Van Benthuysen, Obadiah, R. (Albany, NY)
Obadiah, R. Van Benthuysen
New York. 1808, 1.
Directories checked: 1813-1829. 1825 excepted .
- Born July 13, 1787, in Albany. Apprenticed to Daniel Steel, printer,
bookbinder to learn Bookbinding (in Oct. 26, 1801) Opened his own business in
He would begin printing after taking over Steele's business upon
Steele's death. dougsinclairarchives.com
(1813) 44 Court and 20 Hamilton. Fry's, 1813 Albany Directory. Albany's
(1814) 25 Division and 20 Hamilton. No occupation listed. Fry's 1814 Albany
(1815) Printer 20 Hamilton. Fry's 1815 Albany Directory.
() 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.
(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.Back to list