George SLEEP

George Sleep 1868485. George Sleep, son of Thomas SLEEP and Amelia Jane COLLINGS, was born in 1868 in Liskeard.

George appeared in the census on 2 April 1871 aged 3. He was living with his parents Thomas [28] an Agricultural Labourer and Amelia J [26] in Wenmouth Cross, St Neot, Liskeard, Cornwall, England. Living with them were his siblings Susannah [6], Thomas W [4] and Elizabeth A [1].

George appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 aged 13 a Scholar. He was living with his parents Thomas [36] a Fam Labourer and Amelia Jane [35] atRed Gate Farm, St Cleer, Liskeard. Living with them were his siblings Elizabeth Ann [10] a Scholar, Kate [8], Amelia Jane [7], Alice Grace [6], Richard Henry [2] and Arthur William [9 months].

George married Emily HALLS on 24 June 1891 in Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan, USA. The marriage was witnessed by ? Rutherford and Jane ?

Emily HALLS, daughter of John HALLS and Emma HARRIS, was born during 1866 in Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England.

During the 1900 United States Federal Census George aged 30 an Iron Ore Miner and Emily [34] were living at 808 E Nort St., Ishpeming Ward 5, Marquette, Michigan, USA. Living with them was their son RTC [3].

Emily died during 1906.

Emily HALLS and George SLEEP had the following children:

+1041 Vina 1893

+1042 Roy Templeton George 1896

+1043 Edith Naomi 1900

George married Mary Alice MARTIN on 15 August 1914 in Mohawk when he was 44 and she was 29. The marriage was witnessed by Grace and Elizabeth Lee Wilcox.

Mary Alice MARTIN, daughter of Samuel MARTIN and Jane Mitchell NINNES, was born in 1885.

During the 1920 United States Federal Census George aged 47 a Foreman in the Automobile Industry and Mary [40] were living at 299 Baltimore W Street, Detroit Ward 6, Wayne, Michigan. Living with them was George’s son from his first marriage Roy T [24]. (Census Place: Detroit Ward 6, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: T625_806; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 209)

George possibly died in 1927 in Royal Oak, Michigan, USA.