Ralph VIVIAN
(1739-)
Grace GEORGE
(-)
Richard SWEET
(-Bef 1841)
Loveday VIVIAN
(1781-Aft 1851)
Elias SWEET
(1821-1894)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Elizabeth A. GREENFIELD

  • Mary E. SWEET
  • Charles SWEET+

Elias SWEET

  • Born: 1821, St. Stephen in Brannel, Cornwall
  • Christened: 21 Oct 1821, St. Stephen in Brannel, Cornwall
  • Married: 26 Dec 1860, Ontonagon, MI, USA
  • Died: 16 Apr 1894, Ontonagon, MI, USA

   Research Notes:

1841 England Census:

Age given: 15 years [sic]
Birthplace given: Cornwall
Dwelling Place: Charles Village, St. Austell, Cornwall
Occupation: Miner

at home

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Presumably the same Elias Sweet who emigrated to Michigan, USA before 1860. The IGI shows the marriage of Elias Sweet, age 37 (b.c. 1823), and Elizabeth A. Greenfield, age 21 (b.c. 1839) on 26 Dec 1860. According to the 1880 U.S. Census (see below), Elias Sweet was born in England, and Elias son of Richard Sweet and Loveday Vivian is the only match that can be found born in the St. Austell District.

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1880 U.S. Federal Census:

Age given: 57 years
Birthplace given: England
Dwelling Place: Ontonagon, Ontonagon, Michigan, USA
Occupation: Merchant

Present were wife Elizabeth (41) of Michigan, keeping house, children (born in MI): Mary (17) and Charles (9), both at school

   Marriage Information:

Elias married Elizabeth A. GREENFIELD on 26 Dec 1860 in Ontonagon, MI, USA. (Elizabeth A. GREENFIELD was born on 10 Jan 1839 in Michigan, USA.)

   Sources:

International Genealogical Index, christenings (1694-1839), Batch # P001901; marriages (1853-1885), Batch # M518701; Rootsweb database (db=owlsnest2); England and U.S. Federal Census records


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