Isaac Sweney

M, b. 24 October 1795, d. 11 March 1854
     Isaac was born on Saturday, 24 October 1795 in Cumberland Township, York County, Pennsylvania. Isaac was first married on 17 January 1830, Emily Farling [1803-11/14/1836] and had three sons by her. John Beckwith [1/31/1830-2/25/1833, Norman Humphrey [4/06/1833-4/03/1858] and David [4/26/1835-1/10/1922][m.4/10/1860 Hannah Jane Fry]. Isaac married Elizabeth McCurdy, daughter of James McCurdy I and Elizabeth Taylor, on 4 March 1838 in Crawford County, Ohio.1 Isaac & Elizabeth joined his brother Thomas Campbell in Porter County, Indiana in 1839. 19 September 1850, Isaac and his wife, Elizabeth, were listed on the U.S. Federal Census in Boone Township, Porter County, Indiana. Enumerated in this household were Isaac Sweney [53 Pennsylvania], his wife, Elizabeth [34 Pennsylvania], children: Norman H.. [15 Ohio], & David S. [12 Ohio].2 Isaac departed this life on Saturday, 11 March 1854 in Boone Township at age 58 years, 4 months and 15 days. He was buried at Hebron Township, Porter County, Indiana, in Hebron Cemetery.3


Elizabeth McCurdy b. c 1814, d. 21 Oct 1854


  1. [S336] Carl E. Shumaker, Marriages of Crawford County, Ohio 1831-1997, Volume II: page 643 - 4 April 1838: Elizabeth McCurdy, to Isaac Sweney [Volume 1: page 91].
  2. [S674] 1850 United States Federal Census: Porter County,Indiana - page 139a, line 12 - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
  3. [S953] Find a grave -