John Zephaniah Swallow

7 May 1748–23 November 1830 (Age 82)
Kent, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of John Zephaniah

When John Zephaniah Swallow was born on 7 May 1748, in Kent, Delaware, United States, his father, Zephaniah Swallow, was 28 and his mother, Mrs. Charity Swallow, was 28. He married Mary Ann Greene in 1769, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Fauquier, Virginia, United States in 1830. He died on 23 November 1830, in Butler Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Zephaniah Swallow
1748–1830
Mary Ann Greene
1750–1852
Marriage: 1769
Zachariah Swallow
1770–1856
Elizabeth Swallow
1788–
Hannah Swallow
1796–
George Swallow
1781–1858
John Swallow
1781–1858
Jesse Swallow
1790–1850
Moses SWALLOW
1792–
Frances Swallow
1792–1844
Lydia Swallow
1796–1878
Joshua Swallow
1798–1879

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1769Fauquier, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1754 · French and Indian War in Delaware
    Age 6
    From 1754-1763, the French and Indian War took place. The fighting that took place in the area of Delaware was in the upper Delaware River Valley. The Delaware Indians claimed independence from the Iroquois who allied with Britain. In 1755, Delaware attacked the Moravian settlement and Brodhead residence.
    1758 · Mount Vernon
    Age 10
    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
    1776
    Age 28
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Yorkshire):from Middle English swal(e)we, swalu ‘swallow’ (Old English swealwe), hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird, perhaps in swiftness and grace.habitational name from Swallow (Lincolnshire), probably from a lost river name, perhaps derived from a word related to the Indo-European root swel- ‘burn, shine’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Swallows

    Sources (3)

    • Legacy NFS Source: John Zepheniah Swallow - Government record: birth-name: John Zepheniah Swallow
    • John Swallow, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Legacy NFS Source: John "Quaker" Swallow -

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