Ebenezer Swan (1686 - 1716)

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Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Managed by: Carol Ann Selis
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About Ebenezer Swan

Ebenezer Swan Birth 12 May 1686 in Roxbury, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Death 1716

Spouse & Children


Prudence Foster 1684 – 1765


Ebenezer Swan 1708 – 1760


Josiah, Rev Swan 1712 – 1777


Thomas Swan 1713 –


William Swan 1715 –

1686 12 May Birth Roxbury, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA 1707 23 Dec Age: 21 Marriage to Prudence Foster Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA 1 source citation 1716 Age: 30 Death

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ID: I003629 Name: Ebenezer Swan Sex: M Birth: 12 MAY 1686 Death: 1716 Note: Representative Men and Old Families of Southeastern MA: Containing Histori cal Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and Genealogical Rec ords of Many of the Old Families By J.H. Beers & Co, J.H. Beers & Co Published- by J.H. Beers, 1912 pg. 1656-1658 (Ill) Ebenezer Swan, son of Dr. Thomas, was born May 12, 1686. On Dec. 2 3, 1706, he married Prudence, daughter of Timothy Foster, of Dorchester. S he was born Dec. 3, 1684, and died July 10, 1765. Her mother was Relief (m arried first to John Douse, of Charlestown), daiighter of John Holland, a merchant of Dorchester. Mrs. Prudence Swan was admitted to church Ju ly 9, 1710. After the death of her husband at sea in 1716 she married Re v. John Prentice, of Lancaster, Mass., by whom she had three daughters : Rebecca, who married Rev. John Mellen, of Sterling (one of her sons was Ju dge Mellen, ofPortland, Maine) ; Prudence, who married Rev. Mr. Brown, of Sterling, a Harvard graduate, n ot then settled; and Relief, who married Rev. John Rogers, of Leominster, in 1750. To Ebenezer and Prudence Swan were born children as follows : Ebenezer, born Jan. 17, 1708; Josiah, born July 9, 1710, who died July 17, 1710; Josiah (2), born Mar ch 18, 1711-12; Thomas, baptized Jan. 17, 1713-14, who was lost at sea when about thirty-s even years old; and William, baptized Aug. 14, 1715.

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Father: Thomas Swan b: ABT 26 FEB 1643 Mother: Mary Lamb b: ABT 29 SEP 1644

Marriage 1 Prudence Foster b: 3 DEC 1684 Married: 23 DEC 1706 Children Has No Children Josiah Swan b: 18 MAR 1711 Has Children William Swan b: ABT 1715 in Boston, Suffolk, MA

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Capt. Ebenezer Swan's Timeline

1686
May 12, 1686
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
1707
December 23, 1707
Age 21
Lancaster, Worcester County, Province of Massachusetts
1712
March 18, 1712
Age 25
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts
1715
August 14, 1715
Age 29
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
1716
October 8, 1716
Age 30
Central Sulawesi, Indonesia