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John Merritt Sweeney

John Merritt Sweeney[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1842 - 1903  (~ 60 years)

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  • Name John Merritt Sweeney 
    Born Sep 1842  Washington, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5

    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Emmet, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

     
    Census 1880  Emmet, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7

     
    Census 1900  Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5

     
    Name John Merrett Sweeney  [8
    _AMTID 190111261213:1030:113173531
     
    Died 29 May 1903  Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3

    Buried Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Address:
    Glade City Cemetery
     

    Notes 
    • June 24 1870 Emmet Twp McDonough Illinois Page 7
      Macomb Ill PO
      49 49 Sweeney John M 27 M W Farmer 2000 400 Kentucky x [MC21]
      ---Eletha J 29 F W Keep House Indiana
      ---John N 4 M W Illinois
      ---James G 2 M W Illinois
      ---Frances T 4/12 F W Illinois Feby

      June 22 1880 Emmett McDonough Illinois Page 22 Sup 3 Enum 159
      170 174 Sweeney John W M 37 x [married] Farmer Kentucky Ky Ky
      ---Eletha W F 39 Wife x Keeps house Indiana Ky Ind
      ---John N W M 14 Son x [single] Works on farm x [school] Illinois Ky In
      d
      ---James C W M 12 Son x Works on farm x Ill Ky Ind
      ---Francis T W M 10 Son x Works on farm x Ill Ky Ind
      ---Albert M W M 8 Son x x Ill Ky Ind
      ---Ira L W M 6 Son x x Ill Ky Ind
      ---Emily J W F 4 Daughter x Ill Ky Ind
      ---Joseph H W M 1 Son x Ill Ky Ind

      June 8 1900 Blandinsville McDonough Illinois Sup 9 Enum 50 Sheet 5B
      107 108 Sweeney John Head W M Sept 1842 57 M 35 Kentucky Kentucky Kentu
      cky Farmer 0 yes yes yes R F 97
      ---Lethia Wife W F Oct 1840 59 M 35 10 8 Indiana Kentucky Indiana yes y
      es yes
      ---Fran [?] Son W M Febr 1870 30 S Illinois Kentucky Indiana Carpenter 4 y
      es yes yes
      ---Ira Son W M Apr 1874 26 S Illinois Kentucky Indiana Teacher in Schoo
      l 2 yes yes yes
      ---Emily Daughter W F Apr 1876 24 S Illinois Kentucky Indiana House Kee
      per 0 yes yes yes
      ---Willard Son W M Sept 1880 19 S Illinois Kentucky Indiana Farm Hand 3 y
      es yes yes
      ---Lizzie Daughter W F Nov 1884 15 S Illinois Kentucky Indiana At Schoo
      l 8 yes yes yes
    Person ID I78065  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 31 Dec 1969 

    Father Nelson Sweeney,   b. 1800–1801, Kentucky, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1865, Emmet, McDonough, Illinois, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Baker McDonald,   b. 1817, Washington, Kentucky, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1894, McDonough, Illinois, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1839  Washington, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    Notes 
    • Sweeney CD:
      More About NELSON SWEENEY and ELIZABETH MCDONALD:
      Marriage: December 16, 1839, Washington Co., KY, Marr. Bk 3, Pg 26
    Family ID F29427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eletha J. Foley,   b. Oct 1840, Indiana, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1920, La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1865  McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5

    Children 
     1. John N. Sweeney,   b. Abt 1866, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1889, Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
     2. James Calvin Sweeney,   b. 20 Mar 1868, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1944, Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Francis T. Sweeney,   b. Feb 1870, Emmet, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1906, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     4. Albert Madison Sweeney,   b. 18 Mar 1872, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1937, Bloom, Cook, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. Sweeney,   b. Feb 1873,   d. Y
     6. Ira Lester Sweeney,   b. 15 Apr 1874, Sciota, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1954, Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Emily J. Sweeney,   b. 1860,   d. 1908  (Age 48 years)
     8. Joseph Harvey Sweeney,   b. 28 Aug 1878, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922  (Age 43 years)
     9. Willard Orville Sweeney,   b. 22 Sep 1880, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1919, Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     10. Lizzie Sweeney,   b. Nov 1884, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F29581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Sep 1842 - Washington, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Feb 1865 - McDonough, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - - 1870 - Emmet, McDonough, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - - 1880 - Emmet, McDonough, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - - 1900 - Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 May 1903 - Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Glade City Cemetery - - Blandinsville, McDonough, Illinois, United States
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  • Photos
    John Merritt Sweeney.jpg
    John Merritt Sweeney.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S369] Moses Sweeney Descendants .

    2. [S8] 1850 Census .

    3. [S797] Find-a-Grave Website .

    4. [S2442] Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920/1800-1940 , accessed; 1 October 2019; John M. Sweeney
      .

    5. [S16] 1900 Census .

    6. [S1090] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947 .

    7. [S14] 1880 Census .

    8. [S1582] Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982 .