Howard Tipper Sweasy

26 June 1879–1927 (Age 47)
Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Howard Tipper

When Howard Tipper Sweasy was born on 26 June 1879, in Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Charles James Sweasy, was 31 and his mother, Ellen M. Robertson, was 24. He lived in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1879 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 40 years. He died in 1927, at the age of 48.

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Charles James Sweasy
Ellen M. Robertson
Effie J. Sweasy
Howard Tipper Sweasy
Fannie Sweasy

Parents and Siblings

    Charles James Sweasy





World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 16

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.

Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Sweeney .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Howard T Sweasy in household of Helen M Sweasy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Howard Sweasy in household of William Robertson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Howard T Sweasy in household of Helen Sweasy, "United States Census, 1910"

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