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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Rodman Charles Sweet
1827–1914
Sarah O'Neil
1840–1880
Marriage: 1860
William Albert Sweet
1860–1873
Mary H Sweet
1863–1940
Sarah Frances Sweet
1864–1905
Susanna "Susie" Sweet
1867–1896
Harriet M "Hattie" Sweet
1871–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1860
New York, United States
children

(5)

    William Albert Sweet

    Male1860–1873Male

    Mary H Sweet

    Female1863–1940Female

    Sarah Frances Sweet

    Female1864–1905Female

    Susanna "Susie" Sweet

    Female1867–1896Female

    Harriet M "Hattie" Sweet

    Female1871–1906Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.