William Thomas Sweet

14 September 1883–January 1964 (Age 80)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Thomas

When William Thomas Sweet was born on 14 September 1883, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Sweet, was 27 and his mother, Emma Jane Mutton, was 18. He married Mabel Annie Jewell on 29 November 1906, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Pen Argyl, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died in January 1964, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Sweet
Mabel Annie Jewell
Marriage: 29 November 1906
Donald Sweet
Vincent Sweet
Lucille Sweet
Evelyn Sweet
Calvin C Sweet

Spouse and Children

29 November 1906
Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States


    Donald Sweet


    Vincent Sweet


    Lucille Sweet



    Calvin C Sweet


Parents and Siblings

    James Sweet


    Emma Jane Mutton




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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 22

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

1 English (most common in the West Country): nickname from Middle English swete ‘sweet’, ‘pleasant’, ‘agreeable’. The Old English bynames Swēt(a) (masculine) and Swēte (feminine) derived from this word survived into the early Middle English period, and may also be sources of the surname.2 Translation of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Suess .3 In New England, a translation of French Ledoux .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William T Sweet, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William T Sweet, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William T Sweet, "United States Census, 1920"

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