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Generation No. 4


8. JOHN4 SWEARINGEN (THOMAS3 VAN SWEARINGEN, GARRETT2 VAN SWERINGEN, DAVID JANSE1 SWIERINGH) was born Bet. 1696 - 1698 in St. Mary's," Somerset County" orPrince George's County, Maryland, and died 1767 in Rockville or Rock Creek, Montgomery County, Maryland. He married MARY RAY February 09, 1714/15 in Queen's Parish, Prince George County, Maryland, daughter of WILLIAM RAY and ANNE. She was born 1698 in Prince George County, Maryland.

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OHN SWEARINGEN:
Married at Queen's Parrish, Prince George County, Maryland.
John Swearingen emigrated to Montgomery County and settled on Rock Creek not far from where Washington City now stands.

Source: Smoky Mountain Clans Volume 2', 1983 Donald B. Reagan, page 208. Married at Queen's Parish, Prince george County, Maryland 'Family register of Garrettt Van Swearingen and descendants', H.H. Swearingen , 1894, page 39
     
Children of J
OHN SWEARINGEN and MARY RAY are:
13. i.   SAMUEL5 SWEARINGEN, b. 1732, Rock Creek, Montgomery County, Maryland; d. Bet. 1820 - 1824, Nr. Kendall, Hanover Twp., Beaver County, Pennsylvania.
14. ii.   ANNE SWEARINGEN, b. 1736, Queen's Anne Par, Pr. George's or Montgomery county, Maryland.
15. iii.   THOMAS SWEARINGEN, b. September 23, 1728, Queen's Anne Par, Pr.ince George's or Montgomery County, Maryland; d. October 15, 1794, Montgomery County, Maryland.
  iv.   CATHERINE SWEARINGEN, b. 1734, Queen's Anne Par, Pr. George's or Montgomery County, Maryland.
16. v.   JOHN A. SWEARINGEN, b. August 06, 1735, Queen's Anne Par, Pr. George's or "Montgomery County, Maryland"; d. October 07, 1807, Stanley County, North Carolina.
17. vi.   VAN SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. October 11, 1746, Queen's Anne Par, Pr. George's or" Montgomery County", Maryland; d. Abt. October 11, 1829, Bath County, Maryland.
18. vii.   MARY SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. August 29, 1720, Queen Anne , Prince George or Montgomery County, Maryland; d. Abt. 1805, Montgomery County, Maryland.
19. viii.   LYDIA SWEARINGEN, b. July 21, 1726, Queen's Anne Par, Pr. George's Maryland; d. 1798, Fauquier.
20. ix.   ELIZABETH SWEARINGEN, b. 1716, Queen's Anne Par, Pr. George's Maryland; d. 1796.
  x.   MARTHA SWEARINGEN, b. 1719, Queen's Anne Par, Prince George's or Montgomery County, Maryland; m. DENNIS; b. 1715.
  xi.   KEZIAH SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. 1730, Queen's Anne Par, Pr. George's or Montgomery County, Maryland; m. (1) CHARLES BECKWITH; b. 1726, Queen Anne Parrish Register, Prince George, Maryland; m. (2) AARON PRATHER.


9. THOMAS4 SWEARINGEN (THOMAS3 VAN SWEARINGEN, GARRETT2 VAN SWERINGEN, DAVID JANSE1 SWIERINGH) was born 1688 in Prince George's or Sommerset County, Maryland, and died Abt. April 12, 1726 in Shepherdstown, Mill, Virginia, or Prince George County, Maryland. He married LYDIA JANE RILEY Abt. April 08, 1708 in Queen Anne Parrish Register, Prince George, Maryland, daughter of HUGH RILEY and MARGARET PLOUMER. She was born 1691 in Somerset County, Maryland, and died February 24, 1764 in near Shepherdstown, Virginia.

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HOMAS SWEARINGEN:
About 1734, Thomas Swearingen settled near the present site of Shepherdstown, West Virginia, on the Potomac River, where he passed the remainder of his days, having accumulated considerable land, which remained in the possesion of his descendants for more than a century.
Source: Smoky Mountain Clans, Volume 2', 1983, Donald B. Reagan, page 108. 'Family Register of Garret Van Swearingen and desccendants'. H.H. Swearingen, 1894, page 5


Thomas Swearingen was born in Maryland in 1688; he was married in1712; his wife's given name was Lydia; she was born in 1691; and died in 1764; he emigrated in 1734 to Virginia and settled on the Potamic River, near Shepherdstown.
Source: Swearingen Microfilm Independence geaneology dept.

More About T
HOMAS SWEARINGEN:
Fact 1: Christened at St. Barnabas Epi, Queen Anne's Par, Leland, Maryland
     
Children of T
HOMAS SWEARINGEN and LYDIA RILEY are:
21. i.   THOMAS5 SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. April 08, 1708, Queen Anne , Prince George or "Sommerset" County, Maryland or Shepherdstown, WV; d. Abt. June 03, 1760, Shepardstown, Jefferson, West Virginia.
  ii.   MARY SWEARINGEN, b. August 11, 1710.
  iii.   MARGARET SWEARINGEN, b. February 17, 1715/16, Queen Anne , Prince George, Maryland.
  iv.   ZACHEUS SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. 1717, Shepardstown, Jefferson, West Virginia.
  v.   JOSEPH SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. 1719, Shepardstown, Jefferson, West Virginia.
  vi.   BENONE SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. 1721, Shepardstown, Jefferson, West Virginia.
  vii.   DRUSILLA SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. 1723, Shepardstown, Jefferson, West Virginia.
  viii.   SALLIE SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. 1725, Shepardstown, Jefferson, West Virginia.
  ix.   ELEANOR SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. 1727, Shepardstown, Jefferson, West Virginia.
  x.   JOHN SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. 1717, Prince George, Maryland.
22. xi.   "KING VAN" SWEARINGEN, b. May 22, 1719, Queen Anne , Prince George or Sommerset County, Maryland; d. April 20, 1788, Shephedstown, Berkley County, West" Virginia".
23. xii.   LURANNAH VAN SWEARINGEN, b. October 15, 1713, Queen Anne , Prince George, Maryland; d. Bef. 1805, Burke, North Carolina.


10. SAMUEL4 SWEARINGEN (THOMAS3 VAN SWEARINGEN, GARRETT2 VAN SWERINGEN, DAVID JANSE1 SWIERINGH) was born Bet. 1692 - 1694 in St. Mary's City, St. Mary County or Somerset County, Maryland, and died Bet. November 25 1782 - 1785 in Montgomery or " Anson" County, North Carolina. He married ELIZABETH FARMER February 14, 1714/15 in Queen Anne , Prince George, Maryland. She was born 1695 in Maryland, and died Abt. 1766 in Anson, North Carolina.

Notes for S
AMUEL SWEARINGEN:
Samuel Swearingen lived with his parents until his marriage. After his mother's death in 1727, Samuel Swearingen and his family migrated to Bertie County, North Carolina from Prince George's County, Maryland.

On May 11, 1728, Samuel Swearingen bought 338 acres of land from Joseph Lane and his wife Patience for 40 pounds. This land was located 'on South side of Morattuck River and south side of Connoconnaro Swamp at side of String Meadow at Reedy Pocoson and 'Goodson Coroner'.

On Februaury 20, 1733, Samuel Swearingen and Elizabeth his wife sold 338 acres of land to Joseph Lane junior for 40 pounds og 'goood silver or gold'. This was the land bought from Joseph Lane and his wife Patience in 1728.

On February 21, 1737, Samuel Swearingen sold 200 acres of land to John Stevens for 40 pounds. This land was located on 'the north side of Tar River which said land he th esaid Swearingen formerly sold toArthur Crafford, joining Mr. Richard Cheek and the river,'

On March 1, 1739, Samuel Swearingen received a patent for 640 acres of land in Edgecombe County, North Carolina from the Province of Norh Carolina.

On November 16, 1741, Samuel Swearingen sr. deeded 200 acres of land to Samuel Swearingen 'for love and affection I bear my son'. This land was located near John Steven's Landing, joining a marsh and a slash part of 640 acres whereon I now lives.'

On February 15, 1742, Samuel Swearingen Sr. sold 40 acres of land to Francis Bettis for 4 pounds. This land was located above John Steven's landing, part of the tract the said Swearingen now lives on and was patent to him for 640 acres.

On June 23, 1754, Samuel Swearingen Sr. deeded 100 acres of land to Thomas Swearingen 'for love, goodwill, affection I bear My son'. This land was loated near a small run, my mill pond and a path.

On August 15, 1756 Samuel Swearingen Sr. bought 50 acres of land from David Averitt for 2 pounds 10 shillings Virginia currency. This land was located near Matthew Cook and William Allen's patent line, it being part of a tract of 640 acres granted to said Swearingen in 1738

On February 8, 1764, Samuel Swearingen Sr. sold 40 acres of land to James Cravey for 40 pounds...'him hereunto moving, more especially on ye sincere request and desire of Mr. Charles Evans and Mr. William Randall for and in behalf of Francis Bettis and Alexander Randall Sr., persons herein concerned.' This land adjoined the lands of Samuel Swearingen Sr., Samuel Swearingen Jr., and the 'now' dwelling plantation of said Cravey.

Circa 1765/66, Samuel Swearingen and his wife joined their children in migration to Anson County, North Carolina. They settled in the area of Little River, a part of Great Peedee River in Anson County, North Carolina.

On October 24, 1767, Samuel Swearingen 'the elder' of Anson County, North Carolina bought 250 acres of land from Van Swearingen of Anson County, North Carolina for 30 pounds. This land was located on the south side of Tar River and on the south bank of Autry's creek at or near Josiah Swearingen's land.

On April 14, 1772, the Inferior Court of Anson County, North Carolina ordered Samuel Swearingen Sr. 'poor, inform and aged' to be exempted from payment of public taxes and doing public duty.

On Nonember 25, 1782 Samuel Swearingen Sr., was listed as 'invalid-150 acres of land' in Montgomery County, Nort Carolina.
Source: "Smoky Mountain Clans" Family Register of G.V.S.
     
Children of S
AMUEL SWEARINGEN and ELIZABETH FARMER are:
24. i.   THOMAS5 SWEARINGEN, b. 1717, Prince George, Maryland.
25. ii.   SAMUEL SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. 1720, Prince George, Maryland, or Anson North Carolina; d. January 1819, Lincoln, North Carolina.
26. iii.   VAN SWEARINGEN, b. Abt. 1735, Prince George, Maryland; d. 1796.
  iv.   ? SWEARINGEN, b. 1726, Prince George, Maryland.
  v.   THOMAS SWEARINGEN, b. 1729, Edgecombe, North Carolina.
  vi.   JOSIAH SWEARINGEN, b. 1735, Edgecombe, North Carolina; m. MARY S. PARMENTER.


11. VAN4 SWEARINGEN (THOMAS3 VAN SWEARINGEN, GARRETT2 VAN SWERINGEN, DAVID JANSE1 SWIERINGH) was born 1692 in Prince George's or Sommerset County, Maryland, and died Bet. June 01 1790 - 1801 in Hagerstown, "Washington County, Maryland" or Ringgold, Alexanderia County, Maryland. He married (1) ELIZABETH WALKER February 14, 1714/15 in Saint Barbnabas Church, Prince George, Maryland, daughter of CHARLES WALKER and REBECCA ISACKS. She was born December 22, 1695 in Patuxent Hundred, Anne Arundel, Maryland, and died Bef. 1784 in Ringgold Alexandria County, Maryland (now D.C.). He married (2) PRISCILLA ? Aft. 1722 in Maryland.
     
Children of V
AN SWEARINGEN and ELIZABETH WALKER are:
  i.   ELIZABETH5 SWEARINGEN, b. July 14, 1715, Prince George County, Maryland; d. August 20, 1785; m. JONATHAN SIMMONS, June 20, 1734, Prince George, Maryland.
27. ii.   REBECCA DRUSILLA SWEARINGEN, b. December 22, 1716, Prince George County, Maryland; d. December 01, 1797, Cumberland County, Maryland.
28. iii.   JOSEPH SWEARINGEN, b. 1717, Maryland; d. 1794, Abbeville County, South Carolina.
  iv.   MARY SWEARINGEN, b. Bet. November 17 1718 - 1732, Prince George County, Maryland; m. ? PHILLIPS.
29. v.   JOHN VAN SWEARINGEN, b. February 15, 1719/20, Ringold Manor, Prince George's or" Sommerset County", Maryland; d. Bet. September 03 1784 - 1794, "Springhill" or Concord Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
30. vi.   VAN SWEARINGEN, b. 1725, Somerset County, Maryland; d. 1784.
31. vii.   RUTH SWEARINGEN, b. 1730, Prince George County, Maryland; d. 1795.
32. viii.   THOMAS SWEARINGEN, b. Bet. 1731 - 1743, Prince George County, Maryland; d. 1794, McCoysville, Pennsylvania.
33. ix.   SAMUEL SWEARINGEN, b. September 06, 1728, Maryland; d. Frederick County, Maryland.
  x.   DRUSILLA OR DRISILLA SWEARINGEN, b. Bet. 1732 - 1738, Prince George County, Maryland; m. THOMAS CRESAP; b. 1702; d. 1788.
34. xi.   CHARLES SWEARINGEN, b. August 21, 1735, Prince George or Somerset County, Maryland; d. Bet. June 21 1796 - 1818, Washington county, Maryland.
35. xii.   SARAH SWEARINGEN, b. November 20, 1722, Prince George County, Maryland; d. November 04, 1766.
     
Child of VAN SWEARINGEN and PRISCILLA ? is:
  xiii.   PEGGY5 SWEARINGEN.


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