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Silas Swift

Male 1713 - 1794  (81 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Silas Swift was born on 2 Aug 1713 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts (son of Jireh Swift and Abigail Gibbs); died on 24 Sep 1794 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut.

    Silas married Abigail Tupper on 16 Oct 1735 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut. Abigail (daughter of Eliakim Tupper and Joanna Gibbs) was born on 13 Aug 1717 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 15 Feb 1811 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Abigail Swift was born on 19 Jul 1745; died in 1832.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Jireh Swift was born about 1670 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts (son of William Swift and Ruth); died in Apr 1749 in Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1665, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts

    Jireh married Abigail Gibbs on 24 Nov 1697. Abigail (daughter of Thomas Gibbs and Alice Warren) was born about 1677; died before 19 Nov 1741. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Abigail Gibbs was born about 1677 (daughter of Thomas Gibbs and Alice Warren); died before 19 Nov 1741.
    Children:
    1. Zephaniah Swift was born on 6 Mar 1702 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 9 May 1781 in Wilmington, Windham, Vermont; was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, Windham, Vermont.
    2. 1. Silas Swift was born on 2 Aug 1713 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 24 Sep 1794 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William Swift was born before 25 Apr 1627 (son of William Swift and Joan); died between 15 Dec 1705 and 29 Jan 1706 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 25 Apr 1627, St. Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey, England
    • Alternate death: Between 1705 and 1706, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts
    • Alternate death: Aft 15 Dec 1705, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts

    William married Ruth before 1651. Ruth died after 1705. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Ruth died after 1705.
    Children:
    1. 2. Jireh Swift was born about 1670 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died in Apr 1749 in Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Thomas Gibbs was born on 23 Mar 1636 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts (son of Thomas Gibbs); died on 7 Jan 1732 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 23 Mar 1647

    Thomas married Alice Warren on 23 Dec 1674. Alice (daughter of Nathaniel Warren and Sarah Walker) was born on 2 Aug 1656 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died after 6 Jan 1690. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Alice Warren was born on 2 Aug 1656 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts (daughter of Nathaniel Warren and Sarah Walker); died after 6 Jan 1690.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 1725

    Children:
    1. 3. Abigail Gibbs was born about 1677; died before 19 Nov 1741.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Swift was born before 1596; died before 29 Jul 1643 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1590, Bermondsey, Surrey, England
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1593

    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)

    William married Joan on 3 Jan 1626 in St. Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey, England. Joan died between 12 Oct 1662 and 25 Dec 1663. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Joan died between 12 Oct 1662 and 25 Dec 1663.

    Notes:

    Widow of Roger Dimbleby.

    Children:
    1. 4. William Swift was born before 25 Apr 1627; died between 15 Dec 1705 and 29 Jan 1706 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    2. Esther Swift was born before 28 May 1629.

  3. 12.  Thomas Gibbs died before 27 Mar 1693 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 6. Thomas Gibbs was born on 23 Mar 1636 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 7 Jan 1732 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

  4. 14.  Nathaniel Warren was born about 1624 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts (son of Richard Warren and Elizabeth Walker); died between 16 Jul 1667 and 21 Oct 1667 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Representative to the Plymouth colony general court 1657-60, 1663-65.

    Nathaniel married Sarah Walker on 19 Nov 1645 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Sarah died on 24 Nov 1700. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  5. 15.  Sarah Walker died on 24 Nov 1700.
    Children:
    1. Sarah Warren was born on 29 Aug 1649 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died after 4 Mar 1693.
    2. 7. Alice Warren was born on 2 Aug 1656 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died after 6 Jan 1690.