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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Amos Sweet - Revolutionary Soldier

Name:Amos Sweet
Residence Date:1776
Residence Place:Dutchess, New York, United States
Comments:Fifth Regiment

Source Citation: New York in the Revolution as Colony and State, Vol. I - Extracts; Publication Place: Albany, New York; Publisher: J. B. Lyon Co.; Publication Year: 1904; Page Number: 143.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. New York, Genealogical Records, 1675-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
Original data:
For individual sources please see the source information listed with each record. Many of the source documents are available in the Genealogical Research Library collection or at the Family History Library.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Possible Ancestor: Dorcas Sweet


First sighting of a Docas

East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island BMD

Samuel and Lydia Sweet family:
    George, b. 2 Oct 1753
    Samuel, b. 20 Jul 1756
    William, b. 14 May 1758
    Abigail, b. 22 Nov 1761
    Silas, b. 12 Sep 1762
    Benjamin [Benoni] (from FS FT) , b-d 13 Jul 1765
    Dorcas b. 17 Apr 1768

Family was submitted to FamilySearch Family Tree by  23 May 2014 by ROGERROYLANCE
 .  All day and months were added after finding this record.
Later entry: (in FamilySearch as a new person.)
   Lydia, of Samuel (alias Rice), and Lydia (Weeden), b. 28 Nov 1770
   Samuel, b. 29 Oct 1772
   James, b. 11 Oct 1777
   John, b. 12 Dec 1779

The above family was already in FamilySearch Family Tree.  All work has been done for them.



Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Amos Sweet, son of David

Amos Sweet, son of David Sweet and Mercy , was born 26 Dec 1755 in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA.  Image

Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899 forAmos Sweet
Sweet, John, of David and Mercy, June 20, 1753
   "     ,  Amos,          Dec. 26, 1755
   "     ,  Mercy,         Sept. 29, 1760

.....same page:  Dorcas,  (assumed of Samuel and Lydia Sweet), born 17  Apr 1768

Attleborough Births Abstracts

Source:  Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988  image 250 etc of 744
SWEET:

 Amos and Hannah Richardson
    Amos - son, b. 30 Jun 1766
    Asel - son, b. 2 May 1774
    Asel - son, b. 11 Oct 1776
    Elias - son, b. 31 Dec 1768
    Elizabeth - daughter, b. 5 Sep 1771
    Hannah - daughter, b. 22 Jan 1764
    John Coy - son, b. 29 Nov 1778
    Nancy - daughter, b. 22 Aug 1785
    Only - son, b. 14 Mar 1783
    Polly - daughter, b. 4 Dec 1788
    Stephen - son, b. 6 Mar 1781

Amos and Sally Sweet
    Amos - son, b.  3 Dec 1804
    Clarrissa - daughter, b. 9 Jun 1798
    Hannah - daughter, b. 19 Feb 1810
    Hannah - daughter b. 25 Aug 1814
    Joabert - son, b. 3 Jan 1812
    Joabert - son, b. 1 Oct 1818
    Margareet - daughter, b. 14 Feb 1802
    Sally - daughter, b. 3 Oct 1796 
    Summer - daughter, b. 27, May 1800

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 forAmos Sweet, 
    Sally - daughter, b. 3 Oct 1796    
    Clarrissa - daughter, b. 9 Jun 1798
    Summer - daughter, b. 27, May 1800
    Margareet - daughter, b. 14 Feb 1802
    Amos - son, b.  3 Dec 1804
    Hannah - daughter, b. 19 Feb 1810 d. Jan 18 1814
    Joabert - son, b. 3 Jan 1812  d. Jan 14, 1814
    Hannah - daughter b. 25 Aug 1814
    Joabert - son, b. 1 Oct 1818
     
John and Sarah Maclaflen
    Amos - son, b. 9 Mar 1734-5
    Benjamin - son, b. 3 Sep 1738
    Ebenezer - son, b. 18 Jan 1743-4
    Hannah - daughter b. 2 Apr 1732
    Nathaniel - son, b. 16 Mar 1745-6
    Nehemiah - son, b. 26 Apr 1741
    Sarah - daughter, b. 4 Sep 1733
    Sarah - daughter, b. 3 Jan 1736-7




Amos Sweet, husband of Sally Sweet

Amos Sweet, husband of Sally was born 16 Jun 1796  of Attleboro, Massachusetts

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 forAmos Sweet
Amos, and Sally Sweet (both of Attleboro, Massachusetts int.], June 16, 1796.

Amos and Sally had a son named Amos, born Dec 3, 1804.  Image



Amos Elias Sweet, husband of Hannah Richardson

This Amos stayed in the Attleborough, Bristol, Massachusetts area most of his life.  He was born there and died there.  Amos is the son of John Sweet (1684) and Sarah Claflin.

(Sons of Am Rev Membership Application)
Birth date:  9 Mar 1734 
Birth place:  Attleborough, Bristol, Massachusetts
Death date:  26 Jul 1801
Death Place;  Attleboro, Massachusetts
Spouse:  Hannah Richardson
Children:  Elizabeth Sweet

Amos Sweet (1734-1801) served as a private 1778, in Captain Elisha May's Company, Col. John Daggett's Massachusetts Regiment.  (It is recorded that Col. Daggett's Regiment marched on Lexington alarm).

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records
Amos Sweet married Hannah Richardson in Attleboro, Massachusetts.
int.  Oct 9, 1762

They had a son named Amos Jr., born June 30, 1766Image
Amos Elias middle name came from Findagrave.com