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Merit Sweney

Member From: 1732 - 1747

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  • Additional Info: First name may be spelled Merit or Merritt. Last name may be spelled Sweney or Sweny. Robert Armistead accepted the office of sheriff before the 1732 session. He was succeeded by Merit Sweney. Name spelled Merit Sweney 1732-1740. Name spelled Merritt Sweny 1742-1747. 1732-1734, 1736-1740
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1728-1734 Elizabeth City
1736-1740 Elizabeth City Courts of Justice
Public Claims
1742-1747 Elizabeth City Public Claims

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