John McSweaney

1845–12 July 1896 (Age 51)
Ireland

The Life of John

When John McSweaney was born in 1845, in Ireland, his father, Eugene Mcsweeney, was 25 and his mother, Catherine Mcsweeney, was 25. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Hannah Murphy. He died on 12 July 1896, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

John McSweaney
1845–1896
Hannah Murphy
1838–1899
Katherine Agnes Mc Sweeney
1860–1932
William Joseph McSweeney
1864–1906
Eugene McSweeney
1867–1914
Amelia A. E. McSweeney
1868–1914
Ellen S Mc Sweaney
1870–
John Mcsweeney
1875–1952

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

    Katherine Agnes Mc Sweeney

    Female1860–1932Female

    William Joseph McSweeney

    Male1864–1906Male

    Male1867–1914Male

    Amelia A. E. McSweeney

    Female1868–1914Female

    Ellen S Mc Sweaney

    Female1870–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Eugene Mcsweeney

    Male1820–Male

    Catherine Mcsweeney

    Female1820–Female

siblings

(2)

    Male1845–1896Male

    Eugene Jr. Mcsweeney

    Male1853–Male

World Events (8)

1845

Age 0

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Suibhne ‘son of Suibhne’, a byname meaning ‘pleasant’. Compare McQueeney , which is from the lenited form.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Mc Sweeney in entry for Ellen S Mc Sweeney, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • John McSweeney in entry for Amelia A E McSweeney, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • John McSweeney in entry for Eugene McSweeney, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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