"With the exception of some years past in New York City
where he was in the broker's business from which he long since
retired Mr. Swift's home had always been in Bennington
Mary Jeannette Swift, 2d child of Heman Swift (B5C) and Ruth
(Robinson) Swift, was born May 21, 1824, at Bennington
Centre, Vermont. She married, June 26, 1849, A.B. Gardner, a
lawyer who represented Bennington in the legislature in 1862.
She evidently lived at Bennington and at her father's house. She
died May 8, 1851, two years before the death of her father. --
Memorials of a Century.
Heman Sedgwick Swift, 3d child of Heman Swift (B5C) and
Ruth (Robinson) Swift, was born June 16, 1827, at Bennington
Centre. He was a physician and a graduate of Williams College.
"After receiving a thorough education as a physician and
surgeon, he acquired great practical knowledge and skill in the
hospitals in New York and other cities." -- Memorials of a
He died September 23, 1857, at Bennington, unmarried.
Henry Martyn Swift, 4th child of Heman Swift (B5C) and Ruth
(Robinson) Swift, was born March 22, 1832, at Bennington
Centre, Vt., where he married October 20, 1859, Jane Augusta
Weeks, born May 29, 1836, at that place. He preached at
Fenton, Michigan. Children:
1. Heman Sedgwick, b. September 26, 1862; d. in 1900,
2. Maria Jeanette, b. November 14, 1864. (B5C,42)
3. Louis Fuller, b. September 12, 1866. (B5C,43)
4. Bessie Robinson, b. February 9, 1872. (B5C,44)
Mary Ann Swift, 14th child of Mary Ann (Sedgwick) Swift (B5)
and Rev. Job Swift, was born August 18, 1796, at Bennington,
Vermont. She was married by Rev. Justis S. Hough at Addison,
Vermont, July 1, 1819, to Hiram Everest, son of Zadock
Everest and Sarah Everest, born at Addison October 27, 1786,
and died at Galesburg, Illinois, October 12, 1857. Mary Ann
died at Galesburg April 3, 1875.