Note: [ralphroberts.ged] [roberts.GED] [roberts.GED] ID: I22322 Name: Thomas Van Swearingen Sex: M Birth: 1665 in St Mary's City, St Mary's, MD 1 Death: 19 MAR 1710/11 in St Mary's City, Somerset, MD 1 Reference Number: 22322 Note: [Br�derbund WFT Vol. 9, Ed. 1, Tree #2985, Date of Import: 11 Jun 1997] Thomas was the first of the family to drop the Van. In McKenzie, his birth year is given as ca 1665. He married Jane____ and lived in Prince Georges County. His Will dated 29 July 1708, probated 9 Mar 1710/11, left the estate to his wife, to eldest son Thomas and to sons Van , Samuel and John. John being under 2l years of age. The wife was named executrix. Jane and Thomas lived in MD. He owned three plantations in St.Mary's County. One was deeded to him by his father 200a. Thomas and Jane sold 60 acres part of Basingthorpe Hall. Father: Garrett Van Swearingen b: 4 FEB 1635/36 in Beemsterdam, Holland Mother: Barbara De Barrette b: ABT. 1640 in Valenciennes, France Marriage 1 Jane Doyne Hyde? b: ABT. 1669 in Somerset, MD Married: MAR 1686/87 in St Mary's City, St Mary's, MD 1 Children Thomas Swearingen b: 1688 in Prince Georges, MD Samuel Swearingen , Sr. b: ABT. 1692 in Somerset Co., MD Van Swearingen b: 1692 in St Mary's City, Somerset, MD John Swearingen b: ABT. 1696 in Queen Anne's Par, Prince Georges, MD Jane Swearingen Lurannah Swearingen Elizabeth Swearingen Sources: Br�derbund WFT Vol. 9, Ed. 1, Tree #2985, Date of Import: 11 Jun 1997[adgedge.ged] ! (1) "Garrett Vansweringen and His Family," by Bernard Beary, "Chronicles of St. Mary's," V ol. 29, No. 5 (St. Mary's Co. Hist. Soc.) p.322. Transcript by Elizabeth F. Randolph. Cites : (a) MacKenzie. (2) "Family Register of Gerret van Sweringen and Descendants," by H.H. Swearingen (2nd. ed. , Washington, 1894) p.4. (3) "Magazine of the Jefferson County Historical Society," Vol. XVI, Dec. 1950 (Charlestown , WV), "The Early Van Swearingens," p.9-11. (4) "Prince George's Co. Genealogical Society Bulletin," Vol. 19, No. 5, Jan 1988. Transcri pt by Elizabeth F. Randolph. Cites: (a) PG Co. MCW 3:203. (5) Dr. Oren Swearingen, 1006 Rose Circle, College Station, TX 77840. Cites: (a) Leanardo A ndrea collection, micrfilm 1-16488 954553. (b) "History and Genealogy," Series 109, p. 70-72 , Federal Archives, Washington D.C. (c) Deed Bk C, p.129. (6) Tim B. Hatfield, 1214 Crestline Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93105. No sources cited. (7) "The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland," by J.D. Warfield (Koh n & Pollock, Baltimore, 1905) p.320. ! Birth: (1a) c.1665. (1) Generally believed to have been a s/o Garrett Vansweringen/Barbara . (2,3,7) s/o Garrett Van Swearingen/Barbara de Barrette. (NOTE: Not named in MD naturalizati on papers of 1669 with rest of family.) (4,7) 1665. (5b) In 1667 Gerrit Van Swearingen move d from Talbot Co., MD to St. Mary's Co. with 3 children, including Thomas, who had been bor n in Talbot Co.. Marriage to Jane Doyne or Hyde: (1,7) Jane. (3) Jane Doyne. (4) Jane Doyne Hyde. (5) Probab ly Jane Hyde. Samuel Hyde of London in 1738 gave indentures for leases on land in Prince Geor ge's Co., MD to Thomas and Jane's son John and his heirs. She does not seem to fit into the f amilies of Joshua or Robert Doyne of MD, the only contemporary Doynes found in MD. (See note s on wife and son John.) (6) 1687, Somerset Co., MD. Death: (1) His will dtd 29 Jul 1708, probated 9 Mar 1710/11. (3) Prince George's Co., MD. ( 4) 1711. (4) 1710. Estate probated 1711/12. (6) Somerset Co., MD. (1) Dropped the Van and became known as Thomas Swearingen. (5) Alderman of St. Marys, MD. (1,3) Lived in Prince George's Co., MD. (5) When Prince George's Co. was organized, Thomas was the first constable, from Pautuxen t Hundred. (5c) 1705, 28 Mar: Thomas Swearingen bought 200 acres from Clement Hill Jr. called "Swearin gens Purchase," formerly "Hills Choice." (1) 1708, 29 Jul: Thomas Swearingen wrote his will. Left his estate to his wife, eldest so n Thomas and sons Van, Samuel and John, who was under age 21. Named his wife executrix. (5) N ames wife Jane and sons Thomas, Van, Samuel, John.
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