Looking for information on the Swartwout family at Orange Co, NY. They were related to Roleoff Swartwout who was the sheriff of Esopus , Kingston, Ulster, NY.
Jacobus Swartwout, his brother Anthony Swartwout, Sr. and Anthony's son Anthony, Jr. who signed the Pledge of Association at Goshen, Orange Co, NY 8 JUN 1775. Jacobus and Anthony, Sr were found exempt.
Jacobus Swartwout witnessed 25 JAN 1785 an order on the state of NY treasury for services performed by his son Aaron Swartwout. They were living at Sugar Loaf, Warwick, Orange CO, NY at the time.This Aaron Swartwout was a Fifer in CAPT John Minthorn's Company, COL John Hathorn's Regt, of the Orange CO, NY Militia. Aaron Swartwout applied for his pension at Tyrone, Steuben CO, NY 16 OCT 1832 age 70. Pension application # S11497. Refers to brother Moses Swartwout and cousin Anthony Swartwout.
Aaron's brother Moses Swartwout was a PVT May 1781 in CAPT Andrew Miller's Company, LT COL Henry Wisner's Regt.
Believe the family attended the First Presbyterian Church of Warwick / Goshen. Moses Swartwout married 22 AUG 1779 to a Martha Holley / Hawley at the Goshen Pre. Church.
His brother Aaron Swartwout the fifer married Lydia Wells 28 JAN 1784 at same church.
In the 1790 Census Moses Swartwout was at Canajoharie, Montgomery CO, NY.
In the 1800 Census Moses Swartwout was at Otsego, CO, NY.
His father Jacobus Swartwout was next door to him in 1800 Census. 00201-00211
Next to them was John Jourdan / Jordan Jacobus Swartwout's son-in-law. He John Jordan married Jacobus Swartwout's daughter, Julia Swartwout. 52010-20010
1810 Census Moses Swartwout was at Chenango CO, NY 12011-10011
1820 Census Moses Swartwout was back at Otsego CO, NY town of Hartwick.
1830 Census Moses Swartwout was at Laurens, Otsego CO, NY.
Later Moses Swartwout was at southern part of Oneida CO, NY near Oriskany Falls in Marshall Twp.
Moses Swartwout lived to be 100 years old.
It is believed that Anthony Swartwout, SR moved to Ovid, Seneca / Ontario CO, NY and that his brother Jacobus Swartwout followed him there, a few years later.
1810 Census Jacobus Swartwout was at Romulus, Seneca CO, NY.
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