Drusilla Swearingen

1758–1826 (Age 67)
Frederick, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Drusilla

When Drusilla Swearingen was born on 7 November 1758, in Frederick, Maryland, British Colonial America, her father, John S. Swearingen Sr, was 38 and her mother, Catherine Mary Stull, was 32. She married Captain John Wilson on 25 October 1775, in Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Lewis, Kentucky, United States in 1810. She died in 1826, in Fearsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Precinct 1 Ridge, Menifee, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Drusilla Swearingen
1758–1826
Captain John Wilson
1753–1799
Marriage: 25 October 1775
Andrew Wilson
1749–
William Wilson
1776–1830
Sarah Wilson
1780–1817
Cynthia Wilson
1796–1818
Nancy Wilson
1798–1823
Thomas Wilson
1777–1839
George Wilson
1778–1828
Samuel Wilson
1779–1833
John Wilson II
1780–1857
Elizabeth Wilson
1783–1856
Mary Ann Wilson
1788–1833
Andrew Wilson
1789–1856
Ralph Humphreys Wilson
1790–1873
Thomas Wilson
1790–
Mary Ann (Polly) Wilson
1792–1852
Robert F Wilson
1793–1836
Nancy (Martha) Wilson
1797–1859
Phebe Wilson
1797–1865

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
25 October 1775
Virginia, British Colonial America
children

(18)

+13 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 34

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 36

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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)

  • Drusilla Wilson, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Deeds, mortgages, 1784-1867; index, 1773-1950
  • Drucilla Swearingen Wilson, "Find A Grave Index"

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