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Re: The descendants of Adam Swigart
Posted by: Adele Rothblatt (ID *****8267) Date: April 06, 2005 at 07:29:07
In Reply to: The descendants of Adam Swigart by Sandra Sheldon of 230

Hi Sandra;

I, too, am descended from the Pennsylvania Swigarts. Adam,
Sr., b. 2 Oct 1724, d 20 Jan 1796, New Windsor, Frederick Co., Md., bur. Winters Ch. Cem., New Windsor, md. Eva (no
further info), and they had: Adam Jr., b 18 Apr 1749/50,
Pa. (Berks Co.?), d 9 Jan 1832, New Windsor, bur. Winters Ch. Cem., md. Elizabeth (your line).

Adam and Eva also had Mary (aka Schweigert), b 1753 (no
further info) John (Johannes), b 3 Apr 1757, Berks Co. Pa, bapt. 17 Apr 1757, Bern Tp, Berks Co., Pa., md. Katherine
Shetterly, (d/o George Shetterly and Catherine) b ca 1752, Berks Co., Pa., d 8 Nov 1821, Mifflin Co., Pa., bur. Swigart Fam. Cem., Mifflin Co. Pa. (I have a bit more info
on this family if you need it.)

Adam and Eva then had Christian, b Mar 1762, pr Berks Co.,
Pa., d June 1846, Carroll Co., Md., bur Krider's Ch. Cem., Westminster, Md. He md. Dorothy/Dorothea, b 10 Aug 1763,
pr. Pa., d 10 Dec 1838, Westminster, Md. They had: John, b 2 DEc 1783, New Windsor, Berks Co., Pa., bapt. 23 DEc
1783, Windsor/Zeider's Ch., d 30 Jan 1853, he md Mary/Maria, b 4 Jan 1793, Pa., d 29 Apr 1863, Carroll Co., Md., bur. Krider's Ch. Cem. (They had 11 children if you want them.)

Christian and Dorothy also had: Maria Magdelena, b 5 Nov 1783, Berks Co., Pa., bp 23 Dec 1783 Windso/Zeigel's Ch., d 8 DEc 1827, pr. Carroll(Frederick? I can't remember when
Frederick Co., divided) Co., bur. Krider's. She md. Abra-
ham Kurtz, 9 ch. They also had: Mary, b 30 Sep 1787, pr. Pa., d 21 Oct 1841, Carroll Co., Md., bur. Krider's Ch. Cem., no futher inf.

Adam Swigart and Eva also had Margaret, who md. Mr. Cook, no further info.

That's what I have on your Adam's ancestry. If you want
their children's names, let me know.

I've been to Berks Co. and York Co., Pa., Carroll And Frederick Cos. in Md., plus the CArroll Co., Frederick Co., and Baltimore Co. HIst. Societies, and the Maryland
State Archives, and I still don't know who my ancestor,
Margaret Swigart (b 4 Dec 1805, pr. Frederick Co., md.
Henry Shauck on 7 Dec 1824, Frederick Co.), is daughter of. Probably Christian, but no proof.

It has been so long since I've done any research on this
line that my memory leaves much to be desired. I believe
I found the original Adam's passenger record, but it's not recorded in the computer, which was my source for the above.

I'd be very interested in hearing from you as soon as possible. I'm going to Md. next week and could do some
research.

Thanks for your data.

Adele Rothblatt



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