Cecilia Sarah Sweeney

1918–2 July 1999 (Age 81)
Milltown, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Cecilia Sarah

When Cecilia Sarah Sweeney was born in 1918, in Milltown, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Henry Sweeney, was 44 and her mother, Gertrude Eagan, was 40. She married George Andrew Purcell on 12 July 1943, in Milltown, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada. She died on 2 July 1999, in her hometown, at the age of 81, and was buried in Milltown, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

George Andrew Purcell
1907–1995
Cecilia Sarah Sweeney
1918–1999
Marriage: 12 July 1943

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 July 1943Milltown, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1937 · Miramichi Strike
    Age 19
    August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.
    1955 · Recorder Low Temperature
    Age 37
    In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam
    1982
    Age 64
    Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

    Name Meaning

    1 Irish: reduced form of McSweeney , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Suibhne ‘son of Suibhne’, a byname meaning ‘pleasant’.2 Americanized form of French Choinière ( see Choiniere ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    McSweeney
    Choiniere
    Seeney
    Sweaney
    Sweany
    Sweeley
    Sweeny
    Sweney
    Swiney
    Swinney
    Whan

    Sources (4)

    • Cecilia Sarah Sweeney, "Canada, New Brunswick, County Register of Births, 1801-1920"
    • Cecilia Sarah Sweeney, "New Brunswick Births and Baptisms, 1819-1899"
    • Cecilia Sarah Sweeney, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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