Joseph Roy Sweeney1

#28878, (4 May 1895 - 1957)
Relationship2nd cousin of Anna Margaret Donovan
Father*John Patrick Sweeney1 (1847 - 1925)
Mother*Bridget Ellen Lane1 (1852 - 1935)


Lillian Cecilia Forrester b. 1901, d. 1985
Child 1.Joan Marie Sweeney7 (1929 - 2009)
Birth*4 May 1895He was born on 4 May 1895 at Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.1 
1901He appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of John Patrick Sweeney and Bridget Ellen Lane at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.2 
1911He appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of John Patrick Sweeney and Bridget Ellen Lane at Melrose, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.3 
June 1926He appeared on the census of June 1926 at 158 Arnold Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.4 
Marriage*21 August 1928He married Lillian Cecilia Forrester on 21 August 1928 at Winnipeg, Manitoba.5 
Death*1957He died in 1957 at Edmonton, Alberta.6 


  1. [S68] 1901 Canada Census.
  2. [S68] 1901 Canada Census. John P (52), b. NB 30 Oct 1848 [sic], farmer and carriage builder; Bridget (48), b. NB 8 Dec 1852.
  3. [S85] 1911 Canada Census. John (64), b. NB Oct 1847, farmer, mechanic; Bridget (57), b. NB Dec 1853.
  4. [S2679] 1926 Canada, Prairie Provinces Census. Joseph Roy (31), b. and parents b. NB.
  5. [S2681] Manitoba Vital Statistics Branch, online Transcript of marriage information. Joseph Rose [sic] Sweeney and Lillian Cecilia Forrester, marr. Winnipeg 21 Aug 1928.
  6. [S1628], online, Shared large grave marker. Our Beloved Parents / Sweeney / Joseph Roy (J.R.), 1895-1957 / Lillian Cecilia Forrester, 1901-1985. Saint Anthony Cemetery, Edmonton AB. Memorials 83540686 and 83540687, created by and photo added by Alison.
  7. [S1585], online, Joan (Joni) Marie Sweeney, b. Winnipeg MB 19 Oct 1939, dau. of Joseph Roy Sweeney and Lillian Cecelia Forrester, d. Victoria BC 7 Dec 2009. Survived by her loving sisters: Lorraine Adamson (Bert), Marion Sweeney, Frances Cornish, Donna Stochinsky (Bucky), Barbara Sweeney; nieces and nephews: Sara Adamson (Cam), Susan Adamson, Valerie Adamson (Steve), Daniel Adamson (Mandy); Tracy Cornish, Megan Cornish, Sean Cornish (Genevieve), Christopher Cornish (Monique); Lara Stochinsky Smith (Michael), Erin Silverman (Paul), Ava Stochinsky; great nieces and nephews, Mitchell and Alexandra Adamson; Haedy Adamson; Aidan and Griffin Cornish; Tristan and Alexandre Cornish; Tanner and Carson Smith; Maya and Benjamin Silverman.