Archibald B. Sweeney

14 May 1811–3 August 1863 (Age 52)
Washington, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Archibald B.

When Archibald B. Sweeney was born on 14 May 1811, in Washington, Kentucky, United States, his father, Daniel Sweeney, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Jones, was 34. He married Frances Robinson or Robertson on 18 December 1834, in Washington, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Boone, Boone Township, Franklin, Missouri Territory, United States in 1850 and Bourbon Township, Boone, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died on 3 August 1863, in Randolph, Missouri, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Moberly, Randolph, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Archibald B. Sweeney
1811–1863
Frances Robinson or Robertson
1814–1851
Marriage: 18 December 1834
Mary E Sweeney
1836–
Elizabeth Jane Sweeney
1837–1915
Theophilus Sweeney
1840–1864
Fleming Lacy Sweeney
1842–1913
Smith Alexander Sweeney
1845–1929
Paris W Sweeney
1856–
Emmett A. Sweeney
1859–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 December 1834
Washington, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

    Mary E Sweeney

    Female1836–Female

    Elizabeth Jane Sweeney

    Female1837–1915Female

    Theophilus Sweeney

    Male1840–1864Male

    Fleming Lacy Sweeney

    Male1842–1913Male

    Smith Alexander Sweeney

    Male1845–1929Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 1

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 14

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McSweeney , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Suibhne ‘son of Suibhne’, a byname meaning ‘pleasant’.2 Americanized form of French Choinière ( see Choiniere ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Archibald Swaney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Arch Swinney, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Archibald Swiney, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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