Monhagen Saw


 

Monhagen Saw Works - Middletown, N.Y.


Wheeler, Madden & Bakewell
Wheeler, Madden & Clemson

 
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1842

 

Elisha Pearl Wheeler in partnership with J. F. France, Edward M. Madden, and J. Lemon established the Orange County Furnace.

1853

 

Monhagen Saw Works established by Elisha Pearl Wheeler, Edward M. Madden, and Josiah Bakewell.

1857

File Works, adjacent to Monhagen Saw Works was established by Corydon King, James I. Cockayne, and John Williams.

1860

 

Mr. Josiah Bakewell resigned due to the health reasons.  William Clemson joined the firm and the name was changed to: Wheeler, Madden & Clemson.

1862  

Monhagen Steel Works - Beginning of steel manufacturing.

1863

 

Wheeler, Madden & Clemson and Durrie & Rusher of New York, bought the File Works and the firm became Wheeler, Clemson & Co.

Mr. Josiah Bakewell died in 1863.

1868 In 1868 Mr. Lemuel Wheeler, son of Elisha Pearl Wheeler, joined the firm.  Also, Mr. Thos. D. Roberts became members of the firm.

1870

 

In 1870 Mr. Roberts died.

John T. Cockayne and Isaac P. Madden joined file works of Wheeler, Clemson & Co.  The firm name remaining the same.

1871

Wheeler, Madden & Clemson was incorporated and the name changed to Wheeler, Madden & Clemson Manufacturing Company.

1872

 

Mr. Geo. Rusher, co-owner of  Wheeler, Clemson & Co.  File Works died.

1873

 

Lemuel Wheeler, son of Elisha Pearl Wheeler, died.

Mr. Wm. Millspaugh and Chas. I. Humphrys joined the firm.

1876

 

Mr. Elisha P. Wheeler died.

Company is managed by Edward M. Madden, President; Wm. Clemson, Vice-President; Wm. Millspaugh, Secretary; Charles. I. Humphrys, Treasurer.

1884

In the Directory of Iron and Steel Works of the United States and Canada for 1884 the company is described as:  " Monhagen Steel Works, Wheeler, Madden and Clemson Manufacturing Co. - Middletown, Orange County.  Built in 1862-63;  48 2-pot steel-melting holes, 4 heating furnaces, 1 train of rolls, and 1 hammer; 96 pots can be used at each heat in steel works; product, saw cast steel; annual capacity, 2,500 net tones.

Edward M. Madden, President; Wm. Clemson, Vice-President; Wm. Millspaugh, Secretary; Charles. I. Humphrys, Treasurer.

1885

On July 18th Edward M. Madden died.  The management the company changed and William Clemson became President

1890

 

George N. Clemson and Richard W. Clemson, sons of William Clemson, succeeded his father and became a proprietors of Monhagen Saw Works.


 
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