'Swan01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Swan of Baldwinstown, Swan of Denton, Swan of Hook Place, Swanne of Northfleet, Swan of Southfleet, Swan of Wye

                               
Jacob or James Swan (d 1520)
1. Thomas Swan (d 1538)
  A. Francis Swan of Wye, Kent (b 1518)
  m1. Ursula Hardiman (dau of Moses Hardiman of Chilham)
  i. William Swan of Wye
  m. Amy Dering (dau of John Dering of Pluckley)
  a. Sir Francis Swan of Denton Court
  m. (1598-9) Dorothy Boys (dau of Edward Boys of Fredvill)
  (1) Edward Swan, last of Denton Court (b c1601, a 1638)
  m. Leah
  (A)+ issue - Edward (bur 12.02.1629), Edward (bpt 09.1637, bur 11.1637), Rachel (bpt 11.12.1628), Mary (bpt 30.01.1630), Leah (bpt 13.08.1633)
  (2) Francis Swan
  m. Mary
  (3) John Swan (bpt 1609, d 1644, rector of Denton, 5th son)
  m. Ann
  (A)+ issue - Aldrich (bpt 10.10.1643), Mary (bpt 24.11.1639), Elizabeth (bpt 15.12.1641)
  (4)+ other issue (a 1619) - Peter, William, Robert (bpt 1611), Paul (bpt 1614), Maria, Anna, Dorothea, Elizabeth, Anna
  b. Ursula Swan
  m. John Bucher
  c. Margaret Swan
  m1. Henry Hunt
  m2. _ Newman
  d. Eliza Swan
  m. George Maplesden of Marden
  e. Tibitha Swan
  m. Robert Symons
  m2. Catharine Twisden (dau of Roger Twisden of Chare, widow of _ Bringsborne)
  ii. Thomas Swan of Wye (a 1606)
m. Joanna Stepney (a 1631, dau of Clement Stepney of Lid (Lydd))
  a. Catharine Swan
  m. Robert Wevell ofWye
  (1)+ issue - Jane, Dorothy, Elizabeth, Catherine, Ann, Joane
  b. Dorothy Swan
  m. Robert Thomson of London & Godmersham
  (1)+ issue - Robert, Dorothy, Katherine, Frances
  iii. Mildred Swan
  m. Christopher Dering
  iv. Maria Swan (dsp)
  m. _ Hodges of London
  v.+ other issue - Richard (dsp), John (dsp), Andrew in London

 

 

The coats of arms, and the (later) shared connection with Denton (assuming it was the same Denton), suggest that the following family was connected with the above one.
William Swanne
1. William Swanne
  A. Richard Swanne (dvp)
  m. _ Lovelace (m2. William Hunt, m3. Robert Godwyn, m4. William Mont)
  B. Thomas Swanne of Northfleet
  m. Margaret Parker (dau of Henry Parker)
  i. William Swanne of Northfleet
  m. Philip Dove (dau of Edward Dove of London)
  a.+ issue (a 1574) - William, Margaret, Mary
ii.+ other issue - Thomas, John, Rowland
2. Thomas Swanne
  A. (Sir) William Swanne of Southfleet, Kent
  Visitation mentions William but does not follow this line. Noting that John, 2nd son of Thomas, is identified as younger brother of a Sir William, we presume that this William was the same person as (rather than father or uncle of) the Sir William Swan (a temp James I who r. 1603-1625) who is the first mentoned by BEB1841.
  i. Sir Thomas Swan of Southfleet (d 1639)
The folowing is supported by TCB (vol 4, Swan of Southfleet, p26).
  m. (22.12.1630) Cecilia Clerke (dau of Sir John Clerke of Forde)
  a. Sir William Swan of (Hook Place in) Southfleet & Denton, 1st Bart (bpt 06.12.1631, bur 09.10.1680)
  m. (by 1657) Hester (or Eutretia) Ogle (d 26.02.1712, dau of Sir John Ogle of Pinchbeck (by Elizabeth, dau of Cornelius De Vries of Dordrecht), sister of Sir Thomas)
  (1) Sir William Swan of Hook Place, later of Greenhither in Swanscombe, 2nd Bart (bpt 17.03.1666/7, dsp 07.04.1712)
  m. (30.07.1696) Judith Howe of Holborn (d 19.04.1722)
  ii. Sir Richard Swan of Southfleet possibly of this generation
  m. Meriel Champneys (dau of Justinian Champneys of Hall Place, m2. Edward Rolt of Perton Hall)
  iii. Ann Swan (bur 14.10.1594) probably of this generation
  m. Sir Thomas Playters, 1st Bart of Sotterley (d 18.05.1638)
  B. John Swan (d 1609, to Ireland) identified by BLG1886 as 2nd son of Thomas
  i. William Swan (d 1637)
  m. Maude Whittey of Ballyteigue Castle
  a. John Swan of Baldwinstown, co. Wexford (d 1672)
  m. Mary Rowe (sister of Richard Rowe of Ballyharty)
  (1) John Swan of Baldwinstown (d 1684)
  m. Sarah Rowe (dau of Richard Rowe of Ballyharty)
  (A) John Swan of Baldwinstown (d 1712)
  m. Catherine Chamney (dau of John Chamney of Shillelagh & Platten)
  (i) John Swan of Baldwinstown (d 1730)
m. Anne Lambert
  (a) John Swan of Baldwinstown (d 1759)
  m. (1748) Barbara Hunt (dau of Percival Hunt of Dublin)
  ((1)) John Swan of Baldwinstown (d unm 1783)
  ((2)) Joseph Swan of Baldwinstown (b 1755, d 1790)
  m. Anne Swan (b c1757, d 1830, dau of Joseph Swan of Trombrean) @@ below
  ((A)) Percival Swan of Baldwinstown (b 1780-1, d 24.03.1834) had issue
  m. (1807) Penelope Waddy (d 29.07.1821, dau of Richard Waddy of Kilmacow)
  ((B)) William Swan of Dublin had issue
  m. (1822) Thomasina Eleanor Reade (dau of Thomas Reade of Dublin)
  ((C)) Benjamin Swan (b 1797, d 07.08.1868) had issue
  m1. Anne Riky (d 1834, dau of Benjamin Riky)
  m2. (sp?) Elizabeth Barton (dau of Benjamin Barton of co. Cork)
  ((D)) Catherine Swan (b c1779, d 1829)
  ((E)) Barbara Swan
  m. Thomas Atkinson of Dublin
  ((F)) Anne Swan (b c1795, d 1854)
  m. (1829) Sandham Symes of Hillview
  ((G)) Margaret Swan (d 23.11.1852)
  m. Christopher Waddy of Kilmacow (MP)
  (b) Joseph Swan of Trombrean, co Wicklow (b 1730, d 12.02.1796)
  m. Katherine Chamney (d 20.05.1809, dau of Thomas Chamney of Platten)
  ((1)) Thomas Swan of Trombrean (b 1760, d unm 1843)
  ((2)) Joseph Swan of Knocklow
  m. Bridget Eustace (dau of Robert Eustace of Castlemore)
  ((A)) Joseph Swan (d young)
  ((B)) Katherine Swan
  m. _ Browne (Major)
  ((C)) Margaret Swan
  m. _ Bynre of Tullow (Dr.)
  ((3)) William Swan of Dublin
  m. Martha Semple (dau of John Semple)
  ((A)) Joseph William Swan of Clarinda Park, Kingstown
  m. Harriett Hamilton (d 07.1878, dau of Rev. George Hamilton of Hampton Hall)
  ((B))+ other issue - William (d young), Katherine (d unm)
((4)) Graves Chamney Swan of Newtown Park, Stillorgan (d 1829) had issue
  m1. (1801) Mary Lombard (d 1819, dau of Rev. Edmond Lombard of Lombardstown)
  m2. (1820) Martha Atkin (d 08.11.1838, dau of Thomas Atkin of Leadinton)
  ((5)) Margaret Swan
  m. Pilsworth Whelan of Rath
  ((6)) Barbara Swan (b 22.01.1756, d 18.06.1831)
  m. (10.05.1781) Robert Warren of Ballydonarea
  ((7)) Anne Swan (b c1757, d 1830)
  m. Joseph Swan of Baldwinstown @@ above
  ((8)) Katherine Swan (d unm 1847)
  ((9)) Elizabeth Swan
  m. James Symes of Coolboy
  (c) Elizabeth Swan
  m. Edward Crutchley of co. Wicklow
  b. David Swan (d unm 1719)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (reviewed 26.01.17) : Visitation (Kent, 1619, Swan), CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p293)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Kent, 1574, Swanne), BEB1841 (Swan of Southfleet), BLG1886 (Swan of Baldwinstown)
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