Ward Swift, Capt, Rev War 1735 -1821

Capt Ward Swift Headstone

Capt Ward & Remember Swift Headstones

Capt Ward & Remember Swift Headstones

 

Ancestry:   Moses Swift;  Ephraim Swift;  William Swift;  William Swift.

Born: December 1, 1735 in Sandwich Ma.

  • Father: Moses Swift; (1699 – 1791) (Ephraim Swift & Sarah Perry)
  • Mother: Mary Foster; (1697 – 1788) (Joseph Foster & Rachel Bassett)

Died: August 11, 1821 in the 86th yr. of his age

Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area A (next to his wife Remember)

Married: January 9, 1755 in Sandwich Ma. by Abraham Williams.

  • To: Remember Tobey; (1735 – 1813) (Samuel Tobey, Jr., Capt. & Experience Ellis)

Children: 8

  • 1. Heman Swift: (Bef.1759 – 1797/1798); Married Patience/Patty Wing (Abt.1760 – ?) (David Wing, Rev War & Sarah Perry) in Sandwich Ma. Bef.1779; Patience/Patty married (2) John Hallett, Capt. in Sandwich Ma. on April 13, 1806.
  • 2. Elizabeth/Betsey Swift Barlow Freeman; (Abt.1760 – January 21, 1825); Married (1) Nathan Barlow, Capt. (1758 – 1795) (Thomas Barlow & Mehitable Wing) &  married (2) John Freeman (1762 – 1828) (Seth Freeman & Experience Hatch) in Sandwich Ma. on December 4, 1796; Elizabeth & Nathan are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 3. Mary/Polly Swift Eldred; (Abt.1762 – January 19, 1839); Married Samuel Eldred, Capt. (1761 – 1847) (William Eldred & Rest/Rose Shiverick) in Falmouth Ma. on October 25, 1791; Mary/Polly & Samuel are buried in North Falmouth Cemetery.
  • 4. Samuel Swift; (1765 – November 7, 1842); Married (–) Perry; No further information; Samuel is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 5. Moses Swift, Jr.; (1766 – October 1845); Married Rebecca Nye (1772 – 1851) (Samuel Nye, Jr. & Deborah Crowell) in Falmouth Ma. on January 6, 1791; They had 11 children; Moses, Jr. & Rebecca are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 6. Ward Swift, Jr.; (1771 – November 12, 1805); Married Fear Nye (Samuel Nye, Jr. & Deborah Crowell) in Falmouth Ma. on January 13, 1799; Ward, Jr. & Fear are in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 7. Bathsheba Swift Crowell; (Abt.1773 – February 11, 1843); Married Joshua Crowell, Capt. (bp.1767 – 1804) (Stephen Crowell & Hannah Nye) in Falmouth Ma. on January 28, 1796; Bathsheba & Joshua are buried in North Falmouth Cemetery.
  • 8. Hannah Swift Bourne; (Abt.1775 – April 1, 1856); Married Charles Bourne (1775 – 1856) (Elisha Bourne & Joanna Nye) in int. June 30, 1798; Hannah & Charles are buried in Sagamore Cemetery.

 

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