Isobell Swainston

1734–1738 (Age 4)
Barnard Castle, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Isobell

When Isobell Swainston was born in 1734, in Barnard Castle, Durham, England, her father, John Swainston, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Kirk, was 28. She died in 1738, in her hometown, at the age of 4, and was buried in Barnard Castle, Durham, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Swainston
1709–
Elizabeth Kirk
1706–1790
John Swainston
1733–1809
Ann Swainston
1737–
Isobell Swainston
1734–1738
Mary Swainston
1743–1748

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from an unidentified place. There is a place so named on the Isle of Wight (and one called Swainstone in Devon). However, in England the surname is concentrated in County Durham, suggesting that it could be a variant of the habitational name Swanston .

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

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  • Parish registers for the chapelry of Barnard-Castle, Vol. 3 Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1719-1753,

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