Karen's Family Kaleidoscope

A collection of several trees, some trees are people related to me. Some are research I have done for others.

Silas Sweet

Male 1776 - 1845-1850  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Silas Sweet 
    Born May 1776  New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1845-1850  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I100  Garrison/Garrason of Carteret NC
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2016 

    Family Mercy White,   b. 20 Aug 1794, Freetown, Bristol, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1870, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1820  Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Emeline Sweet,   b. 22 Nov 1820, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1871, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Mary B. Sweet,   b. About 1822, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860-1870, Probably Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
    +3. Lafayette Sweet,   b. 27 Apr 1825, Bradford, Orange, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1901, Litchfield, Montomery County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +4. Eliza Sweet,   b. About 1826, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1867-1870, Probably Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     5. Mariah Sweet,   b. 1827, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1905, Montgomery Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Lydia Ann Sweet,   b. Mar 1830, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900-1910, Probably California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
     7. Benjamin Franklin Sweet,   b. 1832, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1893, St. Clair County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     8. Andrew Allen Sweet,   b. 1833, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1877, Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Photos
    Silas Sweet of Bradford Vermont & Mercy White of Freetown (Massachusetts) Marriage Intention
    Silas Sweet of Bradford Vermont & Mercy White of Freetown (Massachusetts) Marriage Intention
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Mayflower Descendant
    Mayflower Descendant

  • Notes 
    • Would have moved from Vermont to Massachusetts about 1830
      In Illinois by 1840
      A Silas & Mercy Sweet sold land in Fairhaven in 1833
      Emeline married in Fairhaven Massachusetts in 1837

      1820 Bradford, Orange, VT
      Silas Sweet (JR) 01001/001201
      Silas Sweet (SR)000001/00001
      next to each other

      1840 United States Federal Census
      about Silas Sweet
      Name: Silas Sweet
      Township: Taylors
      County: Greene
      State: Illinois
      02100001/020101
      2 males 5-10
      1 male 10-15
      1 male 50-60
      2 females 5-10
      1 female 15-20
      1 female 30-40

      Unsuccessful candidate for coroner of Greene Co IL in 1842.

      1845 Madison County State Census

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      History of Newbury, Vermont
      Silas Sweet Jr. was a private in a Company of Volunteers in 1813


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