Elizabeth Runnels Sweat

1 July 1818–17 September 1890 (Age 72)
Andover, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Runnels

When Elizabeth Runnels Sweat was born on 1 July 1818, in Andover, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, John Sweat, was 28 and her mother, Molly Marston, was 25. She married John Harrison Carter on 11 May 1838, in Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1851. She died on 17 September 1890, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Harrison Carter
Elizabeth Runnels Sweat
Marriage: 11 May 1838
Samuel Carter
Maryette Carter
Lorenzo Carter
John Hirum Carter
Harrison Mastin Carter
Dominicus Carter
William James Carter
Aaron Tad Carter
Verenus Carter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 May 1838Geauga, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 2
    Maine is the 23rd state.
    Age 28
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sweet .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (42)

    • Elizabeth Carter in household of John Carter, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Elizabeth Sweat, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Elizabeth Sweat in entry for Aaron Carter, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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