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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Family Time Line

Stephen Dye
1784–
Elizabeth Sweet
1793–1852
Marriage: 1814
Chauncey Dye
1817–
Ida
1819–
Ira Dye
1819–
Margaret Dye
1821–
Mary Jane
1823–

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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.

    1805

    Historical Boundaries 1805: Jefferson, New York, United States

    1810

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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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