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1673, perhaps Mehitable, d. of Edward Larkin the first of the same; and
prob. for sec w. had Priscilla, d. of the sec. William Carpenter of Rehoboth.
THOMAS, passeng. in the Mary and John, 1634, wh. took the o.
of suprem. and alleg. 24 Mar. to pass. for N. E. where in May the sh.
arr. but of this person I hear no more. WILLIAM, Roxbury 1654.

    SWEETMAN, SWETMAN or SWETNAM, THOMAS, Cambridge,
freem. 2 May 1638, by w. Isabel had Elizabeth b. 6 Jan. 1647; Rebecca, 7
Apr. 1649; Mehitable, a. 1650; Sarah, b. 2 May 1554; Thomas, 18 Jan.
1656, d. in few days unbapt.; Ruhamah, 28 Mar. 1657; the others all
bapt. says Mitchell's Reg. wh adds to them Samuel, b. 19 Apr. bapt. 22
May 1659, H. C. 1677, whose d. is unkn. to the Catal.; Bethia, 7 July
1661; and Hepzibah, b. 19, bapt. 24 June 1666; and he d. 8 Jan. 1683,
aged 73. His wid. had alms from the ch. up to 12 Dec. 1709. Elizabeth m.
7 Dec. 1671, Benjamin Wellington; Rebecca m. Michael Spencer; Sarah
m. 9 Jan. 1674, Josiah Treadway, and d. 5 MAr. 1697; and Bethia
m. James Hewes of Boston.

    SWEETSER or SWITZER, BENJAMIN, Charlestown 1658, s. of Seth of
the same, b. in Eng. then a householder, was next yr. fined L50 and imprison.
as a Bapt. Prob. he had s. Seth, and perhaps other ch. and certain.
d. 22 July 1718. SAMUEL, Malden, by w. Elizabeth had Samuel, b. 3
Apr. 1701; John, 12 Feb. 1703; Jacob, 6 Apr. 1705; and Michael, 19
May 1707. SETH, Charlestown 1637, aged a 31, came from Tring in
Hartfordsh. a 30 ms. from London, with s. Benjamin, join. the ch. Jan.
1639, as did his w. Bethia in Sept. aft. had Hannah, bapt. 12 Jan.
Elizabeth b. 27 Jan 1643, prob. bapt. as may have been other childr. when
for some yrs. the rec. is defic. was freem. 14 Mar. 1639, a moderate
Bapt. in latter days, and d. 21 or 24 May 1662, aged 56, leav. wid. Elizabeth
m. Apr. 1661, wh. had been wid. of Thomas Oakes of Cambridge, and
ch. Benjamin, Sarah, Mary, w. of Samuel Blanchard, and Hannah Fitch.
His wd. m. Samuel Hayward of Malden and outliv. him. See Frothingham,
67. SETH, Charlestown, perhaps s. of Benjamin, m. 12 Jan.
1692, at Malden, Sarah Clark of C. wid. of Thomas, d. of Joseph Lynde
of the same. Large. is. the name diffus. in this neighborhood.

    SWETLAND or SWEETLAND, WILLIAM, Salem, by w. Agnes had
Peter, b. 1 Sept. 1676; Grace, 8 Mar. 1680; John, 1 Sept. 1681; and Joseph,
5 Jan. 1684.

    SWETT, BENJAMIN, Newbury, s. of John the first, b. in Eng. 1626, m.
as said in Geneal. Reg. VI. 50, Esther, d. of Peter Weare, had Esther,
b. 7 June 1648, perhaps mean. Jan. 1649; Sarah, 7 Nov. 1650; Mary,
7 Jan. 1652, prob. d. young; Mary, again, 2 May 1654; Benjamin, 5
Aug. 1656; Joseph, 21 Jan. 1659; and Moses, 16 Sept. 1661; wh. is all
tak. from Coffin, wh. adds that he rem. to Hampton; and the fam. acco.
proceeds to give Hannah, 16 May 1664; Elizabeth 2 July 1667; John, 17
May 1670; Stephen, 13 Sept. 1672; and ano. ch. whose name is not

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