Johanna Sweeney1

#10960, (circa September 1834 - 26 September 1918)
Father*James Sweeney1 (c 1799 - 1887)
Mother*Mary Cronin1 (1805 - 1892)


____ Cushing b. c 1834
Her married name was Cushing. 
Birth*circa September 1834She was born circa September 1834 at New BrunswickG.1 
Baptism14 January 1835She was baptized on 14 January 1835 at St-Henri Church, Barachois, Shediac Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.1 
1851She appeared on the census of 1851 in the household of James Sweeney and Mary Cronin at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG, age 16; (neis. James (63) and Alice (56) Carroll, sh. 12.)2 
Marriage*She married ____ Cushing.3 
1861She appeared on the census of 1861 in the household of James Sweeney and Mary Cronin at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG, age 26; (neis. Denis and Mary Sweeny, fam. 454.)4 
15 April 1910She appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 in the household of Joseph M Butler and Margaret E Rogan, as Johanna, sisiter [actually, aunt], age 72, wid., b. and parents b. Canada.5 
Death*26 September 1918She died on 26 September 1918 at State Hospital, Conewango Twp., Warren Co., PennsylvaniaG.6 
9 April 1930She appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at Warren State Hospital, Conewango Twp., Warren Co., PennsylvaniaG; (see citation.)7 


  1. [S146] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: St-Henri, Barachois, Cte Westmorland, 1812-1899, Vols. 1 and 2 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), 1835, B-3, img. 37/155. Johanna Sweeney, dau. of James Sweeney, farmer of St. Bartholomew in Botsford, and Mary Carty, bapt. 14 Jan 1835, age 4 months, by Ant. Gagnon; sponsors James Sweeney and July [sic] London.
  2. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). James (51), farmer; Mary (46); both Irish, entered colony Sep 1830; all children b. NB.
  3. [S79] Rev. Edward Savage, The Story of Melrose, Westmorland County (copy from Université Saint Joseph Archives, Moncton), transcription online, p. 13. [James Sweeney's family included] Johanna (Mrs. Cushing).
  4. [S80] 1861 New Brunswick Province Census. James (62), farmer; Mary (60); both b. Ireland, R.C.; all children b. NB.
  5. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Josepjh M (51), b. and parents b. Canada, hotel proprietor, imm. 1881; Margaret T (43), b. PA, father b. Ireland, mother b. England; marr. 22 yrs.
  6. [S1570] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963/1964/1966/1968: File No. 104242, Reg. No. 318. Johanna Cushing, wid. , b. Canada, dau. of James and Anna [sic] Sweeney, both b. Ireland; d. State Hospital, Conewango Twp., Warrren Co., 26 Sep 1918, age 85, chronic myocarditis; inf. Adelaide Ellsworth, res. Warren Co. PA; bur. Port Allegany, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, online
  7. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. Johanna Cushing (97), wid., b. Canada, parents b. Northern Ireland. [No explanation - her death cert. has d. 1918, age 85]