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Sweatt, John Turner

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Sweatt, John Turner
March 12, 2007 09:57PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 2nd ed.,
1885, Butler Co.

JOHN TURNER SWEATT, Butler County, was born December 10, 1832, in Wilson
County, Tenn., and is a son of Joseph and Susan (Goodall) Sweatt, the
former a native of Surrey County, N. C., and a son of William Sweatt. He
owned eleven slaves; was born in 1800, and died in 1861; the latter
(subject's mother) was a daughter of Parks and Frances Goodall of Wilson
County, Tenn. She was the mother of the following children: Azariah,
William B., Sallie (Dockins), Jane (Willcut), Anne (Guffy), Joseph H.,
John T., James L., and Elizabeth (Guffy). John T. was married January 25,
1865, to Elizabeth, daughter of Edward and Betsey (Wood) Hood, of this
county. She was born in 1842, and died October 19, 1881. They had
three children: Mary V., James C., and John W. Mr. Sweatt next married,
July 9, 1884, Fannie Anderson, daughter of James and Zorilda (Runner)
Anderson of Warren County, born February 20, 1848. Mr. Sweatt was
brought up on a farm, and still follows the business; he owns 220 acres
of well improved land. He is independent in politics; is a member of the
Masonic order, and of the Christian Church.
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