Amos Swain

28 December 1730–19 December 1736 (Age 5)
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Amos

When Amos Swain was born on 28 December 1730, in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Capt John Swain, was 32 and his mother, Mary Perkins, was 31. He died on 19 December 1736, in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 5.

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Family Time Line

Capt John Swain
1698–1774
Mary Perkins
1699–1737
John Swain Jr.
1721–1805
Joseph Swain
1723–1792
Mary Swain
1724–1724
Hannah Swain
1725–1736
Daniel Swain
1726–1736
Mary Swain
1728–1736
Amos Swain
1730–1736
Jonathan Swain
1732–1736
Elizabeth Swain
1734–1734
Margeret Swain
1736–1736

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Name Meaning

1 Northern English: occupational name for a servant or attendant, from the Middle English word swein ‘servant’ or Old Norse sveinn ‘boy’, ‘servant’. In Old Norse this word is also found as a personal name in the form Sveinn; so in some cases the origin may be patronymic.2 Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McSwain .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Amos Swain, Birth Record "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Amos Swain, Birth Record "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Amos Swain, Death Record "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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