John Swain and Mary Swett

    John Swain (3rd) was the son of John Swain, Jr. and Experience Folger. John married Mary Swett in 6th 1 mo 1711/2 in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Mary was born 2 February 1689 in Nantucket, Massachusetts to Moses Swett and Mary Hussey. John died 28th 2 mo 1744 in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Mary married second Samuel Gardner (who had previously married Patience Swain, the daughter of John’s grandparents John Swain and Mary Weare— see entry following on John Swett and Mary Weare) 31st 8 month (October) 1748 in Sherborn, Nantucket, Massachusetts. Mary died 15th or 16th 2 mo 1751 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.

John and Mary's children are:

1. Francis Swain, born 1 Oct 1716 in Nantucket, Massachusetts, married Mary Paddack 31st 11 mo 1736/7 in Nantucket, Massachusetts, died 19th 8 mo 1783 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
2. Elijah Swain, married Susanna Cathcart 23 Jul 1735 in Nantucket, Massachusetts, died 26th 7 mo 1789 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
3. Tristram Swain, married 1) Phebe Coffin 8th 9 mo 1743 in Nantucket, Massachusetts and 2) Anna Worth 16th 10 mo (Oct) 1755 in Sherborn, Nantucket, Massachusetts, died 21st 4 mo or 22nd 5 mo 1796 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
4. Seth Swain, married Abigail Coffin 6th 8 mo (Nov) 1750 in Sherborn, Nantucket, Massachusetts, died 6 mo 1757 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
5. Anna Swain, married Jethro Folger 1st 12 mo (Dec) 1768 in Sherborn, Nantucket, Massachusetts, died 14th 2 mo 1801 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
6. Priscilla Swain, married Hezekiah Gardner 12th 11 mo 1743 in Nantucket, Massachusetts, died 11th 8 mo 1795 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
7. Ruth Swain, married William Russell 9 Mar 1737/8 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
8. Christian Swain (female), born in 8 mo 1712, married 1) Peter Folger 23 Apr 1731 in Nantucket, Massachusetts and 2) Peter Jenkins 28th 2 mo (Feb) 1770 in Sherborn, Nantucket, Massachusetts, died 25th 5 mo 1790 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
9. Eunice Swain, born 30th 6 mo 1731, married William Coleman 26th 2 mo 1756 in Sherborn, Nantucket, Massachusetts, died 18th 4 mo 1816 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
10. Jemima Swain, born 26th 6 mo 1733, married 1) James Coffin 6 Feb 1752 in Nantucket, Massachusetts and 2) Jonathan Pinkham 13 Oct 1759 in Nantucket, Massachusetts, died 9th 12 mo 1822 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
 
 

Sources:
1. Stackpole, Everett S., Swett Genealogy:  Descendants of John Swett of Newbury, Massachusetts, Lewiston, ME:  The Journal Printshop, @ 1914.
2. Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1990 (originally published Boston, 1860-1862).
3. Database of the Eliza Starbuck Barney Genealogical Record, Nantucket Historical Association (created from records collected by Eliza Starbuck Barney (1802-1889)).
4. Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Vol. I—Births (A-F), Boston:  New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1925.
6. Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Vol. III—Marriages (A-G), Boston:  New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1927.
7. Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Vol. IV—Marriages (H-Z), Boston:  New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1927.
8. Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Vol. V—Deaths, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1928.


Nantucket Births
SWAIN

Page 527
Anna, second wife of Jethro Folger (son of Jethro and Mary), daughter of John and Mary (Swett), —, P. R. 38.[1]

Page 531
Christian, wife of Peter Folger [q. v.[2]], wife of Peter Jenkins (son of Matthew), son of John and Mary (Swett), —, 8 mo. 1712, P. R. 38.

Page 535
Elijah, husband of Susanna (daughter of Gershom Cathcart Sr. and Phebe), son of John and Mary (Swett), —, P. R. 38.

Page 539
Eunice, wife of William Coleman (son of Elihu and Jemima), daughter of John and Mary (Swett), 30th 6 mo. 1731, P. R. 38.

Page 540
Francis, husband of Mary (daughter of Nathaniel Paddack and Ann), son of John and Mary (Swett), —, P. R. 38. [Oct. 1, 1716, P. R. 67.[3]]

Page 547
Jemima, wife of James Coffin (son of Jonathan and Hepsabeth), second wife of Jonathan Pinkham (son of John and Abigail), daughter of John 3d and Mary (Swett), 26th 6 mo. 1733, P. R. 38.

Page 548
John, husband of Mary (daughter of Moses Swett and Mary), son of John Jr. and Experience (Folger), —, P. R. 38.

Page 564
Priscilla, wife of Hezekiah Gardner (son of Jethro and Kezia), daughter of John and Mary (Swett), —, P. R. 38.

Page 566
Ruth, first wife of William Russell (son of Daniel and Deborah), “No children,” daughter of John and Mary (Swett), —, P. R. 38.

Page 569
Seth, first husband of Abigail (daughter of Richard Coffin and Ruth), son of John and Mary Swett, —, P. R. 38.

Page 574
Tristram, husband of Phebe (daughter of Richard Coffin and Ruth), husband of Anna (widow of Abraham Macy, daughter of Joseph Worth), daughter of John and Mary Swett, —, P. R. 38.

SWETT

Page 578
Mary, wife of John Swain (son of John and Experience), daughter of Moses and Mary (Hussey), —, 1689, P. R. 38.

Source:  Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Vol. II—Births (G-Z), Boston:  New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1926.


Nantucket Marriages
COFFIN

Page 277
Jemima and Jonathan Pinkham, intention October 13, 1759. [Jemima (second wife), widow of James, daughter of John Swain and Mary (Swett), and Jonathan Pinkham, son of John and Abigail (Bunker), married —, P. R. 38.]

COLEMAN

Page 353
William, son of Elihu and Jemima of Sherborn in Nantucket, and Eunice Swain, daughter of John and Mary dec’d of Sherborn in Nantucket, 26th, 2 mo. 1756, in Sherborn in Nantucket, C. R. 4.[4] [William, son of Elihu and Jemima (Barnard), and Eunice Swain, daughter of John and Mary (Swett), P. R. 38.]

FOLGER

Page 454
Jethro, son of Jethro and Mary dec’d of Sherborn in Nantucket, and Anna Swain, daughter of John and Mary dec’d of Sherborn in Nantucket, 1st, 12 mo., “called December,” 1768, in Sherborn in Nantucket, C. R. 4. [Jethro, son of Jethro and Mary (Starbuck), and Anna Swain, daughter of John 3d and Mary (Swett), P. R. 38.]

GARDNER

Page 506
Hezekiah, son of Jethro dec’d and Kezia of Sherborn in Nantucket, and Priscilla Swain, daughter of John and Mary of Sherborn in Nantucket, 12th, 11 mo. 1743, in Nantucket, C. R. 4. [Hezekiah, son of Jethro and Kezia (Folger), and Priscilla Swain, daughter of John 3d and Mary (Swett), P. R. 38.]

Page 530
Samuel, son of James dec’d of Sherborn in Nantucket, and Mary Swain, daughter of Moses Sweat dec’d of Hampton, 31st, 8 mo., “called October,” 1748, in Sherborn in Nantucket, C. R. 4. [Samuel, son of James and Mary (Starbuck) (first wife), and Mary Swain (third wife), widow of John, daughter of Moses and Mary, —, 7 mo., P. R. 38.]

Source:  Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Vol. III—Marriages (A-G), Boston:  New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1927.


Nantucket Marriages
JENKINS

Page 94
Peter, son of Mathew and Mary dec’d of Sherborn in Nantucket, and Christian Folger, daughter of John Swain and Mary dec’d of Sherborn in Nantucket, 28th, 2 mo., “called February,” 1770, in Sherborn in Nantucket, C. R. 4. [Peter, son of Matthew and Mary (Gardner), and Christian Folger, widow of Peter, daughter of John Swain and Mary (Swett), —, 1 mo., P. R. 38.]

SWAIN

Page 421
Christian and Peter Folger, April 23, 1731. [Christian, daughter of John and Mary (Swett), and Peter Folger 3d, son of Nathan and Sarah (Church), P. R. 38. both of Nantucket, P. R. 68.[5]]

Page 424
Elijah and Susanna Cathcart, July 23, 1735.[6] [Elijah, son of John and Mary (Swett), and Susanna Cathcart, daughter of Gershom and Phebe, P. R. 38.]

Page 427
Francis, son of John Swain and Mary of Sherborn in Nantucket, and Mary Paddack, daughter of Nathaniel and Ann of Sherborn in Nantucket, 31st, 11 mo. 1736-7, in Nantucket, C. R. 4. [Francis, son of John and Mary (Swett), P. R. 38.]

Page 432
Jemima and James Coffin, February 6, 1752.[7] [Jemima, daughter of John 3d and Mary (Swett), and James Coffin, son of Jonathan and Hepsibeth (Harker), P. R. 38.]…
…John (Swaine) and Mary Swett, 6th, 1 mo. 1711-12. [Swain, son of John Jr. and Experience (Folger), and Mary Swett, daughter of Moses and Mary (Hussey), —, 1711, P. R. 38.]

Page 446
Ruth and William Russell, March 9, 1737-8.[8] [Ruth (first wife), daughter of John and Mary (Swett), and William Russell, son of Daniel and Deborah (Macy), P. R. 38.]

Page 448
Seth, son of John dec’d and Mary of Sherborn in Nantucket, and Abigail Coffin, daughter of Richard and Ruth of Sherborn in Nantucket, 6th, 8 mo., “called November,” 1750, in Sherborn in Nantucket, C. R. 4. [Seth, son of John and Mary (Swett), and Abigail Coffin, daughter of Richard and Ruth (Bunker), P. R. 38.]

Page 452
Tristram, son of John and Mary of Sherborn in Nantucket, and Phebe Coffin, daughter of Richard and Ruth of Sherborn in Nantucket, 8th, 9 mo. 1743, in Nantucket, C. R. 4. [Tristram, son of John and Mary (Swett), and Phebe Coffin (first wife), daughter of Richard and Ruth (Bunker), P. R. 38.]
Tristram, son of John and Mary dec’d of Sherborn in Nantucket, and Anna Macy, daughter of Joseph Worth and Lydia of Sherborn in Nantucket, 16th, 10 mo., “called October,” 1755, in Sherborn in Nantucket, C. R. 4. [Tristram, son of John and Mary (Swett), and Anna Macy (second wife), widow of Abraham, daughter of Joseph Worth and Lydia (Gorham), P. R. 38.]

Source:  Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Vol. IV—Marriages (H-Z), Boston:  New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1927.


Nantucket Deaths
COLEMAN

Page 204
Eunice, wife of William, 18th, 4 mo. 1816, C. R. 4. [wife of William (son of Elihu and Jemima), daughter of John Swain and Mary (Swett), P. R. 38. widow of W[illia]m, age 84 years 10 month, P. R. 63.[9]]

FOLGER

Page 257
Anna, second wife of Jethro, 14th, 2 mo. 1801, C. R. 4. [second wife of Jethro (son of Jethro and Mary), daughter of John Swain 3d and Mary (Swett), P. R. 38. widow of Jethro, P. R. 63.]

GARDNER

Page 310
Mary, third wife of Samuel (son of James and Mary), widow of John Swain (son of John), daughter of Moses Swett and Mary (Hussey), 16th, 2 mo. 1751, P. R. 38. [15th, 2 mo., P. R. 63.]

Page 315
Priscilla, wife of Hezekiah, 11th, 8 mo. 1795, C. R. 4. [wife of Hezekiah (son of Jethro and Kezia), daughter of John Swain 3d and Mary (Swett), P. R. 38.

JENKINS

Page 380
Christian, wife of Peter, widow of Peter Folger, daughter of John Swain and Mary (Swett), 25th, 5 mo. 1790, P. R. 38. [22d, 5 mo., P. R. 63.]

PINKHAM

Page 484
Jemima, second wife of Jonathan (son of John and Abigail), widow of James Coffin (son of Jonathan and Hepsabeth), daughter of John Swain and Mary (Swett), 9th, 12 mo. 1822, P. R. 38.

SWAIN

Page 562
Elijah, husband of Susanna (daughter of Gershom Cathcart Sr. and Phebe), son of John and Mary (Swett), 26th, 7 mo. 1789, P. R. 38.

Page 564
Francis, husband of Mary (daughter of Nathaniel Paddack and Ann), son of John and Mary (Swett), 19th, 8 mo. 1783, P. R. 38.

Page 568
John, husband of Mary (daughter of Moses Swett and Mary), son of John Jr. and Experience (Folger), 28th, 2 mo. 1744, P. R. 38.

Page 578
Seth, husband of Abigail, —, 6 mo. 1757, C. R. 4.

Page 581
Tristram, husband of Phebe (Coffin), husband of Anna (Worth) Macy, son of John and Mary (Swett), 21st, 4 mo. 1796, P. R. 38. [22d, 5 mo., P. R. 63.]

Source: Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Vol. V—Deaths, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1928.


1770 Census
Barrington, Nova Scotia

Head
Men
Boys
Women
Girls
Total
Protestant
American
Elijah Swain
1
3
1
-
5
5
5


Records from the Eliza Starbuck Barney Genealogical Record

John Swain (M)
d. 28 Feb 1744, #11934
John Swain was the son of John Swain Jun. and Experience Folger. John Swain married Mary Swett Jun., daughter of Moses Swett and Mary Hussey, in 1711. John Swain died on 28 February 1744.
Children of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.:
Francis Swain   ( - 19 Aug 1783)
Elijah Swain   ( - 26 Jul 1789)
Tristram Swain   ( - 21 Apr 1796)
Seth Swain
Anna Swain   ( - 14 Feb 1801)
Priscilla Swain   ( - 11 Aug 1795)
Ruth Swain
Christian Swain   (1712 - 25 May 1790)
Eunice Swain   (30 Jun 1731 - 18 Apr 1816)
Jemima Swain   (26 Jun 1733 - 09 Dec 1822)

Mary Swett Jun. (F)
b. 1682, d. 16 Feb 1751, #11935
Mary Swett Jun. was born in 1682. She was the daughter of Moses Swett and Mary Hussey. Mary Swett Jun. married John Swain, son of John Swain Jun. and Experience Folger, in 1711. Mary Swett Jun. married Samuel Gardner, son of James Gardner and Mary Starbuck, after 1744; Wid. of John Swain 3rd. No chn. Mary Swett Jun. died on 16 February 1751. Her married name was Gardner. Her married name was Swain.
Samuel Gardner (M)
d. 28 Oct 1757, #4680
Samuel Gardner was the son of James Gardner and Mary Starbuck. Samuel Gardner married Hepsabeth Coffin, daughter of Stephen Coffin and Mary Bunker, before 1710; His 1st wife. Samuel Gardner married Patience Swain, daughter of John Swain and Mary Wyer, in 1710; His 2nd wife. Samuel Gardner married Mary Swett Jun., daughter of Moses Swett and Mary Hussey, after 1744; Wid. of John Swain 3rd. No chn. Samuel Gardner died on 28 October 1757.

Francis Swain (M)
d. 19 Aug 1783, #93
Francis Swain was the son of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.. Francis Swain married Mary Paddack, daughter of Nathaniel Paddack and Ann Bunker. Francis Swain died on 19 August 1783.
Mary Paddack (F)
b. 1718, d. 26 Apr 1775, #94
Mary Paddack married Francis Swain, son of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.. Mary Paddack was born in 1718. She was the daughter of Nathaniel Paddack and Ann Bunker. Mary Paddack died on 26 April 1775.
Her married name was Swain.

Elijah Swain (M)
d. 26 Jul 1789, #2086
Elijah Swain was the son of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.. Elijah Swain married Susanna Cathcart, daughter of Gershom Cathcart and Phebe Coleman, in 1735. Elijah Swain died on 26 July 1789.
Susanna Cathcart (F)
d. 28 Aug 1790, #2087
Susanna Cathcart was the daughter of Gershom Cathcart and Phebe Coleman. Susanna Cathcart married Elijah Swain, son of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun., in 1735. Susanna Cathcart died on 28 August 1790.
She was also known as Eunice Cathcart. Her married name was Swain.

Tristram Swain (M)
d. 21 Apr 1796, #3036
Tristram Swain was the son of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.. Tristram Swain married Phebe Coffin, daughter of Richard Coffin and Ruth Bunker, in 1743; (m. in 6-1743). Tristram Swain married Anna Worth, daughter of Joseph Worth and Lydia Gorham, after 1754. Tristram Swain died on 21 April 1796.
Phebe Coffin (F)
b. 1723, d. 09 Apr 1754, #3037
Phebe Coffin was born in 1723. She was the daughter of Richard Coffin and Ruth Bunker. Phebe Coffin married Tristram Swain, son of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun., in 1743; (m. in 6-1743). Phebe Coffin died on 9 April 1754.
Her married name was Swain.
Anna Worth (F)
b. 23 May 1721, d. 31 Oct 1795, #571
Anna Worth was born on 23 May 1721; Twin of Abigail. She was the daughter of Joseph Worth and Lydia Gorham. Anna Worth married Abram Macy, son of Richard Macy and Deborah Pinkham, in 1738. Anna Worth married Tristram Swain, son of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun., after 1754. Anna Worth died on 31 October 1795 at age 74.
Her married name was Swain. Her married name was Macy.

Seth Swain (M)
#12247
Seth Swain was the son of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.. Seth Swain married Abigail Coffin, daughter of Richard Coffin and Ruth Bunker; Her 1st hus.
 Abigail Coffin (F)
d. 25 Oct 1795, #12248
Abigail Coffin was the daughter of Richard Coffin and Ruth Bunker. Abigail Coffin married Seth Swain, son of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.; Her 1st hus. Abigail Coffin married Nathaniel Worth, son of Joseph Worth and Lydia Gorham, in 1759; Her 2nd hus., wid. of Seth Swain. Abigail Coffin died on 25 October 1795.
Her married name was Worth. Her married name was Swain.

Anna Swain (F)
d. 14 Feb 1801, #21308
Anna Swain was the daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.. Anna Swain married Jethro Folger, son of Jethro Folger and Mary Starbuck, after 1 July 1767. Anna Swain died on 14 February 1801.
Her married name was Folger.
Jethro Folger (M)
b. 1731, d. 23 May 1796, #1944
Jethro Folger was born in 1731. He was the son of Jethro Folger and Mary Starbuck. Jethro Folger married Mary Barnard, daughter of Thomas Barnard and Sarah Hoag, circa 1753. Jethro Folger married Anna Swain, daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun., after 1 July 1767. Jethro Folger died on 23 May 1796.

Priscilla Swain (F)
d. 11 Aug 1795, #22706
Priscilla Swain was the daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.. Priscilla Swain married Hezekiah Gardner, son of Jethro Gardner and Kezia Folger. Priscilla Swain died on 11 August 1795.
Her married name was Gardner.
Hezekiah Gardner (M)
b. 1720, d. 22 Feb 1788, #22705
Hezekiah Gardner married Priscilla Swain, daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.. Hezekiah Gardner was born in 1720. He was the son of Jethro Gardner and Kezia Folger. Hezekiah Gardner died on 22 February 1788.

Ruth Swain (F)
#14594
Ruth Swain was the daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.. Ruth Swain married William Russell, son of Daniel Russell and Deborah Macy, in 1737 or 1738; No children.
Her married name was Russell.
William Russell (M)
d. 19 Jul 1782, #2221
William Russell was the son of Daniel Russell and Deborah Macy. William Russell married Ruth Swain, daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun., in 1737 or 1738; No children. William Russell married Mary Coleman, daughter of John Coleman Jun. and Priscilla Starbuck, in 1741. William Russell married Elisabeth Gorham, daughter of Stephen Gorham and Elisabeth Gardner, after 1767; His 3rd wife. Her 2nd husband. William Russell died on 19 July 1782.

Christian Swain (F)
b. 1712, d. 25 May 1790, #8954
Christian Swain was born in 1712; (b. 8-1712). She was the daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.. Christian Swain married Peter Folger, son of Nathan Folger and Sarah Church, in 1731. Christian Swain married Peter Jenkins, son of Matthew Jenkins and Mary Gardner, after 1762; His 2nd wife. No chn. Wid. of Peter Folger. Christian Swain died on 25 May 1790.
Her married name was Jenkins. Her married name was Folger.
Peter Folger (M)
b. 24 Apr 1708, d. 15 Dec 1762, #8953
Peter Folger was born on 24 April 1708. He was the son of Nathan Folger and Sarah Church. Peter Folger married Christian Swain, daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun., in 1731. Peter Folger died on 15 December 1762 at age 54.
Peter Jenkins (M)
b. 1710, d. 28 May 1790, #2309
Peter Jenkins married Abigail Gardner, daughter of Ebenezer Gardner and Eunice Coffin; His 1st wife. Peter Jenkins was born in 1710; "b. 30-2-1710." He was the son of Matthew Jenkins and Mary Gardner. Peter Jenkins married Christian Swain, daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun., after 1762; His 2nd wife. No chn. Wid. of Peter Folger. Peter Jenkins died on 28 May 1790.

Eunice Swain (F)
b. 30 Jun 1731, d. 18 Apr 1816, #17315
Eunice Swain was born on 30 June 1731. She was the daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.. Eunice Swain married William Coleman, son of Elihu Coleman and Jemima Barnard, in 1756; 4-1756. Eunice Swain died on 18 April 1816 at age 84.
Her married name was Coleman.
Children of Eunice Swain and William Coleman:
Mary Coleman   (26 Nov 1756 - 21 Jan 1847)
Jemima Coleman   (21 Oct 1759)
Elihu Coleman   (26 Sep 1761 - 1832)
Ruth Coleman   (22 Sep 1765 - 05 Nov 1831)
Anna Coleman   (03 Jun 1773 - 24 Feb 1859)
William Coleman (M)
b. 1723, d. 1801, #17314
William Coleman was born in 1723. He was the son of Elihu Coleman and Jemima Barnard. William Coleman married Eunice Swain, daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun., in 1756; 4-1756. William Coleman died in 1801; 2-1801.

Jemima Swain (F)
b. 26 Jun 1733, d. 09 Dec 1822, #11933
Jemima Swain was born on 26 June 1733. She was the daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun.. Jemima Swain married James Coffin, son of Jonathan Coffin and Hepsabeth Harker, in 1752; (m. in 2-1752). Jemima Swain married Jonathan Pinkham, son of John Pinkham and Abigail Bunker, after 1758; His 2nd wife, wid. of James Coffin. Jemima Swain died on 9 December 1822 at age 89.
Her married name was Pinkham. Her married name was Coffin.
James Coffin (M)
d. 1757, #11929
James Coffin was the son of Jonathan Coffin and Hepsabeth Harker. James Coffin married Jemima Swain, daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun., in 1752; (m. in 2-1752). James Coffin died in 1757.
Jonathan Pinkham (M)
#474
Jonathan Pinkham was the son of John Pinkham and Abigail Bunker. Jonathan Pinkham married Deborah Gardner, daughter of Bethuel Gardner and Catharine Coffin, before 1758; His 1st wife, no chn. Jonathan Pinkham married Jemima Swain, daughter of John Swain and Mary Swett Jun., after 1758; His 2nd wife, wid. of James Coffin.

Source:  Database of the Eliza Starbuck Barney Genealogical Record, Nantucket Historical Association (created from records collected by Eliza Starbuck Barney (1802-1889)).[10]


Footnotes

[1] Note in Vital Records:  “P. R. 38—private record, from the William C. Folger genealogical records in possession of the Nantucket Historical Association (This compilation has been used because of the valuable clues it affords, but its statements should be received with caution, as it is not free from errors. It should also be understood that in many instances the events recorded did not take place in Nantucket, and in a few cases attention has been called to the question of residence.)”
[2] Meaning “whom see”.
[3] Note in Vital Records:  “P. R. 67—private record from the Francis Swain family Bible in the possession (1922) of Mrs. Annie M. (Macy) Chase of New Bedford.”
[4] Note in Vital Records:  “C. R. 4—church record, Society of Friends.”
[5] Note in Vital Records:  “P. R. 68—private record, from a copy of a record of marriages kept by George and Caleb Bunker of Nantucket, justices of the peace, printed in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume 51.”
[6] Note in Vital Records:  “Intention not recorded.”
[7] Note in Vital Records:  “Intention not recorded.”
[8] Note in Vital Records:  “Intention not recorded.”
[9] Note in Vital Records:  “P. R. 63—private record, from a copy of a manuscript kept by Hon. Isaac Coffin, Judge of Probate, in the possession of the Nantucket Atheneum.”
[10] From the Nantucket Historical Association: “NHA staff consider the Barney Record to be its most reliable and comprehensive—although not infallible—genealogical resource.”


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