Note: There is a graveyard inscription in Ballinacurra as follows:
Erected by Michael Swanton of Rathcourcey in loving memory of his lamented son Garrett Swanton who dept. this life Sept 4th 1835 Aged 22 years Requiescat in Pace. Amen.
Therefore, Garrett would have been born in 1813.
1. Michael Swanton
(carpenter) and ?
Joseph Swanton* was born about 1843.
3. Nancy Swanton** was born about 1848.
2. Joseph Swanton was born about 1843. He was Catholic, a seaman and lived in Rathcoursey, parish of Aghada, Midleton. His father was Michael Swanton, a carpenter.
June 24, 1866, Joseph married Margaret Olden in the Roman Catholic Chapel of
Aghada, Union of Midleton, Cork.
Margaret was the daughter of Michael Olden, a fisherman. She lived in Rathcoursey
in the parish of Aghada, Midleton. The witnesses to their marriage were
Matthew Lyons and Mary Swanton.
They had the following child:
3. Fanny Swanton, born
June 24, 1870
Margaret may have been widowed and remarried John Swanton, son of Garrett
Swanton of Rathcoursey.
4. John Swanton, born
January 28, 1876
3. Nancy Swanton was born about 1848. She was Catholic and the daughter of Michael Swanton, a labourer. In 1868 she was a servant living at Daugan Bay, Bandon.
February 16, 1868, at the age of 20, she married William Flynn, a labourer,
in the Roman Catholic Chapel of Bandon.
William was the son of William Flynn, a farmer, and he lived in Clancool,
Bandon. The witnesses to their marriage were Laurence Flynn and Mary Flynn.
Nancy and William may have emigrated to Australia where they had the following
5. James Swanton, born 1889, Australia
6. John Swanton, born 1892, Australia
Swanton was born on June 24, 1870 to Joseph Swanton, seaman,
and Margaret Olden Swanton of Rathcoursey,
Swanton was born on January 28, 1876 to Garrett Swanton, seaman, and Margaret Olden Swanton of Rathcoursey,
Midleton Cork. Mary Daly was the informant of the birth and was present at
James Swanton was born in 1889 in Australia. In 1901, he lived in
Rathcoursey East, Midleton, County Cork, with his
aunt and uncle, Patrick and Mary Flynn (Source: 1901 Ireland Census).
John Swanton was born in 1892 in Australia. In 1901, he lived in
Rathcoursey East, Midleton, County Cork, with his aunt
and uncle, Patrick and Mary Flynn (Source: 1901 Ireland Census).
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