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Notable Births & Deaths for Sweets ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Sweets. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • Walter C. 'Walt' Brown
  • Edward D. 'Eddie' Burke
  • Ovid Butler
    • Social reformer. He was born in Augusta (NY) on February 7, 1801 (a Saturday) and died in Indianapolis (IN) on July 12, 1881 (a Tueday) at the age of 80. He is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana).
    • Augusta is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Sweets.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ovid Butler<1>
  • James Fenimore Cooper
  • Asa Gray
    • Botanist. He was born in Sauquoit (NY) on November 18, 1810 (a Sunday) and died in Cambridge (MA) on January 30, 1888 (a Monday) at the age of 77. He is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
    • Sauquoit is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north of Sweets.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Asa Gray<1>
  • Michael Joseph 'Mike' Griffin
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Utica (NY) on March 20, 1865 (a Monday) and died in Utica (NY) on April 10, 1908 (a Friday) at the age of 43. He is buried at St. Agnes Cemetery (Oneida County, New York).
    • Utica is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Sweets.
    • Utica is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Sweets.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Michael Joseph 'Mike' Griffin<1>
  • Tompkins Harrison Matteson
    • Artist. He was born in Peterboro (NY) on May 9, 1813 (a Sunday) and died in Sherburne (NY) on February 2, 1884 (a Saturday) at the age of 70.
    • Peterboro is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Sweets.
    • Sherburne is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west of Sweets.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tompkins Harrison Matteson<1>
  • David John 'Dave' McKeough
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Utica (NY) on December 1, 1863 (a Tueday) and died in Utica (NY) on July 11, 1901 (a Thursday) at the age of 37. He is buried at St. Agnes Cemetery (Oneida County, New York).
    • Utica is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Sweets.
    • Utica is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Sweets.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: David John 'Dave' McKeough<1>
  • Justin Strzelczyk
  • Harold George 'Hal' White
  • Frances E. Willard
  • Lewis De Witt 'Snake' Wiltse

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The official website for Chenango County: www.co.chenango.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.




 

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