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  • ID: I123824
  • Name: William Wallace Swearingen
  • Given Name: William Wallace
  • Surname: Swearingen
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1 Nov 1803 in Montgomery County, Maryland
  • Death: 27 Jul 1869 in Bullett County, Kentucky
  • _UID: 6016B79120704BEFA3E03532B116BA09FC41
  • Change Date: 20 Dec 2012 at 12:29
  • Note:
    Line: John - Thomas - Elimelech

    William Wallace Swearingen lived and died in Bullitt County, Kentucky. His life was quiet, dignified, and independent. He was a farmer and slaveholder.

    His son George W. by accident of war is a citizen of Louisville, Kentucky; otherwise, he would be on his farm near Bowling Freen. He is at the head of an extensive business establishment in Louisville, and has family.

    1850 census HH 563
    > W. W. SWEARINGEN 47m farmer 19000 MD
    > Kate 17f
    > Julia F. 15f
    > George W. 12m
    > Josphepean 7f
    > Wm. E. 5m

    William Wallace was, indeed, born to Elemelech & Sussanah, on 1 Nov. 1803---in Montgomery Co. Md.

    our Samuel was his eldest brother----he married Julia Franklin Crist when he was 18 ---she was the daughter of a prominent farmer, pioneer, and Representative in Congress. named Henry Crist---

    When she died on 19 Oct. 1838, he married Mrs. Isabel (Mabel) King-----WW died on 27 July 1869 in Bullitt Co. Ky.
    He was a farmer and slave holder----Here were his children :
    1. Mary E. ( marr. Dr. James M. Bemiss )
    2. Marie L. B. ( marr. Christopher Weathers, then Dr. J. H. Dupin )
    3. Sarah Elizabeth ( died in childhood )
    4. Catherine S. born 15 Jan. 1833 in Bullitt Co. ( marr. Richard H. Field on 7 Aug. 1851 ) died Sep 1880
    5. Julie Franklin ( marr. A.H. Field )
    6. George Washington Swearingen , ( marr. Mary Embry on 4 May 1858 ) he went to Center College in Kentucky, where he
    soon built the Mellwood Distillery----very successful ! later he organized the Union National Bank
    7. Josephine ( marr. R. J. Meyler )
    8. William E. Swearingen
    9. Wiliam Henry

    Father: Elemelich Swearingen b: Abt 1760 in Montgomery Co., MD
    Mother: Susanna Elizabeth Higgins b: Jun 1767

    Marriage 1 Julia Franklin Crist b: 7 Jan 1804 in Shepherdsville, Bullitt Co., Kentucky
    • Married: 6 Feb 1822 in Maryland
    • Change Date: 13 Oct 2012
    1. Has Children Mary E. Swearingen b: 1824 in Kentucky
    2. Has No Children Maria L.B. Swearingen b: 1826 in Kentucky
    3. Has No Children Maria Louisa Swearingen b: 1825 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky
    4. Has No Children William Henry Swearingen b: 12 Jan 1826 in Kentucky
    5. Has No Children Sarah Swearingen b: 1828 in Kentucky
    6. Has Children Julia Field Swearingen b: 11 Sep 1835 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky
    7. Has No Children Sarah Elizabeth Swearingen b: 29 Jan 1831 in Kentucky
    8. Has Children Catherine S. (Kate) Swearingen b: 15 Jan 1833 in Bullett County, Kentucky
    9. Has Children George Washington Swearingen b: 1838 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky
    10. Has No Children Josephine Swearingen b: 1843 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky

    Marriage 2 Isabella Beard b: 19 May 1813 in Kentucky
    • Married: 6 Jul 1841 in Kentucky
    • Change Date: 13 Oct 2012
    1. Has Children William E. C. Swearingen b: 1850 in Bullitt Co., Kentucky
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