Biography of Charles House
Madison County, NY Biographies





House, Charles, was born in Newark, N. J., July 22, 1851, a son of George and Mary (Raymond) House. He was educated in the common schools and at the age of fifteen began an apprenticeship to the glass blowing trade at Ellenville, Ulster county, N. Y. He followed this trade about twelve years, and 1878 removed to Buffalo, N Y where he engaged in the bottling business in which he continued successfully until 1881, when he removed to Oneida where he has since resided. On his arrival here he began his present bottling business and has been at his present location for the past twelve years. By virtue of his successful business Mr. House is well known throughout Madison county. He has served as overseer of the poor three terms; as trustee of the village two years; as president of the village one year; and as a member of the sewer board two years, a position he resigned when elected president of the village; he is now a member of the board of education. Mr. House is a member of Eumenia Lodge of Odd Fellows and the Encampment. He married in 1875, Miss Margaret Keating, daughter of John Keating, of Lockport, N. Y. Four children have been born to them: Minnie E., Charles Will, Emma E., and Nellie A.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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