Swayze Tombstone Restoration Project
Upon the tombstones in Chester New Jersey are the following inscriptions.
HERE LIES the body of Samuel Swayze, Esqr. who was born in Southold,
Long Island, March 20, 1689 and removed from thence to Roxbury, May 17, 1737, where he continued to reside until he departed this life May 11, 1759 aged 70 years, 1 month and 11 days.
HERE LIES the body of Penelope Horton, wife of Samuel Swayze, who was born in Southold Long Island, Feb. 14, 1690 and removed from thence to Roxbury, May 17, 1737 where she continued to reside until she departed this life Dec. 1, 1746, aged 55 years, 9 months and 17 days.
The Momuments at these graves are of brownstone, about 200 feet mortherly from the church and about 75 feet from the road fence.
These tombstones are in need of Restoration. As you can see.
Considering THEY ARE TWO hundred years old.
Judge Samuel and Penelope Swayze
are ALL OF OUR ROOTS FOUNDATION.
We must preserve their resting place
for FUTURE GENERATIONS.
Currently, I am interested in hearing from you
concerning this IMPORTANT MATTER.
THIS PHOTO IS 2 YEARS OLD.
WE MUST ACT. NOW
Contact My Cousin Jim Swayze VP OF DJS
Contact COUSIN Mary Ellen Swayze Payne -OFFICIAL SWAYZE GENEALOGIST
Jim is VP of the Descendants of the Jersey Settlers of
Adams County, Mississippi.
A FAMILY REUNION WILL BE COMING UP SOON.
ALSO THE DESCENDANTS OF THE JERSEY SETTLERS, HAVE A GREAT WEB
CHECK IT OUT. CHECK OUT ALL THE LINKS SWAYZE NEWSLETTER ON HOME PAGE HERE.
TOMBSONE PHOTO PROVIDED BY JIM SWAYZE.
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