Note: Line: John - Thomas - Elimelech William Wallace Swearingen lived and died in Bullitt County, Kentucky. His life was quiet, dignified, and independent. He was a farmer and slaveholder. His son George W. by accident of war is a citizen of Louisville, Kentucky; otherwise, he would be on his farm near Bowling Freen. He is at the head of an extensive business establishment in Louisville, and has family. 1850 census HH 563 > W. W. SWEARINGEN 47m farmer 19000 MD > Kate 17f > Julia F. 15f > George W. 12m > Josphepean 7f > Wm. E. 5m William Wallace was, indeed, born to Elemelech & Sussanah, on 1 Nov. 1803---in Montgomery Co. Md. our Samuel was his eldest brother----he married Julia Franklin Crist when he was 18 ---she was the daughter of a prominent farmer, pioneer, and Representative in Congress. named Henry Crist--- When she died on 19 Oct. 1838, he married Mrs. Isabel (Mabel) King-----WW died on 27 July 1869 in Bullitt Co. Ky. He was a farmer and slave holder----Here were his children : 1. Mary E. ( marr. Dr. James M. Bemiss ) 2. Marie L. B. ( marr. Christopher Weathers, then Dr. J. H. Dupin ) 3. Sarah Elizabeth ( died in childhood ) 4. Catherine S. born 15 Jan. 1833 in Bullitt Co. ( marr. Richard H. Field on 7 Aug. 1851 ) died Sep 1880 5. Julie Franklin ( marr. A.H. Field ) 6. George Washington Swearingen , ( marr. Mary Embry on 4 May 1858 ) he went to Center College in Kentucky, where he soon built the Mellwood Distillery----very successful ! later he organized the Union National Bank 7. Josephine ( marr. R. J. Meyler ) 8. William E. Swearingen 9. Wiliam Henry
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