Van Benthuysen, Obadiah, R. (Albany, NY)

Obadiah, R. Van Benthuysen

Bookbinder

Liberty Street

Albany

New York. 1808, 1.

Directories checked: 1813-1829. 1825 excepted .

  1. Born July 13, 1787, in Albany. Apprenticed to Daniel Steel, printer,
    bookbinder to learn Bookbinding (in Oct. 26, 1801) Opened his own business in
  2. He would begin printing after taking over Steele's business upon
    Steele's death. dougsinclairarchives.com

  3. (1813) 44 Court and 20 Hamilton.  Fry's, 1813 Albany Directory. Albany's
    first directory.

  4. (1814) 25 Division and 20 Hamilton. No occupation listed. Fry's 1814 Albany
    Directory.

  5. (1815) Printer 20 Hamilton. Fry's 1815 Albany Directory.

  6. () Became a printer after association with Robert Parker  in 1813, Died 
    Aug. 15 1845.  Joel Munsell,  Annals of Albany Vol. I0. pg. 365.s. His
    obituary appears in: Albany Evening Journal, Aug. 16, 1845.

  7. (1829) Listing continues at 20 Hamilton 1829, Pearce, Albany Directory. The
    last directory checked.

7.(1845 )Died in Albany age 58. The New York Tribune, Monday August 18,1845.

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