Milton Sweeney

about 1807–14 January 1884 (Age 77)
Washington, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Milton

When Milton Sweeney was born about 1807, in Washington, Kentucky, United States, his father, Daniel Sweeney, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Jones, was 30. He married Ann Clarke on 31 October 1827, in Washington, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Clear Creek Township, Drew, Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 14 January 1884, in Garnett, Lincoln, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Milton Sweeney
1807–1884
Emily Phelps
1817–1883
Marriage: 28 August 1845
John Sweney
1836–
Mary Elizabeth Phelps
1837–
Moriah I Phelps
1841–
William H Phelps
1842–
Sallie Jane Sweeney
1842–1918
M.
1858–

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World Events (8)

1808
Age 1
Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created
Age 5
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.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 23
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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

McSweeney
Choiniere
Seeney
Sweaney
Sweany
Sweeley
Sweeny
Sweney
Swiney
Swinney
Whan

Sources (7)

  • Milton Sweeney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Milton Sweney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Milton Sweeney in household of Ingram A Pace, "United States Census, 1880"

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