Sweet Family West of Scotland

James Alexander SWEET / Mary Ann GRAHAM

Man

Name Place of Birth Date of Birth Place of Death Date of Death
James Alexander SWEET Barony, Lanark 23 NOV 1797 5pm in the River Cart 27 OCT 1864

Woman

Name Place of Birth Date of Birth Place of Death Date of Death
Mary Ann GRAHAM Cathcart, Scotland 29 Dec 1800 Cathcart 9 JAN 1850

Children

Name Place of Birth Date of Birth Place of Death Date of Death
Thomas SWEET Cathcart 24 FEB 1833 Melbourne, Australia 16 Sep 1854
Rev Wallace Graham SWEET Cathcart 20 MAR 1835 en route to Montreal 6 AUG 1883
Christina SWEET Cathcart 25 NOV 1837 Leith North, Midlothian 1927
Anna SWEET Cathcart 31 JUL 1841 Cathcart 11 Feb 1911
Alexander SWEET Langside, Cathcart 12 Oct 1843 Craigshields, Skelmorlie, Scotland 17 NOV 1921

Family Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Marriage 26 MAR 1831 Cathcart, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Notes

Grandfather clock

I have a grandfather clock which Alexander had. The clock is made by John Barr of Port Glasgow.
Reputedly the family historian who apparently documented a great deal that now appears to be lost.
1841 Census
Village of Langside
James Sweet aged 40 Cotton Hand Loom Weaver born outside census county
Mary Ann wife aged 35
Catherine (by first wife) aged 15
(Margaret by first wife had moved to be a servant) Scotland's people census record shows Margaret as one of two servants to a David Smith a merchant staying at Bankhead, Newhills possibly in Aberdeen
Thomas age 8
Graham Wallace age 5
Christina age 3 Possibly named after Mary Graham's Aunt Christina (nee Forrest) Graham