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Isaac Stinchfield
(1804-1878)
Abigail Lindsey Knapp
(1814-1884)
Charles Graves
Pauline Ridley
John Clark Stinchfield
(1843-1903)
Catherine H. Graves
(1844-1876)
Minnie Etta Stinchfield
(1868-1930)

 

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Herbert Sumner Sleeper M.D.

Minnie Etta Stinchfield 863

  • Born: 3 January 1868, Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine 1871,1872
  • Marriage: Herbert Sumner Sleeper M.D. 15 December 1897 in Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine 863,1870
  • Died: 16 September 1930, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine at age 62 1871,1872
  • Buried: After 16 September 1930, Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine at Mount Pleasant Cemetery 1871
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Lewiston Evening Journal
Lewiston, Maine
September 17, 1930
p. 2

MRS. MINNIE E. SLEEPER

Death of Well-Known Lewiston Woman After Several Month's Illness


Mrs. Minnie E. Sleeper, widow of Dr. Herbert S. Sleeper, died Tuesday night after an illness of several months at her home, 770 Main Street, Lewiston.

Mrs. Sleeper was born in Wayne, Jan. 3, 1868 [sic?], the daughter of John Clark and Catherine (Graves) Stinchfield. She was of Mayflower ancestry, and therefore belonged to one of the oldest families in New England. She was greatly interested in the work of historical societies, being herself a member of the Maine Society of Mayflower Descendants, Mary Dillingham Chapter, D.A.R. and Enterprise Chapter, Daughters of 1812. Her greatest interest however was in her home and family to which she was devoted.

For the last seven years, Mrs. Sleeper has spent the winters in Cambridge, Mass. with her daughter, Miss Catherine A. Sleeper, returning to her old home in Lewiston during the summer. Besides her daughter, she leaves a brother, Allen H. Stinchfield of Wayne.

DIED - In Lewiston, Sept. 16th, Mrs. Minnie E. Sleeper. Funeral services will be held from the home, 770 Main Street, Thursday at 3 p.m. (daylight time). Private.

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She worked as a public school teacher.

She appeared on the census in 1870 in Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine. She lived in the household of her parents.

She appeared on the census in 1880 in Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine. She lived in the household of her widowed father.

She appeared on the census in 1910 at 770 Main Street in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. She lived in the household of her husband. A servant named Theresa Courtney also lived in the home.

She appeared on the census in 1920 at 770 Main Street in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. She lived in the household of her husband.

She appeared on the census in 1930 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She was widowed head of household and rented for $50 monthly.


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Minnie married Herbert Sumner Sleeper M.D., son of Sumner Sleeper and Amelia Pratt, 15 December 1897 in Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine 863.,1870 (Herbert Sumner Sleeper M.D. was born 15 April 1865 in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine,1873,1874 died 18 May 1922 in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine 1873,1874 and was buried 21 May 1922 in Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine at Mount Pleasant Cemetery 1873,1874.) The cause of his death was angina pectoris.




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