Saturday, July 5, 2014

Swett silver flagon Marblehead Church 1759 & Patriot Col Jeremiah Lee Family Ties

Ben H. Swett Colonel USAF (retired) See Ben H Swett Genealogy Page 1759. Massachusetts. The heirs of Joseph Swett, Jr. (1689-1745) of Marblehead, Massachusetts, great-grandson of John Swett of Newbury, gave to the Marblehead Church a silver flagon engraved with his coat of arms. Silver flagon given to the Church of Marblehead, Massachusetts, by the heirs of Joseph Swett, Jr. (1689-1745). His name, their names, and the date 7 May 1759 are engraved on the bottom of the flagon. The engraving on the right is his Coat of Arms.

Photographed by Rick Ashley, 22 September 1998

 1769 Artist: John Singleton Copley (1738-1815) Subject: Martha Swett (Mrs. Jeremiah Lee)

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