SWENEY (No.4)

Of Redwing, Minnesota, United States, America

From Irish Pedigrees; or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation by John O'Hart

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Arms: Az. two boars ramp. combatant or, in chief two battle axes in saltire of the last. Crest: A demi griffin ramp. or, holding in the claws a lizard ppr.

MYLES (or Maolmordha), a younger brother of Hugh, who is No. 130 on the (No. 2) "MacSweeney" (Na Tuaighe, or Na Doe) genealogy, was the ancestor of this branch of that family:

130. Myles MacSweeney, of Letterkenny, county Donegal; son of Tirloch; lived to a very old age.

131. Daniel McSwine: his son; m. Jane, dau. of John Burns.

132. Nicholas Major Sweney: his son; m. Fanny Bell Barclay.

133. Alexander Montgomery Sweney: his son; born 1783; m. Mary M. Kehr. Had an elder brother, George, who left no male issue.

134. Doctor William Wilson Sweney of Red Wing, Minnesota, United States of America: son of Alexander; b. 18th December, 1818, in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; and living in 1881.

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