Arthur William SLEEP

491. Arthur William SLEEP, son of Thomas SLEEP and Amelia Jane COLLINGS, was born in 1880 in St Cleer.

Arthur W appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 aged 10 a Scholar. He was living with his father Thomas [50] a Labourer in Railway Terrace, St Cleer. Living with them were his siblings Emilia J [17] and Edith [9] a Scholars.

Arthur W appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 aged 10 a Scholar. He was living with his father Thomas [50] a Labourer in Railway Terrace, St Cleer. Living with them were his siblings Emilia J [17] and Edith [9] a Scholars.

Arthur W arrived in the United States on the ship Californian via Quebec, Canada on 11 June 1899. He was going to stay with his brother Thomas W in Ironwood, Michigan.

Arthur William died on 27 March 1900 in Ironwood, Michigan. The cause of death was Tetanus - contributory cause Puncture Wound of Foot. He was buried at the Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood.

Gravestone image: Arthur William Sleep 1880 - 1900 and Thomas Worden Sleep 1886 - 1921Inscription:

IN MY FATHERS HOUSE OF MANY MANSIONS

IN MEMORY OF

ARTHUR W SLEEP

DIED MARCH 27 1900 AGED 19 YEARS 9 MOS.

THOMAS W SLEEP

BORN JULY 1 1868 DIED MAR. 3. 1921

Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 16 March 2020), memorial page for Arthur William Sleep (27 Jun 1881–27 Mar 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 170923970, citing Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood, Gogebic County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Lavidaloca (contributor 47233220) .