Clement Nye Swift (1846 - 1918)

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Birthplace: Acushnet, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died
Cause of death: bronchitis
Occupation: Artist
Managed by: John H. Nye
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About Clement Nye Swift

 Born 1846 --   Well known Achusnut,  Mass. artist.  He was named after his mothers brother Clement D. Nye.  Studied painting in France. Married Annie Amelia Nye ( his first cousin - daughter of his mothers brother Thomas S.H. Nye)  when he was 49 . No children. Two of his paintings are on display  in the New Bedford  library. He lived in his fathers  house in Acushnut his whole life except for the time he was in France.   In 1910 he is living at the Nye farm with his wife and his mothers sister  Hannah Mandell Nye age 92. He died of bronchitis at age 71.
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Clement Swift's Timeline

1846
October 25, 1846
Acushnet, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
1870
1870
- 1880
Age 23
Bretagne, France

He studied art in France with many expatriate artists. When the Germans occupied France he moved to Brittany and became interested in Breton lore.

1895
1895
Age 48
Acushnet, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

Annie was his cousin.

1918
March 29, 1918
Age 71
1918
Age 71
Acushnet, Bristol, MA, USA
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- present
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