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Capt. Joseph Swett

Male 1659 -


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  • Name Joseph Swett 
    Title Capt. 
    Born 21 Jan 1658/59  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Office Held 1686  [8
    He was appointed a constable. 
    Office Held 1693  Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Capt. Joseph Swett was elected a Selectman. He served again in 1698, 1712, and 1717. 
    Office Held 1693  [7, 8
    He was elected a State Representative. He served again in 1698-1701.
     
    Will 29 Sep 1720  Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 8
    • Drake (1852) gives the date of his will as 27 September 1720
    Probate/Proved 4 Feb 1722  Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 8
    Person ID I1649  Roy Family Genealogy | Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2016 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hesther Weare,   b. Abt 1632,   d. 16 Jan 1718, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1 Nov 1647  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F1196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hanah Ward,   d. 14 Aug 1701, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married say 1679  [1, 3, 5, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. Hannah Swett,   b. 13 Sep 1682, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Joseph Swett,   b. 25 Aug 1689, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1776, York, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Birth]
     3. Esther Swett,   b. 9 Jun 1690, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1720, Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)  [Birth]
     4. Margaret Swett,   b. 2 Jul 1690, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1761, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Birth]
     5. Abigail Swett,   b. 29 Mar 1692, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1784  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F1410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Andrews 
    Married 20 Nov 1701  [1, 3, 5, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. Lydia Swett,   b. 22 Mar 1704, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Hannah Swett,   b. 23 May 1708, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1748  (Age 39 years)  [Birth]
     3. Benjamin Swett,   b. 2 May 1710, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1762, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Jonathan Swett,   b. 17 Nov 1712, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1767, Ames, Athens County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [Birth]
     5. David Swett,   b. 12 Dec 1716, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1749  (Age 32 years)  [Birth]
     6. Moses Swett,   b. 13 Dec 1716, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F1409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jan 1658/59 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - Capt. Joseph Swett was elected a Selectman. He served again in 1698, 1712, and 1717. - 1693 - Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 29 Sep 1720 - Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 4 Feb 1722 - Rockingham County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S635] Annett, Albert and Alice E. E. Lehtinen. The Generations of Jaffrey, New Hampshire, (Jaffrey, New Hampshire: The Town of Jaffrey, 1934).

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

    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, 1845 Reprint, (Hampton, New Hampshire: Peter E. Randall, 1977).

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

    6. [S640] Essex Institute. Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 volume I, (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1911).

    7. [S642] Dow, Joseph. History of the Town of Hampton, New Hampshire from its Settlement in 1638, to the Autumn of 1892 1894 Reprint, (Hampton, New Hampshire: Peter E. Randall, 1977).

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

    10. [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).

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