Biography of Norman Lype
Madison County, NY Biographies





Lype, Norman, son of Daniel Y. and Elizabeth Schuyler (Wack) Hype, was born in Mindon, Montgomery county, N. Y., November 19, 1834. When he was ten years old the family removed to Oneida where his father started a wagon shop, the first in this village. Subsequently he engaged in a dry goods business (Stoddard & Hype), and later in building and contracting, erecting many of the present buildings of this village. He died July 6, 1852. Norman Lype was educated in the Oneida public schools, and learned the carpenter's trade under his father. He followed this trade about five years and in 1856 began an apprenticeship to the tinsmithing trade, working first for Oscar Bennett; later he worked at this trade in the city of Rochester for a period of four years, and in 1878 established his present business at No. 30 Phelps street in Oneida. He was associated seventeen years with Edward Meader under the firm name of Meader & Lype. Mr. Meader retired in April, 1895, and since this time Mr. Lype has conducted the business alone. He has served as village trustee four terms: 1875-85-90-91; and as village treasurer one term (1877). He holds membership in Oneida Lodge. No. 270, F. & A. M., and Doric Chapter, No. 193, R. A. M. Mr. Lype has been for a number of years prominent in musical circles; sang in the choir of the Baptist Church over twenty five years; acted for some time as leader of the Oneida Band; and organized and taught many bands in this vicinity. He married, March 28, 1858, Marietta Morse, daughter of Gersham Morse of Peterboro Of this union are three sons who are his associates in business: John H., Haney D. and Allan R, ; and one daughter, Mrs. C. J. Wells of Utica.

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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