Samuel Swearingen

1772–1847 (Age 75)
Springhill, Springhill Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Swearingen was born on 4 January 1772, in Springhill, Springhill Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John S. Swearingen Sr, was 51 and his mother, Catherine Mary Stull, was 46. He married Mary Wilson in 1791. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1790. He died on 14 December 1847, in Adams, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Manchester Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Manchester, Adams, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Swearingen
Mary Wilson
Marriage: 1791
Catherine Swearingen
John Swearingen
Elizabeth Roush Swearingen
Thomas Swearingen
Sarah Swearingen
Drucilla Swearingen
Anna Swearingen
Mary Polly Swearingen
Henry Swearingen
Jemima Swearingen

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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 4

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 22

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)

  • Samuel Swearingen, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Samuel Swearingen land sale to Michael Crow - Deeds, mortgages, 1784-1867; index, 1773-1950
  • Samuel Swearingen, "Find A Grave Index"

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