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Jirah Swift

Jirah Swift

Male 1665 - 1749  (79 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Jirah Swift was born 1665, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA (son of William Swift and Ruth Tobey); died Between 1744 and 1749, Wareham, Plymouth co., MA.

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    REFN: 8447

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    Jirah married 26 Nov 1697, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA. [Group Sheet]

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    Jirah married 19 Nov 1741, Wareham, Plymouth co., MA. [Group Sheet]

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Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William Swift was born 1619, England (son of William Swift and Joan Sisson); died 7 Jan 1704/1705, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.

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    REFN: 11541

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    William married Ruth Tobey Abt 1645, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA. Ruth was born Abt 1628, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA; died Aft 1705, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Ruth Tobey was born Abt 1628, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA; died Aft 1705, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.

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    REFN: 11542

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    Children:
    1. Hester Swift was born 1668, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA; died Oct 1736, Plymouth , Plymouth, MA.
    2. Josiah Swift was born Between 1675 and 1677, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA; died 6 Dec 1757, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.
    3. Temperance Swift was born Abt 1668, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA; died 8 Oct 1746.
    4. Hannah Swift was born 11 Mar 1650/1651, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA; died Mar 1720/1721.
    5. William Swift was born 28 Aug 1654, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA; died Between 1700 and 1701, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.
    6. Ephraim Swift was born 7 Jun 1656, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA; died Bef 17 Feb 1741/1742, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.
    7. Samuel Swift was born 10 Aug 1662, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.
    8. 1. Jirah Swift was born 1665, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA; died Between 1744 and 1749, Wareham, Plymouth co., MA.
    9. Dinah Swift was born 1672, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.
    10. Mary Swift was born 7 Apr 1659, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA; died 1 Mar 1682/1683, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William Swift was born 15 Apr 1589, Darrington, Yorkshire, England (son of William Swift and Janet Elizabeth Wilson); died 1 Jan 1643/1644, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.

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    REFN: 7024
    WILLIAM SWIFT came from England about 1630; a proprietor of Watertown,Mass., 1636; Removed to Sandwich about 1639. Lawsuit at Salem in 1638;served in Lt. John Blackner's company, 1643. His son Edward wasapprenticed to George Andrews, Butcher, in Eastclepe, London. He sold ahouse and land at Sud. 28-4-1641{Suff. De. and Col. Rec. vol.1} He diedat Sandwich, Inventory taken 29 Jan 1642. Wife Joanne, Administer, andDaniel Wing gave bonds with her; a house at Sudbury was mortaged to Mr.Burton. The widow's will was Probated 8-12-1662. Bequest to Daniel Wing'stwo sons, Samuel and John; Grandchildren Hannah Swift and ExperienceAllen; to Mary Darby; To Hannah Wing the Elder, and her
    Duughters; to Zebadiah Allin; son William Exec.[POM].

    Source: Lynn's GEDCOM http://www2.netquest.com/lgipson/tiny.htm#1771

    William Swyft came from England to America probably in the Great Bostonimmigration of 1630-31. Savage says he probably came from Bocking, CountyEssex, or vicinity, but all Bocking Parish records were burned about thetime of the Restoration. He may have descended from Robert Swyft and hiswife Ann, whose tomb is in Rotherham Parish Church in Rotherham. Ann diedin 1539 and Robert in 1561. William was a proprietor in Watertown, Mass.in 1634 and had been there for several years. He drew various proprietorslots in Watertown but sold his property in 1637 and moved to Sandwich,where he bought the largest farm in town. In 1642 he served in LieutenantJohn Blackmer's Company. He died before January, 1643 as his inventorywas shown at Court there and amounted to 72 pounds 11 shillings. On March7, 1643 "Letters of Administration are graunted to Joane Swyft ofSandwich to administer upon her husbandes estate and
    to pay the debts as far as the estate will amount unto, by equalproporcons, and is bound to the Gov. and Assistantes to do it, & Daniell
    Wing with her." Joan survived her husband 20 years and died in Sandwich,November 26, 1663. Her will is in the Plymouth Colony Records, andInventory amounted to 105 pounds 6 shillings.


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    William married Joan Sisson Abt 1618, Bocking, Essex, England. Joan was born Abt 1586, Bocking, Essex, England; died 26 Nov 1663, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Joan Sisson was born Abt 1586, Bocking, Essex, England; died 26 Nov 1663, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.

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    REFN: 7025
    JOAN SISSON !SISSON(S) - Sisterson ' son of Ciss or Sissot, pet-forms ofCecily: Cecilia 'blind', the Martyred patron saint of musicians; Frenchpersonal-name-Cisseson [OES]. !(She was called Joanne Sisson in the Owl,p.1389, but there is no proof offered).

    Source: Lynn's GEDCOM http://www2.netquest.com/lgipson/tiny.htm#1771


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    Children:
    1. 2. William Swift was born 1619, England; died 7 Jan 1704/1705, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.
    2. Hannah Swift was born Abt 1620, Bocking, Essex, England; died 1 Jan 1664/1665, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.
    3. Esther Swift was born 1622, of Bocking, Essex, England; died 1691, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Swift was born 3 Dec 1561, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England (son of William Swift and Elizabeth Mason); died Aft 1597, Darrington, Yorkshire, England.

    Notes:

    REFN: 11546

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    William married Janet Elizabeth Wilson 13 Oct 1582, Halifax, Yorkshire, England. Janet (daughter of Robert Wilson) was born Abt 1561, Of Halifax, Yorkshire, England; died Aft 1597, Darrington, Yorkshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Janet Elizabeth Wilson was born Abt 1561, Of Halifax, Yorkshire, England (daughter of Robert Wilson); died Aft 1597, Darrington, Yorkshire, England.

    Notes:

    REFN: 11547

    Corrections and or additions accompanied with sources are appreciated.

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    Children:
    1. 4. William Swift was born 15 Apr 1589, Darrington, Yorkshire, England; died 1 Jan 1643/1644, Sandwich, Barnstable co., MA.


Generation: 5

  1. 16.  William Swift was born 3 May 1530, England (son of Richard Swift and Jean Wheelock); died 1603, Clayton,Yorkshire,England.

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    REFN: 11549

    William — Elizabeth Mason. Elizabeth (daughter of Thomas Mason and Jenet M. Shawe) was born Abt 1530, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 17.  Elizabeth Mason was born Abt 1530, England (daughter of Thomas Mason and Jenet M. Shawe).

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    REFN: 11550

    Corrections and or additions accompanied with sources are appreciated.

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    Children:
    1. 8. William Swift was born 3 Dec 1561, Rotherham, Yorkshire, England; died Aft 1597, Darrington, Yorkshire, England.

  3. 18.  Robert Wilson was born Abt 1530.

    Notes:

    REFN: 11548

    Corrections and or additions accompanied with sources are appreciated.

    Children:
    1. 9. Janet Elizabeth Wilson was born Abt 1561, Of Halifax, Yorkshire, England; died Aft 1597, Darrington, Yorkshire, England.