William Swift

William Swift (1723 - abt. 1808)

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William Swift
Born in Bermudamap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Stony Creek, Caswell Co., NCmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Oct 2012
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This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.


User ID: 8B9CBDEA-0711-43D7-A32D-3FAE1B7D4466
Record ID Number: MH:IF362
Date: 1723
Place: Bermuda[1]


User ID: 9AF15D91-919E-49E2-A7A0-092F392D0774
Record ID Number: MH:IF363
Date: 1808

Record ID Number

Record ID Number: MH:I97

User ID

User ID: 0F58FA6E-2F3E-41CB-ABB0-9C4F5BA39FD1


UPD 13 MAR 2010 18:37:21 GMT-5


User ID: A073E00C-C4B4-431C-AC59-E7FBD0DE5652
Record ID Number: MH:IF364
Place: Harris-Swift Cemetary


Occupation: Justice of the Court of St. David's district
User ID: 66505D3B-3ED6-486F-B51C-225399FACE41
Record ID Number: MH:IF5577
Date: 1777[2]
User ID: 8037CCDE-ABC4-4307-9B11-1AB382B08B5F
Record ID Number: MH:IF5578
Date: High Sheriff of Caswell County NC
Place: Caswell Co., NC[3]


Record ID Number: MH:F26
User ID: CB1E3D82-7E4B-465E-BC05-72CE49061171
UPD 13 MAR 2010 18:30:16 GMT-5
Husband: William Swift
Wife: Frances Swift
Child: George Alexander Swift
Child: Sarah Harris
User ID: D5B94CFE-B69C-4335-B3A8-6B90CD13172F
Record ID Number: MH:FF47
Date: 30 DEC 1756[4]
Record ID Number: MH:F27
User ID: 1A196C9E-480F-4A61-9FAB-886B557CD2D5
UPD 13 MAR 2010 18:13:06 GMT-5
Husband: William Swift
Wife: Dianah Swift
Child: William Swift
Child: Thomas Swift
User ID: 083F8470-72E7-45F7-BA4E-66B3DDAB2DF3
Record ID Number: MH:FF48
Date: 12 JAN 1722
Place: St. Dunstan's Church, Kent County, England[5]


  • WikiTree profile Swift-664 created through the import of sutton gedcom.GED on Oct 17, 2012 by Linda McKinney. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Linda and others.
  • Source: S7 Record ID Number: MH:S7 User ID: 52DF6E36-9FBC-4503-B021-DE37F43F028E UPD 12 MAR 2010 15:16:28 GMT-5 Title: The Heritage of Caswell County Publication: Caswell County Historical Association Repository: #R1 Call Number: 975.6575/H2h Note: xerox of pertinent articles in possesion of Linda McKinney
  • Repository: R1 Record ID Number: MH:R1 User ID: C26E31C5-8E11-4749-B0CA-1F7A933BC5ED UPD 12 MAR 2010 13:42:13 GMT-5 Name: LDS Family History Library Address: City: Salt Lake City State: UT Country: United States Phone Number: Phone Number: Fax Number: E-Mail Address: Web Address:

additional birth and death information at: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85816528

  1. Source: #S7 Page: article 708 by Vance E. Swift Data: Text: "William Swift (1723 - 1808), Planter, Judge, Revolutionary War Patriot, High Sheriff of Caswell County, NC, was born 1723, in Bermuda. His father, the Rev. William Swift, born Kent County, England in 1795 . . ." Quality or Certainty of Data: 2
  2. Source: #S7 Page: article 708 by Vance E. Swift Data: Text: in list of occupations, Judge CONT also "He was serving as justice of the court from St. David's District when Caswell was erected from Orange in 1777, and he continued to represent that District as justice of the newly erected County of Caswell." Quality or Certainty of Data: 2
  3. Source: #S7 Page: article 708 by Vance E. Swift Data: Text: in list of occupations: High Sheriff of of Caswell County NC Quality or Certainty of Data: 2
  4. Source: #S7 Page: article 708 by Vance E. Swift Data: Text: "William Swift married, Dec 30, 1756, Frances Waddy of Goochland County, VA and they had 11 children." Quality or Certainty of Data: 2
  5. Source: #S7 Page: article 708 by Vance E. Swift Data: Text: After his ordination as priest, he married, on 12 January 1722, Dianah Hodgkins, at St. Dunstan's Church in Kent County England." Quality or Certainty of Data: 2

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