Doddridge County Roots

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Franklin Sylvanus SWIGER

Male 1862 - 1927  (65 years)


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  • Name Franklin Sylvanus SWIGER 
    Born 22 Apr 1862  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1883  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1900  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [3
    Died 19 Dec 1927  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Lions Cemetery, Wallace, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I98328  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2017 

    Father Jessie SWIGER,   b. 13 May 1833, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1896, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann LYONS,   b. 18 Jul 1833, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1898, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Family ID F34308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Theodosia Verna HARBERT,   b. 22 Mar 1864, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1901  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1883  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • at S. F. Harberts
    Notes 
    • 1900 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (McClellan District), enumerated on Jun 9 1900:
      Franklin S. Swiger, 38, b. Apr 1862, farmer, married 16 yrs; wife Theodocia, 36, b. Mar 1864, married 16 yrs, mother of 7 children (all still living); son Archa C, 15, b. Aug 1884, farm laborer; dau Clara A, 13, b. Mar 1887; son Oly M, 11, b. Nov 1888; son Rosco B, 9, b. Aug 1890; son Leland L, 7, b. Jan 1893; son Harley V, 4, b. Jun 1895; dau Ollie O, 2, b. Jun 1897.

      Item in "Doddridge County Republican," Thursday, March 18 1915, in its entirety:
      "To whom it may concern: All persons are notified that I will not be responsible for any debt contracted by my daughter, Ollie Odell Swiger. Given under my hand this the 5th day of Feb, 1915. F. S. Swiger."
    Children 
     1. Archie Clinton SWIGER,   b. 15 Aug 1884, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1952, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Clara Athilla SWIGER,   b. 7 Mar 1887, Center Point, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1975  (Age 88 years)
     3. Ocie McDowell SWIGER,   b. 19 Nov 1888, Center Point, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1964, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Rosco Berlin SWIGER,   b. 16 Apr 1890,   d. 2 Dec 1918, Rosebud, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     5. Leland Levander SWIGER,   b. 13 Jan 1893, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1972  (Age 79 years)
     6. Harley Vandora SWIGER,   b. 3 Jun 1895, Center Point, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1971, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Family ID F16222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lions Cemetery, Wallace, Harrison Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2568] West Virginia Deaths Index, 1853-1973 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    2. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    3. [S2010] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (McClellan District).

    4. [S934] Findagrave.com.