Col. Thomas Swann

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Col. Thomas Swann

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Swann's Point, Surrey, Virginia colony
Death: Died in Swann's Point, Surrey, Virginia colony
Place of Burial: Surry County, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

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

Occupation: Lt. Colonel in VA militia, Colonel
Managed by: Private User
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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.


"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."

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Col. Thomas Swann's Timeline

May 8, 1616
Swann's Point, Surrey, Virginia colony
October 26, 1640
Age 24
Henrico, Henrico, Virginia, United States
October 10, 1643
Age 27
New Kent, Virginia
October 30, 1644
Age 28
March 23, 1645
Age 28
October 15, 1651
Age 35
May 11, 1653
Age 37
Swanns Point, Surry County, Virginia Colony
May 28, 1654
Age 38
April 22, 1656
Age 39