Philip Babson Swasey

7 September 1779–29 July 1842 (Age 62)
Barnstead, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Philip Babson

When Philip Babson Swasey was born on 7 September 1779, in Barnstead, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Dudley Swasey, was 38 and his mother, Lydia Lougee, was 39. He married Sally Kelly on 14 November 1805, in New Hampshire, United States. He died on 29 July 1842, in his hometown, at the age of 62, and was buried in Danville, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Philip Babson Swasey
Annie Parker
Dr. Benjamin Kelly Swasey
Joseph Atwood Swasey
Christiana Mary Swasey
Ruth Maria Swasey
Sarah Swasey

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    Dr. Benjamin Kelly Swasey


    Joseph Atwood Swasey


    Christiana Mary Swasey




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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 9

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Possibly an Anglicized form of Dutch Swijse(n), variant of Wijs ‘wise’ ( see Wise ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Philip B Snasey in entry for Christiana R Purington, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Phillip B. Sweasy, "New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Philip B Swazey, "Find A Grave Index"

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