Person Index

Swain, Samuel

Samuel Swain
b: 1862
d: 26 NOV 1929
Biography
Evening Post 4 July 1917
SWAIN.- In loving memory of my dear brother, Joseph Swain, who died on the 4th July, 1915.
Dear brother, you will not come to us,
But we will return to you.
Where there will be no parting.
In that bright and happy land.
Inserted by his loving sister, E. Pilcher.
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SWAIN.- In sad and loving memory of our dear father, Joseph Swain, who passed away on the 4th July, 1915.
We never knew the pain he had,
We never saw him die;
We only know he passed away,
And never said good-bye.
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The weary hours and days of pain,
The troubled sleepless nights are passed;
The ever patient worn-out frame
Has found sweet rest at last.
Inserted by his loving daughter and son-in-law, Molly and George Perry
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SWAIN,- In loving memory of my dear husband, Joseph Swain, who passed away on the 4th July, 1915.
When days are dark and friends are few,
Dear husband, how I long for you.
The weary hours and days of pain,
The troubled, sleepness nights are passed;
The ever patient worn out frame
Has found sweet rest at last.
Inserted by his loving wife Annie.
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SWAIN.- In loving memory of my dear brother, Joseph Swain, who fell asleep on the 4th July, 1915, aged 48 years.
He bade no one a last good-bye,
He waved his hand to none;
His spirit flew before we knew
That from us he had gone.
Inserted by his loving brother and sister-in-law, S. and C. Swain.

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Marriage Details
1892/2212, Bride: Caroline Pilcher, Groom: Samuel Swain - Date of Marriage 28/7/1891 from Marriage Registration
- Could not see a Marriage Notice in newspapers on paperspast

Death Details
1926/2371, Caroline Swain, Aged: 51Y

Hutt Valley Cemetery Record Caroline Swain, Date: 27 Apr 1926, Taita Old Monumental, Lower Hutt, Monumental Inscription, Reference: 3333
- Burial Record Date: 29 Apr 1929, Vol 1

Evening Post 28 April 1926
SWAIN.- On the 27th April, 1926, at the Wellington Hospital, Caroline, dearly beloved wife of Samuel Swain, of Nai Nai, Lower Hutt; aged 51 years. Deeply regretted.
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FUNERAL NOTICE
THE Friends of Samuel Swain are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his late beloved wife, Caroline, which will leave the residence of Mrs. Gilbert (sic), Epuni Hamlet, Lower Hutt, on Thursday, 29th April, 1926, at 2 p.m., for Taita Cemetery.
J. R. Croft, Undertaker,
Hutt and Petone,
Telephone 46-505
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THE STAR OF NEW ZEALAND LODGE.
U.A.O.D. Officers and Members of the above Lodge are respectfully requested to attend the Funeral of the late wife of Bro. S. Swain, which will leave the residence of Mr. E. Gilbert (sic), Epuni Hamlet, on Thursday, 29th April, 1926, at 2 p.m., for Taita Cemetery.
By order of the A.D.
A SEAGER, Sec.

Evening Post 1 May 1926
A well-known and respected resident of the Lower Hutt, Mrs. Caroline Swain, wife of Mr. Samuel Swain, passed away on 27th April, after a very brief illness. Born in Lower Hutt fifty-one years ago, she was the third daughter of the late Mr. John Pilcher, who arrived in Wellington in the early ''60 s, and, after spending a short time in Wellington, went to Australia during the gold rush at Bendigo. After spending many months on the goldfields, he returned to Wellington, where he married and finally settled in the Hutt Valley. The late Mrs. Swain was of a very kindly disposition, and will be mourned by a large circle of relatives and friends. She leaves a husband and a family of six sons, Mr. Arthur H. (sic) J. Swain, of the Money Order and Savings Bank, Chief Post Office, Wellington, Mr. Albert Swain, railway workshops, Petone, and Messrs. William, Frederick, Leonard, and Percy Swain, of Lower Hutt, and two daughters, Misses May and Dulcie Swain, of Lower Hutt; also five brothers, Messrs. John, William, Henry, and Frederick Pilcher, of Lower Hutt, and Mr. George Pilcher of Waingawa, and five sisters, Mrs. F. Gilbert, Mrs. E. Mudgway, Mrs. N. Watkins, of Lower Hutt, Mrs. A. Swain, of Silverstream, and Mrs. E. Hodgkins, of Auckland.

Evening Post 27 April 1927
SWAIN.- In loving memory of my dear mother, Caroline Swain, who passed away at the Wellington Hospital, on the 27th April, 1926.
A tender call of memory
Is softly touched to-day;
Loving thoughts of you, dear mother,
That will never fade away.
Inserted by her loving son, Arthur
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SWAIN.— In loving memory of our dear mother Caroline Swain, who departed this life on the 27th April, 1926.
Deep in our hearts lies a memory
Of a loved one gone to rest;
And in memory''s page we keep it
For she was one of the best.
Inserted by her loving son and daughter-in-law Albert and Irene.
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SWAIN.— In loving memory of our dear mother, Who passed away on the 27th April, 1926
A precious one from us is gone,
A voice we loved is still;
A place is vacant in our home,
Which never can be fllled.
Inserted by her loving sons and daughters.
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SWAIN.- In loving memory of my dear sister, Caroline Swain, who passed away on the 27th April, 1926.
Sadiy missed.
Inserted by her brother and sister-in-law, W. and E. Pilcher
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SWAIN.- In loving memory of my dear wife, Caroline, who passed away on the 27th April, 1926
My lips cannot speak how I miss her,
My heart cannot tell what to say;
God only knows how I miss her
As I journey along life''s way.
Inserted by her loving husband, Samuel Swain.

Evening Post 27 April 1928
IN MEMORIAM
SWAIN.— In loving memory of Caroline, beloved wife of Samuel Swain, who passed away on the 27th April, 1926.
The midnight stars are beaming
Upon a silent grave.
Where, sleeping, without dreaming,
Lies one we could not save.

Some day we hope to meet her,
Some day, we know not when.
We will clasp her hand in the better land,
And never to part again.
Inserted by her loving husband, sons, and daughters.
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SWAIN.— In loving memory of our dear mother, Caroline Swain, who departed this life on the 27th April, 1926.
Our hearts just ache with sadness.
Our eyes shed many a tear;
God alone knows how we miss you.
As it dawns another year.
Inserted by her loving son and daughter-in-law, Albert and Irene Swain, Lower Hutt

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Death Details
1929/8199, Samuel Swain, Aged: 67Y

Hutt Valley Cemetery Record Samuel Swain, Date: 26 Nov 1929, Taita Old Monumental, Lower Hutt, Monumental Inscription, Reference: 3333
- Burial Record Date: 28 Nov 1929, Vol 1

Evening Post 27 November 1929
SWAIN.- On 26th November, 1929, at the Wellington Hospital, Samuel Swain, beloved husband of the late Caroline Swain, of Nai Nai, Lower Hutt; aged 67 years
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THE Friends of the late Samuel Swain are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral, which will leave 1, Malone road, Lower HUtt, To-morrow (Thursday), 28th November, 1929, at 2 p.m., for the Taita Cemetery.
J. R. Croft, Undertaker,
Hutt and Petone. Tel. 528, Hutt.
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STAR OF N.Z. LODGE, No. 46,
U.A.O.D., Lower Hutt.
OFFICERS and Members of above Lodge are requested to attend the Funeral of our late Bro. S. Swain, which will leave 1, Malone road, Lower Hutt, To-morrow (Thursday), at 2 p.m., for the Taita Cemetery.
By Order of the A.D.
A. SEAGER, Sec.

Evening Post 26 November 1930
In MEMORIAM
SWAIN.— In loving memory of my dearly beloved father, Samuel Swain, who passed away on the 26th November, 1929.
A patient sufferer at rest,
Inserted by his eldest son, Arthur.
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SWAIN.— In loving memory of our dear father, Samuel Swain, who passed away on 26th November, 1929.
True was his heart, his friendship sound,
Loved and respected by all around,
To a useful life came a sudden end,
He died as he lived, everyone''s friend.
Inserted by his loving sons, William, Len, Fred, and Percy.
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SWAIN.— In fond and loving memory of our dear father, Samuel Swain, who passed away on 26th November, 1929.
We would love to have you near again,
To see your cheery smile.
To hear your voice, to clasp your hand,
If only for a little while.
Inserted by his loving daughter and son-in-law, Dulcie and Rupert.
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SWAIN.— In loving memory of our dear father, Samuel Swain, who passed away on 26th November, 1929.
He had a nature you couldn''t help loving,
A heart that was purer than gold,
Only to those who knew him and loved him.
His memory will never grow cold.
Inserted by his loving daughter and son-in-law, May, Jim, and little Marjorie.
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SWAIN.— In loving memory of our dear father and grandfather, who passed away on 26th November, 1929.
Fondly remembered.
Inserted by Albert, Rene, and grandchildren.

Evening Post 26 November 1931
IN MEMORIAM
SWAIN.- In loving memory of our dear father, Samuel Swain, who passed away on 26th November, 1929.
Sadly missed.
Inserted by his loving daughter, son-in-law, and granddaughter, Marjorie.

Probate Samuel Swain, Place: Lower Hutt, Occ: Farmer, AAOM 6029 46142, Filed: 24/2/1930, Will, Archives NZ, Wellington
Facts
  • 1862 - Birth -
  • 26 NOV 1929 - Death -
Ancestors
   
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Henry Swain
1836 - 21 JUL 1921
  
  
  
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Samuel Swain
1862 - 26 NOV 1929
  
 
  
William Roe
1800 - 24 SEP 1888
 
 
Mary Eliza Roe
1840 - 4 AUG 1923
  
  
  
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Henry Swain
Birth1836
Death21 JUL 1921
Marriage1858to Mary Eliza Roe
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Mary Eliza Roe
Birth1840
Death4 AUG 1923
Marriage1858to Henry Swain
FatherWilliam Roe
Mother?
CHILDREN
MJoseph Swain
Birth1867
Death4 JUL 1915
Marriage1891to Annie Pilcher
MSamuel Swain
Birth1862
Death26 NOV 1929
Marriage28 JUL 1892to Caroline Pilcher
FFanny Swain
Birth
Death
FEmily Ellen Swain
Birth1873
Death10 JUL 1944
Marriage31 DEC 1890to William Pilcher
FElizabeth Swain
Birth1869
Death12 JAN 1935
Marriage1889to Alfred John Mansell
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Samuel Swain
Birth1862
Death26 NOV 1929
Marriage28 JUL 1892to Caroline Pilcher
FatherHenry Swain
MotherMary Eliza Roe
PARENT (F) Caroline Pilcher
Birth1875
Death27 APR 1926
Marriage28 JUL 1892to Samuel Swain
FatherJohn Pilcher
MotherEllen Peck
CHILDREN
MAlbert Norman Joseph Swain
Birth1898
Death1 APR 1966
Marriage1922to Irene Winifred Jones
FRose Gladys Swain
Birth1900
Death26 MAR 1901
MWilliam Alfred George Swain
Birth1896
Death30 MAY 1938
MArthur Henry John Swain
Birth1893
Death
MLeonard David Swain
Birth1902
Death20 AUG 1955
MFrederick Charles Samuel Swain
Birth1905
Death29 NOV 1975
MErnest Percival Swain
Birth1906
Death13 JUL 1976
FMarjorie Alice May Swain Swain
Birth1908
Death7 JUN 1961
Marriage1929to James Logan Hilston
FDulcie Evelyn Swain
Birth1912
Death21 AUG 2001
Marriage1938to Ruggero Bargiacchi
Descendancy Chart
Samuel Swain b: 1862 d: 26 NOV 1929
Caroline Pilcher b: 1875 d: 27 APR 1926
Albert Norman Joseph Swain b: 1898 d: 1 APR 1966
Irene Winifred Jones b: 1901 d: 24 MAY 1992
George Albert Swain b: 1922 d: 7 MAR 1923
William Arthur Swain b: 1931 d: 20 DEC 1931
Rose Gladys Swain b: 1900 d: 26 MAR 1901
William Alfred George Swain b: 1896 d: 30 MAY 1938
Leonard David Swain b: 1902 d: 20 AUG 1955
Frederick Charles Samuel Swain b: 1905 d: 29 NOV 1975
Ernest Percival Swain b: 1906 d: 13 JUL 1976
Marjorie Alice May Swain Swain b: 1908 d: 7 JUN 1961
James Logan Hilston b: 1906 d: 10 JUL 1977
Dulcie Evelyn Swain b: 1912 d: 21 AUG 2001
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