Sydney Sweet (Needs A Source)

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Sydney Sweet is the son of Henry Preston Sweet and Mary Rebecca Niles. He is mentioned in his fathers obituary. We need help sourcing him. Thank you

note: His father and uncle Rev. Hiram Albert Sweet were reverends as well as his fathers brothers four sons. His brother Lloyd was also a Reverend!!

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Sydney was 8 in this record

Name: Henry P Sweet

[Henry Preston Sweet] 

[Henry B Smith] 

Age: 38

Birth Date: May 1862

Birthplace: New York

Home in 1900: Swanton, Franklin, Vermont

Street: Canada

Sheet Number: 2

Institution: Second Heush 43 To 50

Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 28

Family Number: 33

Race: White

Gender: Male

Relation to Head of House: Head

Marital status: Married

Spouse's name: Marry R Sweet

Marriage Year: 1884

Father's Birthplace: Vermont

Mother's Birthplace: New York

Occupation: Grocer Clerk

Can Read: Yes

Can Write: Yes

Can Speak English: Yes

House Owned or Rented: R

Farm or House: H

Neighbors: View others on page

Household Members:

Name Age

Henry P Sweet 38

Marry R Sweet 32

Ethel A Sweet 14Merritt P Sweet 12

Henry E Sweet 10Sidney C Sweet 8Lillie M Sweet 7Claudio M Sweet 2

by Marion Poole G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
selected by Andrew Simpier


Name: Sidney Sweet
Social Security Number: 020-01-0023
Birth Date: 15 Nov 1891
Issue Year: Before 1951
Issue State: Massachusetts
Last Residence: 01089, West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
Death Date: Aug 1966

Source Citation

Social Security Administration; Washington D.C., USA; Social Security Death Index, Master File

Yes very possible. The brother was in Massachusetts.

This is very likely his FindAGrave As majority of family buried here. The middle initial is a C not a G probably a typo the stone clearly shows a “C”

Wasn’t he married to Ruth Whitcomb?

Right the grave shows diff. Wife name

See Family reunion Sweet Family Reunion Held At Claremont 

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Is he the same: Sweet, Sidney Clinton, born Alburg, Vermont, a 23 year old druggist living at 16 Devereaux St Arlington, Mass.  who married Ruth Harlow Whitcomb on 13 Oct 1915 at Rockingham, Windham, Vermont, USA that has a record viewable on Ancestry? Is so looks like his father officiated at his wedding.
by Rosalie Neve G2G6 Pilot (138k points)

This might clarify Wedding of Sidney Sweet and Ruth H. Whitcomb

Sidney Sweet Spoke Sunday

This is him. Name spelling is Sidney Carlton Sweet

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