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John Swett

Male 1580 - 1651  (71 years)


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  • Name John Swett 
    Born 1580  Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    History 6 Jun 1637  [2
    According to the Boston Records, "A Quarter Court houlden at Boston the 6th Day of the 4th Mo @ 1637: John Sweete being p'sented by the grandjury for shooting a woolfe dog of Colonell Endecots, in Colonell Endecots owne yard was fined 5 Pound & to bee emprisoned during the pleasure of the Courte
    Freeman 18 May 1642  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    History 7 Dec 1642  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    He was listed as one of the grantees of Newbury. 
    Died 13 Jun 1651  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    Person ID I1266  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2018 

    Family 1 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 
    Married Yes, date unknown  [5
    Children 
     1. John Swett,   b. Abt 1603, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1693, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)  [Birth]
     2. Dorcas Swett,   c. 31 May 1618, Wymondham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +3. Stephen Swett,   c. 18 Apr 1620, Wymondham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 9 Jan 1693, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)  [Birth]
     4. Joseph Swett,   b. 21 Jan 1622, Wymondham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1695, at sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Benjamin Swett,   c. 12 May 1624, Wymondham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1677, Scarborough, Cumberland County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Phebe,   b. England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1665, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Yes, date unknown  [5
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1152  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1580 - Devonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 18 May 1642 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - He was listed as one of the grantees of Newbury. - 7 Dec 1642 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jun 1651 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S67] Ancestral File, (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).

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

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

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

    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).