Nathaniel Swift, III

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Nathaniel Swift, III

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Warren, Litchfield, CT
Death: Died in Warren, Litchfield, CT
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Swift, Esquire and Sarah Swift
Husband of Elizabeth Swift
Father of William Henry Swift; Henrietta Kirkpatrick and Henry Wakeman Swift
Brother of Lucinda Swift; Abigail Comstock; Sarah Peters; Joanna Swift; Huldah Gibbs and 4 others

Occupation: ordained 11 Sep 1811; pastor Skaneateles, NY 1811-1812;
Managed by: John H. Nye
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About Nathaniel Swift, III

Wife: Elizabeth Swift (born Wakeman). Children: William Henry Swift, Henrietta Swift, Henry Wakeman Swift.

1806 Nathaniel Swift III Graduated from Williams College, Williamstown MA. He then entered Andover Theological Seminary, Andover MA.

1810 Nathaniel graduated from Andover Theological Seminary, Andover MA.

1810/1811 Nathaniel Swift and Elizabeth Wakeman were married, probably in Saratoga County, NY (exact date and place are not know at this time).

September 11, 1881 Rev. Nathaniel Swift was ordained at Skaneateles, Onodaga County, NY and was appointed pastor of the First Congregational Church there.

October 27, 1812 Rev. Nathaniel Swift resigned from his pastorate on account of illness.

1812-1818 Nathaniel and Elizabeth Apparently returned to Ballston, NY to live with Elizabeth's parents (her father owned a large and prosperous farm).

1817-1818 Either late in 1817 or early in 1818, Rev. Nathaniel Swift left Ballston, NY and returned to Warren, CT to live with his parents on their farm. Elizabeth and her children remained in Ballston.

In Warren CT, Rev. Nathaniel Swift escaped from his chains and killed his father with a blow to the head. He was found not guilty by reason of insanity, but for the rest of his life he was kept under physical restraint in the custody of his older brother Rufus Swift. Rev. Nathaniel Swift died at Warren CT on September 27, 1833.

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Nathaniel Swift, III's Timeline

1783
February 8, 1783
Warren, Litchfield, CT
1811
1811
- 1818
Age 27
First Congregation Church
1812
March 12, 1812
Age 29
Saratoga County, NY, United States
1813
November 1813
Age 30
1818
1818
Age 34
New York
1833
September 27, 1833
Age 50
Warren, Litchfield, CT
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- 1808
Phillips Academy
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- 1810
Andover, Massachusetts, United States
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- 1806
Williams College