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Samuel Swearingen Sr. (b. Abt. 1695, d. date unknown)

Samuel Swearingen Sr. (son of Thomas Van Swearingen and Jane Hyde?) was born Abt. 1695 in Prince George County, Maryland, and died date unknown. He married Elizabeth Farmer.

Children of Samuel Swearingen Sr. and Elizabeth Farmer are:

  1. +Samuel Swearingen Jr., b. Abt. 1720, Prince George County, Maryland, d. date unknown.

Samuel Swearingen Junior born 1720 in Prince George, Maryland and died Jan. 1819 in Lincoln, North Carolina, came with his parents as a small lad to Bertie County, North Carolina in 1727. On 16 November 1741, Samuel Swearingen Jr. received a deed of gift from his father Samuel Swearingen Sr. This deed of gift contained 200 acres of land which was located near John Stevens' Landing, joining a marsh and was a slash part of his father's 640 acres. On 3 November 1761, Samuel Swearingen Jr. received a patent for 617 acres of land in Edgecombe County, North Carolina from Lord Granville. This land was located on 'Autrey's Creek at the mouth of John's Branch adjoining William Woten and Benjamin Evans.'

On 21 June 1762, Samuel Swearingen Jr. sold 308 acres of land to John Corbit for 10 Pounds. This land was located on Autry's Creek and John's Brach adjoining said Swearingen, it being a part of the said Swearingen's survey of 617 acres. On 21 June 1762, Samuel Swearingen Jr. deeded 100 acres of land to his son-in-law Samuel Williams 'for love and affection.' This land was located on the north bank of Autry's Creek adjoining saied Swearingen, it being a part of the said Swearingen's survey of 617 acres. On 7 January 1765, Samuel Swearingen Jr. deeded 50 acres of land to his son-in-law Solomon Williams 'for the kind love'. This land was located on the Autry's Creek, Hurley's Branch and the Causeway Branch adjoining said Swearingen.

On 22 October, Samuel Swearingen Jr. sold 159 acres of land to Thomas Wallis of Pitt County, North Carolina for 55 Pounds. This land was located on the Autry's Creek at the mouth of Hurley's Branch adjoining John Corbutt and Samuel Williams, it being part of a deed he purchased from Lord Granville bearing date 3 November 1761. Circa 1765/66, Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his family migrated to Anson County, North Carolina from Edgecombe County, North Carolina. They settled in the area of Little River, a part of Great Peedee River in Anson County, North Carolina. Circa 1768, Samuel Swearingen Jr. along with his two brothers, Thomas and Van Swearingen were members of the 'Regulators' in Anson County, North Carolina. The people in Anson County, North Carolina suffered from excessive taxes, dishonest officials and exorbitant fees. The 'Regulators' sought vainly to obtain reforms. Then they refused to pay taxes until they were sure that the money would be spent properly, public officials punished and interference with the county courts stopped. This was an open revolt between the people and the British Crown - perhaps the first real revolution in America started in North Carolina.

Before 18 July 1772, Samuel Swearingen Jr. bouth 200 acres of land from William Mears. This land was located on the west side of Little River of Great Peedee River in Anson County, North Carolina. On 15 January 1771, Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his wife Mary sold 100 acres of land to John Smith, Sandhill for 100 Pounds. This land was located on the est side of Little River of Great Peedee River in Anson County, North Carolina. On 18 July 1772, Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his wife Mary sold 100 acres of land to David Smith. This land was located on the west side of Little River of Great Peedee in Anson County, North Carolina. Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his wife Mary were living in Montgomery County, North Carolina. He was mentioned several times in the land entries for said county.

Prior to 1790, Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his wife Mary migrated to Burke County, North Carolina. They were listed in 1790 Federal Census of Burke County, North Carolina... just one white male over 16 years of age and one white female-all ages. Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his wife Mary were listed in the 1800 Federal Census of Lincoln County, North Carolina. Both are in age bracket, over 45 years of ages, in the household.

Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his second wife Eleanor were listed in the 1810 Federal Census of Haywood County, North Carolina. There were one white female born 1800/10; one white male and one white female born before 1765 in the household. Samuel Swearingen Jr. left a will which was written on 27 June 1805 and probated January 1819. It is transcribed from the original hand-written will --- now in the custody of North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.

'North Carolina) Lincoln County) 'In the name of god amen I Samuel Sweringen Sr being in perfect Sound memory thanks be to god therefore I do make ordain and Constitute this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following viz.

'first I bequeath my Soul into the hands of god almighty hoping to be saved by the merrits of Jesus Christ is for Body to be Buried in a Christian Burial at the Description of my Executors hereafter named after my Just debts paid

'Item I give to my Daughter Elizabeth two Shillings

'Item I give to my Daughter Mary two Shillings

'Item I give to my Daughter Nancy two Shillings

'Item I give to my Son Samuel two Shillings

'Item I give to my Son John two Shillings

'Item I give to my Son Van two Shillings

'Item I give to my two Daughters Sarah and Patsy two Shillings piece

'Item I give to my Son Cheek two Shillings

'Item I give to my Daughter Anson two Shillings

'Item I likewise give to my beloved wife Elioner all the Remainder of my Estate both goods and Chatels intail forever

'I likewise construe and ordain my beloved wife Ellioner my whole and Sole Executor of this my Last Will

'In witness my hand and Seal this twenty seventh of June 1805'

'Test William Whitworth Junr 'Samuel

Swaringen Senr (Seal)' Her Mary X Whitworth Mark Thomas Graham Nancy Graham' 'State of North Carolina) Lincoln County )

'January Sessions 1819 'The written Will was proven in Open court by the Oath of William Whitworth as Subscribing Witnesses thereto & admitted to record 'Witness V. McBee, CC' H. H. Swearingen lists children as: Eli, Van, John, Bowling, Henry, Frederick, Thomas, Richard Cheek.

Source: 'Smoky Mountain Clans, Volume 2', 1983, Donald B. Reagan, p 212-214. 'Family Register of Garret van Sweringen and Descendants', H. H. Swearingen, 1894, p 29.

Samuel Swearingen Jr. married Mary Bolling the 20 May, 1805

Children

1. Elizabeth Swearingen

2. Mary Swearingen

3. Nancy Swearingen

4.*Samuel Swearingen, III

5. John Swearingen

6. Van Swearingen

7. Sarah Swearingen

8. Patsy Swearingen

9. Richard Cheek Swearingen

10.Anson Swearingen


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Samuel Swearingen Junior came with his parents as a small lad to Bertie County, North Carolina in 1727.

On 16 November 1741, Samuel Swearingen Jr. received a deed of gift from his father Samuel Swearingen Sr. This deed of gift contained 200 acres of land which was located near John Stevens' Landing, joining a marsh and was a slash part of his father's 640 acres.

On 3 November 1761, Samuel Swearingen Jr. received a patent for 617 acres of land in Edgecombe County, North Carolina from Lord Granville. This land was located on "Autrey's Creek at the mouth of John's Branch adjoining William Woten and Benjamin Evans."

On 21 June 1762, Samuel Swearingen Jr. sold 308 acres of land to John Corbit for 10 Pounds. This land was located on Autry's Creek and John's Brach adjoining said Swearingen, it being a part of the said Swearingen's survey of 617 acres.

On 21 June 1762, Samuel Swearingen Jr. deeded 100 acres of land to his son-in-law Samuel Williams "for love and affection." This land was located on the north bank of Autry's Creek adjoining said Swearingen, it being a part of the said Swearingen's survey of 617 acres.

On 7 January 1765, Samuel Swearingen Jr. deeded 50 acres of land to his son-in-law Solomon Williams "for the kind love". This land was located on the Autry's Creek, Hurley's Branch and the Causeway Branch adjoining said Swearingen.

On 22 October, Samuel Swearingen Jr. sold 159 acres of land to Thomas Wallis of Pitt County, North Carolina for 55 Pounds. This land was located on the Autry's Creek at the mouth of Hurley's Branch adjoining John Corbutt and Samuel Williams, it being part of a deed he purchased from Lord Granville bearing date 3 November 1761.

Circa 1765/66, Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his family migrated to Anson County, North Carolina from Edgecombe County, North Carolina. They settled in the area of Little River, a part of Great Peedee River in Anson County, North Carolina.

Circa 1768, Samuel Swearingen Jr. along with his two brothers, Thomas and Van Swearingen were members of the "Regulators" in Anson County, North Carolina. The people in Anson County, North Carolina suffered from excessive taxes, dishonest officials and exorbitant fees. The "Regulators" sought vainly to obtain reforms. Then they refused to pay taxes until they were sure that the money would be spent properly, public officials punished and interference with the county courts stopped. This was an open revolt between the people and the British Crown - perhaps the first real revolution in America started in North Carolina.

Before 18 July 1772, Samuel Swearingen Jr. bought 200 acres of land from William Mears. This land was located on the west side of Little River of Great Peedee River in Anson County, North Carolina.

On 15 January 1771, Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his wife Mary sold 100 acres of land to John Smith, Sandhill for 100 Pounds. This land was located on the east side of Little River of Great Peedee River in Anson County, North Carolina.

On 18 July 1772, Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his wife Mary sold 100 acres of land to David Smith. This land was located on the west side of Little River of Great Peedee in Anson County, North Carolina.

Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his wife Mary were living in Montgomery County, North Carolina. He was mentioned several times in the land entries for said county.

Prior to 1790, Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his wife Mary migrated to Burke County, North Carolina. They were listed in 1790 Federal Census of Burke County, North Carolina... just one white male over 16 years of age and one white female-all ages.

Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his wife Mary were listed in the 1800 Federal Census of Lincoln County, North Carolina. Both are in age bracket, over 45 years of ages, in the household.

Samuel Swearingen Jr. and his second wife Eleanor were listed in the 1810 Federal Census of Haywood County, North Carolina. There were one white female born 1800/10; one white male and one white female born before 1765 in the household.

Samuel Swearingen Jr. left a will which was written on 27 June 1805 and probated January 1819. It is transcribed from the original hand-written will --- now in the custody of North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.

"North Carolina) Lincoln County) "In the name of god amen I Samuel Sweringen Sr being in perfect Sound memory thanks be to god therefore I do make ordain and Constitute this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following viz.

"first I bequeath my Soul into the hands of god almighty hoping to be saved by the merrits of Jesus Christ is for Body to be Buried in a Christian Burial at the Description of my Executors hereafter named after my Just debts paid

"Item I give to my Daughter Elizabeth two Shillings

"Item I give to my Daughter Mary two Shillings

"Item I give to my Daughter Nancy two Shillings

"Item I give to my Son Samuel two Shillings

"Item I give to my Son John two Shillings

"Item I give to my Son Van two Shillings

"Item I give to my two Daughters Sarah and Patsy two Shillings piece

"Item I give to my Son Cheek two Shillings

"Item I give to my Daughter Anson two Shillings

"Item I likewise give to my beloved wife Elioner all the Remainder of my Estate both goods and Chatels intail forever

"I likewise construe and ordain my beloved wife Ellioner my whole and Sole Executor of this my Last Will

"In witness my hand and Seal this twenty seventh of June 1805"

"Test William Whitworth Junr "Samuel Swaringen Senr (Seal)" Her Mary X Whitworth Mark Thomas Graham Nancy Graham"

"State of North Carolina) Lincoln County ) "January Sessions 1819 "The written Will was proven in Open court by the Oath of William Whitworth as Subscribing Witnesses thereto & admitted to record "Witness V. McBee, CC"

H. H. Swearingen lists children as: Eli, Van, John, Bowling, Henry, Frederick, Thomas, Richard Cheek.


Reference: "Smoky Mountain Clans, Volume 2", 1983, Donald B. Reagan, p 212-214. "Family Register of Garret van Sweringen and Descendants", H. H. Swearingen, 1894, p 29.

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Samuel Van Swearingen, Jr.'s Timeline

1720
1720
Prince George County, Maryland, United States
1735
1735
Edgecombe, Edgecombe, North Carolina, USA
1741
1741
Edgecombe, Edgecombe, North Carolina, USA
1743
1743
Polkton, Anson County, North Carolina, United States
1746
1746
Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States
1746
Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States
1748
1748
Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States
1748
Edgecomb, North Carolina, United States
1750
1750
Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States