Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind02624
  • Name: Harlan Page SHUTTS
  • Given Name: Harlan Page
  • Surname: Shutts
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 02 OCT 1841 in Gloversville, NY
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  • Death: 08 AUG 1923
  • Age: 81y 10m 6d in Gloversville, NY
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20416604
  • Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville, NY
  • Note: b. Gloversville, NY; bur. Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville, NY; [Harlan Page, third child of Silas and Ann Maria (Smith) Shutts, was born in Fulton county, New York, October 2, 1841. He was educated in the public schools, and after completing his studies his father took him to the lumber camps with him, where he remained three years. He then began life on his own account. He obtained employment on the canal, and took the eastern trip as far as Albany, and returned west as far as Orrsville, where he decided he was not fitted for canal life and took sudden leave. He worked as clerk in the general store of William Putnam for two years, then returned to Gloversville, and entered the employ of Jonathan Ricketts, where he learned the trade of glove making. Later in life he formed a partnership with Denton Smith, and as Shutts & Smith manufactured gloves and mittens until 1875, when the firm dissolved. Mr. Shutts then engaged in the sewing machine business, which he carried on with successful results until 1909. Since 1885 he has been a partner of E. S. Parkhurst & Company, and is also interested in western mining lands, the Glen Telephone Company, the Gloversville Knitting Mill and other enterprises of his city. He has been a member of the Knights of Pythias for forty-two years and is past chancellor and past chancellor commander of the local lodge. Politically he is a Republican. http://www.schenectadyhistory.org/families/hmgfm/shutts.html]; [Harlan P. Shutts, aged 79 years, a life long resident of Gloversville, died Monday night at 9:30 o'clock at his home, 25 West Fulton street, in that city. Mr. Shutts, who for more than forty years was identified with the sewing machine business in Gloversville, retired about five years ago. He was a member of the Christian Science church and was director in the Edward S. Parkhurst Co., Inc. Besides his wife, Elizabeth Fonda Shutts, he is survived by three brothers, Hillard F. Shutts of Gloversville and Edward and William Shutts of Schenectady; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Wright and Mrs. Ella Powell of Gloversvllle. Amsterdam NY Evening Recorder and Daily Democrat, Tuesday, August 9, 1923] >> www.fonda.org <<



    Marriage 1 Sara Elizabeth FONDA b: 07 NOV 1845 in New York
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