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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Amos married to Mercy Carpenter

AMOS SWEET - son of Amos Sweet and Elizabeth Straight
Birth:  5 Mar 1766 (Headstone) of Hoosick, Albany, New York
Marriage:
Death:  10 May 1838 (Headstone)

Headstone is located at Capel Corner's Cemetery in Dunham, Quebec, Canada

MERCY CARPENTER
Birth:  1768
Death:  14 Nov 1826 in Dunham, Quebec, Canada

Their ?GRANDSON? Amos Sweet died in Pontiac, Michigan
Born:  1822
Died:  Sep 1847
possibly his headstone states:  b. 13 Sep 1823  d. 13 Sep 1846
I have in my notes that it may be Amos 4, of Amos 3, of Amos Jr. and Mercy

Another Amos in Sweet Cemetery Brome Couny, Quebec:
AMOS b. 8 Dec 1784 - d. 2 Jan 1862

Source:  FIND A GRAVE
Also shows that he is the son of Amos Sweet and Elizabeth Straight.

CHILDREN:  marked in blue if proven parentage
Benjamin: abt 1788- bef 1863
Stephen Van Renselleur:  abt 1792 - aft 1863
Amos Sweet: 19 Aug 1797 - 29 Oct 1872 (buried in CC, Dunham, Quebec)
     Sarah Grace Sweet falls in here 13 Jan 1799
Lydia: 30 Jul 1802 - 23 Oct 1885
Joseph Carpenter: Apr 1805 - 29 Dec 1887 (buried in West Berlin, St. Clair, Michigan)
Mercy:  Oct 1808 - 3 Sep 1890 
Hannah:  abt 1810 - bef 1863
Kylar:  abt 1812 - 29 Oct 1862  (d in Brooklyn, Kings, NY)

Crystal Sweet Williams posted on genforum 10 Aug 2001:

Children of Amos Sweet and Mercy Carpenter include:
Benjamin - b. abt 1788
Hannah
Steven VanRensselaer b. abt 1792
Phoebeb. abt 1793
Amos b. 19 Aug 1797 - d. 29 Oct 1872
Elizabeth (Betsey) b. abt 1827
Temperance b. 1 Jan 1800
Noah b 9 Sep 1802
Joseph Carpenter b. 9 Apr 1805
Mercy b. Oct 1808 or 09
Kylar b. 1817 or 1818


TIMELINE:
1766:   Amos Sweet born
1768:  Mercy Carpenter born
1788?:  son, Benjamin, born
1790:   US Census in Stephentown, Rensselaer, NY
1792?:  son, Stephen Van Renselleur, born
1797:  son, Amos, born
1802:  daughter, Lydia, born
1805:  son, Joseph Carpenter, born
1808:  daughter, Mercy, born
1810?: daughter, Hannah, born
1812:  son, Kylar?, born

1825:  Dunham, Quebec
1826:  Mercy died 14 Nov in Dunham, Quebec
1838:  Amos died 10 May in Dunham, Quebec
1847:  Relative Amos died in Sep aged 25

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