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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Myles SWEENEY,Anna RYAN Chicago, 1866-1872
Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2007 13:18:31 -0500
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I couldn't find them in early censes either.
I didn't find an online directory for 1870.
There was a Miles Sweeny in Schuyler Co Illinois in 1840
There was a Miles "Sweezey" who died in Calhoun Il in June 1850,age
25, born Ohio @1825
There was a Miles Sweeney recorded as naturalized in Jackson Co
Murphysboro Il
1859-1892 Jackson Co Historical Society page 27

There was a Miles Sweeney recorded as naturalized in Jackson Co
Murphysboro Il
1872 Jackson Co Historical Society page 142

1860 Census
Miles Sweny age 70 Born Ireland
Copley (Knox) Co Il PO Oneida
Wife Mary, children Margaret William
wife and children born Scotland

Miles Sweeny age 8 born Illinois
Jacksonville (Morgan Co) Il
son of Daniel and Hannah born Ireland

These are other records:

1888 Chicago Voter Registration
Miles Sweeny
born Ireland
2823 Cologne

1890 Chicago Voter Registration
2823 Cologne St
Born Ireland
naturalized Cook County 1853

Miles Sweeney
2950 Walllace
born Ohio

1892 Chicago Voter Registration

Miles Sweeney
2823 Cologne St
Born Ireland
naturalized Cook County 1853
43 yrs in Cook County
10 yrs in Precinct

Miles Sweeney
86 Clark St
born Ohio
27 yrs in Illinois
8 yrs in Cook County
38 days in County

On Oct 17, 2007, at 11:57 AM, Cynthia Mac Suibhne wrote:

> Hello to All,
> I'm almost embarrassed to post this with so little to go on but I
> guess in genealogy you throw it against the wall and see what sticks.
> Our Cleveland SWEENEY family now seems to include some unexpected
> but very welcome Chicago SWEENEY family. Myles SWEENEY and Anna
> RYAN both from Ireland had at least two children Bridget SWEENEY
> and Thomas SWEENEY born in Chicago. Bridget was born according to
> her Cleveland death certificate as 1 Dec 1866 and her brother
> Thomas was born about 1867. According to the 1930 Ohio census these
> dates are a couple years off. More like Bridget in 1868 And Thomas
> in 1870. Other children Miles, Margaret, Ann and Catherine all
> claim Ohio birth, I don't know if that's true yet.
> I haven't yet been able to locate these SWEENEYS in 1860 or 1870
> Illinois census and I don't know if they were married in Ireland or
> Chicago, I'll keep trying. Bridget died in Cleveland in 1942 and it
> is listed that she was born in Chicago Ill.
> I just thought if there was anyone who has info on this family I
> would love to hear from you.
> Thanks, Cindy MacSuibhne
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