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  • ID: I00356
  • Name: Thomas Swann , Colonel 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1616 in England
  • Death: 16 SEP 1680 in Swans Pt., Surrey, VA



    Father: William Swann b: 10 JUL 1585 in Gravesand, Kent, England
    Mother: Judith Austin b: 5 FEB 1589 in Kent, England

    Marriage 1 Mary Mansfield
      Children
      1. Has Children Susanna Swann b: 1650 in England

      Sources:
      1. Title: Ancestry.com
        Text: Name: Swann, Thomas
        Father: Swann , William
        Mother: Greene , Judith
        Birth Date: May 1616
        City: Jamestown
        State: VA
        Country: USA
      2. Title: Ancestry.com
        Text: http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=cuzz-alfred&id=I13286
        SOURCE: Rootsweb WC -- Updates to the Stanley Family Tree -- Entries: 43096
        Updated: 25 Aug 2001 Contact: Deborah Stanley < Deborah.Stanley @ gecapital . com >
      3. Title: Ancestry.com
        Text: Melissa Thompson Alexander
        SWANN'S POINT
        A man by the name of Francis Chapman owned land here at a very early date. In 1628 it was in the "Tenure and occupation of William Perry, Gent.," father-in-law of Chapman. Perry was a member of the Governor's Council.
        In 1632 it was known as "Perry's Poynt," and together with "Smythes Mount" was represented in the House of Burgesses by Mr. John Smyth.
        William Swann patented 1,200 acres here, Nov. 5, 1635, "bounded West from Smiths Mount to the half way neck."
        This land was due him "for bringing four and twenty persons into the Colony." His son, Col. Thomas Swann, later received a grant for the same land, the original patent having lapsed.
        Thomas Gray also patented 550 acres of land here 1635 "running along by Rolfe's Creek south into the woods upon the Cross Creeke."
        Col. Thomas Swann was a burgess, also a member of the Council of Sir William Berkley (1626).
        The Colonel was married five times. He died Sept. 16, 1680, and is buried at Swann's Point, in a field near the river, where his tombstone,

        "A History of Chapman and Alexander Families" by Sigismunda Mary Frances Chapman, Virgiia Book Company, 1939, Berryville, VA
      4. Title: Notes from Shannon
        Text: There is a need to do the research carefully myself, as what is available online does not make any sense at all. People do not get married at the age of 2! Someone made a mistake, that appears to have been picked up by other researchers and multiplied.

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