James Swift 1793 – 1873

James Swift Headstone

Abigail, Priscilla B & James Swift Headstones

Abigail, Priscilla B & James Swift Headstones

 

Ancestry:  Moses Swift, Jr.;  Ward Swift, Capt., Rev War;  Mofes Swift;  Ephraim Swift;  William Swift;  William Swift

Born: September 7, 1793 in Sandwich Ma.

  • Father: Moses Swift, Jr.; (1766 – 1845) (Ward Swift, Capt., Rev War & Remember Tobey)
  • Mother: Rebecca Nye; (1772 – 1851) (Samuel Nye, Jr., Rev War & Deborah Crowell)

Died: October 8, 1873 at 80 yrs, 1 mo, 1 d.

  • Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area A

Occupation: Drover

Married (1): April 26, 1819 in Sandwich Ma. by Benjamin Hazelton

  • To: Abigail Dimmick; (1797 – 1824) (David Dimmick & Mercy Doane)

Children: 2

  • 1. Caroline Swift; (May 19, 1820 – ?); Caroline was born in Sandwich Ma.
  • 2. James Russell Swift; (March 25, 1823 – October 2, 1863); Married Lydia Crowell Burgess (1828 – 1917) (Covil Burgess, Jr. & Lurana Swift) on September 11, 1847; Lydia married (2) Asahel Southworth (1814 – 1880) (Consider Southworth & Mary (–)) in Boston Ma. on August 30, 1872; Asahel married (1) Harriet Kinsley (1814 – 1853) (Ebenezer Kinsley & Mary (–)) in Stoughton Ma. on January 16, 1839 & married (2) Sarah D. Rowe Fellows (1821 – ?) (Thomas Rowe & Esther (–)) in Stoughton Ma. on December 5, 1855; Sarah married (1) (–) Fellows; James, a merchant, died in Wareham Ma. at 40 yrs, 6 mos, 7 d..

 Married (2): March 25, 1826 in Rochester Ma.

  • To: Priscilla Benson Cowing; (1797 – 1857) (Israel Cowing & Priscilla Dexter)

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 – ?); Nabby was born in Sandwich Ma.
  • 3. Priscilla C. Swift; (September 7, 1830 – ?); Priscilla was born in Sandwich Ma.
  • 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); Stephen, a farmer, died in Bourne Ma. at 65 yrs, 10 mos, 10 d.; He was unmarried.
  • 6. Louise Matilda Swift Smith; (May 15, 1836 – February 22, 1905); Married James B. Smith (1825  – 1899) (Jonathan Smith & Sarah Ann Bates) in Sandwich Ma. on February 26, 1856; They had 4 children & lived in New Bedford Ma.; Louise & James 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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