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Richard Swepson

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Virginia
Death: February 11, 1788 (69-77)
Mecklenburg County, Virginia
Place of Burial: Mecklenburg County, Va
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Swepston
Husband of Ann Jefferies; Jean - Jane Dandridge and Mary Tabb Mallory
Father of Sarah Rebecca Swepson; Elizabeth Swepson; Richard Swepson; Jeanne Dandridge Swepson; Thomas Swepson and 6 others
Brother of Mary Brown

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About Richard Swepson

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A111945

Richard Swepson's 1st wife was Jane/Jeanne Dandridge. They removed to Lunenburg County into what is now Mecklenburg County in 1760. It is believed that Richard Swepson, accompanied by John Jeffries bought adjoining land in Mecklenburg on the same day. It is believed that the two men were brothers-in-law and that both were in the employ of Colonel Lew Burrell of "Kingsmill" Williamsburg VA, when they came into Mecklenburg, then Lunenburg. (Source: 1994 Boyd Family Reunion publication, Descendants of Alexander Boyd, the Elder and Swepson Family)

Richard Swepson married first Jane Dandridge and fathered with her: Elizabeth Whitehead (1st husband) Clay (Swepson) born in 1747, Anne Dandridge Boyd (Swepson) born in 1750, Sarah Sims (Swepson) born in 1752, Richard Swepson born in 1754, John Swepson born in 1759, Jeanne Dandridge Young (Swepson) born in 1762, Thomas Swepson born in 1765, and Susannah Davis (Swepson) born in 1767. Richard Swepson married his second wife, Mrs. Mary Mallory Tabb of Elizabeth City County on April 12, 1779 with whom he fathered Lucy Speed (Swepson) born in 1780, Charity Swepson born in 1781, and William Mallory Swepson born in 1783.

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Richard Swepson's Timeline

June 9, 1747
Age 32
Mecklenburg County, Virginia, United States
January 22, 1750
Age 35
Mecklenburg County, Virginia, Colonial America
October 27, 1752
Age 37
"Linden Plantation", Prince Edward County, Virginia
March 7, 1756
Age 41
"Linden Plantation", Prince Edward County, Virginia
July 19, 1759
Age 44
"Linden Plantation", Prince Edward County, Virginia
Age 47
Mecklenburg County, Virginia, United States
February 25, 1765
Age 50
Mecklenburg County, Virginia
December 19, 1767
Age 52
Mecklenburg County, Virginia
March 19, 1780
Age 65
Mecklenburg County, Virginia