Elizabeth Sweet

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Sweet was born on 5 July 1793, in Adams, Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Eleazer Sweet, was 30 and her mother, Olive Greene, was 25. She married Stephen Dye in 1814, in Adams, Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 16 January 1852, at the age of 58.

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Stephen Dye
Elizabeth Sweet
Marriage: 1814
Chauncey Dye
Ira Dye
Margaret Dye
Mary Jane

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    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.


    Historical Boundaries 1805: Jefferson, New York, United States


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    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset): from the Middle English personal name Swet(e) (Old English Swēt(a) (male), Swēte (female)), or else a nickname from Middle English swet(e), sweyt ‘sweet; pleasing; beloved; attractive’ (Old English swēte, swōt), from which the personal names derive. Compare Swett .

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Suess and French Ledoux ‘the gentle, the sweet’.

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

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