Note: I have two trees for this family, and I'm working at combining them.
1. John Swanton married Elizabeth Wright, Bantry, Ireland
2. Robert, born 1798
8 more children, names unknown
2. Robert Swanton married Elizabeth Wolfe of Ballydehob, Ireland in 181. He died in 1861.
3. John, born 1822
4. James William, born 1823
3. John Swanton married Ann Wolfe in 1862. They lived in Rathruane (Rathravane) Beg near Ballydehob. He emigrated to the US as a young man, but returned home. He married twice. He was the father of 18 children, most of whom emigrated to the United States, Canada and Australia.
12. Robert, born January 1863
13. Samuel, born August 20, 1864
14. Elizabeth, born August 4, 1866
15. Margaret born May 1, 1868
16. Margaret Ann, born May 14, 1889
17. James, born September 14, 1870
18. John, born September 2, 1873
19. George, born February 28, 1876
20. Sarah, born May 5, 1877
21. Joseph Wolfe, born May 5, 1882 in Rathruane, Ireland
22. John Hugh, born November 13, 1883
23. Charlotte, born September 11, 1886
24. Fannie, born August 10, 1887
25. Fannie, born June 18, 1888
4. James William Swanton was a clerk of mills and a farmer. He married Mary Sullivan or Swanton. He lived in Rineen, Cork. He belonged to the Church of Ireland, but he and his family joined the Methodist Church. His Irish book said that Swanton was a form of a Scottish name Swanson originating in Caithness. He died in 1877. A grandson, also named James, emigrated to Australia, and is the father of Harold T. Swanton of East Malvern, Victoria, Australia.
26. Robert, born 1850 in Cork
27. John, died in Australia (single)
28. William, died in Australia (single)
30. James, born 1868
26. Robert Swanton married Margaret Sweetnam from Mt. Gabriel in 1896.Robert died in 1920. Margaret was born in 1869 and died in Canada in 1951.
36. Maisie Victoria, born 1897
37. James W., born October 1898
38. Austin, born 1899
39. Sarah, born 1900
40. Richard, born 1902
41. Tom, born 1903
42. (Margaret) Madge, born 1905
43. Emily, born 1907
44. Robert, born 1909
45. Agnes, born 1913 in Watts Kay
15. Richard Swanton married twice. After his wife died, he went to South America. He is the grandfather of Alan Swanton of 58 Wolverton Drive, Gladstone Park, Victoria, Australia. He married a Spanish girl, Inocentia.
48. A son
49. A son
17. James Swanton lived in Rochester.
27. James H.
18. John Swanton emigrated to Australia. His daughter is Diana Broadhurst of South Yarra, Victoria, Australia.
20. Sarah married a Shannon-Thomas. She emigrated to Rochester and had a daughter Frances Grace born August 19, 1897 who married a Gamble and moved to North Canada.
21. Joseph Wolfe Swanton married Georgina Lidstone, born 1882 in Schull, Cork. He emigrated in 1905 to Rochester. He died in 1943. He worked at Kodak Park and was a Webster fruit farmer. He said thta some Swantons came to Cork from Tipperary and others from Wexford. He said his family came from Wexford.
28. George Lidstone, born 1911
29. Robert Wolfe, born 1919 in Rochester, NY
26. Roy Swanton is deceased, had a daughter Ruth Swanton Shannon.
27. James H. Swanton lives in Rochester.
28. George Lidstone Swanton died in 1947. Married.
29. Robert Wolfe Swanton married Muriel Hopkins in 1944. She died in 1962. They lived in London. Robert went overseas in World War II as an interpreter. He is a Library Researcher and stayed in London. His hobby has been to search for very early Swantons. In 1972, he married Marie Antoinette Falaise.
31. Marcia, born 1952
30. Margaret lives in Fairport, NY. She married Alfred Cardona and they have five children.
31. Marcia is now Mrs. Marcia Swanton O'Gorman and lives in Philadelphia, PA.
32. Andrew R. Swanton of Port Huron, Michigan, is the grandson of James who emigrated to Rochester (#17)
Robert (#29) is seeking information on John Swanton (#1) who married Elizabeth Wright towards the end of the 18th century. His address is:
6 Salisbury House
England HA4 9NE
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