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Samuel Swift

Samuel Swift

Male 1771 - 1847  (76 years)

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  • Name Samuel Swift 
    Born 12 Jan 1771  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Nov 1847  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30463  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2015 

    Father Joseph Swift,   b. 24 Jun 1751, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1806, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Margaret McCall, #2,   b. 3 Apr 1731, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1804, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1759  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10060  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel, b. January 12, 1771. He received the degree of Bachelor of Arts from the University of the State of Pennsylvania in 1786, and studied law with his cousin Judge Jasper Yeates, but was not admitted to the bar, passing his life at his country-seat in Philadelphia County. "Educated a Federalist, he nevertheless espoused the Democratic policy, which he occasionally advocated in articles greatly esteemed at the time for their vigour, candour, research, and polish. He possessed much natural poetical talent which he cultivated and exercised, up to his decease, for the amusement and gratification of his family, though he never cared to seek a wider circle." He was a Vestryman of Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church. Oxford, Philadelphia Go. He m February 11, 1795, Mary, daughter of Colonel Joseph Shippen, Secretary to the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania, and Judge of the Court of Common Pleas for Lancaster County, by his wife Jane, daughter of John and Jane Galloway, of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, b. in Philadelphia, May 17, 1778. Mrs. Swift d. June 2, 1809. Mr. Swift d. at German town, Philadelphia Co., November 28, 1847. They are bur. in one tomb in Trinity Churchyard, Oxford. They left Issue.

      [Jasper George Yates Extract from the following work [2015 by Ronald E, Yates]:The Descendants of JORAN KYN of New Sweden; By GREGORY B. KEEN; 1913]