Ensign Moses Sweat1

M, #15123, (28 March 1740 - )
Last Edited=14 May 2023
     Ensign Moses Sweat was born on 28 March 1740 at Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.1,2,3 He was the son of John Sweat and Judith Young.3 He was possibly the "cordwainer" who bought land in Chester, New Hampshire on 11 April 1763, and sold it in 1765.3 Moses and Priscilla Hatch filed marriage intentions on 30 January 1770 at Wells, York County, Maine.1

Ensign Moses Sweat, age 29, married Priscilla Hatch, age 21 , daughter of Phillip Hatch and Elizabeth Low, on 15 March 1770

1. John Sweat
2. Huldah Sweat
3. Simeon Sweat
4. Robert Sweat
5. Moses Sweat
6. Samuel Sweat (1788-1867.)1

He was an Ensign during the Revolution.3 Ensign Moses Sweat died at Granby, Québec, Canada, at the home of his son, John.3 Moses and Priscillamoved to Tuftonsboro, Carroll County, New Hampshire, on 12 December 1808.3


  1. Davis, Walter Goodwin. Massachusetts and Maine Families. volume II Gardner-Moses. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1996.
  2. Hosier, Kathleen. Kingston, New Hampshire Early Families Patriots & Soldiers. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1993.
  3. Stackpole, Everett S. Swett Genealogy - Descendants of John Swett of Newbury, Mass.. Lewiston, Maine: Lewiston Print Shop, 1913.