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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John Swainston
Elizabeth Kirk
John Swainston
Ann Swainston
Isobell Swainston
Mary Swainston

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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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