George Downes
(1845-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sarah Beecher

George Downes 1 2

  • Born: Oct 1845, Burton-on-Trent, , STS, ENG 1
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Beecher in 1893 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1 The 1900 census recorded renting a home at 3011 Rohrer Street: George Downes, fish dealer, 55, born Oct 1845, living with wife Sarah B., 46, Mar 1854. They were married for 7 years. Sarah had birthed 2 children but none were alive in 1900. She and her parents were born in Pennsylvania. George and his parents were born in England. He immigrated in 1875 and had become naturalized as a U.S. citizen.


George married Sarah Beecher, daughter of George Beecher and Elizabeth, in 1893 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 2 (Sarah Beecher was born in Mar 1854 in , , PA 1.)


Sources


1 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3WK-J1L George Downes, Philadelphia city Ward 33, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 870, sheet 3A, family 39.

2 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJDG-6Y7 George Downes and Sarah Beacher, 1893; citing license number 62912, Clerk of the Orphan's Court. City Hall.



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