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Children of John Sweet

Children of John Sweet

Charles Sweet (View posts)
Posted: 23 May 2005 3:20PM GMT
Classification: Query
Seeking documented information on two children (and their descendents) of John Sweet and Elizabeth Jeffories:
.Benjamin, b. abt 1664
William, b. abt 1666
I have one son and one daughter for Benjamin (undocumented) and no info at on on William's wife and children, if any.

Re: Children of John Sweet

Posted: 25 May 2005 1:35PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 28 May 2005 1:25PM GMT
Use as reference ONLY, Most of this information came from Internet family trees.
Descendants of John Sweet, Jr.

1 John Sweet, Jr. Sex: Male b: 1620 in Old Traine, Modbury, Devonshire, EnglandEngland d: 16 Jul 1677 in Newport County, Newport, Rhode Island
. +Elizabeth Jefferys Sex: Female Father: Robert Jeffrey Mother: Mary Unknown b: 1629 in Kent County, Rhode Island or London, England m: Abt. 1650 in Kent County, Warwick, Rhode Island d: 18 Sep 1684 in Kent County, Warwick, Rhode Island
.. 2 Daughter Sweet Sex: Female
.. 2 John(6) Sweet Sex: Male b: Abt. 1655 d: Abt. Aug 1717 in North Kingston, Rhode Island
..... +Deborah Reynolds Sex: Female Father: James Reynolds Mother: Deborah Unknown b: 17 Feb 1657 in North Kingston, Rhode Island m: Bef. 15 Oct 1692 in Rhode Island d: Bef. 12 Aug 1717
.. 2 Daniel(1) Sweet Sex: Male b: 1657 in Rhode Island d: Abt. Apr 1728 in Warwick, Rhode Island
..... +Eleanor (Elthelanah) (Westcott) Carpenter Sex: Female
...... 3 Jeremiah(1) Sweet Sex: Male
.......... +Freelove Wright Sex: Female
...... 3 John(7) Sweet Sex: Male d: in 9 months12 days Cannon City Cemetery, Rice County, Cannon City,Minnesota
...... 3 Ellen Sweet Sex: Female
.......... +Ezekial Hunt Sex: Male
...... 3 Daniel Sweet,Jr. Sex: Male b: 1692 d: 1774
.......... +Naomi Hunt Sex: Female
.. 2 James(5) Sweet Sex: Male b: 1658 in Rhode Island d: Abt. Jul 1719 in Warwick, Rhode Island
..... +Jane Browning Sex: Female
.. 2 Richard(2) Sweet Sex: Male b: 1662 in Warwick, Rhode Island d: 08 Jun 1744 in Warwick, Rhode Island
..... +Mehitable Larkin Sex: Female b: Abt. 1660 m: Bef. 1683
...... 3 Mary Sweet Sex: Female b: 04 Nov 1682
...... 3 Richard Sweet, Jr. Sex: Male b: 23 Feb 1676 in Newport, Rhode Island
.......... +Elizabeth Jacques Sex: Female m: 05 Mar 1704
...... *2nd Wife of Richard Sweet, Jr.:
.......... +Fear Jones Sex: Female m: 22 May 1712 in West Greenwich, Rhode Island
.. *2nd Wife of Richard(2) Sweet:
..... +Priscilla Carpenter Sex: Female Father: William Carpenter III Mother: Priscilla (Bennet) Bonnett b: 24 Jul 1661 in Rehoboth, Maine m: 1683 in Newport County, Newport, Rhode Island d: 1745
...... 3 Richard Sweet, Jr. Sex: Male b: Abt. 1684 in February 23, 1675 ? New Port, Rhode Island d: Aft. 03 May 1720
.......... +Fear Jones Sex: Female b: Abt. 1685 m: 22 May 1712
...... 3 John(8) Sweet Sex: Male b: Abt. 1686 d: Bef. Aug 1746
.......... +Lydia Whaley Sex: Female
...... 3 William Sweet, Sr. Sex: Male b: Abt. 1688 in Newport, Rhode Island d: Aft. 15 Feb 1736 in Lake George, New York
.......... +Thankful Hamilton Sex: Female Father: William Hamilton Mother: Lucy Berry b: 1687 in East Greenwich, Rhode Island m: Bet. 07 Mar 1705 - 1706 in East Greenwich, Rhode Island d: 1792 in North Kingstown, Rhode Island
...... 3 Priscilla(1) Sweet Sex: Female b: Abt. 1690
...... 3 Elizabeth(1) Sweet Sex: Female b: Abt. 1695
...... 3 Benjamin(4) Sweet Sex: Male b: Abt. 1698 d: 16 Jun 1753 in East Greenwich, Rhde Island
.......... +Mary (Margaret Hammett) Hammert Sex: Female b: 11 May 1721 in ?1700 m: 11 May 1721 d: Aft. 1753
...... 3 Susanna(2) Sweet Sex: Female b: Abt. 1699
...... 3 Thomas(6) Sweet Sex: Male b: Abt. 1701
...... 3 Samuel(1) Sweet Sex: Male b: Abt. 1705
.. 2 Henry(5) Sweet Sex: Male b: 07 Mar 1662 in Kent County, Warwick, Rhode Island d: Aft. 1749 in East Greenwich, Warwick, Rhode Island
..... +Mary Margaret (Griffin) Andrews Sex: Female Father: Benjamin Griffin Mother: Sarah George b: 10 Nov 1662 in Warwick, Rhode Island m: 1681 in Newport, Kent County, Rhode Island d: 02 May 1752 in East Greenwich, Rhode Island
...... 3 Henry Sweet, Jr Sex: Male b: 24 Mar 1682 d: 1731 in VA
.......... +Mary Unknown Sex: Female
...... 3 John(16) Sweet Sex: Male b: 24 Mar 1684 in Kent County, East Greenwich, Rhode Island d: 1731 in North Kingston, Washington, RI, USA
.......... +Catherine Unknown Sex: Female b: 1684 in North Kingston, Washington, RI, USA m: 1715 in Kent County, East Greenwich, Rhode Island d: 1739
...... 3 Joseph Sweet Sex: Male b: 07 Mar 1687 in Kent County, East Greenwich, Rhode Island d: Aft. 1747
.......... +Rachel (Edmunds) Everards Sex: Female m: 26 May 1709 in Kent County, East Greenwich, Rhode Island
...... 3 Benjamin(3) Sweet Sex: Male b: 26 Mar 1690 in North Kingston, RI d: Jun 1749 in West Greenwich, Kent, RI
.......... +Susannah(Spencer) Greene Sex: Female b: 16 Jul 1694 m: 10 Nov 1717
...... 3 Mary(06) Sweet Sex: Female b: 10 Feb 1691
...... 3 Johanna(2) Sweet Sex: Female b: 13 Feb 1695
.......... +Robert Vaughan Sex: Male
...... 3 William(4) Sweet Sex: Male b: 01 Aug 1698
.......... +Elizabeth Pierce Sex: Female b: Abt. 1700
...... 3 Eals (Alice) Sweet Sex: Female b: 10 Jul 1700 in East Greenwich, Kent, RI d: Dec 1800 in West Greenwich, Kent, RI
.......... +Jonathan Matteson Sex: Male Father: Henry Matteson II Mother: Judith (Judea) Weaver b: 06 Jun 1701 in East Greenwich, Rhde Island m: 31 Jan 1721 d: 1784
...... 3 Ruth(1) Sweet Sex: Female b: 10 Jul 1700 in East Greenwich, Rhde Island d: 1741
.......... +Henry Matteson III Sex: Male Father: Henry Matteson II Mother: Judith (Judea) Weaver b: 22 Apr 1696 in East Greenwich, Rhde Island m: 15 Dec 1720 d: 02 Mar 1754 in East Greenwich, Rhde Island
...... 3 Thomas Sweet Sex: Male b: 1701 d: 1766
...... 3 Elizabeth(3) Sweet Sex: Female b: 25 Feb 1704 in East Greenwich, Rhde Island d: 26 May 1798
.......... +Peter Wells Sex: Male
...... 3 Susanna(3) Sweet Sex: Female b: 17 May 1706 d: 1707
...... 3 Griffin Sweet,Sr. Sex: Male b: 15 Sep 1709 in East Greenwich, Rhde Island d: 24 Oct 1736 in Albany, Albany, NY
.......... +Priscilla(2) Sweet Sex: Female Father: William Sweet, Sr. Mother: Thankful Hamilton b: 12 Apr 1718 m: 24 Oct 1736
...... 3 Hannah(1) Sweet Sex: Female b: 08 Feb 1712 in East Greenwich, Rhde Island
.......... +James Matteson Sex: Male
.. 2 Benjamin (2) Sweet Sex: Male b: 1665 in Rhode Island
..... +Susannah Green Sex: Female b: Abt. 1660
.. 2 Poss Rufuso Sweet Sex: Male b: Abt. 1667
..... +Deborah Reynolds Sex: Female
.. 2 William (3) Sweet Sex: Male b: 1670 in Warwick, Rhode Island d: 1744 in Lake George, NY
..... +Thankful Hamilton Sex: Female Father: William Hamilton Mother: Mercy Lucy Berry b: 1689 in Warwick, Kent, Rhoda Island d: 1792 in North Kingstown, Washington, RI
...... 3 Rachel Sweet Sex: Female b: 1705 in East Greenwich, RI d: in Stonington, New London, CT
.......... +William Rathburn Sex: Male b: 1720 m: 16 Dec 1739 in Exeter, Rhode Island d: 1745
...... *2nd Husband of Rachel Sweet:
.......... +Johnathon Allin Sex: Male b: 1722 in RI m: Abt. 1742 d: Nov 1802 in Stonington, New London, CT
...... *3rd Husband of Rachel Sweet:
.......... +Isaac Rice Sex: Male m: Aft. 1760
...... 3 Elizabeth Sweet Sex: Female b: 14 Nov 1711 d: 11 Dec 1781
...... 3 William Wickaboxet Sweet Sex: Male b: 14 Feb 1713 in East Greenwich, Kent, RI d: 09 Jan 1796 in West Greenwich, Kent, RI
...... 3 Infant Deborah Sweet Sex: Female b: 15 Sep 1717 d: 1780 in Westerly, Newport, RI
...... 3 Emma Priscilla Sweet Sex: Female b: 12 Apr 1718 d: 1759 in Albany, Albany, NY
...... 3 Alice Mitchell Sweet Sex: Female b: 18 Feb 1722 d: 06 May 1814 in Kent, RI
...... 3 Caleb Sweet Sex: Male b: 20 Apr 1724 d: 1796 in West Greenwich, Kent, RI
...... 3 Mary Or Anna Sweet Sex: Female b: 28 Oct 1726 d: 1800 in Charlstown, Washington, RI
.. *2nd Wife of William (3) Sweet:
..... +Susannah Unknown Sex: Female
.. 2 Jeremiah(4) Sweet Sex: Male b: 1772 in Abt. 1665? Rhode Island

Re: Children of John Sweet

Charles Sweet (View posts)
Posted: 26 May 2005 12:03AM GMT
Classification: Query
Information I have (also undocumented/unconfirmed) is that Benjamin (son of John) married (1) Daun Devol (or Ann Deval per Church of LDS records) and (2) Susannah Green. My info shows only two children with Daun/Ann and none with Susannah.

According to my info, the William Sweet who married Thankful Hamilton was the son of Richard Sweet and therefore the grandson of John Sweet and Elizabeth Jeffories.

Re: Children of John Sweet

Morris sweet (View posts)
Posted: 27 May 2005 5:35AM GMT
Classification: Query
In your post you have William son of John and William son of Richard, both mairred to Thankful Hamilton. Have any idea which is correct? I have had William Sweet married to Thankful Hamilton, but with no parents. Would like to tie him to some one.

(3 William Sweet, Sr. Sex: Male b: Abt. 1688 in Newport, Rhode Island d: Aft. 15 Feb 1736 in Lake George, New York
.......... +Thankful Hamilton Sex: Female Father: William Hamilton Mother: Lucy Berry b: 1687 in East Greenwich, Rhode)

(2 William (3) Sweet Sex: Male b: 1670 in Warwick, Rhode Island d: 1744 in Lake George, NY
..... +Thankful Hamilton Sex: Female Father: William Hamilton Mother: Mercy Lucy Berry b: 1689 in Warwick, Kent, Rhoda)

You have (2 Jeremiah(4) Sweet Sex: Male b: 1772 in Abt. 1665? Rhode Island.) Do you know what the 1772 birth date is?
I'm trying to locate a Jeremiah Sweet b: abt 1762 with a son William S Sweet b: 1787

Re: Children of John Sweet

Posted: 27 May 2005 12:01PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 28 May 2005 1:25PM GMT
I have changed the husband for Thankful many times. I am not sure if he was William Sweet son of John and Elizabeth Jefferys- Sweet or William the son of Richard Sweet. I THINK he was the son of Richard. The records I have found lists both Williams and most of Thankful's children are there with each husband.

footnote in Crandall Ged.com, citing Gladys Palmer Papers. According to the 1728 will of William's father Richard Sweet, William Sweet and his 2nd wife, Thankful Hamilton, bought out property of heirs of his 1st wife, Priscilla Carpenter, in the late 1720's. They gave this land to their son William, b. 1709. Then they and their younger children (This would have included Caleb and Mary Anne, and possibly Alice and Priscilla) moved to Lake George, NY. William died there in 1744.

SOURCE: Salt Lake Library Film #0037237 "Sweets of Rhode Island Descendants of John SWEET"
William Sweet (10), b. 1670, in Warwick, Rhode Island, son of John SWEET (2) and Elizabeth (JEFFERY). William m. abt 1707 1st. Thankful (HAMILTON), dau of William (HAMILTON) and Mercy (BERRY) and settled in East Greenwich, Rhode Island where his children were born. He m. 2nd. Susannah , He was a carpenter by trade, and was very successful in his work.


SOURCE: "The Sweet Family of America" By Sylvester Perry Sweet pg. 21-22. S.L. Film #0385002,"History and descendants of John Sweet." "Genealogical History of Rhode Island" pg. 194.
John 2, John 1
Children of William (10) and Thankful (HAMILTON)
i. Dorcas, b. 4 Jan 1709, East Greenwich, Rhode Island, m. 15 Sep 1740, Isaac Jr. (PECKHAM)
* ii. Elizabeth,b.14 Nov.1713,m.Peter (WELLS),11 Dec 1733 at East Greenwich, Rhode Island. He was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth (WELLS).
* iii. William (43), b. 14 Feb 1715. m. Martha (CASS) 12. Nov. 1739, dau. of John (CASS).
iv. Deborah, b. 15 Sep. 1717, m. Isaac (RICE) in Kent County, Rhode Island.
v.. Priscilla, b. 12 Apr. 1719, m. Griffin (SWEET) (36), 28 Oct 1741, Griffin son of Henry SWEET (7).
vi. Rachel, b. 29 May 1720. m. Isaac (RICE)
vii. A1ice, b. 18 Feb.1722, m. 1st. Thomas (MITCHELL), 20 Nov 1739, m. 2nd. Timothy SWEET (84), son of Joseph (33) and Rachel (EDMUNDS). Alice, m. 3rd. M. (SHERWOOD). They had son, Seth (SHERWOOD). Who was an early settler in Wyoming Co., New York.
viii. Caleb (44), b. 20 Apr. 1724, m. Elizabeth (JONES) d.1824.
ix. Mary, b. 23 Oct 1726, m. William (BENTLEY), 29 Apr. 1750, son of Benjamin (BENTLEY).

Re: Children of John Sweet

Charles Sweet (View posts)
Posted: 27 May 2005 2:18PM GMT
Classification: Query
I believe the William who married Thankful Hamilton was the son of Richard Sweet and the grandson of John Sweet. John Sweet also had a son named William but I have been unable to find any info on possible wife and children for him.

Jeremiah Sweet, b. Apr 15, 1762 in East Greenwich, R. I. (Arnold). Son of Jeremiah Sweet and Mary Ellis. His line of descent would be Jeremiah (6) of Jeremiah (5) of Benjamin (4) of Richard (3) of John (2). ( Note: the same Richard and John mentioned in the paragraph above.) John (1) would be the original immigrant who had sons John (2) and James (2) and daughter Meribah.

Re: Children of John Sweet

Posted: 28 May 2005 1:33PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have checked Family Tree Maker CD's and found Thankful Hamilton and her husband William Sweet on 25 of them.
6 of these trees didn't have enough information to ID which William Sweet was Thankful's hubsband.
14 trees listed William son of John and Elizabeth Jefferys.
5 list William son of Richard Sweet.

Re: Children of John Sweet

Charles Sweet (View posts)
Posted: 7 Jun 2005 3:48PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have Jeremiah Sweet, b. Apr 25, 1762 (Documented in Arnold), son of Jeremiah Sweet and Mary Ellis; grandson of Benjamin Sweet and Margaret Hammett; great-grandson of Richard Sweet and Priscilla Carpenter; and great, great-grandson of John Sweet and Elisabeth Jefferys/Jeoffries.

I do not have anything on any children, if any of Jeremaih, b. 1762 so I don't know if he is the same Jeremaih as your father of William, b. 1787.
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