Julia Emeline Mecham

6 April 1837–5 November 1898 (Age 61)
Delaware Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Julia Emeline

When Julia Emeline Mecham was born on 6 April 1837, in Delaware Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Lewis Mecham Sr, was 22 and her mother, Lydia Wells, was 19. She married George Hyrum Sweat on 21 March 1854, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 5 November 1898, in Center Creek, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Hyrum Sweat
Julia Emeline Mecham
Marriage: 21 March 1854
John Henry Sweat
Lewis Sweat
Joshua Josiah Sweat
Erastus Sweat
Lydia Ann Sweat
Sarah Emeline Sweat
Brigham Sweat
Charles Sweat
Albert Sweat
Lucy Margaret Sweat
Joseph Wells Sweat

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1854Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +6 More Children

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    +9 More Children

    World Events (7)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 26
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Meacham .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (22)

    • Emeline Sweet in household of Geo H Sweet, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Emeline Mecham in entry for Sarah Emeline Ivie, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Emeline Swett, "United States Census, 1870"

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