Oliver Sweany

18 January 1847–14 September 1920 (Age 73)
Redding Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Oliver

When Oliver Sweany was born on 18 January 1847, in Redding Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States, his father, James M Sweany, was 43 and his mother, Harriet Maria Robertson, was 39. He married Emmaline Z Robbins in 1874. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 14 September 1920, in Reddington, Redding Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Reddington Cemetery, Reddington, Redding Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States.

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Oliver Sweany
Emmaline Z Robbins
Marriage: 1874
Minerva Ann Sweany

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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Constitution of 1851
    Age 4
    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 20
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Sweeney .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Oliver Sweeney in household of James Sweeney, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Oliver Sweany, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Oliver Swiney in household of James Swiney, "United States Census, 1850"

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