Owen Swift 1825

Owen Swift 1825

Place of migration:
Migrated to/Born in USA

Owen Henry SWIFT was born in Ireland ca 1825. In 1845 he married Ann Boyle in Ireland. The couple emigrated to the United States in 1847 settling in New Diggings, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. 

Several children born to Owen and Ann Swift include: Catherine Swift, Michael H. Swift, John Vincent Swift, Peter F. Swift, and James L. Swift.

The family moved to a house just west of Benton, Lafayette County, Wisconsin in 1868. There Mr. Swift farmed.

In February 1870 Mrs. Swift died of heart disease.

Owen Swift died on December 29, 1899 at his home near Benton. He was buried in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Benton, Lafayette, Wisconsin.

Sources:

Obituary, Owen Swift, The Mining Times, Benton, Wisconsin, Dec 29, 1899, p. 1

Find A Grave dot com, Owen Henry Swift, St. Patrick's Cemetery, Benton, Lafayette County, Wisconsin.

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Research by JS

Note: This is not my ancestor

 

 

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1825 (circa)  
Date of Death 29th Dec 1899  
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Ann Boyle  
Place & Date of Marriage 1845  
Names of Children Catherine Swift, Michael H. Swift, John Vincent Swift, Peter F. Swift, and James L. Swift.  
Place of Death Wisconsin  
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