Sweet, Samuel Burton

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Sweet, Samuel Burton

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Samuel Burton Sweet was born July 31, 1857 in Black Rock, Kings County, Nova Scotia to Lorana and Leander Sweet. He moved to the Country Harbour area of Guysborough County sometime after 1881, where he ran a store in Country Harbour Mines before moving his business interests to Goldenville sometime after 1894 and before 1901. He married Alice Cox Eaton and together they had twelve children. He died July 29, 1903 and he and his wife are buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, Cross Roads Country Harbour, Guysborough County.


Goldenville, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia
Country Harbour, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia

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Descendants of S. Burton Sweet; delayed birth registration for Alma Lorana Sweet (available at novascotiagenealogy.com, registration year 1894, page 99000871); genealogy files available at the SMGRC; https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/205456322/samuel-burton-sweet; Census of Canada for 1881, 1901

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