Charles Swearingen

1767–1848 (Age 80)
Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Swearingen was born on 26 September 1767, in Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John S. Swearingen Sr, was 47 and his mother, Catherine Mary Stull, was 41. He married Nancy Pottenger on 13 November 1788, in Union Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Wayne Township, Butler, Ohio, United States in 1820. He died on 8 June 1848, in Montgomery, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Yountsville Cemetery, Yountsville, Montgomery, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Swearingen
1767–1848
Nancy Pottenger
1767–1835
Marriage: 13 November 1788
Samuel Swearengin
1789–1795
John Swearingen
1790–1858
Eleanor Swearingen
1791–1803
Drusilla Swearingen
1800–1871
Catharine ( Caty) Swearingen
1792–1871
Elizabeth Swearingen
1798–1808
Nancy Swearingen
1804–1874
Matilda Swearengin
1806–1849
Joseph Swearingen
1808–1890
Frances Swearingen
1811–1885

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 November 1788
Union Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 9

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1789

Age 22

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

Dutch: altered form of a habitational name, almost certainly from one of two places in Germany named Schweringen: one in the Hannover region and the other near Bremen.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Swareingin, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Charles Swearengen, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Charles Swearingen, "Find A Grave Index"

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