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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Family Time Line

William E. Channing Sweet
1846–1942
Emeroy Lovina Stevens
1845–1922
Marriage: 20 May 1868
William Ellery Sweet
1869–1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 May 1868
Dunham, Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada
children

(1)

    William Ellery Sweet

    Male1869–1942Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Lanford D. Sweet

    Male1841–1875Male

    Male1846–1942Male

    Henry Sweet

    Male1848–Male

    Ida S. Sweet

    Female1874–Female

World Events (8)

1861 · Denver Becomes a City

Age 15

In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.
1869

Age 23

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1871

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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