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Cordelia Swift Raymond

Other Name:
Cordelia Swift, Cordelia Swift Raymond
February 9, 1814
March 22, 1891
Home Town:
Saint Albans, VT
Later Residences:
Collinsville, CT
Brooklyn, NY
Henry J. Raymond (1836)
Biographical Notes:
    Cordelia Swift was born on February 9, 1814 to Hon. Benjamin Swift and Rebecca Brown Swift in Vermont. She attended Bennington and Middlebury schools. In 1831, Cordelia attend Emma Willard's Troy Semminary. She graduated in 1834 and always stayed interested in school.
    Cordelia married Henry J. Raymond of Vermont but shortly moved to Brooklyn New York. In their 55 years of marriage, the couple had 5 children with only one surviving. She passed away on March 22, 1891 in Collinsville, Connecticut.

Other Education:
Troy Seminary 1831-1834

Secondary Sources:
Fairbanks, Mary J. Mason. "Record of Pupils, 1832-1842." Emma Willard and Her Pupils; Or, Fifty Years of Troy Female Seminary. 1822-1872. New York: Mrs. R. Sage, 1898. 243-44. Print.

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