Rodman Charles Sweet

17 September 1827–19 December 1914 (Age 87)
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Rodman Charles

When Rodman Charles Sweet was born on 17 September 1827, in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Stephen Sweet, was 38 and his mother, Deborah V Rice, was 32. He married Sarah O'Neil in 1860, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Rhode Island, United States in 1827 and California, United States in 1870. He died on 19 December 1914, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in South San Francisco, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rodman Charles Sweet
Sarah O'Neil
Marriage: 1860
William Albert Sweet
Mary H Sweet
Sarah Frances Sweet
Susanna "Susie" Sweet
Harriet M "Hattie" Sweet

Spouse and Children

New York, United States


    William Albert Sweet


    Mary H Sweet


    Sarah Frances Sweet


    Susanna "Susie" Sweet


    Harriet M "Hattie" Sweet


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 8

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.
1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 35

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Swet, sweet, pleasant

Sources (3)

  • Rodman Sweet in household of William O'Farrell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rodman Sweet in household of William C Gifford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rodman Sweel, "United States Census, 1880"

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