Milton Sweeney

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

The Life 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. He lived in McDonough, Illinois, United States in 1850. 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–

Spouse and Children

    Male1807–1884Male

    Emily Phelps

    Female1817–1883Female

MARRIAGE
28 August 1845
McDonough, Illinois, United States
children

(6)

    John Sweney

    Male1836–Male

    Mary Elizabeth Phelps

    Female1837–Female

    Moriah I Phelps

    Female1841–Female

    William H Phelps

    Male1842–Male

    Sallie Jane Sweeney

    Female1842–1918Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Milton Sweney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Milton Sweeney in household of Ingram A Pace, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Milton Swinney, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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