Charles F Sweet

Male26 July 1823–1 October 1907

Brief Life History of Charles F

When Charles F Sweet was born on 26 July 1823, in Genoa, Cayuga, New York, United States, his father, George Sweet, was 37 and his mother, Hannah Van Ostrand, was 33. He married Ann E. Allen about 1850, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Washington Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 1 October 1907, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Edinboro, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Charles F Sweet
Ann E. Allen
Marriage: about 1850
Frederick E Sweet
Harriet l Sweet
George William Sweet
Mary A Sweet

Sources (6)

  • Chs T Sweet, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles F. Sweet, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Chas Sweet, "United States Census, 1880"

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  • Marriage
    about 1850Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (4)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 2

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 4

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


    Age 23

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

    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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