Sally Swett

Brief Life History of Sally

When Sally Swett was born on 12 August 1805, in Bethlehem, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Noah Swett, was 27 and her mother, Sarah "Sally" Morrill, was 19. She married Thayer Dutton on 28 November 1839, in Bethlehem, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 19 March 1871, at the age of 65, and was buried in Bethlehem, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Thayer Dutton
Sally Swett
Marriage: 28 November 1839
Rebecca P Dutton
John Theodore Dutton
Ellen J 'Nellie' Dutton

Sources (17)

  • Sarah Dutton in household of Thayer Dutton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sally Sweat, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Sally Sweat, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Sweet . This surname is also found in Chile, where it is at least in part of North American origin.

Americanized (possibly shortened) form of an unidentified eastern Ashkenazic surname.

Americanized form of Polish Szwed .

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

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