Person:Samuel Sweet (1)

m. BEF. 1655
  1. Phillip Sweet1655 - Bef 1710
  2. James Sweet1657 - Abt 1725
  3. Mary Sweet1658/9 - Bef 1745/6
  4. Capt. Benoni Sweet1663 - 1751
  5. Valentine Sweet1665 - Aft 1715
  6. Samuel Sweet1667 - 1728
  7. Jeremiah Sweet1668/9 -
  8. Renewed Sweet1671 -
  9. Sylvester Sweet1673/4 - Bef 1746
Facts and Events
Name Samuel Sweet
Gender Male
Birth[3] 1 Nov 1667 Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Will[1] 2 Nov 1728 Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Death[2] 26 Nov 1728 Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
  1. Newport Probate Records.

    Dated Nov. 2, 1728; pvd Newport __ 6, 1728. Unnamed wife to support young children; sons: Stephen, James, William, John, Samuel; daughters: mostly unreadable, one starting with B is probably Bridget.

  2. Rhode Island Genealogical Register.

    Date from gravestone in Sweet cemetery near Ridge Hill, age 62. [RIGR 5:345]

  3. Warwick Births and Deaths, in Arnold, James N. Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850: First series, births, marriages and deaths. A family register for the people. (Narragansett Hist. Publ. Co., 1891), 205.

    Listed as having been born in Providence.

  4.   LAND:
    -abt 1697 James & Mary Sweet to Samuel Sweet land bounded partly by land which shall be given to his brother Valentine Sw[burn] dtd 20th [burn] ack. [burn] of May 1699. Signed James Sweet. [North Kingstown Land 2:118; RIGR July 1986, p. 76-7]
    -abt 1697 Caleb & Sarah Carr of Newport to Samuel Sweet son of James Sweet of Petequamscutt, land [burn]. dtd [burn]nty fourth May [burn] three, ack date above said. Witnesses: [burn]ew Willett, [burn] Tanner. [North Kingstown Land 2:118-9; RIGR July 1986, p. 77]
    -1714 Samuel Sweet sold to Jeremiah Haszard Tom Pauge land, situated west of Tower Hill road, more commonly called Post road. [Genealogies of RI Families Vol. 1] {RIGR 14 abstract of same -- Samuel Sweet of Kingstown sold to Jeremiah Haszard..(badly burned) Valentine Sweet date March 3, 1713; North Kingstown Land 1715-7 p. 90-2}
    -1711 Samuel Sweet of Kingstown [burn] and Bridget Sweet [burn] for money to Valentine Sweet of Kingstown 14 Acres land in [burn] Sweet, W [burn] Fones, N Vol[burn]. Dtd 12 [burn], ack Dec. 31, 1711. Signed Samll Sweet, Bridget Sweet. Witnesses: [burn]stice, [burn]fford. [North Kingstown Land 3:127-9; RIGR 18:258]
  5.   -Samuel Boon of North Kingstown, merchant, vs. Samuel Sweet late of North Kingstown now of Newport, innholder, in custody of the sheriff, for debt of 42 pounds for rent of a dwelling house and 50 acres of land in North Kingstown which he occupied from 11 April 1722 to 11 April 1725 at 14 pounds per year. Writ dated 14 February 1725/6; Nathaniel Newdigate attorney. Capt. Benonni Sweet of North Kingstown testified .... On March 14, Benony Sweet of North Kingstown testified at Newport before Job Lawton, J.P., that sometime after his brother Samuel Sweet had hired the farm of Samuel Boon, .... [Gleanings from Newport Court Files 1669-1783, 1998, Jane Fletcher Fiske, item 261]
    -Oct. 25, 1727 Samuel Sweet witnessed bond of Stephen Jackson of North Kingstown, vinter, to John Dickinson of Newport, merchant. [Gleanings from Newport Court Files 1669-1783, 1998, Jane Fletcher Fiske, item 390]
    -March 22, 1727/8 Samuel Sweet of Newport, Inn-holder, vs. William Wilson of Newport, mariner, ... [Gleanings from Newport Court Files 1669-1783, 1998, Jane Fletcher Fiske, item 384]