Edward Swatman

Worcestershire, England

The Life of Edward

When Edward Swatman was born in 1745, in Worcestershire, England, his father, Joseph Swatman, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Dowler, was 25. He married Mary Best on 6 October 1780, in Lenchwick, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Edward Swatman
Mary Best
Marriage: 6 October 1780

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6 October 1780
Lenchwick, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 7

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 9

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 42

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Swetnam .

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

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  • Edward, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Edward Swatman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Edward Swatman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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