About William Swapp
Son of William Swapp & Agnes Nancy Hill.
Husband to Elizabeth Hill. William's birth was registered in Lachine, Ile de Montreal, Lower Canada.
His parents had just immigrated from Scotland to Canada and Lachine was the port near Montreal where they landed.
It is possible he was born aboard ship on the open seas. Shortly after birth he was christened in the Presbyterian Church, Perth, Lanark, Upper Canada, and then his family settled in Lanark, Lanark, Upper Canada.