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.
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’.