Garnet Lesley Peeling

13 May 1890–8 January 1937 (Age 46)
Seymour Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Garnet Lesley

When Garnet Lesley Peeling was born on 13 May 1890, in Seymour Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada, his father, Joseph Peeling, was 23 and his mother, Stella Zuphelt, was 20. He married Muriel Irene Doan on 19 November 1914, in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 8 January 1937, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 46.

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Garnet Lesley Peeling
Muriel Irene Doan
Marriage: 19 November 1914
Jack D. Peeling
Garnet L. Jr. Peeling

Spouse and Children

19 November 1914
Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Peeling


    Stella Zuphelt




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 7

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 13

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English (East Anglia): perhaps a variant of Pa(y)ling, a variant of Palin .2 Possibly also an Americanized form of German Bühling, a habitational name from any of several places so named.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Garnet Peeling in household of Joseph Peeling, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Garnett L Peeling, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Garnett L Peeling, "United States Census, 1920"

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