Priscilla Benson Cowing Swift 1797 – 1857

Priscilla B Swift Headstone

Abigail, Priscilla B & James Swift Headstones

Abigail, Priscilla B & James Swift Headstones

 

 

Ancestry:  Israel Cowing;  Seth Cowing

Born: July 15, 1797 in Rochester Ma.; (aka Cowen, Cowin).

  • Father: Israel Cowing; (Seth Cowing & Penelope Crapo)
  • Mother: Priscilla Dexter; (Benjamin Dexter & Priscilla Benson)

Died: November 3, 1857 in Sandwich Ma. at 60 yrs, 3 mos, 18 d.

  • Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area A

Married: March 25, 1826 in Rochester Ma.

  • To: James Swift; (1793 – 1873) (Moses Swift, Jr. & Rebecca Nye); James married (1) Abigail Dimmick (1797 – 1824) (David Dimmick & Mercy Doane) in Sandwich Ma. on April 26, 1819.

Children: 7

  • 1. Ezra Dexter Swift; (November 23, 1827 – ?); Married Mary R. Burns (1843 – ?) (Edward Burns & Sarah S. (–)) in Sandwich Ma. on January 20, 1863; Ezra was a Mariner; He lived in Fairhaven Ma. & San Francisco Ca..
  • 2. Nabby Swift; (February 18, 1829 – ?)
  • 3. Priscilla C. Swift; (September 7, 1830 – ?)
  • 4. Moses Swift; (June 9, 1832 – November 27, 1880); Married Justina M. Baker (1840 – 1871) (Hiram Baker, Capt. & Harriet N. Lumbert) in Sandwich Ma. on July 22, 1864; Moses & Justina are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 5. Stephen Nye Swift; (May 13, 1834 – March 22, 1900); He died in Bourne Ma. at 65 yrs, 10 mos, 10 d.; Stephen was a Farmer.
  • 6. Louise Matilda Swift Smith; (May 15, 1836 – February 22, 1905); Married James B. Smith (1825 – 1899) (Jonathan Smith & Sarah A. Bates) in Sandwich Ma. on February 26, 1856; Louise & James had 4 children & lived in New Bedford Ma.; They are buried in Rural Cemetery in New Bedford.
  • 7. Lorenzo Richmond Swift; (April 18, 1838 – October 31, 1874); Married Mercy W. King (1837 – 1881) (William King & Temperance Hinckley (Chadwick)) in Sandwich Ma. on December 11, 1862; Lorenzo & Mercy are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.

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