Posted By:Swanson / Relative
Subject:Early Swanson's Brunswick Co,
Post Date:September 13, 2001 at 12:26:28
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My line starts from Lincoln co, WVA to Franklin Co, Va. all over Virginia ,have made some progress . If anyone can contribute to this line please e-mail me . It is said the Swanson Family of Claude Augustus Swanson b.1862 d.1939 he was busy in politics makeing his way to these political positions, Gov,Va-US -senate, Sec,of navy . His claim is filed in Landelius Swedish Place - Names in North America [1985] page 228. His line is from va, This is A list of said descendants, I have found to have a possible links in this line.
John Swanson ?????
William Swanson sr, wife Mary Mcquire 1720 - 1784 Va. Henry , Bedford co, Pittsylvania , Swansonville , Franklin Co, Va. & N.C.
William Swanson jr, wife Ann 1750 - 1827 Va, Henry , Pittsylvania , Franklin , Swansonville .Amhearst Co.
John Swanson wife Joice or Fanny? 1744 - 1796 Amherst , Bedford , Pittsylvania , Henry Co, Va.
William G. Swanson Wife Elizabeth 1777-1840 Va, Franklin, Pittsylvania , Swansonville , Va,

Above These are his Descendants.Name's dates county's searched .

Below are descendants that I need to connect to above Swanson's, a link with documented proof would be nice.
These descendants are from the Swedes of Philidelphia pa, down to Deleware, Came from Sweden 1639 on the Ship Kalmar Nyckle
an other ships . Svenson's Land was were the Church of Wicaco was built in the heart of presant day Philidelphia Pa, .Some were born in New Sweden of America. Traded with Indians for there lands. And have played key rolls in developing this Country's Early Year' well as political developments through out Pa , and Virginia.

Christopher Swanson 1700's
Peter Swanson wife Anna 1680-1737
Olle Swanson wife Lydia 1640-1692
Anders Svenson wife Anna 1642-1688
Andrew Swanson wife Brigitta Boon 1686-1735
Sven Svennson wife Catharina Larsdotter 1658-1696
Swan Swanson ////////////////////////////////////////////
Sven Gunnarson 1636 - 1665
Gunnar Svenson 1680
Johan Svenson 1659

Looking into these Swansons or there Children to Make Connection between the two.

Robert Swanson Along With A man named John Dennis Patented Land on The Wicomico River ,Northumberland co,Va. b.2 p.177 entered 10-15-1649.

Mathew Swanson 1689 appears in The Kingston Parish Book of Gloucester Co,

John Swanson was a juror in Northumberland Co. (Cavaliers and Pioneers, p. 88).
The following are additional records from Northumberland Co., Va.: On April 22, 1745, pursuant to an order of Court of April 8, 1745, David Lattimore, Charles Pritchard and William Barrett appraised the estate of Ann Swanson (O. B. 1743-49, p. 82). Richard Swanson vs. Ann Swanson. report returned and ordered recorded June 10, 1745 (O. B. 9, p. 67). At Court held Sept. 9, 1745, Joshua James filed his account of the guardianship of Judith, Betty and Margaret Swanson (O. B. 9, p. 81). The inventory and appraisal of the estate of John Swanson, dec'd, was returned and ordered to be recorded June 18, 1852 (O. B. 10, p. 299). Action of Stephen Swanson vs. David Boyd, July 14, 1752 (O. B. 10, p. 808). In 1782 and 1784, Asa Swanson, Benjamin Swanson and Stephen Swanson, of Northumberland Co., appear in the U. S. Census as heads of families with 5, 5 and 4 whites, respectively, in their families.

Richard Swanson, Brunswick County Swanson Records: On June 26, 1731 (b. 14, p. 168, Richmond Land Office).

Thank you for any Information you could give to these lines. Rick Ayers