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Descendants of John Sweeney


Generation No. 1

1. JOHN1 SWEENEY was born in Ireland, and died Bef. 1876. He married HELEN? MCDADE. She was born in Ireland, and died Bef. 1876.

More About JOHN SWEENEY:
Occupation: Labourer

Child of JOHN SWEENEY and HELEN? MCDADE is:
2. i. MICHAEL2 SWEENEY, b. Abt. 1811, Ireland; d. 04 Jun 1876, Leith, Scotland.


Generation No. 2

2. MICHAEL2 SWEENEY (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1811 in Ireland, and died 04 Jun 1876 in Leith, Scotland. He married ISABELLA BROADLEY Abt. 1838 in Greenock, Scotland, daughter of JAMES BRODLEY and ALICE STRAIN. She was born 1814 in Ireland, and died 11 Jul 1867 in Leith, Scotland.

Notes for MICHAEL SWEENEY:
Living in Greenock at 1851 census.

Living at 20 Market St Greenock in 1861. Age shown as 48.

Living at King Street, Leith in 1876.

More About MICHAEL SWEENEY:
Occupation: Sugar House Rectifier

Notes for ISABELLA BROADLEY:
1851 census shows her as age 35.
1861 census shows 47



More About ISABELLA BROADLEY:
Occupation: Servant

Children of MICHAEL SWEENEY and ISABELLA BROADLEY are:
3. i. JOHN3 SWEENEY, b. 1836, Ireland.
ii. HELEN SWEENEY, b. 1837, Greenock, Scotland; d. Bef. 1851.
4. iii. JAMES SWEENEY, b. Abt. 1841, Greenock, Scotland; d. 08 Mar 1914, 69 Kirkgate, Leith, Scotland.
iv. MICHAEL SWEENEY, b. 1843, Greenock, Scotland; d. Bef. 1855.
v. ALICE SWEENEY, b. 1845, Greenock, Scotland.
5. vi. JOSEPH SWEENEY, b. 1848, Greenock, Scotland; d. Abt. 1899, West Silvertown, London, England.
6. vii. HUGH SWEENEY, b. 1852, Greenock, Scotland.
viii. MICHAEL SWEENEY, b. 1855, Greenock, Scotland.

Notes for MICHAEL SWEENEY:
Living at 33 Florence Street, West Ham, London, England, in 1881.


Generation No. 3

3. JOHN3 SWEENEY (MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born 1836 in Ireland. He married ELIZABETH MCGHEE 05 Jul 1861 in Greenock, Scotland, daughter of HENRY MCGHEE and ELIZABETH MCKENNA. She was born 1842 in Duntocher, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

Child of JOHN SWEENEY and ELIZABETH MCGHEE is:
i. ELIZABETH4 SWEENEY, b. 03 Mar 1865, Greenock, Scotland.


4. JAMES3 SWEENEY (MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1841 in Greenock, Scotland, and died 08 Mar 1914 in 69 Kirkgate, Leith, Scotland. He married MARGARET HENDERSON BRIDGES 18 Jan 1869 in Leith, Scotland, daughter of THOMAS BRIDGES and HELEN GIBSON. She was born 09 Feb 1851 in Leith, Scotland, and died 12 Jan 1929 in 69 Kirkgate, Leith, Scotland.

Notes for JAMES SWEENEY:
James could not write.

Living at 3 Sheriff Brae, Leith, in 1869.

Living at 4 Tennant Street, Leith, in 1871.

Living at 5 Yardheads, Leith, in 1891.

Living at 69 Kirkgate, Leith, in 1901.

More About JAMES SWEENEY:
Occupation: Sugar House Labourer/Shipyard Labourer

Notes for MARGARET HENDERSON BRIDGES:
Shown as Blind in 1891 and 1901 census.

More About MARGARET HENDERSON BRIDGES:
Occupation: Rectifiers Worker

Children of JAMES SWEENEY and MARGARET BRIDGES are:
i. JOHN4 SWEENEY, b. 17 Sep 1869, Leith, Scotland; d. Aft. 1871.
ii. ISABELLA BRADLEY SWEENEY, b. 09 Feb 1872, Leith, Scotland; d. Bef. 1883, Leith, Scotland.
7. iii. THOMAS SHERIFF BRIDGES SWEENEY, b. 29 Dec 1874, Leith, Scotland; d. 1941, Leith, Scotland.
8. iv. HELEN GIBSON SWEENEY, b. 22 May 1877, Leith, Scotland; d. 1964, 21 Dalmeny Street, Leith, Scotland.
v. MARGARET BLACKIE SWEENEY, b. 09 Jun 1879, Leith, Scotland; d. 1975, Edinburgh, Scotland; m. WILLIAM LINDSAY ALEXANDER, 1901, Leith, Scotland; b. 1879, Leith, Scotland.

More About MARGARET BLACKIE SWEENEY:
Occupation: Sealing Wax Worker

More About WILLIAM LINDSAY ALEXANDER:
Occupation: Packing Case Maker

vi. ALICE SWEENEY, b. 1881, Leith, Scotland; d. Aft. 1900.

More About ALICE SWEENEY:
Occupation: Shop Girl

9. vii. ISABELLA BRADLEY SWEENEY, b. 22 Oct 1883, Leith, Scotland; d. 07 Dec 1957, Leith Hospital, Leith, Scotland.
viii. AGNES SWEENEY, b. 1885, Leith, Scotland; d. 1965, Leith, Scotland; m. GEORGE NEISH, 09 Aug 1912, Leith, Scotland; b. 1887.

More About AGNES SWEENEY:
Occupation: Sealing Wax Worker

More About GEORGE NEISH:
Occupation: Waterproof Cover Maker

10. ix. MARY LAWSON SWEENEY, b. 1891, Leith, Scotland; d. 1968, Leith, Scotland.


5. JOSEPH3 SWEENEY (MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born 1848 in Greenock, Scotland, and died Abt. 1899 in West Silvertown, London, England. He married CATHERINE SHARP 03 Aug 1869 in Greenock, Scotland. She was born Abt. 1851.

Notes for JOSEPH SWEENEY:
Living at 4 Anderson Place, Bonnington Road, Leith, in 1871.

Living at 28 Crescent Street, Greenock, in 1873.

Living at 33 Florence Street, West Ham, London, England in 1881.

Living at 2 Barnwood Road, West Silvertown in 1891.

More About JOSEPH SWEENEY:
Occupation: 1871, Cooper

Children of JOSEPH SWEENEY and CATHERINE SHARP are:
i. JOSEPH4 SWEENEY, b. 1869, Greenock, Scotland; d. Mar 1876, 28 Crescent Street, Greenock, Scotland.
11. ii. CHARLES SHARP SWEENEY, b. 31 May 1871, Leith, Scotland.
iii. ISABELLA BRADLEY SWEENEY, b. 01 Jul 1873, Greenock, Scotland.
iv. JAMES BRODLEY SWEENEY, b. 1882, West Ham, London, England; d. 1884, West Ham, London, England.


6. HUGH3 SWEENEY (MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born 1852 in Greenock, Scotland. He married MARY BOYLE 28 Nov 1873 in Leith, Scotland, daughter of JAMES BOYLE and HANNA BONAR. She was born 1853 in Ireland, and died Aft. 1911.

Notes for HUGH SWEENEY:
Living at 18 Cranbrook Road, West Silvertown, London, England, in 1881.

Living at Barnwood Road, Silvertown, London, in 1891 (next door to brother Joseph).

More About HUGH SWEENEY:
Occupation: 1873, Sugar Refiner

More About MARY BOYLE:
Occupation: 1873, Millboard Factory Worker

Children of HUGH SWEENEY and MARY BOYLE are:
i. MICHAEL4 SWEENEY, b. 09 Jan 1874, Leith, Scotland.

Notes for MICHAEL SWEENEY:
Not found on 1911 Census (England)

ii. CATHERINE SWEENEY, b. Abt. 1878.
iii. HUGH SWEENEY, b. 11 Feb 1881, Plaistow, London, England; d. Aft. 1911.
iv. JAMES SWEENEY, b. Abt. 1883, Silvertown, London, England; m. ELIZABETH ROBERTS, 15 Dec 1906, West Ham, London, England; b. 18 Oct 1887, West Ham, London, England.

More About JAMES SWEENEY:
Occupation: Chemical Labourer

v. JOSEPH SWEENEY, b. 1887.
vi. EDWARD SWEENEY, b. 1890.


Generation No. 4

7. THOMAS SHERIFF BRIDGES4 SWEENEY (JAMES3, MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born 29 Dec 1874 in Leith, Scotland, and died 1941 in Leith, Scotland. He married HELEN MCBRIERTY 27 Jan 1899 in Leith, Scotland. She was born 1877.

Notes for THOMAS SHERIFF BRIDGES SWEENEY:
Married in the Catholic Chapel, Leith.

Wedding witnesses were George Adams and Helen Sweeney.

Living at 17 Gordon Street, Leith, in 1914.

More About THOMAS SHERIFF BRIDGES SWEENEY:
Occupation: Rivet Boy (1891), Blacksmith (1899)

More About HELEN MCBRIERTY:
Occupation: Bonded Store Worker

Children of THOMAS SWEENEY and HELEN MCBRIERTY are:
12. i. JAMES BRODLEY5 SWEENEY, b. 24 Apr 1902, Leith, Scotland; d. 1984, Leith, Scotland.
ii. JOHN SWEENEY, b. 1905, Leith, Scotland; d. 1907, Leith, Scotland.


8. HELEN GIBSON4 SWEENEY (JAMES3, MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born 22 May 1877 in Leith, Scotland, and died 1964 in 21 Dalmeny Street, Leith, Scotland. She married GEORGE MEIKLE ADAMS 28 Dec 1900 in Leith, Scotland, son of JOHN ADAMS and MARGARET BIRD. He was born 29 Dec 1876 in 16 Wilkie Place, Leith, Scotland, and died 05 Apr 1955 in Leith Hospital, Leith, Scotland.

Notes for HELEN GIBSON SWEENEY:
Born at 20 Bonnington Rd, Leith.

Notes for GEORGE MEIKLE ADAMS:
Living at 27 Bowling Green St, Leith in 1901 and 1905.

More About GEORGE MEIKLE ADAMS:
Occupation: Flour Miller

Children of HELEN SWEENEY and GEORGE ADAMS are:
i. JOHN HUNTER5 ADAMS, b. 04 Oct 1901, Leith, Scotland; d. 27 Sep 1993, City Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland; m. BARBARA PARKER COX, 09 Jan 1930, Edinburgh, Scotland; b. 20 Nov 1902, Edinburgh, Scotland.

More About JOHN HUNTER ADAMS:
Occupation: Boilermaker

More About BARBARA PARKER COX:
Occupation: 1930, Baker Shop Keeper

13. ii. JAMES SWEENEY ADAMS, b. 04 Jun 1913, Leith, Scotland; d. 09 Oct 1995, Edinburgh, Scotland.


9. ISABELLA BRADLEY4 SWEENEY (JAMES3, MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born 22 Oct 1883 in Leith, Scotland, and died 07 Dec 1957 in Leith Hospital, Leith, Scotland. She married GEORGE GUISE MITCHELL 30 Sep 1907 in Edinburgh, Scotland, son of GEORGE MITCHELL and JOSEPHINE GLENDINNING. He was born 02 Jun 1887 in Edinburgh, Scotland, and died 1926 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

More About ISABELLA BRADLEY SWEENEY:
Occupation: 1907, Barmaid

More About GEORGE GUISE MITCHELL:
Occupation: 1907, Electrician

Child of ISABELLA SWEENEY and GEORGE MITCHELL is:
i. FRANCIS5 MITCHELL.

Notes for FRANCIS MITCHELL:
Living at 5 Craigentinny Road, Edinburgh, in 1957.


10. MARY LAWSON4 SWEENEY (JAMES3, MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born 1891 in Leith, Scotland, and died 1968 in Leith, Scotland. She married (1) ROY ROBSON BETTIE RITCHIE IRVINE 30 Jun 1911 in Leith, Scotland. He was born 1889, and died 1967 in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She married (2) ROBERT BENSON Aft. 1932.

Notes for MARY LAWSON SWEENEY:
Later divorced.

More About MARY LAWSON SWEENEY:
Occupation: Sewing Machinist

More About ROY ROBSON BETTIE RITCHIE IRVINE:
Occupation: 1911, Driver, Royal Field Artillery

Child of MARY SWEENEY and ROY IRVINE is:
14. i. MARGARET BRIDGES5 IRVINE, b. 02 Mar 1914, Leith, Scotland; d. 1984, Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland.


11. CHARLES SHARP4 SWEENEY (JOSEPH3, MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born 31 May 1871 in Leith, Scotland. He married ELIZABETH ANNIE WOODING Jun 1897 in West Ham, London, England, daughter of JOHN WOODING and AMELIA AUSTIN. She was born Dec 1876 in West Ham, England.

Notes for CHARLES SHARP SWEENEY:
Charles and Elizabeth were living with Elizabeth's parents in West Ham in 1901.

More About CHARLES SHARP SWEENEY:
Occupation: Cooper

Child of CHARLES SWEENEY and ELIZABETH WOODING is:
i. CHARLES JOSEPH5 SWEENEY, b. 18 Aug 1901.

Notes for CHARLES JOSEPH SWEENEY:
www.jstor.org/pss/1794356


More About CHARLES JOSEPH SWEENEY:
Occupation: Civil Servant


Generation No. 5

12. JAMES BRODLEY5 SWEENEY (THOMAS SHERIFF BRIDGES4, JAMES3, MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born 24 Apr 1902 in Leith, Scotland, and died 1984 in Leith, Scotland. He married HELEN OLDERSHAW 24 Jul 1925 in Leith, Scotland. She was born 1895, and died 1988 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Notes for JAMES BRODLEY SWEENEY:
Living at 27 Bowling Green Street, Leith, in 1902.

Living at 8 Redbraes Place, Leith, in 1934.

More About JAMES BRODLEY SWEENEY:
Occupation: Builder/Riveter

Children of JAMES SWEENEY and HELEN OLDERSHAW are:
i. THOMAS SHERRIFF6 SWEENEY, b. 1926, Leith, Scotland.
ii. JOHN MCBRIERTY SWEENEY, b. 1927, Leith, Scotland; d. 03 Sep 1934, Leith Hospital, Leith, Scotland.


13. JAMES SWEENEY5 ADAMS (HELEN GIBSON4 SWEENEY, JAMES3, MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born 04 Jun 1913 in Leith, Scotland, and died 09 Oct 1995 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He married ISABELLA WEMYSS BROCK Apr 1937 in Edinburgh, Scotland, daughter of WILLIAM BROCK and MARY BROWN. She was born 13 Jun 1915 in Sparkhill, Birmingham, England, and died 25 Feb 1952 in Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland.

More About JAMES SWEENEY ADAMS:
Occupation: Engineer Foreman/Teacher

More About ISABELLA WEMYSS BROCK:
Occupation: Seamstress