Amy Emma Sweet

Brief Life History of Amy Emma

When Amy Emma Sweet was born on 3 August 1791, in Herkimer, Herkimer, New York, United States, her father, Asa Ashel Sweet, was 36 and her mother, Martha F Whitford, was 38. She married John Sagers in 1805, in Le Roy, LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1960. She died on 10 February 1859, in Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Old Deseret Village Pioneer Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Clothier
Amy Emma Sweet
Marriage: 29 April 1822
Paulonia Clothier
Sarah Clothier
Narcissa Clothier
Andrew Jackson Clothier Sr.
Natran Iramy Clothier
Alzina M Clothier
Polly Ann Clothier

Sources (33)

  • Emma Clothier in household of Jackson Clothier, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amy Emma Sweet Sagers, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Amy Sweil in entry for Andrew Jackson Clothier, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (8)

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 1800: Erie, Pennsylvania, United States


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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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A Brief History of My Great Grandfather William Henry Harrison Sagers

BRIEF HISTORY OF MY GREAT-GRANDFATHER WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON SAGERS (by Glen Sagers) William Henry Harrison Sagers was born in Leroy, Genessee County, New York on May 14, 1814. He was the only son in …

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