Marguerite Lorena Sweatland

12 June 1854–22 October 1928 (Age 74)
Seneca, Ohio, United States

The Life of Marguerite Lorena

When Marguerite Lorena Sweatland was born on 12 June 1854, her father, Lafayette Sweatland, was 24 and her mother, Lydia Sower, was 19. She married Elisha Woodruff Beach on 15 August 1872, in North Star, Gratiot, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Liberty Township, Osborne, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Luray, Russell, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died on 22 October 1928, at the age of 74, and was buried in Vincent Cemetery, Osborne, Osborne, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Woodruff Beach
Marguerite Lorena Sweatland
Marriage: 15 August 1872
Robert Nelson Beach
Grant A. Beach
Amy Woodruff Beach
Charles Beach
Chauncey Lafayette Beach

Spouse and Children

15 August 1872
North Star, Gratiot, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 7

Kansas is the 34th state

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from Sweetlands in Upottery, Devon, so named from Old English swēte ‘sweet’, ‘pleasant’, ‘fertile’ + land ‘cultivated land’, ‘estate’, or possibly a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margret L Beach in household of Elisha W Beach, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margurte Beach in household of Chancy Beach, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Margarett Beach in household of Elisha W Beach, "United States Census, 1900"

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