Descendants of William Sweeny of Chester, PA

Chester, PA, near Philadelphia, is no longer the best area to live, but used to be a thriving city where many of my ancestors originated from.

Descendants of Anthony Chamness

Chamness Family of Williamson County, Illinois

The Death of Sergeant James Alfred Taylor

Cape Charles, Virginia police sergeant dies from a gunshot would trying to capture a killer.

John Sweeny of Lewes, Sussex, Delaware

John Sweeny could be the father of William Sweeny of Chester, PA. John's will leaves William out, but does that mean he is not his father?

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Aged Resident Seriously Ill - 1934

Charles R. Sweeney, Sr., one of the oldest residents of this city, and a retired chief watchman of the Delaware County Trust Company, is seriously ill at his home, 217 West Fifth street. 

Mr. Sweeney, who will be 92 years old next month, is one of the few surviving members of Wilde Post, No. 25, G. A. R., and is well known to the residents of this city. The officials of the bank placed him on the retirement list two years ago. 

Last night his condition was considered critical but this morning there was a slight change for the better. 

Source: Chester Times, January 1934

Elizabeth Taylor Obituary - 1936


Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor

Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor, widow of James Taylor, died yesterday in the Chester Hospital after an illness of several weeks. The funeral will be held from the home of her son-in-law, Clarence Bowden, 1104 Thomas Street, on Satuerday morning and following a requiem mass at St. Rose of Lima Church, Eddystone, at 9:30 a.m., burial will be made in the Immaculate Heart Cemetery.

Source: Chester Times 01/30/1936