Elizabeth Jane McCurdy1

F, b. 18 January 1806, d. 19 June 1883
FatherJames McCurdy I b. 1760, d. 10 Aug 1833
MotherElizabeth Taylor b. 13 Oct 1781, d. 23 Aug 1871
     Elizabeth Jane was born on Saturday, 18 January 1806 in Path Valley, Metal Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Jane married John Litel Sweney on 16 January 1834 in Liberty Township, Crawford County, Ohio.2,3 John and Jane had children: James Addison [3/18/1834-4/12/1918], Sarah Elizabeth [9/01/1835-9/051859], Martha Jane [5/24/1837-2/03/1861], John Wilson [9/__/1839-][m. Sarah Jane], Isaac Newton [8/21/1841-11/14/1872], Nancy Louise [10/18/1843-10/31/1863], Thomas Leander [3/04/1847-4/04/1910][m. 11/08/1878 Mary Elizabeth Bell] & William Sidney [6/28/1850-1/07/1930][m. Margaret Ellen Hess]. 3 September 1850, Jane and her husband, John, were listed on the U.S. Federal Census in Whetstone Township. Enumerated in this household were John Sweney [50 Pennsylvania], his wife: Jane [44 Pennsylvania], children: James [16 Ohio], Sarah E. [14 Ohio], Martha J. [12 Ohio], John [11 Ohio], Isaac [9 Ohio], Nancy L. [7 Ohio], Thomas L. [4 Ohio], & William S. [5 mo. Ohio].4 28 June 1860, Jane and her husband John were listed on the U.S. Federal Census in Whetstone Township. Enumerated in this household were John Sweney [62 Pennsylvania], his wifea; Jane [54 Pennsylvania], children: James [26 Ohio], Martha J. [22 Ohio], John [20 Ohio], Isaac [18 Ohio], Nancy L. [16 Ohio], Thomas L. [14 Ohio], & William S. [10 Ohio].5 Elizabeth's husband, an unknown person , died on 10 September 1881 in Whetstone Township, Crawford County, Ohio, leaving her a widow. Elizabeth departed this life on Tuesday, 19 June 1883 in Whetstone Township at age 77 years, 5 months and 1 day. She was buried there at Whetstone Township in Stewart Cemetery. She was buried in grave no. 186 A. The inscription on her stone reads: Jane wife of J. L. Sweney - Died June 19, 1883 - Aged 77 Y. 5 M. 1 D.

Family

John Litel Sweney b. 7 Dec 1798, d. 10 Sep 1881

Citations

  1. [S149] Grenville Mackenzie, Genealogy of the Thomas Hunt Family, Vol. III.
  2. [S336] Carl E. Shumaker, Marriages of Crawford County, Ohio 1831-1997, Volume II: page 643 - 16 January 1834: Elizabeth Jane McCurdy, daughter of James to John L. Sweney. son of John [Volume I: page 25].
  3. [S582] Crawford County, Ohio Marriage Records: 16 January 1834 - John L. Sweney, son of John to Elizabeth Jane McCurdy, daughter of James.
  4. [S674] 1850 United States Federal Census: Crawford County, Ohio - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
  5. [S675] 1860 United States Federal Census: Crawford County, Ohio - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.