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Sweat/Cuff Family Nansemond, VA & Gates, NC

Dyotha Sweat-Adams posted the following Query in 2000:

"I am looking for any SWEAT decendents orginating out of Gates, NC. Washington Sweat was my G-father he moved to Holland, VA in the early 1900s. His parents father George Sweat he had bros. Joshua and Karl Sweat & mother was Lillie Cuff Sweat her sis. were Elma Cuff and Ruth White. George and Lillie had George, Edward (grandfather of singer Keith Sweat), Oliver, Bessie, Lossie, Lillie aka baby sis, Thelma. Bessie had Walter Wolfery, Vivian Howell, Willie May Howell. I believe Lilli Sweat's mother was named Kitty who were full blood cherokee."

Here are my findings:

1900 Census Gatesville, Gates Co., NC
Kitty Cuff Head B F b. Nov 1851 age 49 widow 4 children born 3 living b.. VA Father VA Mother VA Occu: blank
Lilly L Cuff Daughter B F b. Nov 1886 age 13 single b. NC Father VA Mother VA Occu: At School
James A Cuff Daughter(sic) B F b. Nov 1890 age 9 single b. NC fatehr VA Mother VA
William A Cuff Som B M b. Sept 1897 age 2 single b. NC Fatehr VA Mother VA

1910 Census Haslett, Gates Co., NC
George W Sweat Head M Mul 39 married 7 yrs 2nd marriage b. VA Father VA Mother VA Occu: Farmer General Farm
Lillie L Sweat Wife F Mul 23 married 7 yrs 1st marriage 3 children born 3 living b. NC Father NC Mother VA
Essie Sweat Daughter F Mul 17 single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
Thomas J Sweat Son M Mul 16 single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
Bessie V Sweat Daughter F Mul 13 single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
Alice C Sweat Daughter F Mul 11 single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
William W Sweat Son M Mul 5 single b. NC Father VA Mother NC
George E Sweat Son M Mul 3 single b. NC Father VA Mother NC
Eula W Swe1870at Daughter F Mul 11mon single b. NC father VA Mother NC
Kittie Cuff Mother-in-law F Mul 53 widow 4 children born 3 living b. VA Father VA Mother VA
William A Cuff Brother-in-law M Mul 12 single b. NC Father NC Mother VA

1920 Census Cypress, Nansemond Co., VA
George Swett Head M B 50 widower b. VA Father VA Mother VA Occu: Laborer Lumber Mill
Essie Swett Daughter F B 23 single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
Jalil Swett Son M B 22 single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
Alice Swett Daughter F B 20 Single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
Washington Swett Son M B 13 single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
Edward Swett Son M B 11 single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
Yula Swett Daughter F B 9 single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
Thelma Swett Daughter F B 7 single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
Lucy? (Larcy?) Swett Daughter F B 5 single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
James O Swett Son M B 3yr 5mon single b. VA Father VA Mother VA
Lucinda? Swett Daughter F B 2 yr 3mon single b. VA Father VA Mother VA

1930 Census Whaleville, Nansemond Co., VA
Washington Swet Head M Neg 26 married at age 21 b. VA Father VA Mother VA Occu: ??????
Dyotha Swet Wife F Neg 26 married at age 20 b. VA Father VA Mother VA

I couldn't find George before 1910.


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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