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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Family Time Line

John Swearingen Jr
1752–1844
Jane Catherine Barkley
1755–1850
Marriage: 1778
Daniel S. Swearingen
1772–1839
Catharine Swearingen
1778–1858
Otho Swearingen
1784–
Drucilla Swearingen
1786–1832
James Swearingen
1788–
Sarah Swearingen
1790–
John Swearingen III
1775–1834
Marmaduke Swearingen
1782–1826
Barkley Swearingen
1794–1843
Mary Swearingen
1796–
Charles Swearingen
1798–1871

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1778
Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 24

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

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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