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Thomas Shannon
(Abt 1824-1906)
Mary Willis
(Abt 1819-1897)
John E. Sweetman
(Abt 1848-1873)
Ann Shannon
(Abt 1850-After 1914)
George R. Sweetman
(Abt 1872-1946)


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George R. Sweetman 25

  • Born: Abt 1872, New York 25
  • Died: 1946, Rochester, Monroe, NY about age 74 124

bullet  General Notes:

There's an Emma Sweetman, wife of George Sweetman in Rochester, NY's Mt. Hope Cemetery. No George showing up though.

In the 1900 census, there's a George "Sweetnam" living as the son of Mary living in Oswego. This George was b. Oct. 1874 in Oswego and is a teamster.

Interesting note under George's "Legal" event about Copithornes in Schull.

From the Nunda, NY News 2-4-1905 "George Sweetman Moves to Rochester. George Sweetman, who has been working in a camera shop at Rochester for several weeks, came home on Saturday evening last and moved his goods this week to that city, having decided to move his mother there and rent his farm, situated about two miles south of Dalton."

Buffalo Evening News 4-16-1913 "George Sweetman of 44 Chestnut Street Asks $500 of Lackawanna... Another claim has been brought against the city for the alleged reward of $500 for the arrest and conviction of the murderer of Joseph Joseph. ..."

Other George Sweetmans living in Gloversville, NY, Albany (in 1920), Yonkers, Hilton, Greece, and other places in NY.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Residence, 3 Jun 1880, 10 Niagra St., Oswego, Oswego, NY. 25 Living here is Ann as a widow, with sons Thomas and George and boarder John Shannon, age 23, born in Ireland (her brother?) Also living here is William Hammond, age 39.

Residence, 1888, 117 Erie St., Oswego, Oswego, NY. 1145

Occupation: Hostler, 1888, Oswego, Oswego County, NY. 127

Occupation: Laborer, 1892, Oswego, Oswego County, NY. 1128

Legal: Citation for Judicial Settlement, 29 Oct 1946. 1146 "...To George Sweetman and William Sweetman, both of 12024 Plainview Street, Detroit, Michigan; Richard Sweetman, Martha Patterson and Samuel Sweetman, all of Skibbereen, Morakin, County Cork, Ireland: Lettitia Hoare, of London, England; Jane Jermyn and Ella Copithorne, both of County Cork, Ireland; and Hester Bennett, Klonakelty, County Cork, Ireland, if living, and if dead, their heirs at law, next of kin, executors and administrators, distributees and assigns, and creditors, if any, unknown, all of whose addresses and post office addresses are unknown to petitioner and cannot be ascertained by the exercise of due diligence, who have or claim to have an interest in the estate of said deceased; James Sweetman, late of the City of Rochester, in the County of Monroe, deceased.
You are hereby cited to show cause before the Surrogate of our County of Monroe, in the Surrogate's Court, on the 22nd day of November, 1946 at ten o'clock in the forenoon of that day, at the Surrogate's office in the City of Rochester, why the accounts of Marion Daly, of the City of Rochester, County of Monroe, State of New York, as the Administratrix of the estate of said deceased should not be judicially settled and allowed. And if any of the aforesaid persons are under the age of 21 years, or insane or otherwise incompetent, they will please take notice that they are required to appear by their general guardian, if they have one, and if they have none, that they appear and apply for the appointment of a special guardian; or in the event of their neglect or failure to do so, a special guardian will be appointed by the Surrogate to represent and act for them in the proceedings for the settlement of said estate. In Testimony Whereof, we have caused the seal of the Surrogate's Court of the County of Monroe..."
Note to self: on, I find a William Shannon and Anne Copithorne are parents of Thomas Shannon of Cusovinna, Schull, Cork, and a William Shannon born at Coosane, Schull, Cork, Ireland. THAT William married Elizabeth Swanton of Bawnnaknockane, Schull, Cork.

Burial. 19 Buried with Thomas "Sweetnam" at Riverside Cemetery in Oswego. So I don't know if he died on Jan. 13, 1901 or in 1946.

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