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  • ID: I2618
  • Name: William SWIFT
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BEF 1627 in England 1 2
  • Death: 18 Jan 1705/6 in Sandwich Barnstable MA 3 4 5
  • IMIG: BEF 1636 With Father 1
  • Note:

    Ancestor with Ruth via son Jireh of Franklin D Roosevelt
    Able to bear arms in Sandwich 1643, thus born as early as 1627 [Andrews, HF, Hamilin Family 1902]
    "In 1653 with his Mother 'Johona" and 17 others, he united in a call to the pastor, Mr. Leveridge; on March 1, 1654, with three others, he engaged to build a mill. on May 29, 1655, he engaged with others to build a place for publick metings and to contribute 15 shillings to it." Constable in 1660 and 1668. "Rater in 1664 and 1667, selectman from 1673 to 1676 and 1678, 1680 and 1681. He served on many Town Committees and represented Sandwich several times at meetings at Yarmouth and Barnstable. [Swift, Katherine notes, 1955]




    Father: William SWIFT b: 1589 in Bocking, Essex, Engl bapt prob
    Mother: Joan SISSON ? b: ABT 1586 in Bocking, Essex, Eng

    Marriage 1 Ruth ? b: ABT 1626 in Engl
    • Married: BEF 1651 in Sandwich Barnstable MA 6 7 1 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Hannah SWIFT b: 11 MAR 1651 in Sandwich Barnstable MA
    2. Has No Children Ruth SWIFT b: 1652 in Sandwich, Barns., MA
    3. Has Children William SWIFT b: 28 AUG 1654 in Sandwich Barnstable MA
    4. Has Children Ephraim SWIFT b: 7 JUN 1656 in Sandwich Barnstable MA
    5. Has Children Mara SWIFT b: 7 APR 1659 in Sandwich, Barnstable, MA
    6. Has No Children Samuel SWIFT b: 10 AUG 1662 in Sandwich Barnstable MA
    7. Has Children Jirah Sr. SWIFT b: 1665 in Sandwich Barnstable MA
    8. Has No Children Temperance SWIFT b: 1668 in Sandwich, Barnstable, MA
    9. Has No Children Hester \ Esther SWIFT b: ABT 1668
    10. Has Children Dinah SWIFT b: ABT 1672 in Sandwich, Barnstable, MA
    11. Has Children Josiah SWIFT b: 1675 - 1677 ? in Sandwich Barnstable MA

    Marriage 2 Ruth PARSONS ?
    • Married: in doubtful 8

    Sources:
    1. Text: Swift, Katharine Whitin, The Swift family : historical notes Whitinsville, Mass.: E.K. Swift, 1955, 177 pgs. Heritage Quest on-line; [lacks sources and has glaring errors that are not expected in 1955 works]
    2. Text: Library of Cape Cod of Hist & Geneal, on line Ancestry.com
      Date: 11 NOV 2007
      Page: V 1. 219 Wm Swift Descendants 6 gens. 1923, by Eben Smith
    3. Text: Genealogical Dict. of First Settlers of New England, James Savage, Geneal Publ 1977 also on line
      Date: 23 NOV 2012
    4. Text: Johnson, Alvin Page, Franklin D. Roosevelt's colonial ancestors : their part in the making of American history
      Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, c1933, 227 pgs. Heritage Quest on-line
      Page: p 136f
    5. Text: Library of Cape Cod of Hist & Geneal, on line Ancestry.com
      Date: 11 NOV 2007
      Page: V 1. 219 Wm Swift Descendants 6 gens. 1923, by Eben Smith; Jan 1705/6
    6. Text: Torrey, Clarence Almon, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, Gen Publ Baltimore, MD. 1985 plus Supplements 1 and 2.
      Date: 24 AUG 2012
      Page: as 1st wife; {Swift; Hamlin 151; Gen. Adv. 3:73, 76; Noyes-Gilman 372; Barnstable Co. Prob. 2:220, 230, 233; Roosevelt Anc. 136; Cape Cod Lib. 15:18, 23; MD 14:110, 166, 30:113+; Swift (1955) 1}
    7. Text: Andrews, H. Franklin The Hamlin family : a genealogy of James Hamlin of Barnstable, Massachusetts, eldest son of James Hamlin, the immigrant, who came from London, England, and settled in Barnstable, 1639, 1639-1902 Exira, Iowa: Andrews, 1902. Heritage Quest on-lline.
      Page: .p 150 Ruth ___
    8. Text: Torrey, Clarence Almon, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, Gen Publ Baltimore, MD. 1985 plus Supplements 1 and 2.
      Date: 24 AUG 2012
      Page: evidence? doubtful; (TAG 35:40
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