Son of John & Ann Swan; husband of Cecily Wilson.
Date of burial Apr. 19, 1863, aged 89 years.
Depending on the source, he was born between 1765 and 1774
Last name also seen as "Swann"
"Robert Swan, Pilkington, formerly of Northumberland, England, 1853, 80 yrs. Robert Swan was said to have named the town of Acton." [History of Elora, Mrs. Roberta Allan, 1982]
He was baptized at Lesbury, Northumberland, England on Nov 22, 1765.