John Swete: Birth: ABT 1551 in Modbury, Devon, England. Death: 3 NOV 1613 in Modbury, Devon, England
Henry Swete: Birth: ABT 1555 in Modbury, Devon, England. Death: 8 AUG 1606 in Modbury, Devon, England
Margery Swete: Birth: ABT 1558 in Modbury, Devon, England.
Elizabeth Swete: Birth: ABT 1560 in Modbury, Devon, England.
Hester Swete: Birth: in Modbury, Devon, England. Death: OCT 1604 in Halwell, Devon, England
Note: N82 John Swete born in 1531 inherited Traine Manor, Modbury, Devon, and several other properties in 1550, through his mother's father, William Scoos, as the result of a lawsuit. [Chancery Court and Star Chamber Proceedings]
Many IGI entries and websites say that he married MARY Periam, daughter of John Periam the Mayor of Exeter, but additional research shows this is an error.
John Peryam, Sr., was the Mayor of Exeter, Devon, in 1563 and 1572. His will dated 1 November 1572 and proved 23 November 1573 makes a bequest "to my second daughter MARGERY & John Swete her husband." [Westcountry Studies Library. Research by Stephen Coombes of Chudleigh, Devon, 2002]
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