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John William SweeneyAge: 96 years17611857

Name
John William Sweeney
Type
birth name
Given names
John William
Surname
Sweeney
Also known as
William Swinney
Also known as
A Patriot
Also known as
DAR Ancestor #: A111759
Birth May 16, 1761 26
Military
CONTINENTAL LINE REVOLUTIONARY WAR

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Kentucky County, Virginia Formed December 31, 1776 (Age 15 years)

Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
Articles of Confederation November 17, 1777 (Age 16 years)

Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation
Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished June 30, 1780 (Age 19 years)

Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia.[1] These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
Census 1784 (Age 22 years)
Kentucky Becomes 15th State June 25, 1792 (Age 31 years)

Note:
Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed June 25, 1792 (Age 31 years)

Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
George Washington Relected December 5, 1792 (Age 31 years)

Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
Birth of a son
#1
Thomas Sweeney
about 1795 (Age 33 years)

Death of a fatherDaniel J Sweeney
May 24, 1799 (Age 38 years)
Knox County, Kentucky Formed December 19, 1799 (Age 38 years)

Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed January 8, 1810 (Age 48 years)

Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
New Madrid Earthquake December 16, 1811 (Age 50 years)

Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_earthquake)
Harlan County, Kentucky Formed January 28, 1819 (Age 57 years)

Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
Death September 9, 1857 (Age 96 years)
Last change April 11, 201816:26:48

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John William Sweeney
Birth: May 16, 1761 26Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Death: September 9, 1857Rockcastle County, Kentucky, USA
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John William Sweeney
Birth: May 16, 1761 26Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Death: September 9, 1857Rockcastle County, Kentucky, USA
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