William Swayne

11 April 1721–8 September 1785 (Age 64)
East Marlborough Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William

When William Swayne was born on 11 April 1721, in East Marlborough Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Swayne, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Dell, was 23. He married Ann Pusey on 1 October 1743. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 8 September 1785, in his hometown, at the age of 64, and was buried in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Swayne
1721–1785
Ann Pusey
1723–1802
Marriage: 1 October 1743
William Swayne
1744–1772
David Swayne
1746–1760
Prudence Swayne
1748–1748
Caleb Swayne
1749–1825
Mary Swayne
1754–1824
Ruth Swayne
1757–
Elizabeth Swayne
1760–1818
Benjamin Swayne
1763–1848

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 October 1743
children

(8)

    William Swayne

    Male1744–1772Male

    David Swayne

    Male1746–1760Male

    Prudence Swayne

    Female1748–1748Female

    Caleb Swayne

    Male1749–1825Male

    Mary Swayne

    Female1754–1824Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 55

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 55

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Swain .

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

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Sources (2)

  • William Swayne, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Swayne and Elizabeth Dell Family - Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-31517-18106-79

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