Frederick Swartzwelder

28 August 1780–28 November 1848 (Age 68)
Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Frederick

When Frederick Swartzwelder was born on 28 August 1780, in Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Swartzwelder, was 17 and his mother, Mary Stortz, was 19. He married Hannah Evans on 2 February 1806, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Southampton Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 28 November 1848, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Swartzwelder
1780–1848
Hannah Evans
1794–1860
Marriage: 2 February 1806
Evan Swartzwelder
1807–1865
Peter Swartzwelder
1809–1845
DAVID SWARTZWELDER
1811–1845
Daniel Swartzwelder
1814–1884
Margaret Swartzwelder
1815–1870
Mary Swartzwelder
1818–1842
John Swartzwelder
1820–1845
Frederick Swartzwelder
1822–1845
Hannah H Swartzwelder
1824–1900
Julia Ann Swartzwelder
1827–1873
Philip Elsworth Swartzwelder
1829–1895
Joseph Swartzwelder
1831–
Caroline Swartzwelder
1834–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1806
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(13)

    Evan Swartzwelder

    Male1807–1865Male

    Peter Swartzwelder

    Male1809–1845Male

    Male1811–1845Male

    Daniel Swartzwelder

    Male1814–1884Male

    Margaret Swartzwelder

    Female1815–1870Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Swartzwelder

    Male1763–1827Male

    Mary Stortz

    Female1760–1800Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 7

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwarzwälder, topographic name for someone from the Black Forest in southwest Germany, from Middle High German swartz ‘black’ + walt ‘forest’, or a habitational name from any of several places named Schwarzwald, for example near Gotha.

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

Sources (3)

  • Frederick Swatstle, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Fredk Swartzwelder, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Frederick Swartzwelder, "United States Census, 1840"

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