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[This information is from Vol. IV, p. 1691 of Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs, edited by Cuyler Reynolds (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 929.1 R45. Some of the formatting of the original, especially in lists of descendants, may have been altered slightly for ease of reading.]

This family is native to the Empire of Germany, where they have been established as artisans and agriculturists.

(I) Anthony Gangloff, the first of this line to settle in the United States, was born in Germany in 1822, died at Philmont, 1898. He was educated in the German schools, and learned the trade of shoemaker, a calling he followed all his life. In the year 1830 he came to the United States and settled in Paterson, New Jersey. He was a member of the Catholic church, and a supporter of the Democratic party. He married Mary Hummell, born in Germany in 1827, died at Philmont, 1900. Children:

  1. Sarah, married John Tompkins;
  2. Mary, married George A. Stein;
  3. John J., married Lena Culmer;
  4. Nellie, married George Taylor;
  5. Margaret, married Augustus Rucket;
  6. Joseph F., of further mention;
  7. Frances, unmarried.

(II) Joseph F., son of Anthony and Mary (Hummell) Gangloff, was born in Oxford, Chenango county, New York, December 3, 1869. He was educated in the public schools, finishing his studies at grammar school No. 25, New York City. Since youth he has been connected with manufacturing interests. For sixteen years he was with John Hay & Company, manufacturers of knit goods at Philmont, New York, occupying an important position. In September, 1906, he effected a reorganization of the McNamee Knitting Company and fills the position of superintendent and manager, being also a member of the board of directors. He is an active, energetic man of business and held in highest esteem by his associates. Politically he is a Republican; served as trustee of the village corporation of Philmont and is a member of the Republican committee. In religious faith he is a Catholic, and with his family communicant of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church at Philmont. He is an active member of the Knights of Columbus, Philmont Council. He married, February 14, 1900, Lillian M., born in Philmont, daughter of Edward L. and Maria (Van Clack) Bashford. Edward L. Bashford is a farmer of Columbia county. Children:

  1. Clement A., born February 11, 1901;
  2. Joseph A., September 6, 1902;
  3. Harold, August 5, 1904;
  4. Arthur, November 30, 1905;
  5. Mary, October 25, 1907;
  6. Robert, February 20, 1910.

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