Author talk:Morgan James Sweeney

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Census[edit]

  • 1910 USA

Name: Morgan J Sweeney
Age in 1910: 56
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Home in 1910: Newton Ward 7, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Street: Mouantaine St
House Number: 5
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name: Emma B Sweeney
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Native Tongue: English
Occupation: Artist Stableman
Industry: News Paper
Employer, Employee or Other: Own Account
Home Owned or Rented: Rent
Farm or House: House
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Years Married: 29
Neighbors:
Household Members:
Name Age
Morgan J Sweeney 56
Emma B Sweeney 53
Emma B Sweeney 28
Mary G Sweeney 24
Arthur H Sweeney 18

  • 1920 USA

Name: Morgan James Sweeney
Age: 67
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Home in 1920: Boston Ward 7, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Street: Albemarle Street
House Number: 9
Residence Date: 1920
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Artist
Industry: Newspaper
Employment Field: Wage or Salary
Home Owned or Rented: Rented
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors:
Household Members:
Name Age
Morgan James Sweeney 67
Wilma Thornton 27

  • Massachusetts. 1855–1865 Massachusetts State Census [microform]. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.

Name: Morgan J Sweeny
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1853
Birth Place: Massachusetts
Residence: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Enumeration Year: 1855
Age: 2
Ward: 2
Household number: 785
Reel Number: 14
Volume Number: 19
Household Members:
Name Age
Morgan I Sweeny 32
Sidney Sweeny 32
Ann M Sweeny 6
Belinda Sweeny 5
Morgan J Sweeny 2
Cecilia I Sweeny 1

child's event[edit]

  • SSDI

Name: Mary Gertrude Sweeney
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 4 Apr 1886
Birth Place: Newton, Massachusetts
Father: Morgan J Sweeney
Mother: Emma A Bailey
SSN: 041051954
Notes: Nov 1936: Name listed as MARY GERTRUDE SWEENEY

Marriage[edit]

  • Massachusetts Vital Records, 1840–1911. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.

Name: Morgan J Sweeney, engraver
Age: 27
Birth Place: Boston
Marriage Date: 5 Oct 1880
Marriage Place: Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA
Father: Morgan J Sweeney
Mother: Sidney Sweeney
Spouse: Emma Bailey

Baptism[edit]

  • Indexes to Boston Archdiocese Sacramental Records. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA, USA. Digital Database.

Name: Morgan J. Sweeny
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 17 Oct 1852
Baptism Place: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Father: Morgan J. Sweeny
Mother: Sidny McLochlin

Obituary[edit]

Name: Morgan Sweeney
Gender: Male
Death Age: 72
Birth Place: Cambridge
Residence Place: Boston
Obituary Date: 4 Jun 1925
Obituary Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Father: Morgan James Sweeney
Child: Arthur Sweeney
Herbert Fraser
Mlaa Gertrude Sweeney
Siblings: Daniel F. Downing
James F. Lucas

Further info from obituary:
  • Sweeney was connected to the Globe Art department
  • Funeral was June 5 1925 at 2pm at D. F. Corcoran's Undertaking Rooms, 1162 Massachusetts av. Cambridge
  • Sweeney died night of Jun 2 1925 from injuries caused by being hit by a car that afternoon in Rutland so,. South End, while trying to dodge another machine
  • Born Oct 22 1852 in Cambridge
  • Parents were Morgan James and Sydney (McLaughlin) Sweeney
  • Sweeney lived "practically all of his life" in and around Boston
  • Was a cartoonist and also an engraver of note
  • Was a widower
  • Lived at 29 Upton st. South End
  • Surviving relatives were:
    • Arthur Sweeney of Philadelphia (son)
    • Mrs Herbert Fraser of Newton (daughter)
    • Mlaa Gertrude Sweeney of Cromwell, Conn (daughter)
    • Mrs Daniel F. Downing of Cambridge (sister)
    • Mrs James F. Lucas of Roxbury (sister)
Beleg Tâl (talk) 15:54, 8 November 2019 (UTC)