John Robson Sweney

John Robson Sweney

Birth
Death Apr 1899 (aged 61)
Burial Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Sec K Lots 018-28 Grave 7
Memorial ID 33917267 · View Source
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John R. Sweney composed more than 1,000 hymns. During the Civil War he took charge of the band of the Third Delaware Regiment. Afterward, he spent more than 25 years as a professor of music at the Pennsylvania Military Academy in West Chester, PA.


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  • Created by: Jenn O.
  • Added: 16 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33917267
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Robson Sweney (Dec 1837–Apr 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33917267, citing Chester Rural Cemetery, Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Jenn O. (contributor 47041892) .