Rose May Sweesy

16 October 1876–13 October 1948 (Age 72)
Shenango Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rose May

When Rose May Sweesy was born on 16 October 1876, in Shenango Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John W Sweesy, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Ellen Shoaff, was 33. She married Thomas Jefferson Maxwell about 1896. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She died on 13 October 1948, in New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Maxwell
1873–1940
Rose May Sweesy
1876–1948
Marriage: about 1896
Pearl Maxwell
1896–
Myrtle Maxwell
1899–1960
Margaret J Maxwell
1902–
John M Maxwell
1905–1975
Nettie B Maxwell
1908–
Evelyn C Maxwell
1915–
Dorothy Jayne Fulmer
1927–2008

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Jefferson Maxwell

    Male1873–1940Male

    Female1876–1948Female

MARRIAGE
about 1896
children

(7)

    Pearl Maxwell

    Female1896–Female

    Female1899–1960Female

    Margaret J Maxwell

    Female1902–Female

    Male1905–1975Male

    Nettie B Maxwell

    Female1908–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John W Sweesy

    Male1842–1924Male

    Margaret Ellen Shoaff

    Female1843–1916Female

siblings

(11)

    Dominick Sweeney

    Male1865–Male

    William Sweesy

    Male1867–Male

    Female1868–1951Female

    Madora Sweesy

    Female1870–1903Female

    George Sweesy

    Male1871–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Sweeney .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rose Maxwell in household of Thomas J Maxwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rese M Maxwell in household of Thomas J Maxwell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rose Maxwell in household of T J Maxwell, "United States Census, 1910"

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