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  • ID: I2711
  • Name: William SWIFT 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1589 in Bocking, Essex, Engl bapt prob 2
  • Death: 1643 in Sandwich Barnstable MA 3 4 2
  • IMIG: BEF 1634 5 6 7 8
  • Note:

    Ancestors of President Franklin D. Roosevelt thru son William to Jirah Sr, Jirah Jr
    Some say he came 1630, but not in Great Migration Begins.
    Savage says in Watertown 1634, had been there some time. He was a prorietor in Watertown 1636; removed to Sandwich about 1639.
    Was at Watertown before 1634. In 1636 he mortgaged his land there as surety for Roger Spring. July 25 1636 he drew lot no. 14 in a dvision of land, a 40 acre lot. Feb 1636/7 he drew a 5 acre lot. The same year he sold his house and land in Watertown and moved to Sandwich, Mass. The farm he bought there was the largest in town, and owned by his descendant Edwin Carleton Swift in 1898. [Andrews, H F, The Hamlin Family, 1902, p 150]




    Father: Robert SWYFT b: ABT 1549 in England
    Mother: Bridget HASTINGS b: ABT 1553 in England

    Marriage 1 Joan SISSON ? b: ABT 1586 in Bocking, Essex, Eng
    • Married: by 1618 in Bocking, Essex, England 9
    Children
    1. Has Children Hannah SWIFT b: ABT 1620 in Bermondsey, Surrey, Engl
    2. Has Children Esther SWIFT b: in Engl
    3. Has Children William SWIFT b: BEF 1627 in England
    4. Has No Children James SWIFT b: ABT 1624 in Bocking, Essex, England
    5. Has No Children Elizabeth SWIFT b: ABT 1625 in Bocking, Essex, England
    6. Has No Children Edward SWIFT b: ABT 1627 in Bocking, Essex, England

    Sources:
    1. 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
    2. 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
    3. Text: Vital Records of Sandwich Mass to 1885, compiled by Caroline Kardell & Russell Lovell, Jr, NEHGS Boston 1996. 3 vols. [copy in REC library]
      Page: cites Wm Swyft of Sandwitch, Amenia N 1900
    4. Text: NEHGR; on-line images at www.newenglandancestors.org
      Date: 27 APR 2012
      Page: 4:173 Abstracts of Early Wills -- William Swift (Sandwich) 1643 admin by Joane his wife. Inv jan 1643
    5. 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]
    6. Text: Genealogical Dict. of First Settlers of New England, James Savage, Geneal Publ 1977 also on line
      Date: 23 NOV 2012
    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
    8. 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: probably 1630 0r '31; p 136f
    9. 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: {MD 4:168, 16:21; Reg. 4:173, 6:96; TAG 35:40; Watertown 596, 956; Swift; Hamlin 150; Leonard Anc. 334; Sinnott 225; Putnam's Mag. 1:289; Gen. Adv. 3:35; Roosevelt Anc. 136; Cape Cod Lib. 15:18; Swift (1955) 1}
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