John Swearingen Jr

1752–1844 (Age 91)
Prince George's, Maryland, United States

The Life of John

When John Swearingen Jr was born on 19 July 1752, in Prince George's, Maryland, United States, his father, John S. Swearingen Sr, was 32 and his mother, Catherine Mary Stull, was 26. He married Jane Catherine Barkley in 1778, in Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Mason, Kentucky, United States in 1800 and Lewis, Kentucky, United States for about 30 years. He died on 1 March 1844, in Cabin Creek, Lewis, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in East Fork Cemetery, Fearisville, Lewis, Kentucky, United States.

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John Swearingen Jr
Jane Catherine Barkley
Marriage: 1778
Daniel S. Swearingen
Catharine Swearingen
Otho Swearingen
Drucilla Swearingen
James Swearingen
Sarah Swearingen
John Swearingen III
Marmaduke Swearingen
Barkley Swearingen
Mary Swearingen
Charles Swearingen

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Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 24

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

Age 24

Maryland is the 7th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 48

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

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)

  • J Swearingin, "United States Census, 1840"
  • John Swearingin, "United States Census, 1830"
  • John Swearengin, "United States Census, 1820"

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