John J. Sweeney

May 1805–6 September 1848 (Age 43)
Washington, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of John J.

When John J. Sweeney was born in May 1805, in Washington, Kentucky, United States, his father, Daniel Sweeney, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Jones, was 28. He married Mariah S. Board on 26 December 1826, in Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 6 September 1848, in Perryville, Boyle, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Nevada, Mercer, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John J. Sweeney
1805–1848
Mariah S. Board
1808–1880
Marriage: 26 December 1826
Schuyler Sweeney
1828–
Martha J. Sweeney
1832–
Thomas M. Sweeney
1834–1914
Minerva Jane Sweeney
1841–1870
David Sweeney
1847–
Benton Sweeney
1835–1867
Basil P Sweeney
1841–1906
Lucyia B. Sweeney
1842–1908
James Harry Sweeney
1849–1880

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Children

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Siblings

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World Events (7)

1808
Age 3
Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created
Age 7
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.
1818 · Jackson Purchase
Age 13
The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

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 (5)

  • John J Sweeney, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • John J Sweeney, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • John J Sweeney, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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