Agnew,  John

Agnew, John

Male 1819 - 1905  (~ 86 years)

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  • Name Agnew, John  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born Apr 1819  Beaver Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth 18 May 1819  Beaver Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    • SAR application of John W. Kingen
    Relocation Abt 1822  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Pittsburgh
    Census 1840  Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1840 United States Federal Census
      about John Agnew
      Name: John Agnew
      Township: Pittsburgh South Ward
      County: Allegheny
      State: Pennsylvania
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 6
      Free White Persons - Males - 70 thru 79: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 4
      Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69: 1
      Total - All Persons : 15
      Persons Employed in Commerce: 6
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 1
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 12
      Total Free White Persons: 15
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 15

    Directory 1847  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania Business Directory for 1847. Pittsburgh: Isaac Harris, 1847.
      Agnew John, glass mfr, Locust be Penn
      Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania Business Directory for 1847. Pittsburgh: Isaac Harris, 1847.
      Chambers Agnew & Co, glass mfrs, Carson be Penn, whe No. 9 Wood bn Water a 1st
    Occupation 1849  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Volunteer Fireman, Independence Company, No. 7 Engine Company, Penn Ave. near 23rd St
      “John Agnew, first Captain of the Independence, now proprietor of a large glass factory”
    Census 1850  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John, Mary, William, John, Anna, Nancy, John Ashland glass blower,
      Agnew, John PA Allegheny Pittsburgh Ward 5 1850 746 356
      Name: John Agnew
      Age: 30
      Estimated birth year: abt 1820
      Birth place: Pennsylvania
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850
      : Pittsburgh Ward 5, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
      Image Source: Year: 1850; Census Place: Pittsburgh Ward 5, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_746; Page: 356; Image: 194.
    Directory 1850  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Agnew John, glass manuf. 25 Locust., Fahnestock's Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1850. Pittsburgh: Fahnestock, 1850.
    Directory 1850  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Chambers Agnew & Co. manuf. glass. 13 Wood, Fahnestock's Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1850. Pittsburgh: Fahnestock, 1850.
    Directory 1852  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • glass manuf., 22 Market st. h. 128 Centre Av
    Census 1860  Baldwin Township, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Farmer, Name: John Agness
      Age in 1860: 40
      Birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Home in 1860: Baldwin, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
      Gender: Male
      Head of Household: John Agness
      Post Office: Library
      Image Source: Year: 1860; Census Place: Baldwin, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1063; Page: 69; Image: 71.
      John Agness Baldwin, Allegheny, PA 40 1819 Pennsylvania Male
      Mary A Agness Baldwin, Allegheny, PA 40 1819 Ireland Female
      John C Agness Baldwin, Allegheny, PA 14 1845 Pennsylvania Male
      Ann E Agness Baldwin, Allegheny, PA 12 1847 Pennsylvania Female
      Letty J Agness Baldwin, Allegheny, PA 8 1851 Pennsylvania Female
      Mary Agness Baldwin, Allegheny, PA 6 1853 Pennsylvania Female
      Charles Agness Baldwin, Allegheny, PA 3 1856 Pennsylvania Male
    Property 1860  [10
    • 52 Acres On Brownsville Road Next To Concord Presbyterian Church, Inherited By Mary Ann Chambers From John Chambers
    Military Between 1861 and 1862  [11
    • Exempt; Over Age
    Census 1870  Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1870 AGNEW JOHN Allegheny County PA 699 Baldwin Township Federal Population Schedule PA 1870 Federal Census Index PA536525
      Charlie Agnew Baldwin, Allegheny, PA abt 1858 Pennsylvania White Male
      Elisabeth Agnew Baldwin, Allegheny, PA abt 1850 Pennsylvania White Female
      John Agnew Baldwin, Allegheny, PA abt 1820 Pennsylvania White Male
      John C Agnew Baldwin, Allegheny, PA abt 1847 Pennsylvania White Male
      Lettisha Agnew Baldwin, Allegheny, PA abt 1853 Pennsylvania White Female
      Mary Agnew Baldwin, Allegheny, PA abt 1858 Pennsylvania White Female
      Mary A Agnew Baldwin, Allegheny, PA abt 1820 Pennsylvania White Female
      Robert Agnew Baldwin, Allegheny, PA abt 1864 Pennsylvania White Male
      Viollie Agnew Baldwin, Allegheny, PA abt 1851 Pennsylvania White Female
    Census 1870  Baldwin Township, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1870 Agnew John Allegheny County PA 699 Baldwin Township Federal Population Schedule PA 1870 Federal Census Index PA536525

      Name: John Agnew
      Birth Year: abt 1820
      Age in 1870: 50
      Birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Home in 1870: Baldwin, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
      Gender: Male
      Value of real estate: View image
      Post Office: Surgeons Hall
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      John Agnew 50
      Mary A Agnew 50
      Elisabeth Agnew 20
      Lettisha Agnew 17
      Charlie Agnew 12
      Robert Agnew 6
      Mary Agnew 12
    Directory 1872  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Agnew J. & Son, glass manufs, 13 Wood, Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania City Directory for 1872-73. Pittsburgh: George. H. Thurston, 1872.
    Directory 1872  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Agnew John, of Agnew & Son, Baldwin, tp, Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania City Directory for 1872-73. Pittsburgh: George. H. Thurston, 1872.
    Directory 1874  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania City Directory for 1874-75. Pittsburgh: Thurston & Diffenbacher, 1874.
      Agnew Jno, of C., of Jno. Agnew & Son, Baldwin tp, s s
      Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania City Directory for 1874-75. Pittsburgh: Thurston & Diffenbacher, 1874.
      Agnew Jno. C., of Jno. Agnew & Son, Baldwin tp, s s
      Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania City Directory for 1874-75. Pittsburgh: Thurston & Diffenbacher, 1874.
      Agnew Jno. & Son, glass manuf, 13 Wood
    Directory 1875  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1875-76. Pittsburgh: Thurston & Diffenbacher, 1875.
      Agnew John, of John Agnew & Son, glass manfrs, res Baldwin township

      Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1875-76. Pittsburgh: Thurston & Diffenbacher, 1875.
      Agnew John, C., of John Agnew & Son, glass manfr, res Baldwin township
      Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1875-76. Pittsburgh: Thurston & Diffenbacher, 1875.
      Agnew John & Son, glass manfrs, 28 Wood
    Directory 1878  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Agnew & Co., Glass Manufacturers, 153 First av, Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1878-79. Pittsburgh: J.F. Diffenbacher, 1878.
    Residence Bef 1880  Baldwin Township, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Brownsville Road, Now In Carrick, Southside Of Pittsburgh, Also Known As Southern Avenue
    Census 1880  Oakmont, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      John AGNEW Self M Male W 60 PA Glass Manufacturer PA PA
      Mary A. AGNEW Wife M Female W 60 IRE Keeping House IRE IRE
      Lettie C. AGNEW Dau S Female W 24 PA At Home PA IRE
      Mary H. AGNEW Dau S Female W 22 PA At Home PA IRE
      Charles N. AGNEW Son S Male W 20 PA Book Keeper PA IRE
      Robt. L. AGNEW Son Male W 18 PA At School PA IRE
      Rose WEAVER Other Female W 14 PA Domestic Servant --- ---
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      Source Information:
      Census Place Verona, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
      Family History Library Film 1255089
      NA Film Number T9-1089
      Page Number 17D
    Directory 1880  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • AGNEW & CO, GLASS MANFS, 153 First av, Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1880-81. Pittsburgh: J.F. Diffenbacher, 1880.
    Directory 1882  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Agnew & Brown, manf glass balls, Twenty-seventh and Smallman, Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1882-83. Pittsburgh: Diffenbacher & Thurston, 1882.
    Directory 1882  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Agnew & Co, Glass Manufacturers, 153 First av, Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1882-83. Pittsburgh: Diffenbacher & Thurston, 1882.
      Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1882-83. Pittsburgh: Diffenbacher & Thurston, 1882.
      AGNEW & CO, 153 First av
      Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1882-83. Pittsburgh: Diffenbacher & Thurston, 1882.
      Agnew & Co, 153 First av
      Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1882-83. Pittsburgh: Diffenbacher & Thurston, 1882.
      AGNEW & CO, 153 First av
    Directory 1884  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • AGNEW & CO, GLASS MANUFACTURERS, 153 First av, Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1884-85. Pittsburgh: Diffenbacher & Thurston, 1884.
      Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1884-85. Pittsburgh: Diffenbacher & Thurston, 1884.
      Agnew & Co, 153 First av
    Directory 1886  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • AGNEW & CO, MANUFACTURERS OF FLINT GLASS BOTTLES, VIALS, etc, 153 First av, Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1886-87. Pittsburgh: J.F. Diffenbacher, 1886.
      Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1886-87. Pittsburgh: J.F. Diffenbacher, 1886.
      Agnew & Co, 153 First av
    Directory 1888  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Agnew & Co, 153 First av, J.F. Diffenbacher's Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1888-89. Pittsburgh: J.F. Diffenbacher, 1888.
    Directory 1889  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Agnew & Co, 159 First av, J.F. Diffenbacher's Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1889-90. Pittsburgh: J.F. Diffenbacher, 1889.
    Directory 1889  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Agnew & Co, bottle manfrs, 159 First av, J.F. Diffenbacher's Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1889-90. Pittsburgh: J.F. Diffenbacher, 1889.
    Residence 1889  Oakmont, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Hulton
    Directory 1890  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Agnew & Co, bottle manfs, 159 First av, J.F. Diffenbacher's Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1890-91. Pittsburgh: J.F. Diffenbacher, 1890.
      J.F. Diffenbacher's Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pennsylvania General & Business Directory for 1890-91. Pittsburgh: J.F. Diffenbacher, 1890.
      Agnew & Co, 159 Firwt av
    Census 1900  Oakmont, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • PA Oakmont, Allegheny Co., Enum District 465, Sheet 5
    Residence 1900  Oakmont, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • With John Porter Hunter Family In Oakmont
    Survived by 1905  Oakmont, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mary Agnew Hunter, John C. Agnew, Mrs. E.J. Young Of Verona
    Occupation glass manufacturer 
    Religion Sixth United Presbyterian Church 
    _UID 580038B2EF9E462885B33C435BB8D0AA815E 
    Died 25 Jun 1905  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 13
    • 11:30 A.M., Suddenly, Pittsburgh PA At Home Of Daughter Mary
    Buried Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • South Side Cemetery, Carrick
      Lot 11, Range 2, Sec. G
      no stone
    Person ID I551  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2014 

    Father Agnew, John,   b. 2 Nov 1785, Canonsburg, Washington Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1827, Beaver Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Leitch, Catherine,   b. 1789, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1881  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 1811  Pennington, Mercer Co., NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • NJ seems unlikely place for marriage as both families were in Allegheny/Beaver area by that time
    Alt. Marriage 1817  Pennington, Mercer Co., NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    _UID 1DABAC7EBAEE43ABA9C2F2FB201C6772F573 
    Notes 
    • SAR application of John W. Kingen--married 1817, Bennington NJ
    Family ID F221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Chambers, Mary Ann,   b. 1820, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1889, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1845  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Alt. Marriage 10 Jul 1845  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    _UID 7C4E1B49D6424839AFB259B6646719284349 
    Children 
     1. Agnew, Nancy,   b. 1833,   d. Aft 1850  (Age > 18 years)
     2. Agnew, Anna Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1847,   d. 24 Oct 1901, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
     3. Agnew, John Chambers,   b. 24 May 1847, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1926, Greenville, Mercer Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Agnew, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1850,   d. 26 Sep 1901  (Age ~ 51 years)
     5. Agnew, William Henry,   b. Abt 1850,   d. 22 Dec 1858  (Age ~ 8 years)
     6. Agnew, Lettisha C.,   b. Abt 1853,   d. 16 Jun 1929  (Age ~ 76 years)
     7. Agnew, Mary Hannah,   b. 6 Jul 1860, Baldwin Township, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1925, Atlantic City, Atlantic Co., NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     8. Agnew, Charles Naylor Sr.,   b. Abt 1864,   d. 9 Jan 1904  (Age ~ 40 years)
     9. Agnew, Robert S.,   b. Abt 1864,   d. 14 May 1882  (Age ~ 18 years)
    Photos
    Agnew home in Oakmont
    Agnew home in Oakmont
    The photo below is from Oakmont Library. It shows the former Agnew home when it was the paint laboratory for the Thompson Paint Co. in the 1940s. The original house is on the left, with a later addition built by Thompson. (source: Oakmont Carnegie Library)
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Photos taken August 2003 in Carrick, near intersection of Brownsville Road and E. Agnew Ave. This land was once owned by John Chambers, and passed on to Mary Ann Chambers Agnew and her husband John Agnew, who established his first glass factory there.
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Documents
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    Agnew John, site of family home and glass factory, Carrick
    1876 map
    Agnew John and Mary Ann 'at home' card
    Agnew John and Mary Ann "at home" card
    Southern Avenue = the Brownsville Road
    Young vs. Hunter decision Pittsburgh_legal_journal.pdf
    Young vs. Hunter decision Pittsburgh_legal_journal.pdf
    Headstones
    Agnew Plot at South Side
    Agnew Plot at South Side
    Plot: section G-2
    Agnew Plot
    Agnew Plot
    Plot: section G2
    Histories
    Agnew and Hunter Families
    Agnew and Hunter Families
    Agnew John bio
    Agnew John bio
    from Samuel Durant's 1876 History of Allegheny County (on the Historic Pittsburgh site)
    The Brownsville Road
    The Brownsville Road
    Links to some Google Maps to illustrate specific family locations
    Links to some Google Maps to illustrate specific family locations
    some external maps showing specific locations, addresses, etc.:

    Patterson, Stier, and Related Families in Maryland and Virginia

    European Locations for Buyer, Stein, Michael, Hamerschlag, Brummel and related families

    U.S. Locations for Buyer, Stein, Michael, Hamerschlag, Brummel and related families

    Pittsburgh Family Locations-Agnew,…
    Agnew Baldwin Twp.pdf
    Agnew Baldwin Twp.pdf
    FOLIOS
    Verona United Presbyterian Church Records
    Verona United Presbyterian Church Records
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2005 
    Family ID F200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Apr 1819 - Beaver Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - 18 May 1819 - Beaver Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRelocation - Abt 1822 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jul 1845 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1847 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jun 1905 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Agnew Glass Factory location in Oakmont 1903
    Agnew Glass Factory location in Oakmont 1903
    John Agnew
    John Agnew
    John Agnew
    John Agnew
    johnagnew.jpg
    johnagnew.jpg
    Agnew glass factory site in Oakmont
    Agnew glass factory site in Oakmont
    The Agnew glass factory was on the site of the later Thompson Paint Co., near or at this present day building along the railroad tracks.
    Agnew John home in Oakmont
    Agnew John home in Oakmont
    The white house in this photo from my grandmother was the Elizabeth Bradley Home for Children at 214 Hulton Road (earlier designation H Street) in Oakmont, torn down in the '70s for the new Riverview High School. It was apparently originally John Agnew's home. He died in 1905, the year the Bradley Home was established. However, the house was…
    Agnew John home in Oakmont
    Agnew John home in Oakmont
    This house, later the Bradley Home for Children, is pictured in Oakmont (Images of America) by Vince Gagetta, Paul A. Calabrese, Cheryl Zentgraf, Gary Rogers, Arcadia Publishing (SC) October, 2003, and identified as the home of the owner of the Agnew Glass Company.
    Agnew John, Carrick, Baldwin Twp, 1886
    Agnew John, Carrick, Baldwin Twp, 1886
    Agnew John, Carrick, Baldwin Twp, 1905
    Agnew John, Carrick, Baldwin Twp, 1905
    Home of John Porter Hunter Family in Oakmont PA
    Home of John Porter Hunter Family in Oakmont PA
    Hunter John Porter Family Home at 916 Oakmont Ave, Oakmont
    Hunter John Porter Family Home at 916 Oakmont Ave, Oakmont
    until 1902
    (house has been renovated since this photo was taken)
    Hunter John Porter Family Home at 916 Oakmont Avenue (previously known as East Railroad Ave), Oakmont, PA
    Hunter John Porter Family Home at 916 Oakmont Avenue (previously known as East Railroad Ave), Oakmont, PA
    until 1902 when house was sold to the Bailey family

    Documents
    Agnew & Co. history
    Agnew & Co. history
    from Glass: Shattering Notions, by Anne Madarasz, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1998
    Agnew John death record 1905
    Agnew John death record 1905
    Agnew and Brown Text
    Agnew and Brown Text
    brief history of Agnew glass from Glass: Shattering Notions, by Anne Madarasz, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1998
    Agnew Catalog--Jar
    Agnew Catalog--Jar
    The 1894 catalogue of the Agnew Company notes its location as Hulton, in Oakmont, then 12 miles north of Pittsburgh. At that time, it was a member of the industry's trade organization, the Western Flint Bottle Association, and served the needs of bottlers, druggists, and food processors in that area. The markings "A. & Co." and "A.G. Co " denoted…
    Agnew glass
    Agnew glass
    The 1894 catalogue of the Agnew Company notes its location as Hulton, in Oakmont, then 12 miles north of Pittsburgh. At that time, it was a member of the industry's trade organization, the Western Flint Bottle Association, and served the needs of bottlers, druggists, and food processors in that area. The markings "A. & Co." and "A.G. Co " denoted…
    Agnew Glass Catalog
    Agnew Glass Catalog
    The 1894 catalogue of the Agnew Company notes its location as Hulton, in Oakmont, then 12 miles north of Pittsburgh. At that time, it was a member of the industry's trade organization, the Western Flint Bottle Association, and served the needs of bottlers, druggists, and food processors in that area. The markings "A. & Co." and "A.G. Co " denoted…
    Agnew Glass Catalog
    Agnew Glass Catalog
    The 1894 catalogue of the Agnew Company notes its location as Hulton, in Oakmont, then 12 miles north of Pittsburgh. At that time, it was a member of the industry's trade organization, the Western Flint Bottle Association, and served the needs of bottlers, druggists, and food processors in that area. The markings "A. & Co." and "A.G. Co " denoted…
    Agnew Glass Catalog
    Agnew Glass Catalog
    The 1894 catalogue of the Agnew Company notes its location as Hulton, in Oakmont, then 12 miles north of Pittsburgh. At that time, it was a member of the industry's trade organization, the Western Flint Bottle Association, and served the needs of bottlers, druggists, and food processors in that area. The markings "A. & Co." and "A.G. Co " denoted…
    Agnew glass factory
    Agnew glass factory
    interior photo of the Agnew glass factory in Oakmont (source: Oakmont Carnegie Library). Note from Robert Agey: Found your web site searching for Agnew Glass as my wife's Grandfather, Orlando Sheldon Grubbs worked at Agnew Glass starting about 1882. Photo @ Oakmont library's website was from our collection showing him 2nd from left. We have a…
    Agnew Home and Glass Factory
    Agnew Home and Glass Factory
    Brownsville Rd. and E. Agnew Ave., Carrick PA
    Agnew Home and Glass Factory
    Agnew Home and Glass Factory
    Brownsville Rd. and E. Agnew Ave., Carrick PA
    Agnew Jar
    Agnew Jar
    John Agnew & Son Wax Seal Fruit Jar
    Agnew Target Ball
    Agnew Target Ball
    from Glass: Shattering Notions, by Anne Madarasz, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1998
    Agnew Target Ball
    Agnew Target Ball
    from Glass: Shattering Notions, by Anne Madarasz, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1998
    Agnew wax sealer
    Agnew wax sealer
    Agnew Wax Sealer, patent applied for 1887 Pittsburg
    Agnew Wax Sealer
    Agnew Wax Sealer
    a CRUDELY MADE & HEAVILY WHITTLED quart sized, wax seal fruit jar with a pressed laid on and grooved ring seal, jar #46-1 in the Red Book #9, circa 1870 to 1876
    Agnew Wax Sealer
    Agnew Wax Sealer
    a CRUDELY MADE & HEAVILY WHITTLED quart sized, wax seal fruit jar with a pressed laid on and grooved ring seal, jar #46-1 in the Red Book #9, circa 1870 to 1876
    Agnew Wax Sealer
    Agnew Wax Sealer
    a CRUDELY MADE & HEAVILY WHITTLED quart sized, wax seal fruit jar with a pressed laid on and grooved ring seal, jar #46-1 in the Red Book #9, circa 1870 to 1876
    Agnew wax sealer lip
    Agnew wax sealer lip
    Agnew Wax Sealer, patent applied for 1887 Pittsburg
    Chambers and Agnew Fruit Jars
    Chambers and Agnew Fruit Jars
    Chambers jar (second from right) and Agnew jar (far right).
    on exhibit at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh -- Glass:Shattering Notions
    Chambers and Agnew Glass
    Chambers and Agnew Glass
    on exhibit at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh -- Glass:Shattering Notions
    Chambers and Agnew Glass
    Chambers and Agnew Glass
    on exhibit at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh -- Glass:Shattering Notions
    Chambers and Agnew Glass
    Chambers and Agnew Glass
    from Fleming, George Thornton. Vol. 3 History of Pittsburgh and environs, from prehistoric days to the beginning of the American revolution. New York ; Chicago : The American historical society, inc., 1922.
    Chambers and Agnew Glass
    Chambers and Agnew Glass
    on exhibit at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh -- Glass:Shattering Notions
    Chambers Blob Top Soda Bottle
    Chambers Blob Top Soda Bottle
    Agnew Hunter homes Oakmont 1897 subdivision plat
    Agnew Hunter homes Oakmont 1897 subdivision plat
    Agnew John, Carrick, Baldwin Township, 1862
    Agnew John, Carrick, Baldwin Township, 1862
    This 1862 map of Baldwin Township shows the location of John Agnew’s home and glass factory, at Brownsville Road and Agnew Road, in present-day Carrick in the South Side of Pittsburgh.
    Oakmont 1903 map
    Oakmont 1903 map
    Pittsburgh area map, 1876
    Pittsburgh area map, 1876
    This map, published in 1876, shows several locations in our family history—Moon Township, Carrick (Baldwin Township), where John Agnew started his glassmaking business, and Oakmont, where the Agnew factory was later located.
    Agnew in The Pittsburgh and Allegheny blue book, 1895, Vol. 9.
    Agnew in The Pittsburgh and Allegheny blue book, 1895, Vol. 9.
    Bryce Higbee operating a glasshouse in Oakmont in 1882???
    Bryce Higbee operating a glasshouse in Oakmont in 1882???
    This is the location of the Agnew glasshouse.
    Agnew 1860 Baldwin agricultural census
    Agnew 1860 Baldwin agricultural census
    Crockery and Glass Journal 1882
    Crockery and Glass Journal 1882

    Histories
    Agnew John-- Agnew Glass catalog
    Agnew John-- Agnew Glass catalog
    The 1894 catalogue of the Agnew Company notes its location as Hulton, in Oakmont, then 12 miles north of Pittsburgh. At that time, it was a member of the industry's trade organization, the Western Flint Bottle Association, and served the needs of bottlers, druggists, and food processors in that area. The markings "A. & Co." and "A.G. Co " denoted…
    Agnew John bio
    Agnew John bio
    from Samuel Durant's 1876 History of Allegheny County (on the Historic Pittsburgh site)
    Agnew John--Excerpt from 'Shattering Notions'
    Agnew John--Excerpt from "Shattering Notions"
    brief history of Agnew glass from Glass: Shattering Notions, by Anne Madarasz, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1998
    Agnew and Chambers Glassmaking in Pittsburgh
    Agnew and Chambers Glassmaking in Pittsburgh
    The Glass Factories and Bottles of Alexander and David H. Chambers
    The Glass Factories and Bottles of Alexander and David H. Chambers
    from the Society for Historical Archaeology
    by Bill Lockhart, Carol Serr, Beau Schreiver, and Bill Lindsey
    www.sha.org
    The John Agnew Companies
    The John Agnew Companies
    from the Society for Historical Archaeology www.sha.org
    by Bill Lockhart, Carol Serr, Beau Shriever, and Bill Lindsey
    crockeryandglass_1882 Bryce Higbee Hulton.pdf
    crockeryandglass_1882 Bryce Higbee Hulton.pdf
    Did Bryce Higbee have a glass factory on the same site as the Agnew Glass Works in Oakmont?
    Pittsburgh Glass
    Pittsburgh Glass

    FOLIOS
    Glasshouses And Glass Manufacturers Of The Pittsburgh Region: 1795 - 1910 by Jay W. Hawkins
    Glasshouses And Glass Manufacturers Of The Pittsburgh Region: 1795 - 1910 by Jay W. Hawkins
    excerpts about John Agnew
    Glasshouses And Glass Manufacturers Of The Pittsburgh Region: 1795 - 1910 by Jay W. Hawkins
    Glasshouses And Glass Manufacturers Of The Pittsburgh Region: 1795 - 1910 by Jay W. Hawkins
    Chambers glass companies

    News
    Agnew glass
    Agnew glass
    NY Times Nov 2 1893
    Agnew John Obituary
    Agnew John Obituary
    Pittsburgh Press June 26 1905
    Agnew John Obituary
    Agnew John Obituary
    June 26, 1905 Pittsburgh Gazette
    Agnew John Obituary
    Agnew John Obituary
    June 26, 1905 Pittsburgh Gazette
    agnew chambers dissolution partnership 2.jpg
    agnew chambers dissolution partnership 2.jpg
    agnew chambers dissolution partnership.jpg
    agnew chambers dissolution partnership.jpg
    agnew john assault.jpg
    agnew john assault.jpg
    Agnew Glass House Fire 1853.jpg
    Agnew Glass House Fire 1853.jpg
    Fire in John Agnew Glass house.pdf
    Fire in John Agnew Glass house.pdf
    John Agnew Kicked on Head  Pittsburgh Dispatch Feb 27 1890.jpg
    John Agnew Kicked on Head  Pittsburgh Dispatch Feb 27 1890.jpg

    Albums
    Agnew and Chambers Glassmaking in Pittsburgh
    Agnew and Chambers Glassmaking in Pittsburgh (52)

  • Notes 
    • from: http://antiquebottles.com/glossary.html
      Glossary of Antique Bottle Terms
      A.G. Co - Agnew Glassworks Company in the Midwest USA

      according to McKearin American Glass, apprenticed in 1833 to William McCully at age of 14

      from mirror:
      John Agnew, proprietor of Pittsburg Glassworks, Baldwin Township, Allegheny County PA

  • Sources 
    1. [S45] American Glass, McKearin, Helen and George S., (1941, Crown Publishers, New York).

    2. [S597] PA 1870 Census.

    3. [S594] PA 1850 Census.

    4. [S183] Davidson, Carl.

    5. [S712] Swett, Martina Cooper.

    6. [S599] PA 1900 Census.

    7. [S687] Sons of the American Revolution.

    8. [S675] Shatterng Notions.

    9. [S829] Charles T. Dawson.

    10. [S202] description of Baldwin Township roads and streets from Baldwin Public Library.

    11. [S733] The rebellion record of Allegheny County, from April, 1861 to October, 1862.

    12. [S578] Obituary of Mary Chambers Agnew.

    13. [S577] Obituary of John Agnew, 1905.