|Birth: ||Oct. 26, 1841|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jul. 30, 1925|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Lucien-9 Calvin Warner was the son of Alonzo-8 and his wife Lydia Converse.
Lucien Calvin married Karen Sarah Thirza Osborne (1849-1933) in 4/12/1868 in Mcgrawville, NY.
4 WARNER children:
1. Agnes Eliza B-2/22/1872 McGrawville, NY; m. Seabury Cone Mastick in Irvington-Hudson, 1 Oct. 1896. She graduated from Oberlin College in 1892. Residence, New York City.
2. Franklin Humphrey B-6/6/1875 New York City, graduated from Oberlin College in 1898; m. Estelle Dunn Hynes at Los Angeles, CA on 25 April 1899. He was engaged in the chemical business in New York City.
2 WARNER children: Lucien Hynes Warner B-9/9/1900, and Douglas Calvin Warner B-9/29/1904.
3. Lucien Thompson (4/18/1877-3/6/1950) New York City. Graduated from Oberlin College in 1898 and from Columbia Law School in 1901. Engaged in business at Bridgeport, CT.
m. Mary Barbour Whitman
2 WARNER children: Agnes Howland B-2/29/1908, Arthur Whitman B-2/8/1904.
4. Elizabeth Converse (5/27/1879-3/6/1952) New York City, graduated from Vassar College in 1901; m. William Gibson Gallowhur on 10/15/1902; residence, New York City.
3 GIBSON children: George B-9/4/1904, Karen Warner Gallowhur B-3/26/1907, Elizabeth B-11/11/1909.
Lucien Calvin was born in Cuyler, N.Y. on October 26, 1841. He attended school in Lincklaen, New York and Dehuyter Academy in Cortland, New York, before entering the Oberlin Preparatory School in 1860. In 1861, he enrolled in Oberlin College, graduating in 1865. During his junior year, he served one hundred days of emergency war service as a sergeant in the 150th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
After he earned his M.D. at New York University in 1867, he spent the following six years giving lectures on health-related issues throughout the United States. During this time, Oberlin College granted him an honorary Master's degree in 1870.
He settled in New York City in 1873. Warner's intent was to practice medicine, but his strong inclination for the business world led him to abandon a medical career to associate with his brother, Dr. Ira DeVer Warner. Together they founded Warner Brothers, a manufacturing company to produce women's corsets; corsets not as physically harmful to women as those available to women at the time.
Originally, the enterprise was located in McGraw, New York; later the manufacturing division moved to Bridgeport, CT, and the office headquarters to New York City. In 1900, they also organized Warner Chemical Co. Lucien was Chairman of the Board of Directors at the time of his death in July, 1925.
He also financed the book, "The Descendants of Andrew Warner," 800+ pgs., published in 1919. His researcher was Josephine Genung Nichols, a well-known genealogy researcher (New Haven, 1919), 8vo, viii + 804 pages, with a ninety-two page index and forty-eight images. Edition online.
This is a well-documented, professionally compiled history of Andrew Warner and his descendants through ten generations. Andrew, the immigrant ancestor, came to America in or before 1633. Andrew settled first in Cambridge, Massachusetts, then removed, in or before 1639, to Hartford, Connecticut. At the age of sixty-five, in 1659, he moved again, to Hadley, Massachusetts, together with his daughter, Ruth, and his sons, Daniel, Isaac, and Jacob. His older children, four sons and two daughters, stayed in Hartford and Farmington.
In 1873, Lucien began fifty-two years of service to Oberlin College as a member of the Board of Trustees. At the semi-annual meeting of the Board in June 1923, a gold medallion was presented to him in recognition of his work and continual popularity with the alumni.
Dr. Warner and his wife, Karen Osborne gave repeatedly and generously to Oberlin's needs. The most notable of their material gifts were Warner Hall for the Conservatory of Music, 1884-1887, and Warner Gymnasium for Men, 1901 and 1912.
His public service in philanthropic and religious organizations was also notable. For fifteen years, he was Chairman of the International Committee of the Y.M.C.A.; for eighteen years, President of the Congregational Church Building Society; for thirty-three years, member of the Executive Committee of the American Missionary Association, and for many years, Lucien was a member and officer in the Broadway Tabernacle Church. He served as chairman of the Commission of the Congregational World Movement. In recognition of this public service, Oberlin College granted to him the Doctor of Laws in 1900. New York University also conferred this same degree on him in 1917.
He died on July 30, 1925 at his home in New York City. His wife and four children survived him. All of the children studied at Oberlin College, three graduating: Mrs. Agnes (Warner) Mastick (1872-1963), Franklin Humphrey Warner (1875-1962), Lucien Thompson Warner (1877-1950), a member of Board of Trustees; and Elizabeth Converse (Warner) Gallowher (1879-1952), enrolled 1896-97.
Source: Oberlin College Archives.
Renamed "Warnaco Co." in 1968, textiles, apparel and luxury goods are presently sold under several brand names including Calvin Klein, Speedo, Chaps, Warner's, and Olga.
NOTE: A history of the company as reported on Wikipedia:
Author: "The story of my life during seventy eventful years, 1841-1911," by Lucien C. Warner
NOTE: Many, many thanks to Lucien who helped make it possible for Andrew Warner descendants to follow their lines from Andrew-1 (1595-1684) through to the 10th generation Warners for most lines.
FOR FUTURE REFERENCE: Ira Warner's Bible:
Schoharie County NY GenWeb Site
Ira Warner Bible
Submitted by Dorothy Bruce HicockL
1834 Bible was stereotyped, printed and published by H. & E. Phinney, Cooperstown, NY.
(Not entirely in same handwriting and some capitals are difficult to read.)
Ira Warner m. Feb 10, 1810 to Asenath Hitchcock.
Alonzo Franklin Warner m Lincklaen?sp Dec 29, 1838 Lydia Ann Converse.
Harriet N Warner m. Dec 25, 1838 Lewis Nash.
Asenath H Warner m. Oct 10?, 1840 Weston Payne.
Esther W Warner m. Sept. 30, 1841 Lorenzo Sampson.
Mary Ann Warner m. Dec 6, 1842 Isaac M Samson.
Eliza Ann Warner m. Mar 25, 1851 Titus B Davidson.
Sarah Jane Warner m. June 5, 1850 Franklin Crofoot.
Abel P Warner m. mar 26, 1856 Selina M. Young.
Ira Warmer, son of Abel Warner & Sarah Cook b. Dec 24, 1786.
Asenath Hitchcock, dau of Samuel Hitchcock, b. Oct 15, 1784.
Alonzo F Warner, son of Ira Warner, b. Nov. 18, 1810 Cuyler, NY.
Asenath H. Warner b. Nov 15, 1811.
Abel W. Warner b. May 11, 1814.
Harriet Newell Warner b. Oct 2, 1815.
Esther Wells Warner b. Apr. 15, 1818.
Lorenzo C. Warner b. July 11, 1819.
Eliza Ann Warner b. Feb 15, 1821.
Horace Horatio Warner b. Mar. 25, 1822.
Mary Ann F.(?) Warner b. Jan. 6, 1824.
Roswell K. Warner b. July 17, 1825.
Abel Parker Warner b. Jan. 6, 1827.
Sarah Jane Warner b. Apr. 4, 1829.
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Alonzo F. Warner b. Nov 18, 1810 at Cuyler, NY.
Lydia Ann Converse b. Dec 25, 1815 at Butternuts, NY.
Ira DeVer Warner b. Mar 26, 1840 at Lincklaen, NY.
Lucien Calvin Warner b. Oct 26, 1841 at Cuyler, NY.
Ira DeVer Warner married Sept. 24, 1862 to Lucetta M. Greenman.
Lucien E. [sic] C. Warner married Apr. 12, 1868 at McGrawville, NY to Keren Osborne.
Abel W Warner d. Mar 11, 1816.
Asenath, wife of I. Warner d. Jan. 15, 1838 at Cuyler, NY.
Ira Warner d. Mar. 30, 1840 at Cuyler, NY.
Alonzo Franklin Warner d. Dec 31, 1846 at Union, NY.
Esther W. Samson d. Sept. 20, 1847.
Franklin Crofoot d. Apr. 11, ??1856 changed to 1855.
Mary Ann Samson d. Apr. 18, 1863.
Selina May Young, wife of Abel P Warner d. Mar. 9, 1870 at Chicago, Ill.
Lydia Ann Converse Warner Breed d. Mar. 5, 1886 at Union Valley, NY.
Lucien served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Co. K, 150th Ohio Infantry, 1864 MILF Y.
Research: Mary E. Warner, 2012.
Alonzo Franklin Warner (1810 - 1846)
Lydia Ann Converse Warner (1815 - 1886)
Keren Sarah Thirza Osborne Warner (1845 - ____)*
Ira DeVer Warner (1840 - 1913)*
Lucien Calvin Warner (1841 - 1925)
Mountain Grove Cemetery and Mausoleum
Plot: GPS (lat/lon): 41.17418, -73.22078
Created by: Mary E. Warner
Record added: Jan 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83319616