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Lydia Swanson (Ashman)

Birthplace: Hempstead, Long Island, New York
Death: after December 28, 1703
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Ashman and Katherine Ashman
Wife of Olle (Woola) Svensson
Mother of Peter Swanson; Brigitta Gustafsson; Judith Steelman and Mary Swanson
Sister of John Ashman; Phebe Smith; Deborah Ashman and Martha Cock

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About Lydia Swanson

Pennsylvania Vital Records, Vol I, 1697-1698 Parish Records of Gloria Dei, p 12, database: “Wicacoa. . .Lydia, widow of Olave Swanson, born in Apr. 1647. Her children: John, 30 ys.; Peter, 29 ys.; Lydia, 17 ys.; Judith, 9 ys.; A colored girl.”

Early Pennsylvania Land Records, Minute Book G, pp 394-395, On-Line Genealogy Library database: “At a Session of the Comm’re at Philad’a, 23, 6 Mo, 1703. . .There having Long been Obstructions to the Settlement of the Swanson’s Land On Skuylkill, being in the whole 600 a’s, 200 thereof Now in the Possession of John Hood, 200 More in the Possession of Jno. Callow and the upper 200 is to be Confirmed to Ann Swanson, widow of Andrew Swanson, and Chr’r Swanson, Eldest Son of the said Andrew. John Callow Purchased of James Thomas, of Philad’a, Merchant, 100 acres, who Purchased of Woolla Swanson, to whom 200 a’s, Pat of the said 600, fell, and the said James sold to said Callow. Lydia Swanson, relict and Adm’x and Jno. Swanson and Peter Swanson, Eldest and second Son of the said Woolla Sw., . . .”

Early Pennsylvania Land Records, Minute Book G, p 459, On-Line Genealogy Library database: “Thomas Duckett dying. Nath’l Lam., by Right of Survivors’ p, conv’d the said Lott to s’d J. Shippen by Ind’ie made 26 March, 1705. The Prop’ry, by his warrant dat 6, 8 mo., 1701, Granted to Katherine, Relict of Swan Swanson, Anne, Relict of Andr. Swanson, and Lydia, Relict of Woola Swanson, each of them a lot in Philad’a in considerer’s That their S’d Husbands were antient Inhabitants, &c. The said Katherine, Ann and Lydia, by 3 sev’l Ind’res, all dat. 28, 12 mo. 1703.”* Reference: RootsWeb's WorldConnect - SmartCopy: Oct 21 2016, 19:35:39 UTC

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Lydia Swanson's Timeline

April 1647
Hempstead, Long Island, New York
Age 20
Age 30
Age 32
Age 36
Wicaco, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
December 28, 1703
Age 56
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States