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Family: Capt. Benjamin Swett / Hesther Weare (F1196)

m. 1 Nov 1647


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  • Father | Male
    Capt. Benjamin Swett

    Born     
    Christened  12 May 1624  Wymondham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Jun 1677  Scarborough, Cumberland County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  1 Nov 1647  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Swett | F1150 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah | F1150 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Hesther Weare

    Born  Abt 1632   
    Died  16 Jan 1718  Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Other Spouse  Captain Stephen Greenleaf | F1407 
    Married  31 Mar 1678/79   
    Father  Hon. Nathaniel Weare | F1408 Group Sheet 
    Mother   

    Child 1 | Female
    Hesther Swett

    Born  7 Jun 1648  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Female
    Sarah Swett

    Born  7 Nov 1650  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Dec 1717  Hampstead, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Female
    Mary Swett

    Born  7 Jan 1651/52  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  young  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Female
    Mary Swett

    Born  2 May 1654  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jul 1718  Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Richard Waterhouse | F8482 
    Married  3 Dec 1701  Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    Benjamin Swett

    Born  5 Aug 1656  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Dec 1719  New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Male
    + Capt. Joseph Swett

    Born  21 Jan 1658/59  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Hanah Ward | F1410 
    Married  say 1679   
    Spouse  Sarah Andrews | F1409 
    Married  20 Nov 1701   

    Child 7 | Male
    Moses Swett

    Born  16 Sep 1661  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Female
    Hannah Swett

    Born  16 May 1665  Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Nov 1696   
    Buried     

    Child 9 | Female
    Elizabeth Swett

    Born  2 Jul 1667  Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 10 | Male
    Lt. John Swett

    Born  17 May 1670  Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Sep 1753  Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 11 | Male
    Stephen Swett

    Born  13 Jul 1672  Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 12 | Unknown
    baby Swett

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S636] Drake, Samuel G. "The Swett Family", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volumeVI, 1852).

    2. [S635] Annett, Albert and Alice E. E. Lehtinen. The Generations of Jaffrey, New Hampshire, (Jaffrey, New Hampshire: The Town of Jaffrey, 1934).

    3. [S637] Swett, Ben H. John Swett of Newbury, (manuscript, 15 February 1999).

    4. [S638] Coffin, Joshua. A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport and West Newbury, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1845).

    5. [S639] Stackpole, Everett S. Swett Genealogy - Descendants of John Swett of Newbury, Mass, (Lewiston, Maine: Lewiston Print Shop, 1913).

    6. [S641] Essex Institute. Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 volume II, (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1911).

    7. [S621] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume I, (Providence, Rhode Island: Snow & Farnham, 1897).

    8. [S643] Noyes, Sybil, Charles Thornton Libby and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1972).

    9. [S91] Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriage Prior to 1700, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985).