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James Swallow family of Chester Nova Scotia

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Re: James Swallow family of Chester Nova Scotia

Posted: 19 Apr 2003 9:04PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 22 Sep 2006 7:23AM GMT
Surnames: Chase swallow
Hi Sandy,

"Down the Road to Yesterday: A History of Springfield, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia", by Mary F. Kendrick, 1941 notes that James Swallow came from England, married Catherine Greenlaw of New England in 17_ _. One son, James. James the father was lost in a snow storm. Catherine, the widow, remarried. James the son, married ______Webber and lived in Chester, N.S. They had ten children: David, Joseph, Richard, James, Mary E., Rebecca, Dorcas, Sophia, Hannah, Elizabeth.

There appears to be an error in Mary Kendrick's account in this book. James the father married Esther Rust (Rhosti, Rhosty) on 1 November 1784. Esther was widowed and married Simon Hatt on 18 November 1787.

James the son married Catherine Greenlaw (or Greenlow). Catherine's mother was Maria Webber.

I have quite a bit on James the son's daughter Rebecca Swallow and her husband Thomas Chase. Would like to compare notes on this couple with you.

Linda Chase
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
gswooden 4 Mar 2003 6:14PM GMT 
@@lchase@telu... 20 Apr 2003 3:04AM GMT 
gswooden 20 Apr 2003 12:50PM GMT 
sean_dauphine... 25 Jul 2012 10:26PM GMT 
Helen McNamara 25 Dec 2003 8:27PM GMT 
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