30. Georges, John

John GEORGES(1-2) was born on 7 June 1887 in Locuna, Italy.(3-4)  He immigrated in 1905.(5)  He submitted draft registration cards for WWI on 5 Jun 1917 in Lincoln County, Wyoming while living in Sublet.(4)  John was described as medium height and medium build, with brown eyes and black hair.(4)  John appeared in the census in 1920 in Lincoln County, Wyoming with his wife Antonia and three children.(5)  He died in a gas explosion in Frontier No. 1 coal mine on 14 August 1923 at the age of 36 in Frontier, Wyoming.(3)  He was buried on 17 August 1923 in Kemmerer, Wyoming.(3)


      1. Kemmerer Republican, (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), 24 August 1923, page 1, microfilm; Lincoln County Library, 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming 83101.
      2. Sneddon Robert T.  Inspector (Dist 1) & Robert V. Hotchkiss Inspector (Dist2), "State Coal Mine Inspectors Of Wyoming, Districts No. 1 and 2," year:  1923; report, 1923; , Wyoming State Archives on microfilm, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
      3. John Georges, death certificate file no. 1429 (14 August 1923), State of Wyoming, Wyoming State Archives, 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.
      4. "U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," digital, Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005., Ancestry.com (: online digital 30 July 2011), John Georges; citing United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.:, Wyoming, Roll 2022241.
      5. 1920, , population schedule, Year: 1920; Census Place: Election District 3, Lincoln, Wyoming; Roll: T625_2027; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 58, John Georges; digital images, Ancestry.com (: online digital 18 July 2011); Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch..

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