Looking for information on John T. Langill, b. ca 1846 in Nova Scotia.Lived in Brooklyn, N.Y. from 1870- 1901.He was the president of the Langill Fountain Pen Company.
in New York in 1870 census (Langell) at 340 3rd St, NYC (multiple people dwelling) John26blacksmithb. Nova Scotia Hester21wifeb. Rockland Co, N.Y. John3sonb. N.Y. Herbert1sonb. N.Y.
His October 15 1877 Naturalization papers to Kings County, New York are shown on Ancestry.com
in Brooklyn N.Y, in 1880 census, spelt Langill with wife and children was a blacksmith John T. Langill 34 Esther E. Langill 30 John E. Langill 12 Sarah R. Langill 6 Henrietta A. Langill 4 Ida M. Langill 1 Johanna Shay 28(servant)
listed in Brooklyn NY directory in 1877, home: 80 Carroll St
listed in Brooklyn NY directory in 1881, home; 588 Hicks, Brokklyn
listed in Brooklyn NY directory in 1883, 1888-1890 as a shipsmith, home: 36-3rd place, Brooklyn, N.Y.
listed in Brooklyn NY directory in 1891, iron work: John T & Son, home: 36-3rd place, Brooklyn, N.Y.
listed in Brooklyn NY directory in 1895 John T & Son, machinist, Pier 2, Erie Basin, home: 36-3rd place, Brooklyn, N.Y.
from the New York Times, on April 17, 1901:John T. Langill, treasurer of the Langill Fountain Pen Company is dead at his home, 121- 3rd Street, Brooklyn in the 65th year.2 sons and 2 daughters survive him.