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William Jeremiah Swaim [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 was born in 1782 in NC. He died in Nov 1851 in Prairie County, AR. He married Mary Ann Weatherly about 1808 in NC.

Mary Ann Weatherly [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born in 1790 in NC. She died in 1854 in Prairie County, AR. She married William Jeremiah Swaim about 1808 in NC.

Mary Ann's nickname was "Polly."

They had the following children:

  M i Jeremiah Weatherly Swaim
  F ii Margaret Swaim (2)
  F iii Charity Swaim (9)
  M iv Moses Duane Swaim 1, 2, 3 was born in 1816 in Guilford County, NC. He died after 1880.

Moses D. Swaim was supposedly married to Amanda Derryberry; no
supporting documentation found.
  F v Martha Swaim (5)
  F vi Sarah Swaim (4)
  M vii William Jeremiah Swaim (2)
  M viii Samuel Swaim
  F ix Mary Swaim (4)
  M x Allen Hirum Swaim
  F xi Emily Swaim
  F xii Serena Swaim
  F xiii Melissa Swaim was born in 1831 in TN. She died in 1900.

Melissa Swaim supposedly was married to James Finch; no supporting
evidence found.
  F xiv Matilda Jane Swaim

Matthias Swaim [Parents] was born in 1707 in Staten Island, Richmond County, NY.

Matthias married Sarah Van Roome 12 May, 1738 in NJ.

He had the following children:

  M i Matthias Swaim (5)
  M ii Anthony Swaim (3) was born about 1743. He died after 1764.
  M iii Gabriel Swaim was born about 1751 in NJ. He died on 2 Feb 1837 in NJ.

married to Hannah Brown 12 Mar 1778 in NJ.

William Swaim [Parents] was born about 1707 in New Utrecht, Kings County, NY. He died about 1774 in Rowan County, NC. He married Angelica Tryon about 1748 in Granville County, NC.

Other marriages:
, Hanna [--?--]

William Swaim was an elder in the Anglican Church. He was a gunsmith
by trade, and was said to be a hunting companion of Daniel Boone, the
famous colonial frontiersman.
William and his first wife Hanna had a son and a daughter, who
probably went to live with Hanna's Native American family of the
Cherokee tribe.

Angelica Tryon was born about 1720 in Beaufort County, NC. She died about 1791 in Granville County, NC. She married William Swaim about 1748 in Granville County, NC.

They had the following children:

  M i Anthony Swaim (4) was born about 1749 in Granville County, NC. He died after 1770.
  M ii John Swaim (5) was born about 1751 in Granville County, NC. He died after 1773.
  F iii Hannah Swaim (2) was born about 1753 in Orange County, NC. She died after 1777.
  M iv Matthias Swaim (7) was born about 1755 in Orange County, NC. He died after 1775.
  M v Franklin Swaim was born about 1757 in Orange County, NC. He died after 1776.
  M vi Charles Swaim was born about 1759 in Orange County, NC. He died after 1776.
  F vii Maria Swaim (4) was born about 1762 in Rowan County, NC. She died before 1765.

Maria and Susanna Swaim were twins, who died in infancy.
  F viii Susanna Swaim (2) was born about 1762 in Rowan County, NC. She died before 1765.

Susanna and Maria Swaim were twins, who died in infancy.

John Swaim (4) [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born on 26 Apr 1748 in Frederick County, VA. He died on 16 Jan 1827 in Randolph County, NC. He was buried on 18 Jan 1827 in Timber Ridge Cemetery, Randolph County, NC. He married Elizabeth Vickery on 19 May 1767 in Randolph County, NC.

John Swaim was a farmer. According to his grandson Lyndon Swaim,
John was a friend and hunting companion of the famous frontiersman
Daniel Boone (1734-1820), accompanying him on his "long hunts."

Elizabeth Vickery [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born on 11 May 1750 in VA. She died on 3 Nov 1833 in NC. She married John Swaim (4) on 19 May 1767 in Randolph County, NC.

They had the following children:

  F i Massah Swaim 1, 2 was born on 15 Jul 1768 in NC. She died on 23 Mar 1846.

Massah was probably a nickname for Macedonia. She was married to
Daniel Robbins 1 Dec 1790; they had 8 children.
  M ii William G. Swaim
  M iii Joshua Swaim 1, 2, 3 was born on 5 Apr 1772 in Guilford County, NC. He died on 23 Dec 1855 in Randolph County, NC.

married to Sarah Elliott 23 Apr 1795.
  M iv Christopher Columbus Swaim
  M v John Swaim (6) 1, 2 was born on 15 May 1777 in Randolph County, NC. He died on 19 Nov 1841 in Guilford County, NC.

married to Mary Laughlin 19 Apr 1804; they had 4 children.
  F vi Elizabeth Swaim (5) 1, 2 was born on 20 Jul 1779 in NC. She died on 16 Oct 1863.

married to George Swearengen (sp?) ca. 30 Jul 1801, or Marmaduke
Vickery.
  M vii Ashley Swaim
  M viii Marmaduke Swaim (2) 1, 2 was born on 23 Feb 1784 in NC. He died on 23 Dec 1822.

married to Jeanette Lawrence, 4 Feb 1806; they had 7 children.
  F ix Charity Swaim (4)
  M x Moses Swaim (4)
  M xi Michael Swaim (6) 1, 2 was born on 10 Feb 1791 in NC. He died on 17 Dec 1878.

married to Susan Hinshaw, 1 Dec 1811; they had 9 children.

Ashley Swaim [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 25 Feb 1782 in Randolph County, NC. He died on 21 Mar 1856 in Forsyth County, NC. He was buried on 23 Mar 1856 in Abbotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Davidson County, NC. He married Sarah Walton on 12 Aug 1802 in NC.

Ashley was a Baptist minister in Davidson County, NC.

Sarah Walton 1 was born about 1785 in NC. She died in 1874 in Davidson County, NC. She was buried in 1874 in Abbotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Davidson County, NC. She married Ashley Swaim on 12 Aug 1802 in NC.

They had the following children:

  F i Elizabeth Swaim (10) 1 was born on 20 Feb 1803 in Abbotts Creek, Davidson County, NC. She died on 16 Aug 1835.

Married; spouse unknown.
  M ii Ashley Swaim (2) 1 was born about 1804 in Abbotts Creek, Davidson County, NC. He died after 1846.

married to Elizabeth Eibert 20 Jul 1846.
  M iii Elkannah Swaim 1 was born on 9 May 1808 in Abbotts Creek, Davidson County, NC. He died on 24 May 1855.

Married to Rachel Meredith 24 Oct 1829, Randolph County, NC.
  F iv Hester Swaim 1 was born about 1811 in Abbotts Creek, Davidson County, NC. She died after 1830.

Married to Aaron Meredith 16 Sep 1830, Davidson County, NC.
  M v John Murphy Swaim
  F vi Rebecca Swaim (2) 1 was born about 1814 in NC. She died after 1833.

Married to Michael G. Walk 22 Feb 1833, Davidson County, NC.
  F vii Melinda Swaim 1 was born about 1817 in Abbotts Creek, Davidson County, NC. She died in 1907.

Married to Isaac Hammer 14 Jul 1836, Davidson County, NC.
  M viii Joseph Spurgeon Swaim 1, 2 was born on 11 Aug 1820 in Abbotts Creek, Davidson County, NC. He died on 18 Jun 1865. He was buried in Jun 1865 in Abbotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Davidson County, NC.

Joseph S. Swaim married Keziah Emily Idol in 1840. He died from
wounds received in a Civil War battle.
  M ix Moses Swaim (7) 1 was born about 1822 in Abbotts Creek, Davidson County, NC. He died after 1823.
  F x Phoebe S. Swaim 1 was born on 28 Sep 1823 in Davidson County, NC. She died on 26 Sep 1824 in Abbotts Creek, Davidson County, NC. She was buried on 28 Sep 1824 in Abbotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Davidson County, NC.

John Hinds Swaim [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born on 28 Feb 1797 in Randolph County, NC. He died on 3 Feb 1896 in Madison County, OH. He married Elizabeth Swindell on 5 Jul 1816 in Randolph County, NC.

John H. Swaim was a farmer, but left the business of farming to his
family, while he hauled freight from local seaports to inland towns.

Elizabeth Swindell 1, 2, 3 was born on 10 Jun 1795 in Hyde County, NC. She died on 17 Sep 1874 in Huntington County, IN. She married John Hinds Swaim on 5 Jul 1816 in Randolph County, NC.

They had the following children:

  F i Mahala Swaim 1, 2, 3 was born on 16 Jun 1817 in NC. She died on 30 Jul 1864.

married to George Clampitt. They had nine choldren.
  M ii Robert Swaim 1, 2, 3 was born on 21 Jun 1819 in NC. He died on 15 Oct 1900.

married to Charlotte Stack; they had 8 children.
  F iii Charity Swaim (11) 1, 2, 3 was born on 15 Apr 1821 in NC. She died before 1896.

married to William Payne on 22 Aug 1841; they had at least 6
children.
  M iv Moses Wright Swaim
  M v Simeon Swaim 1, 2, 3 was born on 30 Jun 1823 in NC. He died on 28 Aug 1854.

married to Sarah Rice on 2 Jan 1851.
  F vi Sarah Elizabeth Swaim 1, 2, 3 was born on 27 Oct 1825 in NC. She died after 1896.

married to Samuel Jones on 20 Nov 1851; they had 5 children.
  F vii Nancy W. Swaim 1, 2, 3 was born on 27 Aug 1826 in Stokes County, NC. She died on 13 Aug 1916.

married to Isaac M. Ricketts on 10 Mar 1850; they had 7 children.
  M viii Zebedee W. Swaim
  M ix Benjamin Franklin Swaim 1, 2 was born in Aug 1831 in NC. He died on 2 Sep 1853 in IN.
  F x Cynthia Elizabeth Swaim 1, 2, 3 was born on 8 Dec 1834 in NC. She died on 10 Jun 1916 in Huntington County, IN.

married to Jacob W. Crum before 1857; they had 4 children.

James Edward Swaim [Parents] 1 was born on 20 Mar 1895 in Lonoke County, AR. He died on 2 Nov 1961 in Pulaski County, AR. He married Mary Lillie White about 1916 in AR.

Information on this Swaim line from Lillian (Lyn) Swaim Robinson
<juge_j_2000@yahoo.com> August 2010.

Mary Lillie White 1 was born on 16 Nov 1897 in Arkansas County, AR. She died on 19 Jan 1986 in Pulaski County, AR. She married James Edward Swaim about 1916 in AR.

They had the following children:

  F i Lillian Mae Swaim
  F ii Marie Anne Swaim 1 was born on 25 Feb 1925 in AR. She died in Jul 2000.
  F iii Betty Jean Swaim
  M iv James Edward Swaim Jr. 1 was born on 5 Nov 1933 in AR. He died in Sep 2005.

Johannes (John) Swaim (2) [Parents] 1, 2 was born about 1713 in New Utrecht, Kings County, NY. He died in 1802 in Stokes County, NC. He married Charity Teague about 1744 in Frederick County, VA.

also called Hans. It is speculated that he was not the son of Teunis
Anthony VanPelt Swaim, but of William Thysen Swaim (b. 1677).

Charity Teague 1 was born on 11 Dec 1722 in MD. She died in 1813 in NC. She married Johannes (John) Swaim (2) about 1744 in Frederick County, VA.

They had the following children:

  M i William Swaim (2)
  F ii Charity Swaim 1 was born about 1747 in Frederick County, VA. She died about 1823 in Surry County, NC.
  M iii John Swaim (4)
  F iv Rachel Bess Swaim
  F v Maria Swaim (3) was born about 1752 in Rowan County, NC. She died before 1760 in Rowan County, NC.
  M vi Solomon Davis Swaim 1 was born about 1755 in Rowan County, NC. He died in 1834 in Guilford County, NC.
  M vii Moses Swaim
  F viii Elizabeth Swaim (3) 1 was born about 1760 in Rowan County, NC. She died after 1776.

married to Abraham Transeau.
  M ix Michael Swaim (3)

William Swaim (3) [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born about 1749 in Frederick County, VA. He died about 1811 in Guilford County, NC. He married Charity Vickery about 1768 in NC.

Charity Vickery [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 11 May 1747 in Randolph County, NC. She died on 16 Aug 1837 in Guilford County, NC. She married William Swaim (3) about 1768 in NC.

They had the following children:

  M i Michael Swaim (4)
  M ii Marmaduke Swaim
  F iii Naomi Swaim 1 was born in 1773 in NC. She died after Feb 1800.
  M iv William Jeremiah Swaim
  F v Martha Swaim (2) 1 was born in 1784. She died after 1822 in NC.

nickname was "Patsy."
  F vi Charity Swaim (5) 1 was born in 1786. She died after 1800.

married to John Green.
  M vii Moses Swaim (5)
  M viii John Swaim (7) 1 was born in 1792. He died in 1874.
  F ix Massah Swaim (2) 1 was born in 1794 in Guilford County, NC. She died in 1891.

Massah was probably a nickname for Macedonia.
She married James Polk, who some claim is related to President James
K. Polk. Massah and James had no children.
  F x Elizabeth Swaim (8) 1 was born about 1795 in Guilford County, NC. She died in 1829.

Michael Swaim (3) [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born in 1761 in Rowan County, NC. He died before May 1840 in Surry County, NC. He married Sarah Teague about 1783 in Rowan County, NC.

Other marriages:
Davis, Elizabeth Grace
Unknown

Sarah Teague was born about 1762 in Rowan County, NC. She died about 1788. She married Michael Swaim (3) about 1783 in Rowan County, NC.

They had the following children:

  M i Child Swaim (3) was born in 1784 in Rowan County, NC. He died in 1784 in Rowan County, NC.

possibly named Enoch.
  M ii Moses Swaim (3)

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