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Free Pedigree Chart - 5 Generation

Free 5 Generation Pedigree Chart...

Descendants of William Blizzard Sweeny



Generation 1

1.
William Blizzard Sweeny-1[1] was born on 19 Dec 1867 in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania. He died on 15 Feb 1961 in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania. He married Katherine May Ramsey on 15 Sep 1888 in Camden, New Jersey, daughter of William Burnside Ramsey and Cathern Elizabeth Johnson. She was born on 27 Jun 1868 in Roxborough, Pennsylvania. She died on 08 Mar 1945 in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania.
Thomas B. Sweeny, Sr. and Family

Children of William Blizzard Sweeny and Katherine May Ramsey are:


2.
i.
Thomas Burton Sweeny, B: 30 Oct 1895 in Eddystone, Delaware, Pennsylvania, D: 27 Apr 1991 in Hockessin, Delaware, M: Elsie Irwin Caldwell, 12 Aug 1919 in Harrington, Kent, Delaware.



3.
ii.
William Blizzard Sweeny, B: 19 Jan 1890 in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, D: 28 Apr 1939 in Chester, Pennsylvania, M: Mary Jane Watkins, 14 Jan 1912 in Wilmington, Delaware.



4.
iii.
Sallie Elizabeth Sweeny, B: 22 Jul 1910 in Wilmington, Delaware, D: 11 May 1960.



5.
iv.
Harry Roe Sweeny, B: 02 Aug 1903 in Paulsboro, New Jersey.



6.
v.
Katherine May Sweeny, B: 30 Jun 1897 in Eddystone, PA, D: 16 Jan 1976.




vi.
Florence Ramsey Sweeny, B: 20 Apr 1892 in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, M: William Elmer Johnson, 02 Oct 1912.




vii.
Charles Roe Sweeny, B: 05 Feb 1906 in Wilmington, Delaware.



7.
viii.
Margaret Fisher Sweeny, B: 22 Mar 1898 in Crum Lynne, Pennsylvania, D: 17 Sep 1992.



8.
ix.
John Franklin Sweeny, B: 15 Nov 1893 in Eddystone, Delaware, Pennsylvania, D: 07 Jan 1979.



9.
x.
Samuel Roe Sweeny, B: 02 Apr 1908 in Wilmington, Delaware, D: 19 Jun 1978.



10.
xi.
Robert Henry Sweeny, B: 08 Feb 1901 in Paulsboro, New Jersey.



Generation 2

2.
Thomas Burton Sweeny-2(William Blizzard-1)[2] was born on 30 Oct 1895 in Eddystone, Delaware, Pennsylvania. He died on 27 Apr 1991 in Home, Indiana, Pennsylvania. He married Elsie Irwin Caldwell on 12 Aug 1919 in Harrington, Kent, Delaware.She was born on 22 Sep 1901 in Felton, Kent, Delaware. She died on 17 Feb 1976 in Delaware Hospital, Memorial Division.


Notes for Thomas Burton Sweeny:
News Journal: Monday April 29, 1991
Thomas B. Sweeny Sr., 95, formerly of 2953 Wrangle Hill Road, Bear, died Saturday in Epispocal Church Home, Hockessin, Where he lived for the past two years. Mr Sweeny was a pipefitter and lead burner at DuPont Co., Edgemoor, retiring in 1960 after 30 years. He was an Army veteran of World War I. A mason, he was past master of washington Lodge 1, AF&AM, Wilmington, and a member of Gunning bedford Commandery Council 1. He was a member of St. John's Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. He was also a member of Wawa Tribe 45, Improved order Red Men. His wife Elsie I., died in 1976. He is survived by a son, Thomas B. Jr. of Brookside Park; five daughters, Elsie I. Burris, with whom he had lived, Josephine M, Garrett of Millington, MD., Florence E. Calloway of New Castle, Frances E. Nowakowski of Bear and Vada L. Lockerman of Hockessin; a brother, Charles of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a sister, Margaret Whisler of Wilmington; 27 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services wil be at 11 A.M. Wednesday in McCreary Memorial Chapel, Kirkwood Highway and Duncan Road, where friends may call after 7 P.M. Tuesday, and where Masonic and Eastern Star services will conducted. Burial will be in Lawn Croft Cemetery, Linwood, Pa.



Notes for Elsie Irwin Caldwell:
Evening Journal: Wednesday February 18, 1976.
Elsie I. Sweeny, 75, 3 Allendale Drive, Ogletown died yesterday at the Memorial Division after a long Illness. She is survived by her husband, Thomas B,; a son, Thomas B. Jr of Newark; six daughters; Elsie I Burris of Christiana; Josephine Garrett of Millington, MD; June Russell of Kokomo, Ind; Florence Calloway of New Castle; Frances Nowakowski of Christiana; and Vada Lockerman of Newark; a brother, Paul Caldwell of Newark; four sisters; Virginia Webber of New Castle; Edna Morris of Harrington; Lillian Hearn of Wilmington; and Josephine Herrington of Houston; 27 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Services will be Friday morning at 11 from the McCreary memorial Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Talleyville, where friends may call tomorrow evening. Interment will be in Lawncroft Cemetery.



Children of Thomas Burton Sweeny and Elsie Irwin Caldwell are:


i.
Florence Elaine Sweeny, B: 29 Apr 1928 in Wilmington, Delaware, D: 21 Oct 2008 in Middletown, New Castle, Delaware, USA.

Notes for Florence Elaine Sweeny:
Florence E. "Babe" (Sweeny) Calloway
Age 80, of Middletown, DE died Tuesday at the Broadmeadow Nursing Home.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, St. John's Chapter #4 for 46 years and was a current member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Namoi Chapter # 11.
Florence was married to William C. Calloway Sr. for over 52 years until his death in 1998. She was predeceased by her grandson, Steven Beckley who died in 1993. She is survived by her sons, William C. Calloway Jr., with whom she lived and Arthur J. Calloway of Middletown and his wife Candace; daughters, Ellen Mucha and her husband Edward of Lewis, Beverly J. Beckley and her husband James of New Castle; her sisters, Irene Burris of Georgia, Josephine Garrett of Maryland, Francis Nowakowski of Bear and Vada Lockerman of Hockessin and her brother, Thomas Sweeny of Newark. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
A viewing will be held on Sunday, October 26 from 6-8 pm with an Order of the Eastern Star service at 7 pm in the McCrery Memorial Chapel, 3710 Kirkwood Highway at Duncan Rd. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, October 27 at 11 am where friends may call after 10 am. Burial will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, DuPont Highway, Wilmington.


ii.
Thomas Burton Sweeny, B: 15 Mar 1922 in Milford, Kent, Delaware, M: Myrtle Edith King, 18 May 1949 in Eloped.




iii.
Frances Elizabeth Sweeny, B: 20 Apr 1930 in Wilmington, Delaware, M: Tedewsz Nowokowski, 22 Nov 1961.




iv.
Elsie Irene Sweeny, B: 04 Oct 1920 in Wilmington, Delaware.




v.
Lillian June Sweeny, B: 29 Sep 1926 in Wilmington, Delaware, D: 16 Mar 1984.




vi.
Vada Louise Sweeny, B: 02 Nov 1932 in Wilmington, Delaware.




vii.
Josephine May Sweeny, B: 26 Jan 1924 in Wilmington, Delaware.




viii.
Virginia Ann Sweeny, B: 02 Jun 1934 in Wilmington, DE, D: 21 Aug 1936 in Lawn Croft Cemetery, Anolene Village.




ix.
Virginia Ann Sweeny, B: 02 Jan 1934 in Wilmington, Delaware, D: 21 Aug 1936 in Wilmington, Delaware.




x.
Irene Sweeny.



3.
William Blizzard Sweeny-2(William Blizzard-1)[3] was born on 19 Jan 1890 in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania. He died on 28 Apr 1939 in Chester, Pennsylvania. He married Mary Jane Watkins on 14 Jan 1912 in Wilmington, Delaware, daughter of Albert Fairfield Watkins and Amelia Carson. She was born on 10 Jul 1892 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She died on 29 May 1957.






Children of William Blizzard Sweeny and Mary Jane Watkins are:


i.
Alice May Sweeny, B: 21 Sep 1912 in Wilmington, Delaware, M: John Vincent Baxter, 07 Sep 1928.




ii.
Ruth Naomi Sweeny, B: Feb 1927 in Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania, D: Feb 1927 in Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania.




iii.
Albert Fairfield Sweeny, B: 14 Oct 1920 in Delaware, D: Sep 1981.




iv.
William Blizzard Sweeny, B: 08 Jul 1914 in Wilmington, Delaware, D: 18 Apr 1998.




v.
Elizabeth Sweeny, B: 14 Jul 1922 in Delaware, M: Wade Newman, Sep 1946.




vi.
Helen Sweeny.




vii.
Charles Roe Sweeny, B: 29 Oct 1925 in Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania, D: Nov 1981, M: Barbara McCormick, Nov 1956.




viii.
Mary Jane Sweeny, B: 22 Nov 1917 in Wilmington, Delaware, M: Daniel Joseph Hodgeson, 30 Aug 1939.



4.
Sallie Elizabeth Sweeny-2(William Blizzard-1)[4] was born on 22 Jul 1910 in Wilmington, Delaware. She died on 11 May 1960. She married Walter Grove, son of Ernest J. Grove. He was born on 07 Apr 1911.






Children of Sallie Elizabeth Sweeny and Walter Grove are:


i.
Lois Jean Grove, B: 01 Feb 1939 in Wilmington, Delaware.




ii.
Dorothy Grove.



5.
Harry Roe Sweeny-2(William Blizzard-1)[5] was born on 02 Aug 1903 in Paulsboro, New Jersey. He married Catherine Elizabeth Green.She was born on 29 Apr 1908 in Newark, New Castle, Delaware.






Children of Harry Roe Sweeny and Catherine Elizabeth Green are:


i.
Harry Ronald Sweeny, B: 06 Jan 1939 in Wilmington, Delaware.




ii.
Catherine Elizabeth Sweeny, B: 07 Jul 1927 in Newark, New Castle, Delaware.



6.
Katherine May Sweeny-2(William Blizzard-1)[6] was born on 30 Jun 1897 in Eddystone, PA. She died on 16 Jan 1976. She married Paul Emmons Beecher.He was born on 02 Sep 1899 in Wilmington, Delaware.






Children of Katherine May Sweeny and Paul Emmons Beecher are:


i.
Pauline Beecher, B: 24 Mar in Wilmington, Delaware, D: Aug 1918.




ii.
Ester Beecher, B: 21 Mar 1919 in Wilmington, Delaware.



7.
Margaret Fisher Sweeny-2(William Blizzard-1)[7] was born on 22 Mar 1898 in Crum Lynne, Pennsylvania. She died on 17 Sep 1992. She married George H. Whisler.He was born on 28 Aug 1894 in Colorado. He died in Mar 1973.






Child of Margaret Fisher Sweeny and George H. Whisler is:


i.
George E. Whisler.



8.
John Franklin Sweeny-2(William Blizzard-1)[8] was born on 15 Nov 1893 in Eddystone, Delaware, Pennsylvania. He died on 07 Jan 1979. He married Lola Chambers, daughter of Abraham Lincoln Chambers and Clara Blest. She was born on 10 May 1897. She died on 29 Apr 1973.






Children of John Franklin Sweeny and Lola Chambers are:


i.
John Franklin Sweeny, B: 17 Jun 1916.




ii.
Granville Eastburn Sweeny, B: 01 Nov 1917 in Wilmington, Delaware, D: 11 Oct 1999 in Delaware.




iii.
Thomas Burton Sweeny, B: 27 Dec 1918 in Wilmington, Delaware.



9.
Samuel Roe Sweeny-2(William Blizzard-1)[9] was born on 02 Apr 1908 in Wilmington, Delaware. He died on 19 Jun 1978. He married Margaret Eves, daughter of Alberta A Eves and Sarah Ingram. She was born on 10 Jan 1912.






Child of Samuel Roe Sweeny and Margaret Eves is:


i.
Samuel Roe Sweeny, B: 09 Aug 1932 in New London, Chester, Pennsylvania.



10.
Robert Henry Sweeny-2(William Blizzard-1)[10] was born on 08 Feb 1901 in Paulsboro, New Jersey. He married Estella May Davis, daughter of Harry L. Davis and Jennie Wietrich. She was born on 25 Oct 1899 in Wilmington, Delaware.






Children of Robert Henry Sweeny and Estella May Davis are:


i.
Mildred Beatric Sweeny, B: 01 Jan 1922 in Wilmington, Delaware.




ii.
Robert Henry Sweeny, B: 01 Sep 1919 in Wilmington, Delaware.

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