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James Sweeney family

Makee township

James & Ann Sweeney family, ca1895
James & Ann Sweeney family, ca1895

Standing L-R: Margaret Sweeney Waldron, John, Elizabeth Sweeney McCormick, Peter, Susan Sweeney Coyle & Anthony
Seated L-R: Jim, James, Anne O'Donnell Sweeney & Mary Ellen Sweeney Blanchard

The James Sweeney family moved to a farm in Makee twp from Galena, Illinois around 1862.

James born 1832 in county Donegal Ireland, died 1904 in Allamakee
Ann born 1836 in county Donegal Ireland, died 1911 in Allamakee
Margaret born 1861 in Galena Ill, died 1940 in Allamakee IA
John born 1872 in Allamakee and died 1939 in Allamakee
Elizabeth born 1875 in Allamakee died 1952 in Allamakee
Peter born 1868 in Allamakee and died 1943 in Allamakee
Susan born 1859 in Galena Ill, died 1941 in Allamakee
Anthony born 1862 in Allamakee, died 1931 in Allamakee
Jim born 1858 in Galena Ill, died 1932 is buried at Lycurgus
Mary Ellen born 1865 in Allamakee, died 1893 in Allamakee


~photo and family information contributed by Bill Deter. Interested researchers can contact Bill at the email address shown for him in the Surname Registry for Sweeney.

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