Alma E Sweet

Female7 March 1879–18 February 1908

Brief Life History of Alma E

When Alma E Sweet was born on 7 March 1879, in Adams, Wisconsin, United States, her father, John Wright Sweet, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Jane Town, was 34. She married Henry Frederick Vogt on 3 June 1903, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in New Haven, Adams, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Shorewood, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. She died on 18 February 1908, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Henry Frederick Vogt
Alma E Sweet
Marriage: 3 June 1903
Janet Helene Vogt

Sources (12)

  • Abbie M Vogt in household of Henry F Vogt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alma E Sweet - Government record: Marriage record or certificate: birth-name: Alma E Sweet
  • Alma Sivlets, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"

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  • Marriage
    3 June 1903Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (7)

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    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.

    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

    Age 4

    A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 11

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset): from the Middle English personal name Swet(e) (Old English Swēt(a) (male), Swēte (female)), or else a nickname from Middle English swet(e), sweyt ‘sweet; pleasing; beloved; attractive’ (Old English swēte, swōt), from which the personal names derive. Compare Swett .

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Suess and French Ledoux ‘the gentle, the sweet’.

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

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