1900 Census Schenectady shows:
George Clute, born March 1849 lives Jackson Place, Schenectady,Ny. His parents are Charles and Anna. He is buried in St. Josephs Cemetary and died 20 Oct 1909. He was a superintendent of Grounds for Union college.. He is in Yates-History of Schenectady , Cemetary, census records and private records of William B. Clute. He descends from recent immigrants from Germany and was catholic.
He married Caroline Melber 1855-1953.
Children: Lewis May 1874, Anna 1877 Married Edward Sweeny, Rosa 1879 Married George Moss,s William M. March 1883 married Emma L. and George May 1885 married Mary Richmond. Found him first in the 1865 state census and it says he was born in Germany as was his parents. This sounds like your George/.
Given as this, you might check immigration and catholic records for him.