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William Swift

Male Abt 1590 - Bef 1643  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name William Swift 
    Born Abt 1590  Bermondsey, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Abt 1593  [2
    Alternate birth Bef 1596  [3
    Died Bef 29 Jul 1643  Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I3765  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2018 

    Family 1 Sarah,   d. Bef 24 Aug 1625, Bermondsey, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1618  [2
    Children 
    +1. Hannah Swift,   b. Abt 1620, Bermondsey, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1664, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F2316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joan 
    Married 3 Jan 1626  St. Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. William Swift,   b. Bef 25 Apr 1627,   d. Between 1705 and 1706, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 77 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F9286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Citizen and leatherseller of London; received his freedom as a member of the Company of Leathersellers on 26 Sep 1620.

      Emigrated 1634, with his second wife Joan, widow of Roger Dimbleby (himself also a citizen and leatherseller of London). First at Watertown, then Sandwich 1639. In England midsummer 1637, back in New England by 27 Mar 1638.

      Fined in 1660 for attending Quaker meetings.

      William Swift (~1593-1643) = Joan (<1602-1663)
      Esther Swift (b. 1629) = Ralph Allen (1615-1659)
      Jedediah Allen (1647-1712) = Elizabeth Howland (d. >1711)
      Mary Allen (b. 1681) = Thomas Smith (~1672-1732)
      Anthony Smith (1723-1810) = Lydia Willets (b. 1726)
      Judith Smith (1751-1836) = Jacob Burdg (1743->1797)
      Jacob Burdg (1783-1862) = Miriam Matthews (1786->1860)
      Oliver Burdg (1821-1908) = Jane M. Hemingway (1824-1890)
      Almira Park Burdg (1849-1943) = Franklin Milhous (1848-1919)
      Hannah Milhous (1885-1967) = Francis Anthony Nixon (1878-1956)
      Richard Milhous Nixon (1913-1993)

  • Sources 
    1. [S158] Rootsweb tree of The Wing Family of America.

    2. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    3. [S677] Jane Fletcher Fiske, "William Swift, Citizen and Leatherseller of London, and Planter of Sandwich, Massachusetts." The American Genealogist 77:161, July 2002.