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Daniel Cox Sleeper

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Sandown, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Death: Died in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Place of Burial: Saint Luke Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Sleeper, Sr. and Susan "Sally" Sleeper (Cox)
Husband of <private> Sleeper (Richardson)
Father of Katherine Frances Gorham; <private> Sleeper and Daniel Cox Sleeper, Jr.
Brother of Mary C. Tilton; Lucy M. Chadwick; David T. Sleeper; William Cox Sleeper; James Sleeper, Jr. and 2 others

Occupation: Deputy Warden at Illinois State Penitentiary, Royal Arch Mason: Joliet Chapter No. 27, Knights Templar: Joliet Commandery No. 4, K.T.
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About Daniel Cox Sleeper

Name: Daniel Sleeper

Gender: Male

Baptism/Christening Date:

Baptism/Christening Place:

Birth Date: 05 Jul 1832

Birthplace: SANDOWN TWP,ROCKINGHAM,NEW HAMPSHIRE

Death Date:

Name Note:

Race:

Father's Name: James Sleeper

Father's Birthplace:

Father's Age:

Mother's Name: Susan

Mother's Birthplace:

Mother's Age:

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: 7540080

System Origin: New_Hampshire-ODM

Source Film Number: unknown

Reference Number:

Collection: New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904

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Author: History of Will County, Illinois; Chicago: Wm LeBaron Jr & Co, 186 Dearborn Street, 1878.

Daniel C. SLEEPER, Assistant Deputy Warden Illinois State Penitentiary, Joliet; born in Sandown, Rockingham Co., N. H., July 5, 1832, where he lived until 13 years of age, when he went to Methuen, Mass., learning the trade of hatter; which trade he followed until 1854, when he emigrated West and settled in Joliet as clerk for Hayden Bros, in the grocery business, for two years then one year in the same business with S. 0. Simonds;

In 1858, he was appointed, by Warden S. K. Casey, as keeper and assistant book-keeper of the Illinois State Penitentiary; in the spring of 1864, he visited Montana for his health and engaged in mining for three and a half years, when he returned to Joliet and was again appointed keeper until 1869, when he was appointed Assistant Deputy Warden, which office he has since held, with the exception of nine months, from July, 1871 to April, 1872, when be was Assistant Superintendent of the Reform School, at Pontiac, Ill.,. Married, June 20, 1861, to Alice M. RICHARDSON; she was born in Joliet April 11, 1839 ; they are the parents of three children - Kate F., born May 1, 1862; George B., born May 29, 1864; Daniel C., Jr., born May 19, 1874.

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1850 United States Federal Census

about Daniel Sleeper

Name: Daniel Sleeper

Age: 18

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1832

Birth Place: New Hampshire

Gender: Male

Home in 1850(City,County,State): Sandown, Rockingham, New Hampshire

Household Members:

Name Age

Daniel Sleeper 18

James Sleeper 56

James Sleeper 23

Joseph Sleeper 16

Rachael Sleeper 21

Sally Sleeper 58

William Sleeper 25

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JOLIET TOWNSHIP AND CITY HISTORY. 255

The settlers immediately after 1850 include among others : I. D. Stevens, Daniel C. SLEEPER, Benjamin Stevens, E. L. Seward, Anton Scheldt, W. A. Strong, John Scheldt, Henry Schrader, H. Howk, Greorge Honck, Doctor M. F. Hand, C. C Olney, Levi Mapps, John D. Paige, Edwin Porter, Frank Eobeson, C. F. Passold, James G. Patterson, P. Shutts, John L St. Julian, Conrad Schweizer, J. C. Van Auken, Joseph Stoos, Buel A. Fuller, Mansfield Young, Edward Donohue.

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1860 United States Federal Census

about Danl C Sleeper

Name: Danl C Sleeper

Age in 1860: 30

Birth Year: abt 1830

Birthplace: Massachusetts

Home in 1860: Joliet, Will, Illinois

Gender: Male

Post Office: Joliet

Occupation: Constable

Household Members:

Name Age

Eliza Tullock 37

Jeannette Tullock 12

Evaline Tullock 8

George Tullock 4

Electa Fletcher 57

Danl C Sleeper 30

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He was in Virginia City, Montana Territory in at least 1865 when the The Montana post on August 8, 1865, October 14, 1865, December 02, 1865, March 31, 1866, May 19, 1866 and on June 09, 1866 lists his name as having a letter waiting for him at the Post Office in Virginia City.

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_City,_Montana

MDOC: http://www.virginiacitymt.com/History.asp

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1870 United States Federal Census

about Daniel C Sleeper

Name: Daniel C Sleeper

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833

Age in 1870: 37

Birthplace: New Hampshire

Home in 1870: Joliet Ward 1, Will, Illinois

Race: White

Gender: Male

Occupation: Deputy Warden at Penitentiary

Post Office: Joliet

Household Members:

Name Age

Sarah Richardson 54

James Richardson 20

Helen Richardson 13

Daniel C Sleeper 37

Alice Sleeper 31

Katie Sleeper 8

George Sleeper 6

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U.S. City Directories (Beta) about D C Sleeper

Name: D C Sleeper

Residence Year: 1872

Street Address: 15 Herkimer St

Residence Place: Joliet, Illinois

Occupation: Asst Supt Reform School

Publication Title: Joliet, Illinois, City Directory, 1872

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U.S. City Directories (Beta) about D C Sleeper

Name: D C Sleeper

Residence Year: 1875

Street Address: 20 Herkimer St

Residence Place: Joliet, Illinois

Occupation: Asst Deputy Warden At Prison

Publication Title: Joliet, Illinois, City Directory, 1875

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U.S. City Directories (Beta) about D C Sleeper

Name: D C Sleeper

Residence Year: 1877

Street Address: 20 Herkimer

Residence Place: Joliet, Illinois

Publication Title: Joliet, Illinois, City Directory, 1877

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1880 United States Federal Census

about D C. Sleeper

Name: D C. Sleeper

Home in 1880: Joliet, Will, Illinois

Age: 47

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833

Birthplace: New Hampshire

Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)

Spouse's name: Alice M.

Father's birthplace: New Hampshire

Mother's birthplace: New Hampshire

Occupation: Asst. D. Warden I.S.P.

Marital Status: Married

Race: White

Gender: Male

Household Members:

Name Age

D C. Sleeper 47

Alice M. Sleeper 41

Katie F. Sleeper 18

George B. Sleeper 16

Dan C. Sleeper 6

James S. Richardson 30

Also in this census:

1880 United States Federal Census about D. C. Sleeper Name: D. C. Sleeper Home in 1880: Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska Age: 47 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833 Birthplace: New Hampshire Father's birthplace: New Hampshire Mother's birthplace: Vermont Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: Officer In Penitentiary Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Household Members: Name Age Charles J. Nobes 30 Nellie Nobes 23 D. C. Sleeper 47

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U.S. City Directories (Beta) about Daniel C Sleeper

Name: Daniel C Sleeper

Residence Year: 1885

Street Address: 304 Herkimer

Residence Place: Joliet, Illinois

Occupation: Weighman

Publication Title: Joliet, Illinois, City Directory, 1885

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1900 United States Federal Census

about Daniel C Sleeper

Name: Daniel C Sleeper

Home in 1900: Elgin Ward 1, Kane, Illinois

Age: 67

Birth Date: Jul 1832

Birthplace: New Hampshire

Race: White

Ethnicity: American

Gender: Male

Relationship to head-of-house: Father

Father's Birthplace: New Hampshire

Mother's Birthplace: Vermont

Marriage Year: 1861

Marital Status: Married

Years Married: 39

Residence : Elgin City, Kane, Illinois

Household Members:

Name Age

George Sleeper 26

Emma D Sleeper 30

Ruth C Sleeper 11/12

Daniel C Sleeper 67

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1910 United States Federal Census

about Daniel C Sleeper

Name: Daniel C Sleeper

Age in 1910: 77

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833

Birthplace: New Hampshire

Relation to Head-of-house: Father

Father's Birth Place: New Hampshire

Mother's Birth Place: Vermont

Home in 1910: Chicago Ward 26, Cook, Illinois

Marital Status: Widowed

Race: White

Gender: Male

Household Members:

Name Age

George B Sleeper 45

Emma D Sleeper 39

Ruth E Sleeper 10

Daniel C Sleeper 77

Caroline Vollbracht 76

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U.S. City Directories (Beta) about Daniel C Sleeper

Name: Daniel C Sleeper

Residence Year: 1910

Street Address: 2116 Cullom Ave

Residence Place: Chicago, Illinois

Publication Title: Chicago, Illinois, City Directory, 1910

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Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988

about Daniel C Sleeper

Name: Daniel C Sleeper

Death Date: 31 Jan 1918

Death Location: Cook County, IL

File number: 6002974

Archive collection name: Cook County Genealogy Records (Deaths)

Archive repository location: Chicago, IL

Archive repository name: Cook County Clerk

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Daniel Cox Sleeper's Timeline

1832
July 5, 1832
Sandown, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
1861
June 20, 1861
Age 28
Illinois, United States
1862
May 1, 1862
Age 29
Will, Illinois, United States
1874
May 19, 1874
Age 41
IL, USA
1918
January 31, 1918
Age 85
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
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Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States