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Capt Jirah Swift
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1738
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1776

Jirah & Sarah had the following children besides Pope:
Salema (female, 8/1/1760)
Presenda (2/8/1762)
Prudence Abigail (10/27/1765)
Lusannah (11/12/1767)
Anson Pope (7/25/1769)
Hebart (5/1/1771)
Jirah (5/15/1773)
Jabez (6/10/1775)
(all the children have Connecticut birth records)
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Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906:
name: Jirah Swift
gender: Male
christening date:
christening place:
birth date: 20 Aug 1738
birthplace: KENT TWP, LITCHFIELD,CONNETICUT*
death date:
father's name: Jabez Swift
father's birthplace:
mother's name: Abigail
mother's birthplace:
*Massachusetts also has a birth record for the same date. I'm not sure which is correct.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jabez Swift (1700 - 1767)
  Abigail Pope Swift (1710 - 1776)
 
 Children:
  Pope Swift (1764 - 1768)*
 
 Siblings:
  Heman Swift (1733 - 1814)*
  Jirah Swift (1738 - 1776)
  Abigail Swift Chamberlain (1740 - 1793)*
  Job Swift (1743 - 1804)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here lies the Body of Capt
Jirah Swift who departed
this Life July ey 28, 1776
In the 39th year of his Age
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I in ey Prime of Life muft(must) quit ey ?
Nor fee(see) ey End of all ey Britains rage.
Farwell my wife & eight Children
dear
God will be gracious never yield to Fear.
He was one of thofe? (only some of the remaining phrase is legible)
 
Note: Rev War
 
Burial:
Good Hill Cemetery
Kent
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Brian DesErmia
Originally Created by: Mike Cooper
Record added: Feb 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33701160
Capt Jirah Swift
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Capt Jirah Swift
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Added by: Jan Franco
 
 
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3rd cousin 7xr, Warren line
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