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Sweet in Earliest Records – 18th Century

Earliest Mentions in the Merriott Records – the 18th Century

The earliest mention of the surname SWEET in the Merriott records was the baptism of Mary Sweet in 1719, daughter of John & Mary Sweet, but it wasn’t until the mid 1750s that the surname SWEET started to pick up numbers in Merriott.

MARRIAGES

MALES – 11 FEMALES – 7
22 February 1750 Robert Sweet m Mary Stone? (Lopen)
25 February 1754 William Sweet m Frances Paul
4 September 1755 John Sweet m Susannah Douch
17 May 1762 Samuel Sweet m Susannah Shutler
13 February 1766 James Sweet m Margaret Wills
12 April 1773 Samuel Sweet m Charity Lawrence
28 September 1791 Samuel Sweet m Catharine Osborne
26 December 1793 John Sweet m Elizabeth Raindle
29 October 1795 William Sweet m Mary Trask
2 July 1797 John Sweet m Joan Osborne
4 February 1799 James Sweet m Mary Raindle
26 December 1759 Ann Sweet m Robert Eason
12 August 1787 Anne Sweet m Robert Lawrence
8 November 1787 Sarah Sweet m Thomas Marks
26 December 1791 Mary Sweet m Matthew Rendel
21 May 1792 Tamsin Sweet m Samuel Osborne
22 July 1793 Fanny Sweet m Simon Lawrence
18 December 1797 Mary Sweet m George Higgins

BAPTISMS (and Burials where indicated)

John & Mary Sweet Baptism  1 February 1719 Mary
Baptism 26 December 1721 John
Baptism 24 July 1726 Mary
Baptism 18 August 1728 James
Baptism 17 June 1730 William
Burial  11 April 1731 James
Baptism  23 April 1732 Eliz
Baptism  24 March 1733 James
Baptism 17 ? 1737 Samuel
John & Elizabeth Sweet Baptism 20 September 1724 Ann
John & Susannah (nee Doutch) Sweet Baptism  7 March 1756 John
Burial  21 January 1759 John
Baptism  30 April 1758 Samuel
William & Francis/Fanny (nee Paul) Sweet Baptism  16 February 1757 Sarah
Baptism  5 January 1760 John
Baptism  21 November 1762 William
Burial  9 October 1763 William
Burial  9 October 1763 John
Baptism  28 October 1764 Ann
Baptism 2 November 1766 Mary
Baptism  14 March 1769 William
Baptism  26 August 1770 Henry
Baptism  23 February 1772 Katherine
Burial  31 December 1779 John
Baptism  6 August 1778 John
Elizabeth Sweet Burial 18 Feb 1759 Thomas 
Samuel & Susannah (nee Shutler) Sweet Baptism  28 October 1764 Susannah
Baptism  8 March 1768 John
Burial  6 December 1772 John
[Note: Wife Susannah buried 26 August 1771]
James & Margaret (nee Wills) Sweet Baptism  15 June 1766 John
Baptism  8 March 1768 Tamson
Baptism  30 January 1771 James
Baptism  12 June 1774 Mary
Baptism  18 December 1778 Susannah
Baptism  6 February 1781 Hannah
Burial  26 May 1782 Hannah
Baptism  12 April 1784 Hannah
Samuel & Charity (nee Lawrence) Sweet Baptism  27 March 1774 Ann
Baptism  18 February 1776 John
Baptism  23 January 1778 Samuel
Baptism  24 April 1780 Robert
Baptism 8 March 1782 Joseph
Baptism  4 February 1785 William
Baptism  28 October 1787 James
Burial  27 April 1788 William
Baptism  9 January 1791 Mary
Baptism  25 December 1794 William
Fanny Sweet Baptism 7 February 1779 Elizabeth
Jenny Sweet Burial 15 February 1780 Elizth
Susanna Sweet Baptism 22 July 1792 Matthew, BC
Note: a Bastardy Examination of Susanna Sweet  for this child states the father’s name as Matthew Pattemore.  This child possibly was also known as Matthew Pattemore.
John (a Labourer)  & Elizabeth (nee Raindle) Sweet Baptism  21 September 1794 James
Baptism  4 September 1796 Mary
Baptism  22 March 1799 Sarah
Baptism  30 August 1801 John
Baptism  18 November 1808 Susanna
Baptism 18 November 1808 Ann

Baptism  26 December 1808 Hannah
Baptism 8 January 1815 Robert
Baptism 8 January 1815 Matthew
Baptism 8 January 1815 Ann
Baptism 25 December 1818 Hannah
Baptism 26 December 1820 Edwin
William & Margaret Sweet Baptism 25 December 1796 Mary
Baptism 9 April 1798 William
Baptism 5 October 1800 John
John (a Labourer)  & Joan (nee Osborne) Sweet Baptism  9 September 1798 John
Baptism  22 December 1799 William
Baptism  23 November 1800 Samuel
Baptism 13 June 1802 Thomas
Baptism  29 September 1805 Hannah
Baptism  29 September 1805 Susanna
Baptism  29 September 1805 Catharine

Baptism  25 January 1807 Robert
Baptism  23 October 1808 Joseph
Baptism 18 June 1815 Isaac
Baptism 18 June 1815 James
Baptism 12 May 1823 Ann
Baptism 12 May 1823 Josias

BURIALS

On 7 September 1785, two little girls were buried:  Susanna Pattemore and Susanna Sweet, both “supposed to be poisoned by eating toadstools for mushrooms”. The two Susannas were not related.

MALES – 4 FEMALES – 9
5 May 1745 George Sweet
11 April 1731 James Sweet
22 October 1752 John Sweet
24 May 1787 William Sweet Pauper
24 April 1782 Elizabeth Sweet
24 March 1799 Fanny Sweet
23 May 1780 Jane Sweet
14 December 1783 Martha Sweet Pauper
9 February 1766 Mary Sweet
7 May 1766 Mary Sweet
3 December 1797 Mary Sweet
26 August 1771 Susannah Samuel’s wife Sweet
7 September 1785 Susanna Sweet Supposed to be poisoned by eating toadstools for mushrooms

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