Combination Baggage Coach and Thrown Many Feet.

Gloversville, N. Y., July 5. - A wreck which occurred on the Mountain Lake Railroad late last night caused the almost...Read MORE...



News  1910 - TERRIFIC EXPLOSION FOLLOWED BY FIRE
GLOVERSVILLE, Jan. 16 - Ten lives were imperilled in a fire that destroyed a business block and living apartments in this city early to-night.

The flames followed a terrific explosion in the cellar of the building which blew out the doors and windows and caused a panic among the families...Read MORE...



1916
Gloversville, a city of Fulton co., N.Y., on Cayadutta Creek and on the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville R., 53 miles NW. of Albany. It is noted for the manufacture of gloves and mittens and glove- and shoe-leather. Pop. in 1890, 13,864; in 1900, 18,349.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Main
America/USA  Albert Main (10 July 1895, Gloversville, New York, USA - , )
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Mosher
America/USA  John Henry Mosher (15 August 1851, Greenfield, New York, USA - 17 September 1937, Gloversville, New York, USA) gravestone
 


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