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Sophia Eldora Sweat

Sophia Eldora Sweat

Female 1828 - 1924  (96 years)

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  • Name Sophia Eldora Sweat 
    Born 31 Jan 1828  Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 27 Nov 1850  Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1850

    Iowa, Pottawattamie, District 21, 27 Nov 1850, Dwelling 1344, Family 1344

    John Carter, head, 30, blacksmith. Elizabeth, wife 31. Children: Mariet, daughter 8; John, son 6; Richard, son 2. Also living with them is Sophiah Sweat, 20 and presumably her son Libby, 1 and presumably his mother, Hannah Carter, 60. John and his mother were born in Vermont, Elizabeth in Ohio, Mariet and John in Illinois and Richard in Iowa. Sophiah and Libby were born in Ohio and Iowa, respectively. Mariet is attending school. Next door to William and Sarah Carter (possibly a brother) and Jas. Lenara. 
    Age: 20 
    Died 5 Feb 1924  Carterville, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 7 Feb 1924  Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Headstone for Sophia E. Sweat Carter, 1828 - 1924
    Headstone for Sophia E. Sweat Carter, 1828 - 1924
    Death Certificate 4 Mar 1924  Carterville, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Death Certificate 00002404211

    Sophia Eldora Carter, resident of Carterville, RD 2, Provo, Utah; resident of city for 70 years. Born 31 Jan 1828 in Maine; died 5 Feb 1924 in Carterville, Provo Bench, Utah. Widow of John H. Carter. Parents are John Sweat (Maine) and Polly Madson (Maine). Mary Ann Emmons, RFD 2, Provo, Utah Informant. Buried in Provo, Utah on 7 Feb 1924. Anson Hatch Undertaker, Provo, Utah 
    Age: 96 
    Cause: Acute bronchitis 
    Death Certificate for Sophia E. Sweat Carter, 1828-1924, Carterville, Utah
    Death Certificate for Sophia E. Sweat Carter, 1828-1924, Carterville, Utah
    Notes 
    • CENSUS: United States, 1850, Pottawattomie county IA District 21 344/344 (John Carter household) "Sophia Sweat age 20, b. O" also Elizabeth, Mariet, John, Richd, Libby, and Hannah Carter
      CENSUS: United States, 1851, San Pete county UT Manti 50/50 (John Carter household) "Sophia age 23, b. ME" also Elizabeth, Mariette, John, Harrison, and Libba
      CENSUS: United States, 1860, Utah county UT Provo 3049/2382 (Jno H Carter household) "Sophia age 32, b. ME" also Eliz, Saml, John, Harrison, Dominicus, Jas W, and Aaron -only Elizabeth's children are listed in the household
      CENSUS: United States, 1870, Utah county UT Provo 3rd ward 104/95 (Harrison Carter household) "Sophia age 44, keeping house, b. ME" also Harrison Carter, Dominicus, William, Aaron, Venecus, Amos, Cleon, David, Phillip, and Mary -Elizabeth's children are with Sophia and Elizabeth's son, Harrison is listed as the head of the household
      CENSUS: United States, 1880, Utah county UT Provo 594/650 "Sophia Carter age 53, md, keeping house, b. ME ME ME" children: Cleon, Annie, Lafayette
      CENSUS: United States, 1900, Utah county UT Provo Bench Pct 77/79 "Sophia Carter age 72, widow, 9 children, 6 living, b. Jan 1828 ME" children: Cleon, David, Lafette, and Mary A Emmons with son-in-law, John
      CENSUS: United States 1910, Utah county UT Provo Bench 281/286 "Sophia Carter age 87, widow, 9 children, 6 living, b. ME ME ME" children: Mary Ann [Emmons}, David, and Cleon, son-in-law: John Emmons, grandchildren: Marie, John, Arnold, and Dora
      CENSUS: United States 1920, Utah county UT 232/236 (John H. Emmons household) "Sofia Carter age 92, mother-in-law, widow, b. ME ME ME" children: Cleon, David, and Mary A
    • Sophia married her sister's husband (Elizabeth Runnels Sweat) in Winter Quarters on 25 Jan 1848; documented in the Nauvoo Sealings, page 705 [3]
    Person ID I1203  clanSoren
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2012 

    Father John Sweat,   b. Yes, date unknown,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Polly Madson,   b. Yes, date unknown, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1091  Group Sheet

    Family John Harrison Carter Married: 2x2x ,   b. 6 Oct 1816, Newry, Oxford, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1896, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1848  Winter Quarters, Omaha, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     01. Libby or Libbie Carter,   b. 30 Oct 1849, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +02. Sarah Elizabeth Carter Married: 2x2x ,   b. 14 Aug 1852, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1918, Pleasant View, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F1095  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S118] Utah Death Certificates (Series 81448), 1904 to 1965, Utah State Archives, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, (historyresearch.utah.gov), Death Certificate 00002404211 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S120] 1850 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 21, Pottawattamie, Iowa; Roll: M432_188; Page: 148; Image: 299 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S130] Ancestry World Tree Project, (Ancestry.com), Four Generations of the John Sweat Family.