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John Swett

Male 1648 - 1718  (69 years)


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  • Name John Swett 
    Born 20 Oct 1648  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Misc. Event 25 May 1669  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    John took the Oath of Fidelity. 
    Misc. Event 1678  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    John took the Oath of Allegiance. 
    Office Held 31 Mar 1679  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Office Held 22 Mar 1686  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Will 1717  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 17 Mar 1717/18  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Person ID I902  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2018 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 24 May 1647  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Plummer,   b. 08 Feb 1649/50, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 6 Dec 1670  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 8
    • Stackpole (1903) gives their marriage date as 7 December 1670.
    Children 
     1. Mary Swett,   b. 10 Apr 1672, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1734, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Hannah Swett,   b. 15 Jun 1674, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1749, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
     3. John Swett,   b. 28 Feb 1676/77, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1725, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [Birth]
     4. Samuel Swett,   b. 10 Sep 1680, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1738, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [Birth]
     5. Stephen Swett,   b. 27 Jan 1683/84, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Joseph Swett,   b. 2 Feb 1686/87, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Benjamin Swett,   b. 11 Apr 1688, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F649  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Esther French 
    Married 12 Jan 1713/14  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1648 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc. Event - John took the Oath of Fidelity. - 25 May 1669 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Dec 1670 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc. Event - John took the Oath of Allegiance. - 1678 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was appointed a Fence Viewer. - 31 Mar 1679 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was appointed a Tithing Man. - 22 Mar 1686 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jan 1713/14 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - His son Joseph is mentioned in the will. - 1717 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Mar 1717/18 - 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. [s638] Coffin, Joshua. A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport and West Newbury, 1845 Reprint, (Hampton, New Hampshire: Peter E. Randall, 1977).

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

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

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

    7. [S817] Quint, Alonzo Hall. "Oaths of Freeman, Allegiance &c. in Old Norfolk County", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VI 1852).

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

    9. [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).

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

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