Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Arthur Peebles

In the 1860 U.S. Census, Arthur Peebles (listed in the census as Arthur Peables) was age 49, a native of Ireland, and was employed as a Quarryman. Also residing in the household were: Eliza, age 16, John age 10, Annette, age 7, and Sarah, age 5.

The 1867 McKelvey's Sandusky City Directory listed Arthur Peebles as a stone cutter. His home was located at the northwest corner of Scott and Warren Streets.

An Arthur Pebbles was age 60 in the 1870 U.S. Census. He was still living in Sandusky. In the Peebles household at this time were: Ann, age 35, John, age 20, Nettie, age 18, and Sarah, age 16. By 1880, Mr. Peebles' first name was listed as Atha in the U.S. Census, and the only other person in the household was a female named Mary. Arthur Peebles died on December 5, 1893. He was buried in Block 60 at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. The inscription at the base of the tombstone of Arthur Peebles reads:

May he rest in peace

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