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Frank Merriman Sweeley
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1889
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1971
Sonora
Tuolumne County
California, USA

Parents: Philip Ellis Sweeley, Martha Anna "Annie M" Wright
Spouse: Helen Pleasants

Frank was of medium height with a slender build. He had blue eyes and dark brown hair.

1900 U S Census
Name: Frank M Sweeley
Age: 11
Birth Date: Mar 1889
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1900: Pasadena Precinct 4, Los Angeles, California
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: P E Sweeley
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's name: Annie M Sweeley
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Household Members: Name Age
P E Sweeley 34
Annie M Sweeley 33
Frank M Sweeley 11
William R Sweeley 5
Newborn Baby, Ralph W Sweeley 0

1910 U S Census
Name: Frank M Sweeley
Age in 1910: 21
Birth Year: abt 1889
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1910: Pasadena Ward 5, Los Angeles, California
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Phillip E Sweeley
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's name: Anna M Sweeley
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Household Members: Name Age
Phillip E Sweeley 43
Anna M Sweeley 42
Frank M Sweeley 21
William R Sweeley 15
Ralph W Sweeley 9

In 1917, Frank was supporting his parents by running the family farm at R. R. C Box 262 Modesto, California.

1920 U S Census
Name: Frank M Sweeley
Age: 30
Birth Year: abt 1890
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1920: Modesto, Stanislaus, California
Street: Shoemake Ave.
House Number: Farm
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Phillip E Sweeley
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's name: Anna M Sweeley
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Farm Laborer
Industry: At Home
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Phillip E Sweeley 54
Anna M Sweeley 53
Frank M Sweeley 30
Ralph W Sweeley 19

In 1922, Frank and Helen Pleasants married in California. By 1930 he was a forest ranger.

1930 U S Census
Name: Frank Sweeley
Birth Year: abt 1890
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1930: Township 10, Fresno, California
Dwelling Number: 257
Family Number: 242
Radio Set: Yes
Lives on Farm: No
Age at first marriage: 33
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Forest Ranger
Industry: U. S.
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
Employment: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Frank Sweeley 40
Helen Sweeley 35
John P Sweeley 3 yr 6 mo
Frank Sweeley 1 yr 6 mo

1940 U S Census
Name: Frank M Sweeley Senior
Age: 51
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1889
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Sonora, Tuolumne, California
Street: Barretta Street
House Number: 413
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Rural, Fresno, California
Residence in 1935: Rural, Fresno, California
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 7B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 162
Occupation: Associate Forester
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 20
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: College, 2nd year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 44
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in Government work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 3200
Income Other Sources: No
Household Members: Name Age
Frank M Sweeley 51
Helen C Sweeley 45
John P Sweeley 13
Frank M Sweeley 11

In 1942, Frank was still living at 413 Barretta Street in Sonora and was still employed by the United States Forest Service, Department of Agriculture.

Death
1971 15 Jan Age: 81
Sonora, Tuolumne, California, USA
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Helen Carlisle Pleasants Sweeley (1894 - 1988)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Cheek Sweeley (1923 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
PVT SIG CORP WWII
 
Burial:
Columbia Public Cemetery
Columbia
Tuolumne County
California, USA
 
Created by: Mohr Historical Research...
Record added: Feb 15, 2011
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Frank Merriman Sweeley
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Frank Merriman Sweeley
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Frank Merriman Sweeley
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