CAPEN Elizabeth[1]

Female 1611 - 1678  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name CAPEN Elizabeth 
    Birth CA 27 Jan 1610/1  Dorsetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    _UID D26EB55940164F29A51B3A040FCFC639F739 
    Death 26 Jan 1678  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • (Elizabeth actually d. Jan. 26, 1677/8. On that day she was 66 years old, and AEtatis (i.e., AE, "Aged,", in the XX year of her Age) 67.)
    Burial Aft 26 Jan 1678  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Dorchester North Burying Ground 
    Elizabeth (Capen) Swift gravestone
    Elizabeth (Capen) Swift gravestone
    Notes 
    • Elizabeth Capen, dau. of Bernard Capen & Joan Purchase, b. circa 1611-1612 presumably at Dorchester in Dorset, England. She d. Jan. 26, 1677/8 at Dorchester, Mass., AE 67. Her gravestone inscription indicates she was born on or after Jan. 27, 1610/11.

      On Oct. 18, 1630 at Holy Trinity Church at Dorchester, England, Elizabeth m. Thomas Swift. They immigrated to New England after July 1633 and resided for the remainder of their lives at Dorchester, Mass.
    Person ID I97980  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 May 2013 

    Father CAPEN Barnard,   b. 1563, Dorsetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Nov 1638, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years) 
    Mother PURCHASE Joan,   b. CA 1579, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Mar 1653, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Marriage 3 Jun 1596  Dorsetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • (31 May 1596 in their own time by the Julian calendar.)
    Family ID F40735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family SWIFT Thomas,   b. 1599, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 May 1675, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 76 years) 
    Marriage 18 Oct 1630  Dorchester, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5
    Children 
     1. SWIFT Ruth,   b. 24 Aug 1643, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Yes, date unknown
     2. SWIFT Mary   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F39109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2024 

  • Sources 
    1. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #20741171.

    2. [S175] Book-Torrey; NE Marriages Prior to 1700, p.724.

    3. [S6296] Periodical-American Ancestors, Spring 2013; 14:19 John Capen; A Sketch From The Early New England Families Study Project.

    4. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #5823815 [Don Blauvelt] 3/3/2010.

    5. [S6004] Internet-Database-ancestry.com-Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988, Boston transcript county records; image 56 0f 370.