Col. Thomas Swann

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Thomas Swann

Birthplace: Swann's Point, Surrey, Virginia colony
Death: Died in Swann's Point, Surrey, Virginia colony
Place of Burial: Swann's Point Cemetery, Surry County, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. William Swann; John Swann; Judith Greene Swann and Judith Swann
Husband of Judith Swann; Margaret Swann; Sarah (2nd wife) Swann; Sarah (3rd wife) Swann; Ann (4th wife) Swann and 1 other
Father of Susannah Marriot; Susannah Marriott; William Swann; Thomas Swann, Jr.; Samuel Swann, Sr. and 8 others
Brother of John Swann; Edward Swann; Matthew Swann; Alexander Swann; Matthew Swann and 3 others

Occupation: Lt. Colonel in VA militia
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About Col. Thomas Swann

During the 1640s and 1650s, Thomas Swann served several terms as a burgess in the colony’s assembly, first representing James City County and then Surry. He also served as Surry’s sheriff in 1652 and 1653. -------------------- From

"When Berkeley was succeeded by the Puritan Governor, Richard Bennett, Colonel Browne again retired from the Council. When Berkeley once more became the Royal Governor, he was reinstated and died in office about 1662. His widow, by Oct 1662, had married Colonel Thomas Swann."


  • Southside Virginia Families, Volume I, by John Bennet Boddie, 1955
  • Some Old Surry Families wife is Anne Fowler. Mrs Ann Brown married Col. Thomas Flood.


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Col. Thomas Swann's Timeline

April 16, 1612
Stepney, Middlesex, England
May 8, 1616
Swann's Point, Surrey, Virginia colony
October 26, 1640
Age 24
Henrico, Henrico, Virginia, United States
October 30, 1644
Age 28
March 23, 1645
Age 28
October 15, 1651
Age 35
May 11, 1653
Age 37
Swanns Point, Surry, Virginia, USA
May 28, 1654
Age 38
July 30, 1655
Age 39
April 22, 1656
Age 39