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George Dewey Sanford, I
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1898
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1965
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA

George Dewey Sanford I (1898-1965) was a stereotyper for Elliot Electrotype Company at 461 8th Avenue, New York City, New York. (b. August 29, 1898, Edgewater, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - d. September 08, 1965, 3:45 pm, 165 West Pleasant Avenue, Maywood, Bergen County, New Jersey, 07607-1327, USA) Social Security Number 094016974.

George was born in 1898 to Wesley Howard Sanford (1863-?) and Margaret Kelly (1862-?). His father was born in New York and his mother was born in Ireland. Margaret was previously married to a McCarthy and had children with him.

George had a sister: Violet Sanford (1903-after1965) who married a Blodgett.

Jersey City, New Jersey:
In 1910 the family was living in Jersey City, New Jersey.

World War I draft:
He registered for the draft on September 12, 1918. He was working as a machinist at Fletcher's Dry Dock at Hudson and 14th Street in Hoboken. He was living with his parents 391 Baldwin Avenue in apartment 2. He had a disibility which made him ineligible for military service: "right thigh abnormal, right hernia".

On March 15, 1922 he married Grace May Freudenberg (1904-1981) in Jersey City.

George and Grace had two children: Eloise Margerite Sanford (1922- ); and George Dewey Sanford II (1925-1994). Eloise married Joseph Lawrence Reilly (1920-2010) and George was a Marine who won a purple heart in World War II.

New Jersey:
George and Grace were living: in East Rutherford in Bergen County, New Jersey for the 1930 Census; at 108 Poplar Street in Jersey City in 1946 when Grace applied for Social Security; and on West Pleasant Avenue in Maywood in 1959 when Grace's sister Clara died.

George worked for the husband of his wife's sister, Ralph Kohlman, as a printer.

He died of lymphosarcoma (cancer) on September 08, 1965.

Funeral notice:
His funeral notice appeared in the The Record on September 09, 1965: "George D. Sanford Sr., on September 8, of 156 West Pleasant Avenue, Maywood. Beloved Husband of Grace Mae. Devoted father of Mrs. Eloise Margaret Reilly and George D. Sanford Jr. Dear brother of Mrs. Violet Blogett. Funeral service at Trinka's, 439 Maywood Avenue, Maywood. Notice of time later. The family will receive friends 3 to 5 and 7 to 9."

He was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Arlington Memorial Cemetery at 748 Schuyler Avenue in Kearny, Hudson County, New Jersey.

Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on June 23, 2003.

Family links: 
  Wesley Howard Sanford (1863 - ____)
  Grace May Freudenberg Sanford (1904 - 1981)*
  Eloise Margerite Sanford Reilly (1922 - ____)*
  George Dewey Sanford (1925 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington Memorial Park
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Grave 2, Lot 41C
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Jun 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7611765
George Dewey Sanford, I
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
George Dewey Sanford, I
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
George Dewey Sanford, I
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