Sophia Swetman1

F, #43540, b. circa 1784
  • Birth*: circa 1784; England; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Joseph Swetman1

M, #43541, b. August 1782, d. after 1863
  • Birth*: August 1782; Street, Somerset, England; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005. Date Aug 1782 & location Street, Somerset, England per family tree of jbernice60 on ancestry.ca, Sep 15 2017.1,2
  • Marriage*: circa 1809; England; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.; Principal=Sarah White1
  • Death*: after 1863; False Duck Island, Prince Edward Co., Canada West; Retired as lightkeeper at False Ducks Island Lighthouse in 1863 at age 81.
  • Residence*: 1828; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Uppe Canada; "SOF Involvement 1828 Quaker Census Adolphus, Leeds Monthly Meeting Sarah is listed as a member .. " per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Residence: 25 July 1829; False Duck Island, Prince Edward Co., Upper Canada; "With the lighthouse finished, the lightkeeper hired and a house built for him and his family, the False Ducks Island lighthouse was ready to be placed into active service in the summer of 1829. Throughout the day on Saturday July 25, Joseph Swetman would have been putting the finishing touches on the lantern and lamps; … “
    “The lightkeeper would have then gone about his business of methodically lighting each of the fifteen lamps. When he was finished, an intensely bright arc of light would have spread across the eastern end of Lake Ontario from the Canadian shore for the very first time.” from For Want of a Lighthouse, Marc seguin, page 78.
    Note: False Duck Island is just off the far eastern tip of Prince Edward Point. The waters south and east of here were extremenly treacherous due to islands and channels and swift, unpredictable waters. False Duck was the first of a series of lights that would be constructed to allow for safe sailing at the east end of Lake Ontario.
  • Residence: circa 1840; Prince Edward Co., Upper Canada; "Swetmans have been curiously associated with the care of lighthouses: Joseph Swetman lit the first light in the False Duck lighthouse in Lake Ontario; and Swetmans, father and son, have been its guardians for over fifty years. Another son of Jerome Swetman, William, was the first keeper of the Presqu'Isle light, and he was succeeded by his son-in-law." per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Retirement*: 1863; False Ducks Island, Prince Edward Co., Canada West; “Three decades later, when his father retired in 1863, the middle son, Frederick, would take over as keeper of the False Ducks island light.” from For Want of a Lighthouse, Marc seguin, page 78.

Family: Sarah White b. c 1790

  • Marriage*: circa 1809; England; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.; Principal=Sarah White1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S82] Tree on Ancestry.com, online unknown url.

Sarah White1

F, #43542, b. circa 1790
  • Birth*: circa 1790; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: circa 1809; England; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.; Principal=Joseph Swetman1
  • Married Name: circa 1809; Swetman1

Family 1: Joseph Swetman b. Aug 1782, d. a 1863

Family 2:

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Ella Swetman1

F, #43543, b. 1810
  • Birth*: 1810; England; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Mary Swetman1

F, #43544, b. 1813
  • Birth*: 1813; England; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Edward Swetman1

M, #43545, b. 1815, d. 1897
  • Birth*: 1815; England; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Death*: 1897; South Bay, Prince Edward Co., Ontario; "" Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kingston attended the funeral of his Uncle, Edward
    Swetman at South Bay on Thursday of last week. Mr. Swetman was a brother
    of the late Henry Swetman who died at this place just four weeks ago. "
    Excerpt from scrapbook in the Prince Edward County Archives - 7/1996
    RLS" per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Frederick Swetman1

M, #43546, b. 1817, d. circa 1886
  • Birth*: 1817; Ontario; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: circa 1845; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.; Principal=Isobel McFern1
  • Death*: circa 1886; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Occupation*: 1872; False Duck Lighthouse, Prince Edward Co., Ontario; Civil Servants List 1872: Name: Frederick Swetman; Origin: Ontario; Religion: Society of Friends; Position: False Ducks; Per annum: 435.00 (Canadian Civil Servants Lists, 1872- 1900, "Names, Origin, Creed, Position and Pay of all the Employees of the Dominion Government, Department of Marine and Fisheries, Lighthouse Keepers.. above Montreal, pg, 77 (40 of 48 on anccesty.com)2
  • Residence*: 1878; False Ducks Island, Prince Edward Co., Ontario; "Frederick Swetman is keeper, who keeps the Station in a very good order, he has a family of six." from For Want of a Lighthouse, Marc Seguin, pg. 243.
    Note: This is included in a report of all lighthouses in the summer of 1878.

Family: Isobel McFern b. c 1817

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S83] Ancestry.ca, online unknown url.

Isobel McFern1

F, #43547, b. circa 1817
  • Birth*: circa 1817; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: circa 1845; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.; Principal=Frederick Swetman1
  • Married Name: circa 1845; Swetman1

Family: Frederick Swetman b. 1817, d. c 1886

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Ralph Waldo Swetman1

M, #43548, b. circa 1880
  • Birth*: circa 1880; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: after 1900; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.; Principal=Alice R. Pierson1

Family: Alice R. Pierson b. c 1880

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Alice R. Pierson1

F, #43549, b. circa 1880
  • Birth*: circa 1880; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: after 1900; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.; Principal=Ralph Waldo Swetman1
  • Married Name: after 1900; Swetman1

Family: Ralph Waldo Swetman b. c 1880

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Harriet Swetman1

F, #43550, b. July 1816, d. 5 March 1855
  • Birth*: July 1816; Bristol, Glouchestershire, England; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005. DAt eJul 1816 & location Bristol per family tree of jbernice60 on ancestry.ca, Sep 15 2017.1,2
  • Death*: 5 March 1855; Canada West; per family tree of jbernice60 on ancestry.ca, Sep 15 2017.2

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S82] Tree on Ancestry.com, online unknown url.

Henry Swetman1

M, #43551, b. 1897
  • Birth*: 1897; South Bay, Prince Edward Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Mary Swetman1

F, #43552, b. circa 1787
  • Birth*: circa 1787; England; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Samuel Swetman1

M, #43553, b. circa 1789
  • Birth*: circa 1789; England; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Isabella Swetman1

F, #43554, b. circa 1790
  • Birth*: circa 1790; England; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: after 1810; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.; Principal=Ebenezer Shepherd1
  • Married Name: after 1810; Shepherd1
  • Residence*: circa 1815; New York, U.S.A.; "Isabella settled in New York State sometime after her marriage to
    Ebenezer. (per Family History) RLS" per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1

Family: Ebenezer Shepherd b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Ebenezer Shepherd1

M, #43555, b. circa 1790
  • Birth*: circa 1790; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: after 1810; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.; Principal=Isabella Swetman1

Family: Isabella Swetman b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

William Mullet1

M, #43556, b. 4 November 1768
  • Birth*: 4 November 1768; Ilminster, Glouchester, England; Date Nov 4 1769 & location Ilminster, Glouchester, England per GEDCOM of Karen Nikischin, June 21, 2005. per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: 18 March 1795; Somerset, England; per GEDCOM of Karen Nikischin, June 21, 2005.; Principal=Mary Clothier

Family: Mary Clothier b. 3 Jul 1774, d. 28 Dec 1845

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Morgan Outwater1

M, #43557, b. circa 1780
  • Birth*: circa 1780; per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: circa 1834; Ontario; Date c 1834 per GEDCOM of Karen Nikischin, June 21, 2005. per GEDCOM of Ray Swetman, June 21, 2005.; Principal=Sarah Mullet1

Family: Sarah Mullet b. 22 May 1798, d. 7 May 1838

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Mary Clothier1

F, #43558, b. 3 July 1774, d. 28 December 1845
  • Birth*: 3 July 1774; Tan Yard Cottage, Somerset, England; per GEDCOM of Karen Nikischin, June 21, 2005.1
  • Marriage*: 18 March 1795; Somerset, England; per GEDCOM of Karen Nikischin, June 21, 2005.; Principal=William Mullet
  • Death*: 28 December 1845; Fredericksburgh Twp., Hay Bay, Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Karen Nikischin, June 21, 2005.1
  • Married Name: 18 March 1795; Mullet1

Family: William Mullet b. 4 Nov 1768

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Bemjamin Outwater1

M, #43559, b. 1835
  • Birth*: 1835; per GEDCOM of Karen Nikischin, June 21, 2005.1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.