RICHARD SWAIN was born in England and died on Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA.
settled first Rowley, Mass. He and his (1) w. Basselle removed to Hampton, N.H. soon after settlement.; granted 100 acres Hampton 1639. prob. came N.E. on "Truelove" from London Nov. 1635. He with second w. Jane removed to Nantucket shortly after 1660. "Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire", Noyes, Libby and Davis; Dow, "History of Hampton, N.H."
WILLIAM SWAIN, died at sea 20 Oct 1657 between N.H. and Boston when ship lost , off Hampton, N.H.; m. PRUDENCE MARSTON of Hampton, N.H.
BETHIAH SWAIN; m. JOSEPH MOULTON 24 May 1677 Hampton, N.H.
Noyes, Libby and Davis; Dow, "History of Hampton, N.H."