Sweet, Angus B. (Birthday: 88 on 8 Oct 1949)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 10 Nov 1949, p. 1,11

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(Niagara Falls Review) - Although Angus B. Sweet retired from active farming 10 years ago, he indulges in gardening as a hobby, and cultivates a large vegetable garden at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Frank Anderson, 2694 Spence Street.

Mr. Sweet celebrated his 88th birthday on October 8th. He was born in Saltfleet Township and is the last surviving member of a family of four daughters and five sons born to John Sweet and his wife, Mary Glover Sweet. At the age of six years, Mr. Sweet moved to North Grimsby and attended school near Beamsville. He spent his entire lifetime working on dairy and fruit farms in the Niagara Peninsula. During his farming career he suffered three sunstrokes and severe injuries to his back.

Mr. Sweet is a member of Kitchener Street United Church. He has held membership in Grimsby Orange Lodge since 1900.

He has five sons and one daughter, Charles and Frank Sweet of Beamsville; Isaac Sweet of St. Paul, Minn.; Murray Sweet of Washington, D.C.; Rev. Angus Sweet of Saskatchewan; and Mrs. Anderson, with whom he resides. He has 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Mr. Sweet is an uncle of Mrs. C.R. Terryberry, Mrs. Roy Duprey, and John and George Sweet, all of Grimsby.

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10 Nov 1949
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    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Sweet, Angus B. (Birthday: 88 on 8 Oct 1949)