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John Swanton of Ireland. He married Elizabeth Wright.
Robert, born 1798
Eight other children, names unknown
Robert Swanton married Elizabeth Wolfe of Ballydehob, Ireland, in 1817.
4. James William, born 1823
William Swanton was a clerk of mills and a farmer. He married Mary Sullivan or
Swanton. He lived in Rineen, County Cork. He belonged to the Church of England,
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.
Robert, born 1850 in Cork
13. John, died in Australia (single)
14. William, died in Australia (single)
16. James, born 1868
Robert Swanton married Margaret Sweetnam from Mt. Gabriel in 1896.
Margaret was born in 1869 and died in Canada in 1951. Robert died in 1920.
23. James W. b. October 1898
24. Austin b. 1899
25. Sarah b. 1900
26. Richard b. 1902
27. Tom b. 1903
28. (Margaret) Madge b. 1905
29. Emily b. 1907
30. Robert b. 1909
31. Agnes b. 1913 in Watts Kay
Richard Swanton married twice. After his wife died, he went to South
America. He is the grandfather of Alan Swanton of Gladstone Park, Victoria,
Australia. He married a Spanish girl, Inocentia.
his son (31A?) was studying to be a doctor
34. A son
35. A son
James Swanton was baptized in the parish of Castlehaven, County Cork. He
emigrated to Australia. In 1906, he married Heath Pearce, who was born in
Hobart, Tasmania in 1881. Her motherís family name was Murdoch and came from
Scotland. Her fatherís name was Pearce, and he came from England. James
Swanton was a storekeeper and a farmer. He died in 1935.
39. Alan Henry b. 1909
40. Robert b. 1910
41. Harold Thomas b. 1912
Sarah Swanton married Tom Bryan.
19. May Swanton married Amos Shire in
Australia. Mayís daughter, Maude, married Willie Chote in Queensland. Maide
died in 1946.
Maudeís daughter, Betty Tramacchi, lives in Gympie, Queensland,
Bettyís daughter, Jennifer Saardoni, lives in Toowoomba, Queensland,
Maisie Victoria married Donald Stephens in 1922 in Australia. They had a
son, Robert, who died in 1934 at one year. Maisie died in 1939.
James W. Swanton lived in Chatham, Ontario.
Austin Swanton married Hope Benson. He was a Canon in the Church of
Ireland. He died in 1959 in Enniskillen.
25. Sarah died in 1916 in Dublin,
Richard Swanton was killed in action in France in October of 1918.
Thomas Swanton came to Canada with his mother and three sisters in the
early 1900ís. He lived in Merlin, Ontario, Canada.
Madge married Harold Scarlett in 1931. She lives in Chatham, Ontario,
Emily Swanton married Harvey Wilson. They have two sons, Robert and Ken
Wilson. They live in Delhi, Ontario, Canada.
Robert Swanton was born in 1909. He married Betty McKenzie in 1937. They
lived in Sarnin, Ontario, Canada.
Agnes Swanton has two sons and a daughter in Windsor, Ontario.
Anita lives in Guayaguil, Ecuador, South America.
James Pearce, a farmer, lived at Spring Hills, Alexandra, Victoria,
Alan Henry Swanton, farmer, married, and lived at Craigow, Alexandra,
Robert Swanton was a Presbyterian Minister and a professor on the staff
of the Theological Hall, Presbyterian Church of Victoria.
Harold Thomas was a civil engineer. He lived in East Malvern, Victoria,
James Swanton of Craigow, Victoria, Australia, was a farmer.
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