Looking for descendants of Richard Sweet family of Fairfax,Marin County CA. Richard was born 1851 in Lak Co., OH. He lived in La Grange, IL in 1890's where he was described as a grocery and shrewd real estate person.
He operated a ranch in Fairfax, CA after 1897. His wife was Mary Ferris Watson (1846-1921) His children were Bertha, Mahlon, Hattie, Mary, Richard and Will. Believe they were born during 1870's and 1880's.
Members of this family may have moved to Seattle, WA.
I have much info on history of related Sweet families to share.