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Cordelia Swift, Cordelia Swift Raymond
February 9, 1814
March 22, 1891
Saint Albans, VT
Henry J. Raymond (1836)
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.
Troy Seminary 1831-1834
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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