Daniel Swaine Jr.1

#11350, (23 December 1655 - )
Father*Daniel Swaine1 (s 1628 - 1690/91)
Mother*Dorcas Rose1 (s 1632 - 1708)
Birth*23 December 1655He was born on 23 December 1655 at Branford, Connecticut; Savage has 26 Jul 1652, with Samuel 23 Dec 1655.1,2 


  1. [S930] Donald Lines Jacobus, "Branford (Conn.) Vital Records Contained in the Land Records, Volumes I and II", The American Genealogist 12:100–115 (July 1935): 102. Hereinafter cited as Branford (Conn.) Vital Records.
  2. [S165] James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, four volumes (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862), IV:234: "SWAIN, SWAYNE, or SWAINE, sometimes SWEYEN, *DANIEL, Branford, s. of William, b. in Eng. one of the found, of the ch. and town 1664, in freem s. list 1669, was rep. 1673-7, his signat. in fac-simile, Geneal. Reg. III. 153, is pervert, by change of the two final letters, ne for er. He did not partake of the excitem. that carr. many of his town with their min. to N. J. but was engag. build, up fam. and town, m. 1651, Dorcas, d. of Robert Rose of Stratford, had Daniel, b. 26 July 1652; Deborah, 24 Apr. 1654; Samuel, 23 Dec. 1655; Dorcas, 2 Dec. 1657; John, 20 Dec. 1660; Joshua, 12 Jan. 1663; Rachel; David; and Hannah; and he d. 1690 or 1. Samuel, Joshua, and Hannah, as well as eld est ch. Daniel, all d. without ch. bef. their f. so that two s. and three ds. had his est. with the wid. wh. d. early in 1708, and in her will of 1707 names, David hav. d. without ch. only d. Deborah s childr. d. Dorcas Wheeler, formerly Taintor, s. John s childr. and d. Rachel unm. Deborah m. 20 Nov. 1671, Peter Tyler ; and Dorcas m. John Taintor, and next a Wheeler."