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Spencer Sweet Died Yesterday

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Parent Issue
Day
29
Month
December
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
Obituary
OCR Text

Spencer J. Sweet, a pioneer of , this -cotmty, died Stmday night at his home, 118 Felch st., of appendicitis. He was 69 years of age. The deceased was born in Onondagua cotmty, N. Y. His parents moved to Detroit when he was but five years of age and tliree years later settled in Salem, making him a resident of this county f or 61 years. He ■was married in Salem and to him and his wife 11 children were born, 10 of -whom are still living. They are as iollows: Theodore,Zenas A., Mrs. Ed. Bycraft, Mrs Wilbur Olney, Geo. W. Arthnr, Mrs. George Clark and Mrs. Sidney Smith, of this city; Charles F. Sweet, of Rives Juction, and AndTew Sweet, of Chicago. He moved into Ann Arbor 26 years ago and for a time was interested in the grocery store of Benham & Sweet on the Northside. For the past 12 years he and his son George,have been conducting a flonr and feed business on Fourth ave. He was a man who could count innumerable friends hut no enemies. He was a model citizen. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from the house.