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William James George
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1880
Cornwall, England
Death: Dec. 27, 1971
Summit County
Ohio, USA

GEORGE, WILLIAM JAMES b.25 Oct 1882 Cornwall died 27 Dec 1971 Akron, Ohio Married 7 March 1908 Paul Parrish, Cornwall to Janie Bruce Jenkins b. Oct. 25, 1882 Mousehole, Cornwall Died 31 Aug 1942 Akron, Ohio.
Ship over Adriatic thru New York March 29, 1913. Naturalization Jan. 24, 1923 Pittsburgh, Pa.
Kathleen born April 8, 1910 Mousehole, Cornwall Married 8 Feb 1935 Akron, Ohio to (Paul Paulo b. 24 July 1902 Akron) vol. 73 page 86 Summit County Records
His work started as a young lad working on a 42 foot sail boat, fishing as did his ancestors in Cornwall. His brother in law wrote to him from Pennsylvania and he decided to change trades.
He worked at construction in Midland, Pa and later moved to Pittsburg in 1916 working for the British goverment inspecting steel, in 1917 he worked in the shipping depart. for seven years. In 1924 he came to Akron due to a sick relative.
He found work with the waste management for 25 years in Akron.
Obit; William J. George age 92 survived by daughter; Mrs. Kathleen Paulo. Sister Mrs. Nettie Pender of Cornwall.

1901 Census Paul Parrish Cornwall (Mousehole)

William George age 48 (fisherman) owns
Lizzie George (Mann) age 42 wife
William George (son) age 20 fisherman
Lizzie M. George daug age 19
Ada George daug age 17 works post office
Nettie George age 7
William H. Mann age 82 father in law

Immigrants from Cornwall, England to Akron Ohio
by Linda Mann
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Family members, Census, Photo of tombstones, Marriage records.
Rose Hill Burial Park
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Linda Mann
Record added: Sep 24, 2013
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William James George
Added by: Linda Mann
William James George
Added by: Linda Mann
William James George
Added by: Linda Mann
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