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Families covered: Swifte in Canterbury, Swift of Castle Rickard, Swift (Swifte) of Dublin, Swift of Lionsden, Swift of Lynn, Swift of Swifte's Heath, Dennis of Lynnbury

Henry Swifte of Sheffield
1. Thomas Swifte (d 1592, rector of St. Andrew's in Canterbury)
  m. Margaret Godwin (dau/heir of Thomas Godwin, Bishop of Bath & Wells)
A. William Swifte (b 1566, rector of Herbaldown, later of St. Andrew's in Canterbury)
  m. (05.10.1592) Mary Philpott (d 05.03.1626)
  i. Thomas Swift of Goodrich & Bridstow, Hereford (d 1658, Rev.)
  m. Elizabeth Dryden (dau of John Dryden, sister of Sir Erasmus, 1st Bart)
  a. Godwin Swift of Swifte's Heath (co. Kilkenny) & Ormond Quay (co. Dublin) (d 07.12.1695)
  m1. Elizabeth Wheeler
  (1) Thomas Swift of Dublin (dsp 1679)
  m. Mary Jervis (dau/coheir of Sir Humphrey Jervis of Dublin)
(2) Willoughby Swift of Hertford (d before 04.07.1715)
  (A) Hannah Swift
  m. (30.04.1714) Rev. Stafford Lightburne of Trim
  (B) Honoria Swift
  m. Ferdinando Swanton
m2. Katherine Webster (bur 13.01.1672, dau of William Webster of London)
  (3) Godwin Swift of Dunbrow (co. Dublin) & Swifte's Heath (d 1739)
  m. Elizabeth Swift (dau of William Swift) @1@ below
  (A) Godwin Swift of Tidenton & Swifte's Heath (d 21.07.1770)
  m. Elizabeth Swift (dau of Deane Swift) @2@ below
  (i) Godwin Swift of Swifte's Heath & Lionsden (d 1815)
  m. Maria Swift (dau of Deane Swift of Castle Rickard) @3@ below
  (a) Godwin Swift 'of Lionsden' (dvp) had issue
  m. Jane Sophia Swift (dau of John (sb Richard?) Swift) @4@ below
  (b) Deane Swift
  m. Isabella Seely (dau of James Seely)
  (ii) Deane Swift
  m. Anne Hayman of Youghal
  (a) Godwin Swift had issue
  m. Mary Swift (dau of John Swift)
  (B) Michael Swift of co. Down (d 12.10.1777)
  m. Mary
  (i) Mary Swift
  m. William Stewart
  (ii) Anne Swift
  m. _ Bayley
  (iii)+ other issue - Robert, Katherine, Elinor, Maria, Sarah
  (C) William Swift of co. Dublin (4th son)
  m. Elizabeth Bor (dau of Robert Bor of Big Buyter Lane)
  (i)+ issue - William, Michael
  (D) Elizabeth Swift
  m. Folliott Whiteway
  (E)+ other issue - Jonathan of co. Dublin (d 1778), Katherine
  (4) Robert Swift (d unm)
m3. (05.1674) Hannah Deane (dau of Major Richard Deane)
  (5) Deane Swift of Castle Rickard, co. Meath (b 20.03.1676, d 1713)
  m. Elizabeth Lenthall
  (A) Theophilus Swift of Castle Rickard
  m. Charlotte Maria Pead
(i) Deane Swift of Castle Rickard
  m. _ Bellew
  (a) Maria Swift probably of this generation
  m. Godwin Swift of Swifte's Heath & Lionsden (d 1815) @3@ above
  (b)+ issue - Henry (dsp), Christopher
  (ii) Edmond Lenthall Swift had issue (1 dau)
  m1. Mary Dalby (dau of Owen Dalby)
  m2. _ Atkins
  (B) Elizabeth Swift
  m. Godwin Swift of Tidenton @2@ above
(6)+ other issue - Joseph (bpt 07.08.1677), Hannah Maria (bpt 17.06.1679)
  m4. Elinor (m2. Very Rev. Theophilus Harrison)
  (8) Meade Swift of Lynn (b 29.06.1682)
  m1. Mary L'Estrange (dau of John L'Estrange of Keoltown)
(A) John Swift
  m. Katherine Swanton
  (i) Richard Swift
  m. Jane Swift (dau of Alexander Swift of Lynn) @5@ below
(a) Benjamin Domville Swift had issue
  m. (07.1805) Mary Vaughan (dau of Godfrey Vaughan of Dublin)
  (b) John Swift
  (c) Jane Sophia Swift
  m1. Godwin Swift of Lionsden @4@ above
  m2. Comte Lepelletier de Molande
  (B) Thomas Swift of Lynnbury (b 1711)
  m. Frances Dennis (d c1803, dau of John Dennis of Kinsale (by Anne, dau of William Bullen of Southwaters & Teisassonbeg), sister/heir of James, Baron Tracton)
The following comes from BIFR1976 (Dennis).
  (i) Meade Swift, later Dennis of Lynnbury (b 03.03.1753, d 06.11.1837, rector)
  m. (06.1780) Delia Sophia Saunders (d 1829, dau of Morley Saunders of Saunders Grove)
  (a) Thomas Stratford Dennis of Fortgranite, co. Wicklow (b 12.06.1781, d 21.12.1870) had issue
  m. (30.01.1810) Katherine Martha Maria Saunders (d 15.07.1825, dau of Morley Saunders of Saunders Grove, cousin)
  (b) Meade Paul Dennis of Lynnbury & Esker Lodge (b 23.09.1787, d 05.04.1866) had issue
  m. (10.05.1827) Mary Anne Coane (d 10.12.1866)
  (c) James Aldborough Dennis (b 02.12.1789, dsp 1838)
  m. (08.1829) Caroline Wynne Topp (dau/coheir of Col. _ Topp of Stratford-upon-Avon)
  (d) John Morley Dennis of Union Hill (b 04.04.1797, d c1839/40) had issue
  m. (1830) Elizabeth Manders (dau of Howe Green Manders of Dublin)
  (e) George Morley Dennis (b 25.01.1800, d 24.12.1885, rector of Enniscoffey & Kilbride) had issue
  m. (1832) Elizabeth Sophia McGwire (dau/coheir of Capt. Joseph McGwire)
  (f) Martha Sophia Dennis (b 30.04.1783, d unm after 1837)
  (g) Frances Maria Dennis (b 28.02.1785, d 08.09.1825)
  m. (26.01.1817) William Harrison of Ennel Lodge (d 1832, Captain)
  (h) Anne Hannah Amelia Dennis (b 06.03.1792, dsp 01.12.1859)
  m. (1822) Thomas Heron
  (i) (Susanna) Louisa Dennis (b 05.06.1794)
  m. (1821) John Gibbs (Captain)
(j) (Delia) Eliza Hannah O'Neal Dennis (b 26.08.1802)
  m. (1825) Richard Cane (d 1849, son of Medlycote)
  (ii) John Swift, later Dennis (d 1830) had issue
  m. Emily Hamilton (d 17.05.1850, dau of Robert Hamilton of Hill of Hills)
m2. Frances Delgarno (dau of Rev. Alexander Delgarno of Moyh's Ker)
  (C) Alexander Swift of Lynn
  m. Elizabeth Pratt (dau of Benjamin Pratt of Agher)
  (i) Meade Swift of Lynn
  m. (1773) Anne Levinge (dau of Sir Richard Levinge, 4th Bart of Knockdrin)
  (a) Richard Swift of Lynn (b 04.04.1782, 2nd son) had issue
  m1. (11.08.1810) Sarah Perring (dsp 1813, sister (not dau) of Sir John Perring, 1st Bart of Membland)
  m2. (17.10.1813) Martha Bryan (dau of Jacob Bryan of Dublin)
  (b)+ other issue - Alexander (b 1779, dsp 1811), 3 daughters
  (ii) Jane Swift
m. Richard Swift (son of John) @5@ above
  (i) Fanny Swift
  m. (26.03.1771) David Jones of Clonmole
(9)+ other issue - Thomas, Edward, William (bpt 18.11.1684), John (b 1691)
  b. Thomas Swift (3rd son?)
  m. ?? Davenant (dau of Sir William Davenant)
  (1) Thomas Swifte (b 1665, d 1752, rector of Pattenham)
  c. William Swift in Carlow, etc. (d before 11.03.1705)
  m1. Frances King (dau of Rev. Ralph King)
  (1) Thomas Swift (dsp)
  (2) Elizabeth Swift
  m. Godwin Swifte of Dunbrow (d 1739) @1@ above
  m2. Elizabeth Arrom (d 1716, dau of Capt. Ralph Arrom)
  (3) William Swift of Dublin (d 1769)
  m. Elizabeth Longfield (dau of William Longfield) possibly here??
  (A) William Swift
  d. Jonathan Swift of Dublin (d 05.1667)
  m. Abigail Erick (d 27.04.1700)
  (1) Jonathan Swift (b 30.11.1667, d unm 19.10.1745, Dean of St. Patrick's, author of 'Gulliver's Travels')
  (2) Jane Swift
  e. Adam Swift of Greencastle, co. Down (d before 26.05.1704)
  m. _ Cottrell
  (1) William Swift
  m. (05.1685) Elizabeth (widow of _ Naylor)
  (2) Anne Swift
  m. James Perry of Perrymount
  (3) Martha Swift
  m1. (04.04.1707) Rev. Theophilus Harrison
  m2. Edward Whiteway of Dublin
  f.+ other issue - Dryden (dsp), 4 sons, 4 daughters
  ii. Katherine Swifte
  m. Thomas Whitefierde
  iii. Margaret Swifte
  m. Henry Atkinson of London

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Swifte) with input as reported above
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