Joseph Swett1

b. December 26, 1791, d. November 17, 1813
  • Last Edited: 13 Aug 2009

Citations

  1. RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: JOHN SWETT OF NEWBURY, at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bswett&id=I00695
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Joseph Swett1

b. November 28, 1657
  • Reference: 2012
  • Joseph Swett was born on November 28, 1657 in Newbury, Massachusetts.1
  • He was the son of Steven Swett and Hannah Merrill.1
  • Joseph married Hannah Devereux on May 8, 1708 in Marblehead, Massachusetts, as her third husband.2
  • In 1734, Joseph Swett of Marblehead drew a lot in Amherst, NH, "for his brother Stephen Swett." This was Joseph Swett, Sr., then 77 years old. These lots in Amherst were given to veterans of King Phillip's War or their closest male heir.3
  • Last Edited: 29 Jul 2019

Family:

  • Joseph Swett Jr.+4 b. August 25, 1689, d. between March 20, 1745 and April 16, 1745

Citations

  1. Mass. Newbury, Vital records of Newbury, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1911), Vol. 1, p. 502.
  2. Mrs Frank M Angellotti, "John Devereux of Marblehead, Mass., and some of his descendants", The New England historical and genealogical register, Vol. 74, , at https://archive.org/details/newenglandhisto1920p1wate . Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, (1920) , p. 118.
  3. Ben H. Swett, THE SWETT FAMILY OF MARBLEHEAD, MASSACHUSETTS, , at http://swett-genealogy.com/08Marblehead.html . (31 July 2002).
  4. F. Marshall Bauer, Marblehead's Pygmalion: Finding the Real Agnes Surriage, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=0ybU3_xNgMAC . Charleston: The History Press, (2010) , pp. 35-6.
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Joseph Swett Jr.1

b. August 25, 1689, d. between March 20, 1745 and April 16, 1745
  • Reference: 1006
  • Joseph Swett Jr. was baptized on August 25, 1689 in Marblehead, Massachusetts, an only child.1
    from Marblehead's Pygmalion: Finding the Real Agnes Surriage, by F. Marshall Bauer
  • He was the son of Joseph Swett.2
  • Joseph, under the guidance of the Rev. Mr. Barnard of Marblehead, by whom he was styled "a young man of strict justice, great industry, enterprising genius, quick apprehension and firm resolution, but of small fortune," became the founder of a temporary commercial prosperity of Marblehead, which town subsequently paid one of the highest taxes in the Colony, and was one of the principal ports on our New England coast.3
  • Joseph married Ruth (?)4
  • Joseph married Martha Stacey on September 13, 1725 in Marblehead, Massachusetts.5
  • Joseph married Hannah Negus on September 23, 1734.6
  • There is an old tradition that the daughters of Joseph Swett were great beauties, somewhat like the Seven Stars of the Chandler family. Certainly, Copley's portrait of Mistress Martha Lee shows that she was a beautiful woman.7
  • On January 12, 1744/45, Joseph Swett Jr. was Justice of the Peace.8
  • Joseph died between March 20, 1745 and April 16, 1745.9
  • Last Edited: 30 Nov 2015

Family 1: Ruth (?) b. perhaps about 1695, d. April 4, 1725

Family 2: Martha Stacey b. perhaps about 1691

Family 3: Hannah Negus b. January 1, 1694

Citations

  1. Vital Records of Marblehead, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, (1903) , Vol. 1, p. 500.
  2. F. Marshall Bauer, Marblehead's Pygmalion: Finding the Real Agnes Surriage, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=0ybU3_xNgMAC . Charleston: The History Press, (2010) , pp. 35-6.
  3. John Wingate Thornton, Mementos of the Swett Family, Roxbury, Mass.: Privately Printed, (December 1851) , p. 18 Portions of this volume are confusing and misleading. Additional biographical material may be found in this book.
  4. Ben H. Swett, THE SWETT FAMILY OF MARBLEHEAD, MASSACHUSETTS, , at http://swett-genealogy.com/08Marblehead.html . (31 July 2002).
  5. Vital Records of Marblehead, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, (1903) , Vol. 2, p. 416.
  6. Thomas Amory Lee, "The Lee Family of Marblehead," The Essex Institute Historical Colklections, Vol. LII (1916): p. 149.
  7. "The Lee Family of Marblehead", p. 330.
  8. "The Lee Family of Marblehead", p. 329.
  9. The Genealogist, Volumes 5-6 (1984), p. 203.
  10. Vital Records of Marblehead, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, (1903) , Vol. 1, p. 498.
  11. Vital Records of Marblehead, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, (1903) , Vol. 1, p. 501.
  12. Vital Records of Marblehead, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, (1903) , Vol. 1, p. 499.
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Joseph Swett1

b. perhaps about 1623
  • Father*: John Swett1 b. perhaps about 1585, d. January 13, 1651/52
  • Mother*: Sarah (?)1 b. perhaps about 1584, d. December 11, 1650
  • Last Edited: 17 Nov 2009

Family: Elizabeth Taylor b. perhaps about 1625

Citations

  1. William Richard Cutter, Genealogical and family history of western New York: a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation, Lewis Historical Publishing Co., (1912) , p. 344.
  2. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary or The first Settlers of New England showing Three Generations or Those who came Before May, 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, (1862) , vol. 4, p. 240.
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Joseph Swett1

b. August 25, 1689
  • Last Edited: 6 Apr 2010

Citations

  1. William Richard Cutter, Genealogical and family history of western New York: a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation, Lewis Historical Publishing Co., (1912) , p. 344.
  2. FamilySearch® Ancestral File™ v4.19,.
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Joseph Swett1

b. August 16, 1739
  • Last Edited: 18 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. William Richard Cutter, Genealogical and family history of western New York: a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation, Lewis Historical Publishing Co., (1912) , p. 345.
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Joseph Swett1

b. October 26, 1658
  • Last Edited: 17 Nov 2009

Citations

  1. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary or The first Settlers of New England showing Three Generations or Those who came Before May, 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, (1862) , vol. 4, p. 240.
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Joseph Swett1

b. February 2, 1687
  • Father*: John Swett1 b. October 20, 1648, d. March 17, 1716/17 or 1717/18
  • Mother*: Mary Plummer1 b. February 8, 1648/49, d. January 12, 1713/14
  • Last Edited: 17 Nov 2009

Citations

  1. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary or The first Settlers of New England showing Three Generations or Those who came Before May, 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, (1862) , vol. 4, p. 240.
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Joseph Benjamin Swett1

b. January 15, 1841, d. January 6, 1924
  • Reference: 1006hdgg
  • Last Edited: 16 Sep 2009

Family: Emily Caroline Gilson b. February, 1844, d. March 23, 1913

Citations

  1. RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: JOHN SWETT OF NEWBURY, at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bswett&id=I00695
  2. 1850 United States. Census Office. 7th census, Population schedules of the seventh census of the United States, 1850, Washington, District of Columbia: National Archives. Central Plains Region, (1964) , Census Place: Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts; Roll M432_310; Page: 152; Image: 304.. (With few exceptions, names are listed exactly as they appear on the census.).
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Joseph Benjamin Swett Jr.1

b. March 5, 1865, d. October 3, 1897
  • Last Edited: 13 Aug 2009

Citations

  1. RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: JOHN SWETT OF NEWBURY, at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bswett&id=I00695
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Joseph Coolidge Swett1

b. March 7, 1829, d. March 1, 1887
  • Reference: 1006hagb
  • Last Edited: 25 Aug 2009

Family: Mary Louisa Coolidge b. September 21, 1832

Citations

  1. Joseph Coolidge and Marguerite Olivier, Genealogy of Some of the Descendants of John Coollidge of Watertown, Mass. 1630, , at https://archive.org/details/genealogyofsomeo1903bost . Boston: Prvately Printed, (1903) , p. 24.
  2. Joseph Coolidge and Marguerite Olivier, Genealogy of Some of the Descendants of John Coollidge of Watertown, Mass. 1630, , at https://archive.org/details/genealogyofsomeo1903bost . Boston: Prvately Printed, (1903) , p. 25.
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Josiah Swett1

b. December 20, 1741, d. December 26, 1808
  • Last Edited: 18 Sep 2009

Family: Prudence Dodge b. September 28, 1747, d. August 8, 1831

Citations

  1. William Richard Cutter, Genealogical and family history of western New York: a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation, Lewis Historical Publishing Co., (1912) , p. 345.
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Josiah Swett1

b. October 2, 1768, d. December 18, 1843
  • Last Edited: 18 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. William Richard Cutter, Genealogical and family history of western New York: a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation, Lewis Historical Publishing Co., (1912) , p. 345.
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Judith Swett1

b. 1707 or 1708, d. January 23, 1791
  • Last Edited: 7 Apr 2009

Family: Benjamin Hale b. March 24, 1699

Citations

  1. Robert Safford Hale, Genealogy of descendants of Thomas Hale of Watton, England, and of Newbury, Mass., , at https://archive.org/stream/genealogyofdesce00hale . Albany, N.Y.: Weed, Parsons and Company, printers, (1889) , p. 68.
  2. Robert Safford Hale, Genealogy of descendants of Thomas Hale of Watton, England, and of Newbury, Mass., , at https://archive.org/stream/genealogyofdesce00hale . Albany, N.Y.: Weed, Parsons and Company, printers, (1889) , p. 130.
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Katharine Swett1

b. 1913
  • Last Edited: 12 May 2010

Family: (?) Turner b. perhaps about 1911

Citations

  1. MSED, FACP Barbara J Turner MD, "Compendium of New England Descendants (Rev. 13 April 2010) -      p. 1724," e-mail message from e-mail address to unknown recipient, 5/12/2010 9:15 AM.
  2. RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: JOHN SWETT OF NEWBURY, at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bswett&id=I00695
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Lewis Girdler Swett1

b. October 28, 1828, d. November 16, 1875
  • Last Edited: 10 Oct 2009

Family 1: Jane Miller Knight b. August 19, 1832, d. December 1, 1868

Family 2: Lydia Maria Jackson b. July, 1843

Citations

  1. RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: JOHN SWETT OF NEWBURY, at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bswett&id=I00695
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Lewis Girdler Swett Jr.1

b. January 2, 1855, d. January 1, 1913
  • Last Edited: 10 Oct 2009

Family: Anna Jones Norcross b. December, 1855, d. 1930

Citations

  1. RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: JOHN SWETT OF NEWBURY, at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bswett&id=I00695
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Louis William Swett1

b. October 2, 1880, d. July 21, 1931
  • Last Edited: 10 Oct 2009

Family: Alice Tonchu b. 1885, d. after 1930

Citations

  1. RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: JOHN SWETT OF NEWBURY, at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bswett&id=I00695
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Louisa Adelaide Swett1

b. December 8, 1799, d. June 23, 1820
  • Last Edited: 13 Aug 2009

Citations

  1. RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: JOHN SWETT OF NEWBURY, at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bswett&id=I00695
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