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William SWEM

Male 1821 - 1907  (86 years)


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  • Name William SWEM 
    Born 20 Jul 1821  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military ,, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Co D 54th Ohio Ind 
    Died 6 Nov 1907  [1
    Buried Amelia, Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Amelia IOOF Cem
    Person ID I4459  Moore / McRaven Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 May 2018 

    Father John SWEM,   b. 7 Jul 1795,   d. 23 Sep 1877, Amelia, Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Bathia CORD,   b. 27 Dec 1799,   d. 09 May 1841  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1816  , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alice STRICKLAND,   b. 1819 
    Married 26 Dec 1838  , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Ellen SWEM,   b. 1841
     2. Julia SWEM,   b. 1844
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F75  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy BEHYMER,   b. 23 Mar 1830, ,, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1910, Amelia, Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 31 May 1846  , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
     1. Hamer SWEM,   b. 4 Mar 1847,   d. 4 Dec 1935, Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Simeon O SWEM,   b. 1 Oct 1848
     3. Anne Elizabeth SWEM,   b. 19 Feb 1852
     4. John SWEM,   b. 11 Jun 1854,   d. 14 Feb 1859  (Age 4 years)
     5. Mary Louisa SWEM,   b. 28 Jul 1856,   d. 4 May 1929, , Clermont, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Olive SWEM,   b. 28 Dec 1858,   d. 30 Jun 1935, Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Hattie SWEM,   b. 5 Sep 1861
     8. Rosa SWEM,   b. 27 Dec 1863,   d. 4 Oct 1950  (Age 86 years)
     9. Edgar SWEM,   b. 15 Sep 1866,   d. 22 Mar 1948  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F1623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 ? SWIFT 
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Death Certificate - Miss Olive Swem, 1935
    Death Certificate - Miss Olive Swem, 1935
    Handwritten copy of birth record in Swem Family Bible, notarized; 02 Jan 1908
    Handwritten copy of birth record in Swem Family Bible, notarized; 02 Jan 1908
    Taken from Invalid Pension File #420.360 of Amos Swem.

    Headstones
    Swem - William, Nancy, and John L.
    Swem - William, Nancy, and John L.
    Amelia IOOF Cemetery, Amelia, Clermont Co., OH

  • Notes 
    • Ancestry.com: US Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970
      Ohio, New Richmond, Baptisms, Briths, Deaths 1793-1866

      Congressional Records, pg 29
      William and Mrs. Alice Swem, adults, baptized 25 Aug 1839

      Congressional Records, pg 62
      Wm. Swem suspended 08 Aug 1841 excommunicated 30 Dec 1842


      Per The Standards of the Reformed Presbyterian Church Evangelical Synod, 1979, Vol 2, 6-16, pg 70
      "12. When after the passing of a year, a suspended person has failed to repent, it may be the duty of the court to impose further censure and it may proceed to deposition or excommunication or both, after investigation of the present status of the person involved and consideration of the effect of the action upon the church."

  • Sources 
    1. [S116] tombstone.

    2. [S69] Civil War Pension File, Invalid Pension Claim #420.360, Amos Swem.

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

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

    5. [S85] Moyer's Clermont County, OH Marriage Index 1800-1849, Moyer, Herb, (Clermont Co Genealogical Society; 2013), p 320, cites original bk 1 pg 079.

    6. [S73] Marriage Book, Clermont OH bk 3 pg 165.

    7. [S85] Moyer's Clermont County, OH Marriage Index 1800-1849, Moyer, Herb, (Clermont Co Genealogical Society; 2013), p 320, cites original bk 3 pg 165.

    8. [S264] Ohio County Marriages 1789 - 2013, (familysearch.org), Clermont Co, Book 4, pg 50.

    9. [S85] Moyer's Clermont County, OH Marriage Index 1800-1849, Moyer, Herb, (Clermont Co Genealogical Society; 2013), p 320, cites original bk 4 pg 050.
      Groom's age 24, bride's age 16