William E. Channing Sweet

26 August 1846–9 May 1942 (Age 95)
Sweetsburg, Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada

The Life of William E. Channing

When William E. Channing Sweet was born on 26 August 1846, in Sweetsburg, Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada, his father, Gardner Henry Sweet, was 34 and his mother, Clara Elizabeth Call, was 25. He married Emeroy Lovina Stevens on 20 May 1868, in Dunham, Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States in 1880. He died on 9 May 1942, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 95.

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William E. Channing Sweet
Emeroy Lovina Stevens
Marriage: 20 May 1868
William Ellery Sweet

Spouse and Children

20 May 1868
Dunham, Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada


    William Ellery Sweet


Parents and Siblings



    Lanford D. Sweet



    Henry Sweet


    Ida S. Sweet


World Events (8)

1861 · Denver Becomes a City

Age 15

In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.

Age 23


Age 25

British Columbia joins the confederation.

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)

  • Channing Sweet, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Channing Sweet, "Colorado State Census, 1885"
  • Channing Sweet, "United States Census, 1900"

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