This page provides a comprehensive view of many of the Swantons who were born, married, or died in Boston between 1841 and 1905. This information is also available in tabular form under Swanton Vital Records.
I've organized it here into family groups, and if I can trace anyone back to a family in Ireland, I've included that information. I've indexed this information alphabetically for easy browsing.
Barton Swanton and Lizzie Fickett
Catharine E. Swanton and Patrick J. Finan
Catherine A. Swanton and John J. Reilly
Charles Swanton and Margaret Flynn
Charles Virgil Swanton and Minnie Mabelle Harding
Elizabeth F. Swanton and Bryant V. Stone
Elizabeth F. Swanton and John A. Boyd
Ellen (Nell) Swanton and John Hurley
Ellen Louise Swanton and George Donnelly Sutton
Ellen Swanton and William Good
Ethel K. Swanton and Joseph H. Potts
Eugene Swanton and Anne Croston
Francis E. Swanton and Addie M. Fairbrother
Fred A. Swanton and Mary Amelia Chick
Fred Augustus Swanton and Annie Bell (West) Tuttle
Garrett Swanton and Kate Ohea (Shea/O'Shea)
George Swanton and Ellen Sweeney
George W. Swanton and Mary Callahan
J. B. Swanton and Lydia Bosworth
James Swanton and Catherine McCarthy
James Swanton and Catherine Regan
James Swanton and Ellen Ahearn
James L. Swanton and Agnes M. Pritchard
James Stevens Swanton and Mary Abbie Kingsley
Jeremiah Swanton and Mary Fehily
Job Swanton and Diana J. Swanton
Job Swanton and Mary Jane
Johanna (Anna) Swanton and Cornelius McCarty
John Albert Swanton and Edith Pearson Magill
John H. Swanton Jr. and Rose Riley
John J. Swanton and Mary McCarthy
John R. Swanton and Mildred Wildes
John R. Swanton and Louise M. Ruhl
John Swanton and Bridget Mahony
John Swanton and Jane Abbott Wright
Julia Swanton and Michael Lynch
Kate Swanton and Unknown
Katharine R. Swanton and William B. Haseltine
Mary Ellen (Helen M.) Swanton and Charles L. Bradley
Mary Loretta Swanton and Frank Thomas Coudlin
Mary Swanton and William Scanlon
Michael J. Swanton and Mary A. McCauley
Minnie Swanton and William Forrest
Patrick Frances Swanton and Margaret Mary Mogan
Samuel Swanton and Mary Harmon
Thomas Swanton and Elizabeth Ann Locke
Thomas Swanton and Ellen Sweeney
Thomas Swanton and Mary Sheehan
William J. Swanton and Elizabeth V. Gaffney
William Joseph Swanton and Jerane Anne Sartori
William Swanton and Ellen Lynch
William Swanton and Mary Collins
William H. Swanton and Catherine C. Burnham
Swanton and Lizzie Fickett
Ethel K.Swanton, housekeeper, born in 1884 in Millbridge, ME, lived at Anderson Street, Boston, MA at the time of her marriage married Joseph H. Potts, druggist, born in 1881 in Barnet, Vermont, son of William G. Potts and Euphemia Wallace, lived at 106 Myrtle Street, Boston, MA at the time of his marriage, married on July 13, 1905 in Boston, MA by Harvey W. Ewing, M. G., 69 Copeland Street, Boston, MA
Swanton and Margaret Flynn
Aghada, Ireland/Boston, MA
Charles Swanton, carpenter, born in 1852 in Aghada, Ireland, son of Michael Swanton and Mary (Kennedy?), residence in 1906: 12 Shirley Street, Boston, MA married Margaret Flynn, domestic, born 1855 in Ireland, daughter of John and Ellen Flynn, married on January 16, 1899 in Boston, MA by Thomas F. McCarthy, Catholic priest, 303 Bunker Hill Street, Boston, MA.
Second marriage for both--Charles was 43 and Margaret was 46
Margaret's relatives mentioned in her will
Nephew: John J. Flynn
Nephew: Eugene Flynn
Niece(?): Celia Flynn (executrix of will)
Nephew(?): Edmund Scott
Niece(?): Nora Scott
Nephew(?): John Carroll (executor of will)
Niece: Ellen L. Flynn
Niece: Mary J. Flynn
Margaret Flynn Swanton's will
Ellen Swanton and William Good
Ellen Swanton, born in Ireland, daughter of Thomas Swanton, married William Good, laborer born in Ireland, son of Thomas Good, on January 14, 1855 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston, MA.
Marriage witnesses were Jeremiah Murphy and Catharine Coffey. (Published at St. John Baptist's)
William was not Catholic, and signed the following statement in the parish register:
"I the undersigned about to marry Ellen Swanton, solemnly promise that I never will disturb her in the exercise of her religion and that if God grant us children they shall be brought up in the faith and practices of the Catholic Church"
William Good (his X mark)
Swanton and Anne Croston
The Glebe, Marsh, Aghadown/Peabody, MA
Eugene Swanton, farmer, of The Marsh, Aughadown (near Ballydehob), County Cork, Ireland, son of Job Swanton married Anne Croston, born 1844, Ardralla, daughter of George Croston on April 28, 1864, in Ballydehob, Ireland
According to the Swanton Family History Worldwide, they had a horse breeding farm in Skibbereen, and they had twelve children.
Jeanette Swanton, domestic, born 1880 in Ireland,
married John James Daley, painter, born 1880 in Ireland, son of Thomas Daley and Elizabeth Attridge, married on November 16, 1905 in Peabody, MA by Wellis Mortimer Partridge, priest, Peabody, MA
E. Swanton and
Addie M. Fairbrother
Francis E. Swanton was born in Dexter, Maine, and was the son of Henry G. Swanton and Elizabeth Hyde. He died on March 76, 1916 of Adams Stokes disease and cancer of the stomach. He lived in Attleboro at the time of his death. He was a tinsmith/clerk/plumber. He was buried in Hopkinton, MA.
Frank Swanton married Addie Mary Fairbrother (aka Mary Addie Fairbrother), who was born in Skowhegan (Norridgewock), ME in about 1824. Mary Addie died on January 8, 1943 of broncho pneumonia at the age of 89 years, 9 months, 15 days in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Mary Addie's parents were Ethemore Fairbrother and Lavina Blagdon, who were both born in Maine. Mary Addie Fairbrother Swanton was buried in the Hopkinton Cemetery on January 10, 1943.
Eva Ella Swanton, bookkeeper, born in Skowhegan, ME in 1880, lived in Attleborough, MA, at time of marriage married John Frank Nerney, jeweler, born in 1881 in Attleborough, MA, son of Peter Nerney and Annie Green, married on September 25, 1902 in Attleborough, MA by Rev. James Lee Mitchell, Clergyman, Attleborough, MA
Annie Louise Swanton, born December 6, 1881, Union Ave.,
Ethel May Swanton, born March 6, 1888, 2 Winship Place, Boston, MA
Harold Hunt Swanton, born February 25, 1885, Rosseter St., Boston (Dorchester?) married Harriet Frances Wellman
Archie Fairbrother Swanton, born September 6, 1885, 419 Washington St., Boston, MA
Frances Ellen Swanton, born December 2, 1892, 2 Dighton Place, Br(ighton)
A. Swanton and Mary Amelia Chick
Fred A. Swanton married Mary Amelia Chick, born in 1837 in Standish Maine, daughter of Noah B. Chick and Abby Bean,
Mary Amelia Chick Swanton born in 1837 in Standish Maine, daughter of Noah B. Chick and Abby Bean, formerly married to Fred A. Swanton (widowed?) married William Greene, blacksmith, born 1823 in Limington, ME, son of Joseph Greene and Phoebe Cobb, resided at 524 Washington Ave., Chelsea, MA when he was married on January 19, 1904 by
Charles Virgil Swanton, milk dealer, born 1884, Monson, ME , lived in Andover at time of marriage, died in 1938 in Lawrence, MA married Minnie Mabelle Harding, born 1885 in Gilbertville, MA, daughter of Patrick M. Harding and Sarah E. Sutcliffe on December 12, 1904 in Lawrence, MA by Arthur Train Belknap, Minister of the Gospel, Andover, MA, died in 1949 in Lawrence, MA
Swanton and Ellen Sweeney
Coppeen, Ireland and South Boston
George Swanton of Coppeen, County Cork, Ireland, parents unknown married Ellen Sweeney, born in 1859 in Ireland, daughter of William Sweeney, married on June 28, 1870 in Enniskeane Roman Catholic Church, died April 3, 1880 in Coppeen, Dunmanway, County Cork, farmer's wife, Kate Crowley present at death. Religion: Roman Catholic
Catharine A. Swanton, domestic, born August 10, 1871 in Coppeen, County Cork, Ireland, lived at 173 Sixth Street, Boston, MA at the time of her marriage married John J. Reilly, teamster, born 1871, Ireland, son of Cornelius Reilly and Mary Conertay, lived at 244 Fifth Street, Boston, MA at time of marriage, married on April 6, 1902 by Francis G. Russell, Priest, 9 F Street, Boston, MA
Ellen M. Swanton, born October 15, 1872 in Coppeen. Ellen immigrated to Boston, where she married John J. Feeney on February 12, 1907. This was John's second marriage. His parents were Bartholomew Feeney and Catherine Walsh. He lived at 273 C Street in Boston when he married. Ellen lived at 89 Bolton Street.
James Swanton, born January 15, 1874 (not found in Boston)
John Swanton, born March 3, 1877 (twin) (not found in Boston)
William Swanton, born March 3, 1877 (twin) not found in Boston)
Johanna Swanton, born December 15, 1878 (not found in Boston)
Hanora Swanton, born March 30, 1880, died March 30, 1880
J. B. Swanton and Lydia Bosworth
Andrew J. Swanton, born in 1815 in Bath, ME, son of J. B. Swanton of Bath, ME and Lydia Bosworth of Middlebury, MA, died retired, married, 31 Ocean Street, Peabody, on January 18, 1897 of initial regurgitation (heart).
Swanton and Ellen Ahearn
Boulteen, Cork/Boston, MA
James Swanton, born July 1862, Boulteen, County Cork, Ireland, son of Michael Swanton and Elizabeth Bradfield, day laborer, died June 21, 1901 at 185 Bowen Street Boston, MA of pleuro-pneumonia (8 days, oedema of lungs, 3 days married Ellen Ahearn, born July 1861, Kilbeheny, County Limerick, Ireland, daughter of William Ahern and Alice Corbett, died on December 14, 1930, married on August 18, 1885 in South Boston, MA at St. Vincent de Paul Church by Rev. G. J. Corcoran, marriage witnesses Patrick Carroll and Cecilia Cusker
Michael J. Swanton, helper, machine shop, piano finisher, maintenance man, Boston Sanitarium, born February 4, 1888 at 164 Silver Street, South Boston, MA married Mary A. McCauley in Boston, died February 1, 1960, Boston
William Joseph Swanton, born January January 6, 1890, at 254 Bowen Street, South Boston, MA married Elizabeth V. Gaffney in Boston
James Swanton, twin, born February 4, 1892, died April 18, 1898 of mitral insufficiency in Boston, 95 Silver Street, South Boston
Robert Swanton, twin, born February 4, 1892, died August 01, 1892 of Cholera Infantum (4 days) in Boston
Elizabeth Swanton, born November 1895, died January 13, 1900 of diptheria, 6 days, taxaemia, 3 days, in Boston
George Swanton, born October 1896, died January 11, 1900 of diphtheria, 4 days, taxaemia, 2 days, in Boston
John Robert Swanton, born July 1898 in Boston, MA, married Mildred Wildes, died November 30, 1960
Patrick Francis Swanton, born January 1900, married Margaret Mary Mogan, died in Rhode Island
Donald Charles Swanton, born October 4, 1935, residence 72 Harvest
Frederic James Swanton, born November 10, 1939, Carney Hospital, South Boston, MA
Elizabeth Swanton, born December 20, 1924, Boston, MA, 25 Ward Street.
William Joseph Swanton, born October 15, 1928, 101 Old Harbor Street, Boston, MA. Married Jerane Anne Sartori. Had a son, Michael Joseph, born March 30, 1954.
John Robert Swanton was born on February 24, 1932. The family lived at 22 Church Street
Ellen Marie Swanton, born May 12, 1927, Boston, MA, 1326 Columbia Road, South Boston.
Catherine Anne Swanton, born September 13, 1929 in Boston. The family lived at 1326 Columbia Rd.
Patricia Swanton, born June 14, 1931 in Boston. The family lived at 1326 Columbia Rd.
Agnes Rita Swanton was born on December 24, 1920 in Boston, MA. The family's residence at the time was 182 Ninth Street, South Boston.
Catherine McCarthy (first wife)/
Catherine Regan (second wife)
Coppeen, County Cork, Ireland/Plymouth, MA/Cambridge, MA
James Swanton, carpenter, farmer, was born around 1813 in County Cork, Ireland. He was the son of John Swanton. He may have been the brother of my great great grandfather, Michael Swanton. He arrived in Boston on the S. S. Catalonia on June 4, 1888 with his wife, Kate Regan Swanton, and his son, James. He died in Plymouth, MA on December 26, 1888.
James married Catherine McCarthy (also shown as Carty) on February 23, 1841 in the Roman Catholic Church in Enniskeane, County Cork, Ireland. Marriage witnesses were Jeremiah Carty and Jeremiah Murphy. Catherine McCarthy Swanton died on September 22, 1864 in Coppeen, Dunmanway, County Cork of mortification of the arm, the result of an accident, 4 days.
James married Catherine Regan on June 10, 1871 in the Roman Catholic Church in Enniskeane, County Cork. Marriage witnesses were Margaret Crowly and Mary Regan.
George Swanton, born 1843, Coppeen, Ireland
Catherine (Cate) Swanton, born March 25,1843, Coppeen, Ireland
Ellen (Nell) Swanton, born May 21, 1846, Coppeen, Ireland married John Hurley, laborer, born 1849 in Ireland, son of Richard Hurley and Mary, married on April 5, 1875 in Boston, MA by Rev. John F.Gormley, priest
Johanna (Anna) Swanton, baptised January 22, 1850, Coppeen, Ireland, baptismal sponsors Con Crowley and Ellen Collins, married Cornelius McCarty, trader, born 1851 in Ireland, son of Michael McCarty and Margaret of Roscommons, Ireland, married on February 13, 1873 in Boston, MA by Rev. John ?
John Swanton, grocer, bartender, born 1849 in Coppeen, Ireland, died July 26, 1876 in Cambridge, MA of cancer of the thigh, parents were James Swanton and Catherine (McCarthy) married Bridget Mahony, widow, on August 13, 1871 at Sacred Heart church in Cambridge, MA by Father Shinnick, Catholic priest. Marriage witnesses were Patrick J. Mahoney and Hannah Swanton.
Bridget's first husband was a Hurley. Bridget Mahony Hurley Swanton was born in 1846 in County Cork, Ireland and died in 1923 in Arlington, MA. Her parents were Patrick Mahony and Annie McCarthy. Bridget died at the age of 71 on July 20, 1923 of a cerebral hemorrhage. She also suffered from arteriosclerosis.
Bridget has immigrated to Boston in 1883. When she died, she had been living at 317 Massachusetts Ave in Arlington for 2 years. Her daughter, Ellen, lived with her. Bridget is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden, MA.
Ellen E. Swanton, born October 13, 1872, Cambridge, MA. Ellen died on November 20, 1856 at the age of 75 years, 10 months, and 6 days. She was a retired dressmaker and had lived at 5 Arlington Street, Cambridge, MA for the previous 4 years. She died of carcinoma of the left breast with metastasis, and also had Parkinson's Disease. She was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, MA on November 21, 1956.
Anna (Annie) Swanton, born on October 7, 1874 in South Boston, MA, died August 9, 1876 Cambridge, MA of diptheria.
James Stevens Swanton was born August 1, 1874 in Coppeen, Dunmanway, County Cork. He arrived in Boston on the S. S. Catalonia on June 4, 1888 with his parents. He married Mary Abbie Kingsley, governess, born in 1895, daughter of John M. Kingsley and Ella R. Raymond, on June 26, 1932 in Plymouth, MA.
Catherine Rebecca Swanton, born April 18, 1933, married a Brock
James Stephens Swanton, Jr., born May 4, 1938
Swanton and Mary Fehily
Dunmanway, Midleton, Bawnard, Cloyne, County Cork, Springfield, Longmeadow, MA
Jeremiah Swanton, boatman, born 1826, died 1886 in Bawnard, Midleton, Cloyne, County Cork, Ireland married Mary Fehily on February 14, 1860 in Dunmanway Roman Catholic Church, County Cork, Ireland, witnesses: James Bride and Bridget McCarthy
Garrett Swanton, laborer, baptised October 2, 1862, Dunmanway Roman Catholic Church, County Cork, Ireland, baptismal sponsors: Charles Bride and Ellen Fehily, lived at 93 Franklin Street, Springfield, MA at time of marriage married Kate Ohea (Shea/O'Shea), chambermaid, born in 1854 in Ireland, daughter of John Ohea and Mary Begley, lived at 93 Sharon Street, Springfield, MA at time of marriage, married on February 11, 1898 in Springfield, MA by Thomas Smyth, Clergyman, she died in Springfield in 1922
Minnie Swanton, born 1870, Ireland, domestic married William Forrest, motorman, born 1863 in Ireland, son of Edmund Forrest and Hannah Wells, in Longmeadow, MA on November 26, 1904, by Joseph G. Daly, priest, East Longmeadow (Marsh Street ?)
John Swanton, birth registered April 9, 1865, Bawnard, Midleton, County Cork, Ireland, baptised April 4, 1865, at Dunmanway Roman Catholic Church, sponsors: Timothy Ring and Mary Ann Stanley, died April 10, 1865 of convulsions
Ellen Swanton, (twin) born February 25, 1866, Bawnard, Midleton, County Cork, Ireland (not found in Boston)
Johannah Swanton, (twin) born February 25, 1866, Bawnard, Midleton, County Cork, Ireland (not found in Boston)
Anastasia (Anstica) Swanton, baptised February 9, 1869, Dunmanway Roman Catholic Church, sponsors: William Kelleher & Mary Sheehan I found the death record in Boston for an Annie Swanton, the daughter of Jeremiah Swanton and Mary Fehiley.
She died at the age of 36 on December 27, 1918 of pulmonary tuberculosis, with dementia praecox (schizophrenia) given as a contributory cause of death. She was a waitress and had lived in Worcester for 4 years. She was 36 when she died (although this doesn't coincide with her birth date..
Owen Swanton, born December 25, 1871, Bawnard, Midleton, County Cork, Ireland (not found in Boston), possibly baptised in Dunmanway Roman Catholic Church under the name of Eugene Stephen Swanton, sponsors: David Horgan and Maria McCarthy
Denis Swanton, born December 15, 1875, Bawnard, Midleton, County Cork, Ireland (not found in Boston)
Mary Agnes Swanton, born July 13, 1902, 85 Congress, W. Springfield, MA
James Henry Swanton, born February 4, 1905, 102 Sharon Street, W. Springfield, MA
Catherine Swanton, born December 1, 1908, died December 2, 1908. Cause of death premature birth. Her parents lived at 103 Sharon Street, Springfield, MA. She was buried at St. Michael's Cemetery in Springfield.
Garrett Swanton, born on March 16, 1907, died April 29, 1907 at 1 month, 13 days. He died at home at 3 Grays Avenue, Springfield, MA of marasmus (severe protein and energy deficiency). He was buried in St. Michael's Cemetery on May 1, 1907.
Marie M. Swanton, born in 1903 in Springfield, MA. She was a telephone operator for Western Union and lived at 21 Joy Street, Boston, MA. She died on February 7, 1965 of metastatic adenocarcinoma and adenocardinoma of rectum. She also had rheumatic heart disease and mitral stenosis. She is buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery in West Roxbury. The informant of her death was her daughter, Beverly Chapman, who lived at 1248 West Downey Avenue in Flint Michigan in 1965.
Marie's death certificate indicates that she was widowed, but her maiden name was Swanton, and I did not find any marriage records in Massachusetts for a Marie Swanton.
and Mary Jane
Job Swanton, glue maker, born in Ireland in 1850, son of Job and Mary Jane Swanton married Diana J. Swanton, born in Ireland in 1850, daughter of Robert and Diana Swanton, married September 3, 1873 in Peabody by Rev. Samuel R. Slack of Salem, clergyman
John Swanton, bleacher, born in Ireland in 1848, son of Job Swanton and Mary Jane, married Jane Abbott Wright, born in Ireland in 1848, died in Boston in 1914, daughter of Benjamin Wright and Mary Jane, married January 18, 1872 in Peabody, MA by Albert Gould, clergyman, Peabody
Thomas Swanton, glue manufacturer, born in Ireland on Nov. 1, 1855, married Elizabeth Ann Locke in 1883 in Peabody, MA (Vol 343, Page 345)
According to the Swanton Family History Worldwide, Thomas Swanton was born in Skibbereen, Ireland, on November 1, 1855, and died on June 30, 1938 at the age of 83. He is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Hammond, Indiana. He married Elizabeth (Lizzie) on May 24, 1883 in Grace Episcopal Church in Salem, Massachusetts.
Thomas Swanton immigrated to American in 1876, and became a naturalized citizen on September 1, 1883 in Peabody, Massachusetts. He lived at one time in Springfield, Pennsylvania, St. Paul, Minnesota, and Kansas City, Missouri. He moved to Hammond, Indiana in 1896.
In Hammond, Thomas Swanton was Police Commissioner, member of the Board of Public Works and Commissioner at large. He built the American Glue Factory and managed it for 18 years. He was a Mason and an Elk. Thomas went to Turin, Italy, in 1914 to construct a gelatin plant, and he stayed there for two years. His wife and his four youngest children, Emma, John, Bill and Sarah, went with him.
In Hammond, Indiana, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, there is a memorial stained glass window to Thomas and Elizabeth Swanton that was given by John and Winifred Swanton. It is the center front window.
William Swanton, laborer, single, born in Ireland in 1860, son of Job Swanton and Mary, died on November 23, 1883 in Peabody, MA at age 23 of cardiac phennation.
Mary Swanton, born August 19, 1885, Peabody, MA (twin)
Elizabeth A. Swanton, born August 19, 1885, Salem, MA (twin)
Catherine Swanton, born June 28, 1890, Salem, MA
Male, born on March 2, 1893 in Salem, died March 2, 1893, premature birth, buried in Peabody
Male, stillborn, born February 23, 1875, Peabody, MA
Emanuel Job Swanton, born March 27, 1876, Peabody, MA
Robert Victor Swanton, born May 27, 1878, Peabody, MA
Diana J. Swanton, born July 11, 1880, Peabody, MA
Mary Elizabeth Swanton, born November 30, 1883, Peabody, MA
William John Swanton, born August 24, 1885, Peabody, MA
J. Swanton and Mary McCarthy
South Boston, MA
John J. Swanton, carpenter, son of Michael Swanton and Elizabeth Bradfield, born Nov. 15, 1843, Boulteen, County Cork, Ireland, died August 13, 1913, Boston married on June 27, 1869 in Dunmanway Roman Catholic Church, County Cork, Ireland, witnesses Patrick Sheehy and Mary Collins
John married Mary McCarthy, daughter of Daniel (John) McCarthy and Mary of Dunmanway, County Cork, Ireland, born 1850 in Ireland, died Oct. 25, 1916 at 38 Belden Street, South Boston, MA of arteriosclerosis and grippe.
James P. Swanton, carpenter, born October 31, 1873 in Dunmanway, County Cork, died March 22, 1897 of phthisis at 38 Belden Street, South Boston, MA
Elizabeth F. Swanton, dressmaker, born July 23, 1875, 335 W. Second Street, South Boston, MA married John A. Boyd, barber, born 1851 in E. Booth Bay, ME, son of Abijah P. Boyd and Hellen I. on January 3, 1898 in Boston by Alfred Woodbury, Justice of the Peace, 857 Washington Street, Boston, MA
Elizabeth F. Swanton divorced John and married Bryant V. Stone, salesman, born 1878 in Houlton, ME, son of Varnum P. Stone and Sarah J. Porter, residence 8 Concord Sq., Boston, MA by C. E. Davis, . G., 57 Rutland Street, Boston, MA, on December 24, 1903 in Boston
Catharine E. Swanton, shoe worker, born October 4, 1877, 306 W. Second Street, South Boston, MA, lived at 1309 Washington Street, Boston, MA at time of marriage married Patrick J. (H.) Finan, clothing cutter, born 1873 in Boston, son of Patrick Finan and Mary A. Sutherland, lived at 14 Roberts Street, Brookline, MA at time of marriage, married on February 14, 1898 in Boston, MA by Francis X. Dolan, Catholic Priest, 75 Union Park Street, Boston, MA (Cathedral of the Holy Cross). Marriage witnesses were Thomas A. Sullivan and Mary A. Donovan.
Note: On the marriage record, Catharine's parents are listed as Thomas Swanton and Ellen Gleason, which is not correct. Catharine is listed as the niece of William Swanton, John Swanton's brother in his will. She was the only Catharine born in 1877 in Boston, and I have found no record anywhere of a Thomas Swanton married to an Ellen Gleason.
Mary Ellen (Helen M.) Swanton, shoe operator, born August 25, 1879, 306 W. Second Street, South Boston, MA, lived at 8 Park Hill Ave., Boston, MA at the time of her marriage married Charles L. Bradley, clerk, born 1876 in Albery Plains, PEI, son of Michael J. Bradley and Mary McDonald, lived at 9 La Fayette Pk.,Boston, MA at the time of his marriage, married on September 23, 1901 in Boston, MA, by Arthur Connolly, Clergyman, 365 Centre Street, Boston, MA
Joanna Swanton, born July 25, 1881, 306 W. Second Street, South Boston, MA
Daniel Swanton, baker, born August 3, 1883, 306 W. Second Street, South Boston, MA, died 1913 in Boston
H. Swanton Jr., and Rose Riley
John H. Swanton Jr., tailor, born in Ireland
Rose Riley, born in Fall River, MA
Charles Swanton, born March 15, 1903, 45 Boylston Street, Boston, MA
Swanton and Unknown
Male Swanton, born February 27, 1890, 24 McLean, Boston (New England Hospital?), Boston, MA
and William B. Haseltine
Bath, Maine/Gardiner, Maine, Boston, MA
Katharine R. Swanton, born in Bath, Maine, daughter of John B. Swanton married William B. Haseltine, steamboat agent, born in Gardiner, Maine, son of John Haseltine (2nd marriage), married in 1855 in Boston, MA.
Swanton and Mary Harmon
Dexter, ME, Wicasset, ME, Andover, MA
Samuel Swanton, died 1912, Andover married Mary Harmon, housewife, born 1838, Wales, ME, daughter of Elias Harmon of Scarborough, ME and Jane Clack, ME. Mary died on July 31, 1904 of liver cancer.
Fred Augustus Swanton, farmer, born 1861 in Dexter, Maine, son of Samuel Swanton and Mary Hammond, widower, lived in Andover at the time of his marriage married Annie Bell (West) Tuttle, nurse, born in 1845 in Wicasset, ME, daughter of John P. West and Rose E. Jackson, widow, lived at 28 Dana Street, Somerville, MA at time of marriage
William Leslie Swanton,laborer, single, born in 1867 in Bangor, ME, died of phthisis on March 2, 1893 in Andover, MA.
Ervin S. Swanton, laborer, single, born in 1869 in Dexter, ME, died of phthisis on May 13, 1892 in Andover, MA.
Aubrey A. Swanton, student, single, born in 1878 in Monson, ME, died of meningitis on November 21, 1889 in Andover, MA.
Swanton and Ellen Sweeney
Ellen Sweeney, born in Ireland in 1834, daughter of Timothy Sweeney, may have died in 1862 in Boston married Thomas Swanton, tailor, born in Ireland son of George Swanton married 1854, Boston, MA by J. M. Finotti at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston
Marriage witnesses were W. John McNulty and Catherine Coffy
Honora Swanton, born July 31, 1859, died September 3, 1860 of tuberculosis in Boston. Honora was baptized on August 2, 1859 in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston, by H. Lynch, Catholic priest.
"I baptize Honora born the ? ? in Federal Street of Thomas Swanton and Ellen Sweeney."
Baptismal sponsors were Richard Pecell (?) and Catherine Cronan
Swanton and Mary Sheehan
Thomas Swanton, brick maker, born November 28, 1866 in Skull, County Cork, Ireland (Rathruane Beg, County Cork), died on March 6, 1931 at 33 Winthrop Street, Malden, MA of lobar pneumonia, which he contracted on March 3.
Thomas Swanton was the son of Robert Swanton and Ellen Mahony of Rathruane Beg, County Cork, Ireland.
He was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, on March 9, 1931. He was a city laborer and 65 days, 3 months, 24 days old when he died. His father was Robert Swanton of Ireland (mother's name unknown)
married Mary Sheehan, Mary's parents were William Sheehan and Ellen Connelly. She died in Malden in 1914.
Robert John Swanton, born November 17, 1896, Malden, MA. Married Mary Elizabeth Cotter, was divorced. Died January 13, 1961, Chelsea, MA. Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, MA.
William Albert Swanton, born March 22, 1900, Malden, MA, died April 4, 1931, buried April 7, 1932 in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, MA.
Margaret Elizabeth Swanton, born February 15, 1902, 1 Hubbard St., Malden, MA, christened March 2, 1902 Immaculate Conception Church in Malden. She married Ernest Sturtevant Smith on March 27, 1924; divorced. . She died on spril 17, 1975 in Melrose, MA and is buried in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose, MA.
Mary Madelyn Swanton, born January 18, 1904, 1 Hubbard St., Malden, MA. Married John R. McCarthy. Died in Everett, MA on July 21, 1985, buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA
Thomas Leonard Swanton, born January 13, 1906, married Helen Redmond. He was a yardman of TENNECO, Inc. and died on May 30, 1968 of lymphosarcoma. He is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden, MA. When he died, he lived at 177 Hudson Street in Somerville, MA.
Anna Irene Swanton, born September 7, 1908 in Malden, MA. Married Walter Dudek in 1926. Died on November 7, 1962 in Boston, buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden, MA.
Swanton and Mary Collins
William Swanton, born in Ireland, lived on Border Street, Boston, MA in 1852 and at 185 Everett, East Boston in 1860.
married Mary Collins, born 1820 in Ireland, daughter of Dennis Collins and Julia Desmond, died a widow on January 31, 1892 in Maynard, MA of pneumonia
George W. (M.) Swanton,
born in 1850 (East Boston?), Mill operator/teamster/painter in Maynard, MA, died
in Waltham in 1930
married Mary Callihan (Callaghan/Callahan), daughter of John and Sarah Callihan (Callaghan/Callahan), born in 1852 in Stow, MA, died in Waltham in 1934, married on November 2, 1871 in Maynard, MA by T. Brosnahan, Catholic priest.
Married at St. Bridgid's church, Maynard, MA. Marriage witnesses were Michael Lynch and Julia Swanton.
Julia M. Swanton, born January 5, 1852, Border Street, East Boston, MA, baptized on January 6 at the Most Holy Redeemer Church, East Boston by Wm. Wiley, Catholic priest. Baptismal sponsors were John Brophy and Mary Donnelly
married Michael J. Lynch, mason, son of Cornelius and Honora Lynch, married on January 12, 1873 in Maynard, MA by L. Brosnahan, Catholic priest.
Married at St. Bridgid's church, Maynard, MA. Marriage witnesses were James McCormick and Mary Sullivan.
William Swanton, was born on December 19, 1837 in Ballydehob, County Cork, Ireland, according to his naturalization papers. He arrived in New York on May 1, 1851, and died in 1913 in Boston, MA. I'm not certain he belongs in this family group--his death certificate gave his parents names as John Swanton and Mary Collins.
married Ellen Lynch (Helen Lynch/Leach), born in Ireland or Vermont, died 1914 in Boston, MA, married in 1855 in New Bedford, MA.
Ellen died on July 9, 1914 of arteriosclerosis in New Bedford. Ellen's death certificate states that she was born in Ireland in about 1833 and that her parents were James Lynch and Cecilia McLaughlin. Her death was reported by her son, John D. Swanton, of 105 HIllman Street, New Bedford. She was buried in St. Mary's Hospital on July 11, 1914.
Residence: 59 Summer Street, New Bedford, MA
William Swanton died at the age of 81 on September 3, 1913 of arteriosclerosis. His son, John D. Swanton, reported his death. John lived at 564 County Street. William Swanton was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery on September 5, 1913. When he died, William Swanton lived at 105 Hillman Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts
George E. Swanton, born August 20, 1856 in New Bedford,
Edward Swanton, born August 20, 1857 in New Bedford, MA (twin)
George E. Swanton, born August 20, 1857 in New Bedford, MA (twin)
Elizabeth Swanton, born September 16, 1858 in New Bedford, MA
Mary M. Swanton, born 1859, died November 2, 1864 in New
Bedford, MA at age 4 of diptheria
William Swanton, born 1862 in New York? died 1932? (couldn't find birth record)
Joseph Swanton, born March 24, 1866 in New Bedford, MA
Fanny S. Swanton, born November 25, 1869 in New Bedford, MA, died on October 28, 1876 in New Bedford at age 7 of diptheria
John D. Swanton was born in New Bedford, MA in 1872. On April 23, 1906, he married Agatha Maxin, the daughter of George Maxin and Ellen Cunningham. They were married by P. Joseph Martin, a Catholic priest. His occupation was a shoemaker. Agatha was born in Brockton in about 1877, and lived in Fall River, Massachusetts when she and John were married. It was the first marriage for both of them.
In 1925, John worked as a foreman in a shoe factory. He died on January 23, 1925 of carelnoma rectum and chronic myocarditis. He lived at 105 Hillman Street, New Bedford, MA. Agatha Maxin Swanton died in 1961 at age 89.
Children of John D. Swanton and Cecelia Morjean (Celia Mosher)
Mary L. Swanton (Mamie) was born on April 21, 1888 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Her parents were John D. Swanton and Cecia Mosher (or Cecelia Morjean)--I found no marriage record for eitherHer mother was born in Canada. When Mary was born, John Swanton was a shoemaker and lived at 528 Achusnet Avenue in New Bedford.
On August 26, 1907, at the age of 19, she married Guy Gouch. Guy was born in Winslow, Pennsylvania, and his parents were Daniel Gouch and Lucy A. Miller. Guy was a screw machine operator when he married Mary, who was working as a waitress.They were married by H. J. Smyith, a Catholic priest.
On Mary's marriage record, the names of her parents were John D. Swanton and Cecelia Morjean. On her birth record, the names of her parents were John D. Swanton and Celia Mosher.
Children of George W. Swanton and Mary Callihan (Callaghan)
Loretta Swanton, millworker, born July 2, 1873, Maynard, MA
married Frank Thomas Coudlin, watch maker, born 1848, in Waddington, NY, son of Andrew Coudlin and Margaret Fobare, married on February 14, 1900, in Waltham, MA. by L. Brosnahan, Waltham, priest
William J. Swanton, born October 14, 1874, Maynard, MA married Alice Loretta Lawlor on February 20, 1908. Alice's parents were James J. Lawlor and Catherine Kilfoy. They were married by T. Brosnahan, Catholic priest, probably at St. Mary's Church in Waltham.
Ellen Louise Swanton, watchmaking, born 1876
married George Donnelly Sutton, son of
Joseph M. Sutton and Esther A. McDermott, of Waltham, MA on November 29, 1900.
Marriage witnesses were Charles Sutton and Margaret Swanton. Married at St.
Mary's Church, Waltham, MA. Marriage performed by T. Brosnahan, Catholic priest.
George Francis Swanton, born May 26, 1881, Concord, MA, baptised May 28, 1881 by L. J. Whelan, Catholic priest at St. Bernard's Church, Concord, MA. Baptismal sponsors were Daniel Collins and Catherine Goulding.
John Albert Swanton (aka Albert John), driver, watchmaker, born August 10, 1883, Concord, MA, baptised August 18, 1883 by Edward J. Moriarty, Catholic priest, St. Bernard's church, Concord, MA. Baptismal sponsors were Helen Sullivan and William Collins.
married Edith Pearson Magill, watchmaking, born in 1883 in Buckmansville, PA, daughter of Spencer R. Magill and Rebecca Revals, married on December 27, 1905 in Waltham, MA by Albert Hammatt, Newton, pastor; Edith died in 1947 in Waltham
Children of Albert John Swanton and Edith Pearson Magill
Female (stillborn), born December 1, 1905 in Waltham, MA,
185 Moody St., Waltham
Margaret Swanton, born October 30, 1884, Maynard, MA
Sarah Swanton, born July 15, 1886, Maynard, MA
Mary Swanton and William Scanlon
William H. Swanton and Catherine C. Burnham
Both born in Maine. In 1856, they had a daughter, Susan B. Swanton, who was born in Cherryfield, Maine. Susan died at the age of 82 years, 8 days on May 6, 1938 of carcinoma of the rectum in Massachusetts General Hospital. Susan was single and living on North Street in Medfield, MA when she died. Her death was reported by her nephew, Daniel A. Freeman, Jr.
John R. Swanton, Jr. and Louise May Ruhl
John R. Swanton was born in 1910 in Bethesda, Maryland and was a production manager. Louise May Ruhl was born in 1912 in New York, NY. They lived at 27 George Street in Newton, MA. Louise May Ruhl Swanton is the author of the Swanton Family History Worldwide
John Bernard Swanton, born April 11, 1942.
James L. Swanton and Agnes M. Pritchard
James Swanton was born in 1924. In 1946, he was a dairyman, and in 1950 he was a salesman. Agnes was born in Jamaica Plain in 1924, and in 1950 she was a housewife.
Ellen Swanton, born March 21, 1950, Harley Private Hospital, residence 995 Dorchester Street, Dorchester, MA. Delivered by P. Singer, M. D. of 534 E. Broadway, South Boston, MA.
James Leo Swanton, born February 5, 1946, Harley Private Hospital, residence 995 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, MA. Delivered by F. Perkins, M.D., 1023 Dorchester Ave.