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Stephen Swett

Male 1620 - Bef 1693  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Stephen Swett 
    Christened 18 Apr 1620  Wymondham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1653 to 1668  [1, 2, 3
    He kept an ordinary later known as the Blue Anchor Tavern near the training green. 
    Blue Anchor Tavern - Newburyport
    Blue Anchor Tavern - Newburyport
    History 1664  [4
    Stephen Swett deposed in 1664 giving his age as about 40 years old. 
    Occupation After 1668  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    He was a cordwainer (shoemaker). 
    History 1678  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Stephen took the Oath of Allegiance. 
    Religion He was an Anabaptist.  [2
    Died Before 9 Jan 1693  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • On 9 January 1693, he is mentioned as "deceased" in the records.
    Person ID I1264  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2018 

    Father John Swett,   b. 1580, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1651, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sarah,   b. England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1650, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Yes, date unknown  [3
    Family ID F1150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah Merrill,   b. 1622, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1662, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 24 May 1647  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Children 
    +1. John Swett,   b. 20 Oct 1648, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1717/18, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
     2. Stephen Swett,   b. 20 Aug 1650, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1650, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Hannah Swett,   b. 7 Oct 1651, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1691, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)  [Birth]
     4. Stephen Swett,   b. 28 Jan 1653/54, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Elizabeth Swett,   b. 17 Jan 1655/56, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Joseph Swett,   b. 28 Nov 1657, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Mary Swett,   b. 25 Apr 1660, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1662, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rebecca Smith,   b. 25 Feb 1641, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1669/70, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 4 Aug 1663  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 7
    Children 
     1. Benajmin Swett,   b. 20 May 1664, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Rebecca Swett,   b. 4 Dec 1665, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1666, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     3. Rebecca Swett,   b. 27 Feb 1669/70, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 18 Apr 1620 - Wymondham, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 May 1647 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Aug 1663 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - He was a cordwainer (shoemaker). - After 1668 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - Stephen took the Oath of Allegiance. - 1678 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Before 9 Jan 1693 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S809] Merill, Samuel. A Merrill Memorial, An Account of the Descendants of Nathaniel Merrill, An Early Settler of Newbury, Massachusetts, (Cambridge, Massachusetts: by author, 1928).

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

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

    4. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts 1900, (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900).

    5. [S638] Coffin, Joshua. A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport and West Newbury, 1845 Reprint, (Hampton, New Hampshire: Peter E. Randall, 1977).

    6. [S621] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume I, Reprint 1897, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982).

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

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