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Lurannah Teague (Swearingen), of “Hills Choys”

Also Known As: "Lurannah Sarah van Swearingen"
Birthplace: Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George, Maryland
Death: before 1805
Burke, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Swearingen, II and Lydia Swearingen
Wife of Rev. Edward Teague
Mother of Vandever Swearingen Teague, Sr.; Lydia Barnes; Edward Teague, Jr.; John Teague; Lurannah Barnes and 3 others
Sister of Mary Swearingen, of "Swearingen's Pasture”; Margaret Swearingen, of “Hills Choys”; Col. Van Swearingen; Drusilla Swearingen; Zacheus Swearingen and 6 others

Managed by: Terry Alan Colwell, II
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About Lurannah Teague, of “Hills Choys”

iii. Luranna Swearingen was born 15 OCT 1713 in Queen Anne, Prince Geo Co, Maryland, and died BEF. 1805 in Burke Co, North Carolina. She married Edward Teague 1740 in Maryland, son of William Teague and Isabella Loftin. He was born 1716 in St Mary Anne's, Cecil, Maryland, and died 1807 in Alexander Co, North Carolina.


From NCTC Cultural History - Timeline

May of 1726 marked the death of Thomas Swearingen, a slave-owning plantation owner living not far from the Potomac River near present-day Chevy Chase, Maryland (a northern suburb of Washington DC). He left behind 3 daughters – Margaret, Luranna, and Mary – and two sons including Thomas, who was 18, and Van, who was a young lad of 7. All the children were bequeathed land in the will: Margaret and Luranna each received 40 acres of “Hills Choys”, Mary received 96 acres of “Swearingens Pasture”, Thomas received 70 acres of “Forest”, and young Van received 70 acres of “Forest” and 20 acres of “Hills Choys”.


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23. LURANNAH5 VAN SWEARINGEN (THOMAS4 SWEARINGEN, THOMAS3 VAN SWEARINGEN, GARRETT2 VAN SWERINGEN, DAVID JANSE1 SWIERINGH) was born October 15, 1713 in Queen Anne , Prince George, Maryland, and died Bef. 1805 in Burke, North Carolina. She married EDWARD TEAGUE, son of WILLIAM TEAGUE and ISABELLE LOFTIN. He died in North Carolina.



64. i. LURANNAH6 TEAGUE, b. 1762; d. Bet. 1791 - 1856.


Lurannah Sarah VAN SWEARINGEN, daughter of Thomas SWEARINGEN and Lydia Jane RILEY. Lurannah was born 15 Oct 1713 in Queen Anne, Prince George,MD. She died before 1805 in Burks Co. NC and was buried before 1805 in Burks Co.NC.


  1. about 1739 in Chatham, Nc (or Frederick County,VA?) to Rev. Edward TEAGUE. Birth: 1716 in Spesutie Hundred,Baltimore,MD. Death: 1807/1810 in Burke (now Alexander) Co,NC. He was the son of William Abel TEAGUE b: 25 AUG 1695 in Teggs Delight,Cecil,MD & Isabella Elizabeth LOFTIN b: 19 DEC 1693 in Musketta Creek,St George's Parish,Baltimore,MD

Supposed children of Edward Teague and Lurannah Van Swearingen are:

  1. Vandever Swearingen Teague, born Abt 1740 in Frederick County, VA; died 1810 in Christian County, KY.
  2. Edward Teague, born Abt 1750 in Frederick County, VA or Prince George Co,Md; died 1804 in Chatham County, NC.
  3. John Teague, born 1751 in Frederick County, VA; died in Iredell Co., NC.
  4. Michael TEAGUE was born 1755 and died 1818.
  5. Lurannah Teague. She married Jehu Barnes.
  6. Isabelle Teague. She married Jim Duck.
  7. Rachel TEAGUE was born 1760. Rachel married Richard BROWN

Unconfirmed: "Lurannah (Teague) Barnes older sister, Lydia Isabell, who married Brinsley Barnes ll & moved to Estill KY"


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Lurannah Teague, of “Hills Choys”'s Timeline

October 15, 1713
Prince George, Maryland
Age 30
Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America
Age 35
Frederick, Virginia
Age 36
Frederick, Virginia, United States
Age 37
Frederick, VA, USA
Age 39
Chatham, Burke, North Carolina
Age 40
Frederick, VA, USA
September 29, 1755
Age 41
Frederick, VA, USA
Age 46
Frederick, VA, USA