monument reads: "Second Lieutenant in 165th Infantry, 42d
Div." Mrs. Swift married Samuel J. Wagstaff of Babylon where
they resided until their removal to Vergennes, Vermont. Children
of Samuel Sedgwick Swift and Cornelia W. (Scranton) Swift:
1. Charles May, b. August 3, 1918, at Vergennes, Vt.
2. Walter Scranton, b. July 14, 1920, at Ferrisburg,
3. George, b. January 28, 1924, at Vergennes, Vt.;
graduated at Annapolis Naval Academy in 1945.
Charles May Swift, 1st child of Samuel Sedgwick Swift
(B57,312) and Cornelia Walker (Scranton) Swift, was born
August 3, 1918, at Vergennes, Vermont. He attended Williams
and Middlebury Colleges, trained in 1942 and 1943 as pilot in a
bomber and after receiving his wings went overseas in
December, 1943. He crashed and was killed in January, 1944
Marion Gilbert Swift, 3d child of George Swift (B57,31) and
Marie (McKenna) Swift, was born August 18, 1896, took a
secretary's course and has done work for the Cornell University
clinic and the Red Cross and hospital work in New York and
Vermont, where she is engaged in hospital work. She lives on
Seminary Street, Middlebury, Vermont.
Charles May Swift, 2d child of George Sedgwick Swift (B57,3)
and Louise (May) Swift, was born March 19, 1854, at
Middlebury, Vermont, and moved to Detroit with his parents
when two years old. With only Detroit High School preparation
and home study of the law, reciting to his father evenings, he
passed the bar examinations in 1877. He married, 1st, October
14, 1886, Clara Trowbridge, daughter of General Trowbridge
of Detroit. They resided at Grosse Pointe, Michigan. She died
October 3, 1908, and he married, 2d, April 3, 1913, at
Middlebury, Vermont, Mrs. Jessica Stewart Sylvester, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Stewart of Middlebury. John W.
Stewart was a former Vermont governor.