Amy Sweet

3 August 1791–10 February 1860 (Age 68)
Herkimer, Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Amy

When Amy 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 Whitford, was 38. She married John Sager in 1805, in Le Roy, LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1960. She died on 10 February 1860, in Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 April 1822Herkimer, Herkimer, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 3
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 6
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    Age 21
    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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    Story Highlight

    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 …

    Sources (29)

    • Emma Clothier in household of Jackson Clothier, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Amy Clothier in household of A M Easton, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Amy Sweet in entry for William Henry Harrison Sagers, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

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