Location: Brooklyn Ohio

Biographical Sketch of Tyler W. Brainard

Brainard, Tyler W.; merchant; born, Brooklyn, O., Nov. 19, 1848; son of George W. and Delight Hall Brainard; educated, district school in the village of Brighton; enlisted in the army in 1864, so that ended his school days; married, Ashtabula, O., Oct. 15, 1872, L. Adella Puffu; one daughter, Mabel; was elected to city Council for one term in 1884; traveling salesman for Tuller, Warren & Co., from 1872-1875; in 1876, engaged in the wall paper and decorating business, on Pearl Street; still in the business; was charter member in organizing the Brooklyn Heights Cemetery; was 1st. vice pres. for 19 years; pres. the board of trustees, Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, in 1886; pres. for one year Cuyahoga County Soldiers and Sailors Ass’n; member Memorial Post, G. A. R., No. 141, since 1880; has held different offices; member Masonic Lodge Halcyon, No. 498; also Forest City Commandery, No. 40. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start...

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Biographical Sketch of George A. Tinnerman

Tinnerman, George A.; banker; born, Hessen, Germany, April 10, 1845; emigrated with his parents to this country, in 1847, locating in Brooklyn, O., later in Lindale; three years later, removed to Cleveland, where he has resided ever since; educated, common schools, learned the tinner’s trade, and engaged in the hardware and stove business on Lorain St.; pres. The Lorain St. Savings Bank; owner The Tinnerman Range Work; manufacturing Ohio...

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Biographical Sketch of Joseph Ralph Poe

Poe, Joseph Ralph; civil engineer; born, Brooklyn, O., Aug. 10, 1877; son of Joseph Charles and Elizabeth Dundas Smith Poe; educated, Cleveland public schools, Case School of Applied Science, degrees of Bachelor of Science, 1901, and Civil Engineer, 1905; married, Cleveland, Sept. 7, 1904, Ottilia Ida Obert; issue, Joseph M. Poe and Ida O. Poe; 1897, employed by City of Cleveland helping to lay out City Park System along Rockefeller Parkway and Shaker Heights; with Brown Hoisting Machine Co., designing and detailing several large coal and ore-handling installations, including a coal unloading crane for the Panama Canal; with The Forest City Steel & Iron Co., on several large mill and office buildings, including the Rockefeller Bldg.; with Wellman-Seaver-Morgan Co., as chief draughtsman of structural dept., on coal and ore-handling machinery; has had personal supervision of one 100-ton Floating Crane, two 150-ton Floating Cranes, four beam and four Chamber Cranes for the United States Government at Panama; member American Society of Civil Engineers, Cleveland Engineering Socity, Chamber of Industry, and Lakewood Tennis Club. Recreation: Racing of Homing...

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Biographical Sketch of William Oberdoerster

Oberdoerster, William; bottling works; born, Brooklyn, O., Jan. 13, 1875; son of William and Victoria Fingele Oberdoerster; educated, public schools; married, Parma, O., June 28, 1898, The three and one-half years with the Annhausser Malt Tonic Co., and the same time with the Sylla Bottling Works; founded the firm of Oberdoerster & Henkel, in June, 1905; in 1909, bought Mr. Henkel’s interest in the business, and has successfully conducted the business since; bottling Renner’s, Akron beers and Eastern ales and stouts; member Woodmen of the World, Loyal Order of Moose; member Heights Marnnuchor, The Gesmar Club. Recreations: Bowling and...

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