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William H. Sleep

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William H. Sleep (1837-1919) of Davey, Sleep and Co

1837 Born at Caerhays, Cornwall, the son of John Sleep and his wife Grace

1871 Living at Crafthole Village, Sheviok: William H. Sleep (age 34 born Carhayes), agricultural smith. With his wife Anne Sleep (age 33 born Maker) and their two sons and two daughters[1]

1901 Living at 203 Florence Terrace, Plymouth Friary: William H. Sleep (age 62 born St. Maty's, Cornwall), engineer, employer, agricultural implement works. With his wife Ann Sleep (age 61 born Millbrook)<1901 Census</ref>

1919 Died in Glencoe, Cook, Illioois, USA

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  1. 1871 Census