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John SWEM

Male 1795 - 1877  (82 years)


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  • Name John SWEM 
    Born 07 Jul 1795  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1820  , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1830  , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1840  , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1850  , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Possessions 1870  Pierce Twp, Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    40 acres 
    Died 22 Sep 1877  Amelia, Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 23 Sep 1877  Amelia, Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Amelia IOOF Cem
    Person ID I4448  Moore / McRaven Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2015 

    Father Jesse SWEM,   b. 17 Feb 1756, , Middlesex, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1837, Ohio Twp, Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary LINDSEY,   b. 25 Jan 1770, Ft Pitt, Westmoreland, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Apr 1825, , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 1790 
    Family ID F138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bathia CORD,   b. 27 Dec 1799,   d. 09 May 1841  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 06 Oct 1816  , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
     1. Jesse SWEM,   b. 21 Aug 1833  []
     2. Amos SWEM,   b. 25 Nov 1829, , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1910, New Palestine, Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  []
     3. Rebecca SWEM,   b. 25 Feb 1838  []
     4. Bathia SWEM,   b. Abt 1835  []
    +5. Katherine SWEM,   b. 01 Apr 1828,   d. 01 Jun 1850, ,, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     6. Sarah Ann SWEM,   b. 30 Mar 1819,   d. 1906  (Age 86 years)  []
     7. Mary SWEM,   b. 20 May 1817,   d. 21 Jan 1891, , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  []
     8. Elizabeth SWEM,   b. 05 Sep 1824  []
    +9. William SWEM,   b. 20 Jul 1821,   d. 06 Nov 1907  (Age 86 years)  []
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy ?,   b. 1803, ,, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1889  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 07 Jan 1842  , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Louisa SWEM,   b. 1847  []
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F307  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    War Record of the Family written by Daisy Moore; date unknown
    War Record of the Family written by Daisy Moore; date unknown
    Daisy was mistaken, great-grandfather John Swem was born in 1795 and could not have participated in the Revolutionary War, however, John's father Jesse Swem did in fact fight in the Revolutionary War. In possession of Jamie Burnett
    Death Certificate - Amos Swim, 1910
    Death Certificate - Amos Swim, 1910

    Headstones
    Swem, John
    Swem, John
    Amelia IOOF Cemetery, Amelia, Clermont Co., OH

  • Notes 
    • 1820 Clermont Co OH - Ohio Twp page 73 written, 37 printed
      Swim, John 1 person engaged in agriculture
      1 male 16 - 26 2 females under 10
      1 female 16 - 26

      1830 Clermont Co OH - Preble Twp page 317 written
      Swem, John
      2 males under 5 1 female under 5
      1 male 10 - 15 2 females 5 - 10
      1 male 15 - 20 2 females 10 - 15
      1 male 30 - 40 1 female 30 - 40

      1840 Clermont Co OH
      pg 211 line 25
      Swem, John
      1 m 5 - 10 1 f < 5
      1 m 15 - 20 1 f 10 - 15
      1 m 40 - 50 1 f 15 - 20
      1 f 40 - 50

      1850 Clermont Co OH - Ohio Twp
      taken 01 Oct by AM Gest
      printed page 413, writtem page 258 house 1925/1925
      Swem, John 54 OH farmer
      Nancy 47 OH
      Rebecca 12 OH
      Louisa 3 OH
      Mary Winnas 24 OH
      Elizabeth " 21 OH
      Catherine Swem 50 OH
      Daniel B'Hymer 45 OH laborer idiotic

      1860 Clermont Co OH - Pierce Twp
      pg written 407 printed 205
      taken 14 Jun by LB Johnson
      line 32 house 352 / 341
      Swem, John 65 KY farmer $3000 $550
      Nancy 56 OH
      Mary 30 OH

      1870 Clermont Co OH - Pierce Twp taken 07 June page 255
      Swim, John 74 KY farmer
      Nancy 66 OH keeping home
      Rebecaa Lindsey 32 OH at home

      In "Ohio Records and Pioneer Families", Vol. 13, page 78 John Swem
      witnessed will of Thomas Massie of Preble Co OH 4 June 1824

      May have had a son named Thomas.

      The Clermont Sun - Batavia, OH
      Wed 03 Oct 1877, page 8 col 1
      John Swem, aged 82 years, 2 months and 16 days, died at the residenceof his
      son-in-law, Nathaniel Donhan, near Amelia on Sunday Sept 23rd. Mr Swem was
      one of the old pioneers of this county and was held in the highest esteem by the
      people of Clermont and Hamilton counties.

      There have been accounts that dau Mary married Richard Hawkins in 1847, however, she married Donham in 1838
      and he is mentioned in John's obit - ruling out Hawkins.

  • Sources 
    1. [S116] tombstone.

    2. [S192] Indexed County Land Ownership Maps 1860 - 1918, (Name: ancestry.com;).

    3. [S73] Marriage Book, Clermont, OH bk 1 pg 79.

    4. [S205] Ohio County Marriages 1790-1950, (Location: familysearch.org;), Clermont Co, vol not given, pg 34.

    5. [S73] Marriage Book, Clermont, OH bk 3 pg 283.