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Sweet, Austin

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Sweet, Austin
March 14, 2007 06:11PM
Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana. Historical and
Biographical. Charles Blanchard, Editor. Chicago: F. A. Battey & Co.,
Publishers, 1884. Fleming County.

AUSTIN SWEET is a native of Fleming County, Ky., was born August 16, 1831,
and is the youngest of three children of Benjamin and Harriett (Mills)
Sweet, natives respectively of Kentucky and Virginia. Benjamin Sweet was
born in 1798, his father, William Sweet, having been one of the earliest
pioneers of Fleming County, Ky., and the parent of eight sons and two
daughters. Benjamin moved to Morgan County, Ind., in 1834, where he and
wife closed their lives. Our subject, Austin Sweet, married in this
county, November 22, 1855, Hannah K., daughter of John and Isabel Clark,
and born March 11, 1838. This union gave being to six children - Benjamin
F., Halleck (deceased), Edward M., Harriet A., Ann (deceased) and Otis A.
Mr. Sweet is a worthy and genial gentleman, as well as a respected

Sweet Mills Clark
VA Morgan-IN

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