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 William G. Shakespeare

William G. Shakespeare

Birth
New York, USA
Death 1927 (aged 62–63)
Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Burial Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Plot Block:P Section:5 Lot:3 Grave 6
Memorial ID 100000646 · View Source
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Willliam G. Shakespeare was born October, 1864 in New York. He was the son of William S. and Mary A. Shakespeare both from England. His father's trade was a bootmaker on the 1880 Kansas City, KS census; William G. age 15 years old worked in the print trade. By 1900, William, 35 years old and single lived in the mining town of Leadville, CO. where he worked as a baker. On Feb.15, 1907 he married Laura Lennon and they had 4 children: Helena, Florence, Edna and Alvin.

By 1910, the family had moved to Missoula, Montana where William worked as a cook in a restaurunt and Laura was a pastry chef. 1920 census finds them living in Floral Park, Silver Bow County, MT where William was a copper miner.

He has two headstones. The military marker indicates he served in the 1st Colorado Infantry, Company F. in the Spanish American War - 1898 - Musician.




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  • Created by: Patricia Harrison Armstrong
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100000646
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William G. Shakespeare (Oct 1864–1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100000646, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Patricia Harrison Armstrong (contributor 47020575) .