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Benoni Sweet

Also Known As: "Bonesetter"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
Death: Died in Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
Place of Burial: Sweet - Austin Lot , North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James "Bonesetter" Sweet and Mary Sweet
Husband of Elizabeth Sweet; Elizabeth Mary Sweet and Isabel Sweet
Father of Elizabeth Congdon; Dr. James Sweet; Margaret Sweet; Benoni Sweet, Jr.; Mary Sherman and 3 others
Brother of Philip Sweet; James Sweet, Jr.; Mary Wickham (Sweet); Valentine Sweet; Martha Allen and 4 others

Occupation: Physician
Managed by: George Bryant Reynolds, Jr.
Last Updated:

About Capt. Dr. Benoni Sweet

Benoni Sweet was a Captain in the British service, was well informed and of polished manners. He was a natural bone-setter and the progenitor of the race in Rhode island. He was styled "Dr. Sweet", but he practiced in restoring dislocations only. He was a regular communicant of the church, and officiated as a vestryman until his death July 19, 1751. The record states, "Died, Captain Benoni Sweet, of North Kingston, in the 90th year of his age. Dr. MacSparran preached his funeral sermon, and buried him in the cemetery of his ancestors."

Sources 

  1. [S45] Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode island, John Osborne Austin, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, MD, 1969), pg 195.
  2. [S68] Sweet, Toomey, French and Sibbald.

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Capt. Dr. Benoni Sweet's Timeline

1663
March 28, 1663
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
1680
1680
Age 16
RI
1688
June 26, 1688
Age 25
North Kingstown,Washington,Rhode Island
1690
September 22, 1690
Age 27
North Kingstown,Washington,Rhode Island
1692
March 23, 1692
Age 28
North Kingstown,Washington,Rhode Island
1696
December 8, 1696
Age 33
North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
1700
February 22, 1700
Age 36
N. Kingston,Washington,Rhode Island
1705
1705
Age 41
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States
1708
1708
Age 44
North Kingstown,Washington,Rhode Island
1751
July 19, 1751
Age 88
Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island, United States