Ann Sullivan1,2,3

b. 1825, d. 27 March 1854
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Birth*1825Ann Sullivan was born about 1825 in Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*20 January 1848She married, as his first wife, Isaac Heaton, son of Rees Heaton and Sarah Weaver, on 20 January 1848 in McDonough County, Illinois.1,2,3
Census 1850*30 November 1850Ann and Isaac Heaton appeared on the 1850 census taken on 30 November 1850 in Bureau, Bureau County, Illinois. Isaac was 34 years of age, and a farmer with real estate valued at $1000. Ann was 25 years of age and little Cyrus was 1. Isaac's parents, and some of his siblings, were enumerated in the next household.1,4
Death*27 March 1854She died on 27 March 1854.5

Family

Isaac Heaton b. 21 Feb 1816
Child1.Cyrus Heaton1 b. 1849

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Isaac Heaton, Bureau, Bureau, Illinois; Roll: M432_99; Page: 215A; Image: 66. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  2. [S259] Illinois Marriages to 1850, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Illinois Marriages to 1850.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 611. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  4. [S17] 1850 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Rees Heaton, Bureau, Bureau, Illinois; Roll: M432_99; Page: 215A; Image: 66.
  5. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 1120.

Julia Elizabeth Sullivan1

b. 1829, d. 6 March 1867
Father*Thomas Russell Sullivan2,1
Mother*Charlotte E. ______1,3
Birth*1829Julia Elizabeth Sullivan was born in 1829 in Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, as calculated from her reported age at death.1,2
Marriage20 April 1854She married, as his first wife, Edward Martin Dennie, son of James Dennie and Eliza Tweedy Martin, on 20 April 1854 at South Congregational Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. They were both 25, and were married by Reverend Frederick D. Huntington.1,2
Death*6 March 1867She died of "cerebral disease" on 6 March 1867 at 67 Charles Street, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. She was reported to be age 38 years, 5 months, and 3 days.1,3

Family

Edward Martin Dennie b. 25 Jun 1828, d. 25 Feb 1904
Child1.Charlotte Sullivan Dennie1 b. 17 May 1863

Citations

  1. [S954] John J. Dennie and Helen Schatvet Ullmann CG FASG, "The Bible of Thomas Dennie of Boston, Massachusetts", MASSOG. Includes thoroughly researched, and written, informative footnotes. Volume 31, No. 2, pages 53-57 (Summer 2007). Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dennie of Boston Bible."
  2. [S363] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Volume 80, page 44. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.
  3. [S363] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Volume 204, page 33.

Thomas Russell Sullivan1

Birth*Thomas Russell Sullivan was born in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.2,1
Marriage*He married Charlotte E. ______.1,2

Family

Charlotte E. ______
Child1.Julia Elizabeth Sullivan+3,1 b. 1829, d. 6 Mar 1867

Citations

  1. [S954] John J. Dennie and Helen Schatvet Ullmann CG FASG, "The Bible of Thomas Dennie of Boston, Massachusetts", MASSOG. Includes thoroughly researched, and written, informative footnotes. Volume 31, No. 2, pages 53-57 (Summer 2007). Hereinafter cited as "Thomas Dennie of Boston Bible."
  2. [S363] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Volume 204, page 33. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.
  3. [S363] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Volume 80, page 44.

James Summerton1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Heaton of Yorkshire, The Immigrant
Residence*James lived in Bethlehem, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.1
Marriage*He married, as her third husband, Ann (Heaton) Holloway Timson, daughter of John Heaton and Mary Bennings.1

Family

Ann Heaton b. 23 Feb 1736

Citations

  1. [S1399] Heaton. A well researched and partially documented work on the earliest Heaton immigrants to Pennsylvania, from Yorkshire, England, in 1682. Some of the information from the website is presented here in acknowledgement that not all of the early Heatons to America were "our" Heatons, and specifically to remind us of the reasons for the confusion expressed by our Heaton family researchers over the years as they tried to distinguish between the Lincolnshire John Heaton and the Yorkshire John Heaton, the two John Heatons of Loudon County, Virginia. Online at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paxson/…, MJP Grundy (email: e-mail address); viewed on 7 July 2015.

Phebe Sumner1

b. 18 May 1755, d. 8 March 1802
Father*Robert Sumner2 b. 1716, d. 1 Feb 1775
Mother*Phebe Beals2 b. 23 Oct 1720, d. 19 Aug 1805
Birth*18 May 1755Phebe Sumner was born on 18 May 1755 in Guilford County, North Carolina.2
Marriage*1780She married, as his first wife, Edward Thornburg, son of Joseph Thornburg and Ann Armfield, in 1780 in North Carolina.1,3
Death*8 March 1802She died on 8 March 1802 in Guilford County, North Carolina, at age 46.1

Family

Edward Thornburg b. 30 Mar 1757, d. 19 Dec 1839
Children1.Sarah Thornburg3,4,5 b. 3 Aug 1780
2.Ann Thornburg3 b. 27 Jan 1782
3.Elizabeth Thornburg3 b. 6 Dec 1783
4.Margaret Thornburg3 b. 27 Jun 1785
5.Nathan Thornburg3 b. 18 Jul 1787
6.Joseph Thornburg3 b. 30 Jun 1789
7.Phebe Thornburg3 b. 2 Oct 1792
8.Jane Thornburg3 b. 16 May 1795
9.Edward Thornburg3 b. 16 Feb 1798
10.Jacob Thornburg3 b. 7 Mar 1802

Citations

  1. [S1504] U.S. Quaker Cemetery Records, 1800-1990, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Quaker (U.S.) Cemetery Records, 1800-1990.
  2. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina, Men's Minutes 1783-1800. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  3. [S1512] Randolph County Historical Society, Randolph County, Indiana, 1818-1990, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, c1991), Thornburg-Cook-Pugh, pages 654-655. Hereinafter cited as Randolph County, Indiana, 1818-1990.
  4. [S1512] Randolph County Historical Society, Randolph County, Indiana, 1818-1990, Thornburg, pages 655-656.
  5. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New London Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina, Quaker Marriage Records, page 10.

Rebecca Sumner1

Marriage*She married Ephraim Wilson.1

Family

Ephraim Wilson
Child1.Samuel Wilson+1 b. 5 Apr 1686, d. 2 Feb 1729/30

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation Three, pages 15-27. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.

Robert Sumner1

b. 1716, d. 1 February 1775
Birth*1716Robert Sumner was born about 1716 in Virginia.2
Marriage*26 September 1746He married first, as her second husband, Phebe (Beals) Canaday, daughter of John Beals Jr. and Sarah C. Bowater, on 26 September 1746 in Fairfax County, Virginia.1,3,4
Religion*29 September 1746 On 29 September 1746 at the Fairfax Monthly Meeting of Friends, Phebe was disowned for marrying Robert who was not of the Friends faith.5,4
Religion26 June 1749Robert became a Quaker on 26 June 1749 and he and Phebe were received into the New Garden Monthly Meeting of Friends, Guilford County, North Carolina, in 1751.5
Death*1 February 1775He died on 1 February 1775 in Guilford County2
Burial* and was buried in the Friends Burying Ground, Jamestown, Guilford County.2

Family

Phebe Beals b. 23 Oct 1720, d. 19 Aug 1805
Child1.Phebe Sumner+1 b. 18 May 1755, d. 8 Mar 1802

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina, Men's Minutes 1783-1800. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Robert Sumner Sr., Memorial# 56355414. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S1505] U.S. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volumes I–VI, 1607–1943, online at www.ancestry.com, Volume I. Hereinafter cited as Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volumes I–VI, 1607–1943.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Phebe Bowater (Beals) Sumner, Memorial# 56355805.
  5. [S1505] Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volumes I–VI, 1607–1943, online at www.ancestry.com, Volume VI, page 480.

Sarah Sumner1

Marriage*before 1679She married Joseph Turell, son of Captain Daniel Turell and Lydia Blott, before 1679 in Boston.1

Family

Joseph Turell b. 25 Mar 1655
Children1.Sarah Turell2 b. 31 Oct 1679
2.Humphrey Turell2 b. 12 May 1681

Citations

  1. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 760. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  2. [S1034] Boston MA: Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630-1699, online at www.americanancestors.org, City Document No. 130, page 150. Hereinafter cited as Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1630-1699.

Waitstil Sumner1

Marriage*3 November 1708She married Israel Washburn, son of Samuel Washburn and Deborah Packard, on 3 November 1708 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Israel Washburn b. 24 Feb 1683
Children1.Sarah Washburn+1 b. 14 Aug 1709
2.Son Washburn1 b. 6 Jan 1710/11, d. 22 Jan 1710/11
3.Deborah Washburn+1 b. 1 Jun 1712, d. 26 Mar 1759
4.Seth Washburn1 b. 11 Jul 1714

Citations

  1. [S48] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850. CD-ROM (101 Newbury, Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS), Births - Marriages - Deaths. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850.

Elizabeth Sunderland1

Marriage*1793She married, as his second wife, John Farley, son of Meindirt Farley and Barbara Van Dieren, about 1793.1

Family

John Farley b. 15 Feb 1757, d. Jun 1822

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lieutenant John Farley, Memorial# 27210031. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Henry Sutchiffe1

b. circa 1859
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Birth*circa 1859Henry Sutchiffe was born circa 1859.1
Marriage*circa 1870He married Fanny Hinds, daughter of Walter Thomas Hinds and Margaret Charters, circa 1870.1
Residence*after 1870Henry Sutchiffe and Fanny Hinds lived in New York City, New York County, New York, after 1870.1
No Issue*after 1870Henry Sutchiffe and Fanny Hinds had no children.1

Family

Fanny Hinds b. b 2 Jan 1851, d. 2 Jan 1920

Citations

  1. [S24] Florence Black, History of the Family of James and Margaret Black and Relatives, November 1987. Hereinafter cited as James & Margaret Black Family.

Abraham Sutton1

Marriage*He married Mary Chenowith.1

Family

Mary Chenowith
Child1.Joannah Sutton+1 b. 21 May 1761, d. Apr 1837

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 10, page 380. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Elizabeth Sutton1

b. 1662
Father*John Sutton1
Birth*1662Elizabeth Sutton was born in 1662, probably in Scituate, Plymouth Colony.1
Marriage*1682She married Richard Mann in 1682.1
Relocation*circa 1705Elizabeth and Richard Mann moved with their eight children to Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, circa 1705.1

Family

Richard Mann b. 5 Feb 1652
Children1.Richard Mann+1 b. 10 Mar 1694
2.Elisha Mann1

Citations

  1. [S1250] George S. Mann, Mann memorial, a record of the Mann family in America : genealogy of the descendants of Richard Mann of Scituate, Mass., preceded by English family records, and an account of the Wrentham, Rehoboth, Boston, Lexington, Virginia and other branches of the Manns who settled in this country, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Press of David Clapp & Son, 1884), Richard Man and his Descendants, pages 63-65. Hereinafter cited as Mann memorial, a record of the Mann family in America.

James Sutton1

b. 10 September 1770, d. 2 June 1821
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Reverend James Sutton2,1
Mother*Hannah Cox2,1
Birth*10 September 1770James Sutton was born on 10 September 1770 in that part of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, that would later be set off to create Washington County.2
Marriage*25 August 1801He married first Elizabeth Bell, daughter of Nathaniel Bell and Mary Timmons, on 25 August 1801 in Hamilton County, Ohio.2
(Husband) DeathJames became a widower when Elizabeth (Bell) Sutton died leaving him with their six young children: Jacob, Isaac, Jane, Rhodah, Elizabeth and James.2
Marriage*21 June 1812He married second, as her first husband, Nancy Heaton, daughter of Ebenezer Heaton and Joannah Sutton, on 21 June 1812 in Butler County, Ohio.1,2
Children*Nancy and James had three more children together: Hannah, Ebenezer Heaton, and Daniel.2,1
Death*2 June 1821He probably died on 2 June 1821 in Ohio or Indiana at age 503,4
Burial* and his buried was thought to be around Macy, Miami County, Ohio.2

Family 1

Elizabeth Bell

Family 2

Nancy Heaton b. 1790, d. 1865

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 10, page 381. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, James Sutton, Memorial# 9257487. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, James Sutton, Memorial# 9257487, noting his death on 2 June 1821 at either Butler County, Ohio or Miami County, Indiana.
  4. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 10, page 381, noting his death on 9 October 1826 in Indiana.

Reverend James Sutton1

Marriage*He married Hannah Cox.1,2

Family

Hannah Cox
Child1.James Sutton1,2 b. 10 Sep 1770, d. 2 Jun 1821

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, James Sutton, Memorial# 9257487. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 10, page 381. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Joannah Sutton1

b. 21 May 1761, d. April 1837
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Abraham Sutton1
Mother*Mary Chenowith1
Birth*21 May 1761Joannah Sutton was born on 21 May 1761 near what later became Somerset County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*between 1777 and 1778She married Ebenezer Heaton, son of Daniel Heaton and Ruth Wadsworth, between 1777 and 1778.1
Census 1810*1810Joannah was likely enumerated on the 1810 census in the household of her husband Ebenezer Heaton in East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania. The household consisted of 5 people, 1 free white male aged 45 and over, 1 free white female aged 26 thru 44, 2 free white males under 10, and 1 free white female aged 10 thru 15.2
(Wife) Death12 January 1837Joannah became a widow when Ebenezer Heaton died on 12 January 1837.3
Death*April 1837She died three months later in April 1837 in Waterloo Township at age 751
Burial* and was buried with her husband in a remote cemetery in Waterloo Township. The cemetery still existed in 1999 and was reported to be "very over run and unkept". No grave markers remained for Eben and Joannah.1

Family

Ebenezer Heaton b. 18 Jun 1750, d. 12 Jan 1837
Children1.Abraham Heaton1 b. 12 May 1779, d. 12 Sep 1849
2.Daniel Heaton1 b. 27 Aug 1780, d. 14 Jan 1863
3.Mary Heaton4 b. 24 Jan 1782, d. 18 Aug 1858
4.Ebenezer Heaton Jr.1 b. 30 May 1787, d. 15 Apr 1868
5.Nancy Heaton1 b. 1790, d. 1865
6.David Fox Heaton1 b. 30 Jun 1792, d. 3 Nov 1871
7.Eli Heaton1 b. 18 Nov 1794, d. 22 Apr 1870
8.Asa Heaton1 b. 17 Mar 1797, d. 16 Mar 1857
9.John Heaton1 b. 1800
10.Joseph W. Heaton1 b. 6 Jun 1806, d. 25 May 1872
11.Hannah Heaton1 b. 18 Jan 1808, d. 7 Mar 1884

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 10, page 380. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S165] 1810 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Ebenezer Heaton, East Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 88; Image: 00094; Family History Library Film: 0193683. Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Federal Census.
  3. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 4, pages 122-123.
  4. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 10, pages 380-381.

John Sutton1

Family

Child1.Elizabeth Sutton+1 b. 1662

Citations

  1. [S1250] George S. Mann, Mann memorial, a record of the Mann family in America : genealogy of the descendants of Richard Mann of Scituate, Mass., preceded by English family records, and an account of the Wrentham, Rehoboth, Boston, Lexington, Virginia and other branches of the Manns who settled in this country, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Press of David Clapp & Son, 1884), Richard Man and his Descendants, pages 63-65. Hereinafter cited as Mann memorial, a record of the Mann family in America.

Mary Swalden1

Marriage*She married James Puffer.1

Family

James Puffer
Child1.Richard Puffer+1 b. 14 Mar 1657, d. b 21 Feb 1724

Citations

  1. [S621] Edward Franklin Everett, Descendants of Richard Everett of Dedham, Mass, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Boston, Massachusetts: privately printed, 1902), First Generation, pages 9-20. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of Richard Everett of Dedham.

J. N. Swallow1

Marriage*He married, as her second husband, Elizabeth (Lindsey) Heaton.1
Relocation*Elizabeth and J. N. moved to Ohio.1

Family

Elizabeth Lindsey b. 6 Feb 1801

Citations

  1. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 286-287. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.

Major James Swan1

Marriage*He married Elizabeth ______.1
(Husband) Will1783Major James Swan's wife, Elizabeth Swan, was a beneficiary in the will of William Dennie. The will was probated in 1783 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress), and Mrs. Swan received a large part of Mr. Dennie's property.1

Citations

  1. [S932] Harold Milton Ellis Ph. D., "Joseph Dennie and His Circle: a Study in American Literature from 1792 to 1812", Bulletin of the University of Texas 40 (15 Jul 1915): Chapter I, pages 9-16. Hereinafter cited as "Joseph Dennie and His Circle."

Francis Swayne1

d. 30 November 1721
Birth*Francis Swayne was born about 15 miles outside of London in Ockingham (or Wocking- ham, or Oakingham) in the parish of Bienfield, Wiltshire, England.1,2
Residence*Before his marriage, Francis was living at Bienfield, Berkshire.3
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Milton in England.3
Religion*1704Elizabeth and Francis Swayne, with their son William Swayne, became Quakers about the year 1704.3
Relocation*The family moved from Bienfield to East Hampstead Park, Berkshire, for a few years, before immigrating to America.3
Immigration*Elizabeth and Francis Swayne, with all of their five younger children, immigrated to America about a year and a half after their eldest son William, in 1708, had immigrated to Pennsylvania. The family landed on the Delaware River at New Castle, Pennsylvania.3
Residence*12 September 1711The family was reunited with William in Pennsylvania, and they went to what would become the township of East Marlborough, Chester County, where, by a deed of conveyance to Francis Swayne dated 12 September 1711, the family settled on about 425 acres of uncultivated wilderness land.3
Religion*Francis and his son William were both prominent and active members of the Society of Friends.3
Land Transfer*8 November 1717Francis conveyed to his son William, by deed dated 8 November 1717, 195 acres of his original purchase at East Marlborough.4
Death*30 November 1721He died on 30 November 1721 at East Marlborough.5

Family

Elizabeth Milton
Child1.William Swayne+1 b. 30 Mar 1689, d. 1735

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 189-190. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1454] Norman Walton Swayne, compiler, The Descendants of Francis Swayne and others, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for private circulation by J.B. Lippincott Company, 1921), page 44. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of Francis Swayne.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Swayne, pages 731-735. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Swayne, pages 731-735, the date written as "9th mo. 8, 1717" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.
  5. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Swayne, pages 731-735, the date written as "1721, 9th mo. 30th" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.

Samuel Swayne1

b. 13 February 1730/31
Father*William Swayne1 b. 30 Mar 1689, d. 1735
Mother*Elizabeth Dell1 b. 1 Aug 1697, d. 1743
Birth*13 February 1730/31Samuel Swayne was born on 13 February 1730/31 at East Marlborough, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2
(Grandson) Will31 October 1749Samuel was named in the will of his grandfather, Thomas Dell Sr., dated 31 October 1749 in Ridley. In the will, he bequeathed his dwelling house and outbuildings with the land around them, where he lived, and about 108 acres to his wife, during her life, after which his grandsons, Thomas Swayne and Samuel Swayne, were to have the use of them for 25 years, and at the expiration of that term, they were to be divided between the two daughters, Sarah Dell and Mary Dell, of his son Thomas, deceased.3,4

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Swayne, pages 731-735. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Swayne, pages 731-735, the date written as "12, 13, 1730" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was February, not December, of 1730/31.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 158-160. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 189-190.

Thomas Swayne1

b. 19 November 1726
Father*William Swayne1 b. 30 Mar 1689, d. 1735
Mother*Elizabeth Dell1 b. 1 Aug 1697, d. 1743
Birth*19 November 1726Thomas Swayne was born on 19 November 1726 at East Marlborough, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2
Marriage*18 May 1749He married Mary Sharpless of Ridley, daughter of John Sharpless and Elizabeth Ashbridge, on 18 May 1749 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.3
Residence*Mary and Thomas Swayne lived at East Marlborough, Chester County.4
Religion*They were Quakers and attended New Garden Monthly Meeting at New Garden, Chester County.4
(Grandson) Will31 October 1749Thomas was named in the will of his grandfather, Thomas Dell Sr., dated 31 October 1749 in Ridley. In the will, he bequeathed his dwelling house and outbuildings with the land around them, where he lived, and about 108 acres to his wife, during her life, after which his grandsons, Thomas Swayne and Samuel Swayne, were to have the use of them for 25 years, and at the expiration of that term, they were to be divided between the two daughters, Sarah Dell and Mary Dell, of his son Thomas, deceased.5,4
Relocation*24 November 1750 On 24 November 1750, three months after his grandfather's death and while his grandmother was still alive, Thomas Swayne transferred his and his wife's membership from New Garden Monthly Meeting to Chester Monthly Meeting.6
(Cousin) Dispute24 February 1755Mention was made in the minutes of Chester Monthly Meeting on 24 February 1755 that a difference existed between Isaac Weaver and William Pennell Jr., husbands of Sarah (Dell) Weaver and Mary (Dell) Pennell, Thomas' 1st cousins, on the one part, and Thomas Swayne on the other part, that Chester Meeting had been unable to resolve. Although Thomas did not want to refer the matter to arbitrators, it was decided on 28 April 1755 to allow him two more weeks to do so. "But if Thomas Swayne refuse or neglect to appoint men and enter into Bonds, longer than two weeks, Then this meeting gives liberty to William Pennell and Isaac Weaver to proceed to the tryal of the case by Law, as they may be advised, But withall requires the friends so concerned to behave towards each other as friends, and in the moderation becoming Brethren proceed in the case to the last."4
Relocation23 March 1759Thomas received a certificate to transfer his membership, and the membership of his wife and three children, from Chester Monthly Meeting to New Garden Monthly Meeting on 23 March 1759.4
Relocation2 April 1763Thomas transferred his family's membership again, for himself, his wife and three children, on 2 April 1763, from New Garden Monthly Meeting back to Chester Monthly Meeting.4
(Husband) Deathbetween 1763 and 1770Thomas became a widower when Mary (Sharpless) Swayne died between 1763 and 1770.4
Religion*25 July 1768Thomas Swayne was appointed overseer of Springfield Meeting, Chester County, on 25 July 17684
Relocation*25 May 1772 and he received a certificate to transfer to Darby Monthly Meeting, Chester County, on 25 May 1772.4

Family

Mary Sharpless b. 17 Apr 1730, d. bt 1763 - 1770

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Swayne, pages 731-735. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Swayne, pages 731-735, the date written as "9, 19, 1726" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Swayne, pages 731-735, the date written as "3, 18, 1749" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was May, not March.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 189-190. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  5. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 158-160.
  6. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 189-190, the date written as "9 mo. 24, 1750" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.

William Swayne1

b. 30 March 1689, d. 1735
Father*Francis Swayne2 d. 30 Nov 1721
Mother*Elizabeth Milton3
Birth*30 March 1689William Swayne was born on 30 March 1689 at Bienfield, Berkshire, England.4,5
(Son) Religion1704William and his parents became Quakers about the year 1704.3
(Son) RelocationHe moved with his parents and siblings from Bienfield to East Hampstead Park, Berkshire, for a few years, before his family immigrated to America.3
Immigration*15 November 1708William immigrated to America, before his parents, sailing from Bristol on the ship Saulsbury and, about five weeks later, landing at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 15 November 1708.6,7
(Son) ImmigrationWilliam's parents, with his five younger siblings, immigrated to America about a year and a half after his own immigration to Pennsylvania. His family landed on the Delaware River at New Castle, Pennsylvania.3
(Son) Residence12 September 1711William was reunited with his parents and siblings in Pennsylvania. The family went to what became the township of East Marlborough, Chester County, where, by a deed of conveyance to his father dated 12 September 1711, they settled on about 425 acres of uncultivated wilderness land.3
Religion*William and his father Francis were both prominent and active members of the Society of Friends.3
Land Transfer*8 November 1717William received from his father, by a deed of conveyance dated 8 November 1717, 195 acres of his original purchase at East Marlborough.8
Marriage*29 September 1720He married Elizabeth Dell of Ridley, daughter of Thomas Dell and Mary Eldershaw, on 29 September 1720, probably in Chester County, Pennsylvania.9,10
Death*1735He died in 1735 in Chester County at the age of 47.3

Family

Elizabeth Dell b. 1 Aug 1697, d. 1743
Children1.Thomas Swayne3 b. 19 Nov 1726
2.Samuel Swayne3 b. 13 Feb 1730/31

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Dell, page 518. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 189-190. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Swayne, pages 731-735.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 189-190, the date written as "1 mo. 30, 1689" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was March, not January.
  5. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Swayne, pages 731-735, the date written as "30th of 1st mo., 1689" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was March, not January.
  6. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 189-190, the date written as "9 mo. 15, 1708" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.
  7. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Swayne, pages 731-735, the date written as "15th of the 9th mo., 1708" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.
  8. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Swayne, pages 731-735, the date written as "9th mo. 8, 1717" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.
  9. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Dell, page 518, the date written as "7, 29, 1720" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was September, not July.
  10. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 158-160.

Mary Sweargeger1

Marriage*She married Jacob Burton.1

Family

Jacob Burton
Child1.Thomas Burton1 b. 13 Apr 1798, d. 18 Apr 1841

Citations

  1. [S1583] Anonymous, Biographical record and portrait album of Tippecanoe County, Indiana : containing portraits of all the Presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland, with accompanying biographies of each, a condensed history of the state of Indiana, portraits and biographies of some of the prominent men of the state, engravings of prominent citizens in Tippecanoe County, with personal histories of many of the leading families, and a concise history of Tippecanoe County, and its cities and villages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Includes index. (Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing Company, 1888; a 1972 Unigraphic reprint of the original), Van S. Burton, pages 696-697. Hereinafter cited as Biographical record and portrait album of Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

John Sweeny1

Deed Memorial*14 January 1828A memorial of an indented deed of reconveyance dated 14 January 1828 was made between John Sweeny of the city of Dublin, gentleman and Sarah Atkinson of said city, widow, acting executrix of the last will and testament of her husband Robert Atkinson, late of the said city, gentleman, deceased of the one part, and Thomas Atkinson of said city of Dublin, merchant, of the other part.

Reciting that by deed of mortgage bearing date the 7th day of August 1810, the said Thomas Atkinson in order to secure to the said John Sweeny and Robert Atkinson the payment of the sum of £600 of the then Irish currency with interest, did grant, assign and make over unto the said john Sweeny and Robert Atkinson the premises therein particularly described and granted, and by said deed now memorializing reassigned and herein after particularly set forth to hold same for the residue of the respective terms of years for which said Thomas Atkinson then held the same by virtue of the indenture of lease in said deed or mortgage recited, subject to the rents and covenants in said leases reserved and mentioned and also subject to the proviso or condition of redemption in same mortgage contained.

And reciting that the said Robert Atkinson, in or about the month of April 1826, had died, having first made and published his last will and testament in writing and thereof appointed his wife, the said Sarah Atkinson executrix, and Robert Owen executor. And that said Sarah Atkinson duly proved said will and obtained probate thereof.

And reciting that principal sum of £600 and all interest which had accrued due therein had been fully paid off and discharged.

The said deed, of which this was a memorial, witnessed that the said John Sweeny and Sarah Atkinson, for and in consideration of the premises and of 5 shillings to them then paid by the said Thomas Atkinson, did grant, reassign and make over to the said Thomas Atkinson all that house or tenements situate on the north side of Mark's Alley containing in front to said alley 15 feet, 6 inches, and from front to rear 39 feet, 6 inches, and in breadth in the rear 19 feet, 6 inches, be the same more or less, bounded on the west with Joseph Prestley's holding, and on the east with Spitalfields, on the north with a lot of ground marked No. 11, and on the south with Mark's Alley. And also all that lot of ground marked No. 11 Spitalfield containing in front to said street 21 feet, and from front to rear 47 feet 5 inches, and in breadth in the rear 21 feet be the same more or less, bounded on the east with said street, on the west with Mr. McCormick's holding, on the north with the lot No. 12 and on the south with the aforesaid tenements in Mark's Alley and Prestley's holding. And also all that and those the dwelling house, messuages or tenements in the city and county of Dublin called or known by No. 14 together with the yard, a backside behind the same, and also the new stable and necessary built by Thomas Plunkett on front of said yard or backside in as full and ample manner as same were held and enjoyed by Thomas Plunkett, and afterwards by the said Thomas Atkinson.

To hold same with the appurtenances unto said Thomas Atkinson, his executors, administrators and assigns from thenceforth for and during the residue and remainder then unexpired of the respective terms of 65 years and 60 years for which said premises were held by virtue of the respective indentures of lease thereof, subject to the rents and covenants in said leases reserved and mentioned, but freed and discharged from said deed of mortgage and mortgage debt.

The deed and memorial were witnessed by William James Bradley and George Atkinson of the city of Dublin, gentlemen, who saw both documents duly executed, signed and sealed. The memorial was registered on 21 January 1828.1

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1828; Film number 468428; Volume 831; Pages 287-288; Deed number 558823 images 186-187. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

Elizabeth Sweetser1

Marriage*17 November 1722She married of Medford Samuel Tufts, son of Jonathan Tufts and Rebecca Waite, on 17 November 1722 in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2,3

Family

Samuel Tufts b. 29 Apr 1697

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medford Marriages, Volume 1, pages 299 and 312, date noted as "17 Nov (?27), 1722". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S1037] Charles Brooks and James M. Usher, History of the town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: from its first settlement in 1630 to 1855, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Sources are not provided, and some of the information may not be correct, especially if it was obtained from descendants recalling from family stories and aging memories. (Boston, Massachusetts: Rand, Avery, & Company, The Franklin Press, 1886), Tufts, pages 561-573, date noted as 28 Mar 1723. Hereinafter cited as History of the town of Medford, 1630-1855.
  3. [S942] Charlestown, Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, online at www.americanancestors.org, Marriages, Volume 2, Part II, page 464. Hereinafter cited as Charlestown Vital Records to 1850.

Henry Sweetser1

(Witness to Will) Will9 November 1776Samuel Reeves, James Wyman and Henry Sweetser witnessed the will of the Reverend Ebenezer Turell of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress), dated 9 November 1776.1

Citations

  1. [S485] Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts (886 microfilm reels of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ebenezer Turell 1778 probate packet# 23046, FHL Film# 421543. Hereinafter cited as Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Lydia Sweetser1

(Applicant) Religion29 March 1805Zilpah Bolton and Nathaniel Everett, along with eight others which included George Briggs Cox, Peter Vallett, John Woodward, Lydia Sweetser, Sally Lovis, Mary Marnson, Ruth Thayer and Venus Sylvester, applied for membership in the Second Baptist Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at a Friday evening meeting on 29 March 1805. The applicants spoke "with regard to works of grace upon their souls and after a candid and full examination, they were unanimously received into the fellowship as Candidates for baptism."2
(Member) Religion31 March 1805Zilpah Bolton and Nathaniel Everett, along with several others including Thomas Ditson, John Hayden, George Briggs Cox, Simeon Blanchard, Francis Green, Peter Vallett, John Woodward, Mary Marnson, Ruth Thayer, Venus Sylvester, Kezia Booth, Lydia Leeds, Botsey Jones, Versan Adams, Zebudah Hayden, Martha Farrar, Betsey Mirth Horton, Catherine Thayer, Lydia Sweetser and Sally Lovis, were baptized and became members of the Second Baptist Church, Boston, on Sunday, 31 March 1805. In the baptismal records, the men and women were listed separately.3,4,5

Citations

  1. [S893] Records of the Second Baptist Church, Boston, 1788-1809, original manuscript, Reference Item# 26, Franklin Trask Library, 210 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA, pages 114 and 118.
  2. [S893] Records of the Second Baptist Church, Boston, 1788-1809, original manuscript, Franklin Trask Library, page 114.
  3. [S893] Records of the Second Baptist Church, Boston, 1788-1809, original manuscript, Franklin Trask Library, page 118.
  4. [S183] Boston, Massachusetts, Church Records, 1789-1811; FHL# 856700 Item# 5, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Second Baptist Church Records, 1789-1811.
  5. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.

John Wright Switzer1

Occupation*1838He was the founder of Switzer's, the famous department store on Grafton Street, Dublin, which opened in 1838.1

Family

Child1.Julia Switzer1 b. 1836, d. 1899

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.