Sunday, January 16, 2011

Henry Sudweeks (1815-1900) & Sarah Ann Sweet Sudweeks (1826-1911) (4G grandparents)

Henry Sudweeks (1815-1900) & Sarah Ann Sweet Sudweeks (1826-1911)
Lewis DeMott Bunce and Sarah Ann Sudweeks
Frederick Carlson Syrett & Sarah Delila Bunce
James Frank Houston & Roene Syrett
Gpa Houston
Henry Sudweeks
Birth: Sep. 11, 1815

Kent, England
Death: May 20, 1900
Kingston, Piute County, Utah, USA
Born at Isle Of Graine, Kent, England
Son of John Sudweeks & Elizabeth Martin
Married Sarah Ann Sweet, 29 May 1843, Northville, Lasalle, Illinois
Married Emma Eliza Sudweeks, 5 Nov 1885, St. George, Washington, Utah
Family links:
Spouse: Sarah Ann Sweet Sudweeks (1826 - 1911)
Children: Sarah Ann Sudweeks Morrill (1844 - 1927)*
Richard Henry Sudweeks (1850 - 1913)*
Anna Elizabeth Sudweeks Morrill (1855 - 1886)*
Joseph Hyrum Sudweeks (1858 - 1934)*
William Sudweeks (1875 - 1967)*
Israel Sudweeks (1887 - 1954)*
Junction Cemetery Junction Piute County Utah, USA
Buried in the Junction, Utah Cemetery
Place of Burial:Junction, Siute, Ut
Birthdate:September 11, 1815
Birthplace:Isle Of Graine, Kent, Eng.
Death:Died May 20, 1900 in Kingston, Piute, Ut, Age at Death: 84
There is a book about him called "Biography of Henry Sudweeks" by Joseph Sudweeks (Lee Library, BYU, Provo)
At age 70, he polygamously married Emma Sudweeks, the forty-year-old daughter of his brother. He was sentenced on 14 May 1890 and received the minimum three years allowed by the Edmunds-Tucker Act (for incest), but was released after thirteen months on 27 June 1891.
An article from Church Chronology states "Henry Sudweeks was imprisoned in the penitentiary, having been sentenced in the Second District Court, at Beaver, to three years' imprisonment for alleged incest."

Sarah Ann Sweet Sudweeks
Buried in Junction too...
b. 12 Mar 1826 nr Toronto, Ontario, Canada
d. 12 Nov 1911 Richfield, Sevier, UT
Gender: Female
Info from an online posting board:
I would love to find more info on my Sweet family My Great grandmother was Sarah Ann Sweet b. Toronto, Canada 12 Mar 1826 The daughter of Wait Sweet born in York, Toronto, Canada 30 Dec 1782....He
married Frances Archibald b. 17 Dec 1795 Digby , Nova Scotia....They both died in LaSalle County IL.....
He was the son of John Wait Sweet She was the daughter of John Archibald who was born in Fishkill,  Dutchess, NY 29 Oct 1770 John Archibald married Elizabeth Teed or Tidd...... John was the son of
another John Archibald b. Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland in 1727.....That John died 1814 in Vaughn
Township, Ontario, Canada His wife was Margaret...The ones who went to Ill was because they had joined
the Mormon Church....... This is the full extent of info I have on my Sweet Family........
Jesse Thayre Barnes



Blogger Dez said...

Sarah Sweet is also my 4(G) Grandma. I have some pictures of her if you will email me your contact info. I also have another relative that may be able to give you some excellent info:)

2/09/2011 10:46 PM  

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