Philander Sweet

12 September 1822–6 June 1908 (Age 85)
Whitehall, Whitehall, Washington, New York, United States

The Life of Philander

Philander Sweet was born on 12 September 1822, in Whitehall, Whitehall, Washington, New York, United States as the son of Sweet and Lucinda Woodcock. He married Abigail Daniels on 29 April 1860, in Greenfield, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Greenfield Twp, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 6 June 1908, in Greenfield, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Plymouth, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philander Sweet
1822–1908
Abigail Daniels
1837–1927
Marriage: 29 April 1860
Orville W. Sweet
1864–1894
Elsie Sweet
1867–
Adella Sweet
1870–1961
Isabelle Sweet
1876–1976
Abbie ( Abigail) Sweet
1879–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 April 1860
Greenfield, Wayne, Michigan, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Sweet

    MaleMale

    Lucinda Woodcock

    Female1799–Female

siblings

(2)

    Male1822–1908Male

    Hugh Sweet

    Male1825–1887Male

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

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.
1837

Age 15

Michigan is the 26th state.
1846

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English (most common in the West Country): nickname from Middle English swete ‘sweet’, ‘pleasant’, ‘agreeable’. The Old English bynames Swēt(a) (masculine) and Swēte (feminine) derived from this word survived into the early Middle English period, and may also be sources of the surname.2 Translation of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Suess .3 In New England, a translation of French Ledoux .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Philander Sweet, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Philander Sweet, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Philander Sweet, "United States Census, 1880"

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