Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Andrew H. SWIGER

Male 1843 - 1887  (~ 44 years)


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  • Name Andrew H. SWIGER 
    Born CA 1843  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870, 1880  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [2
    Military Pvt, Co H, 4th W.Va. Cav, and Co I, 6th W.Va. Inf, Civil War  [3
    • Military records show that Andrew H. Swiger enlisted in Co H, 4th W.Va. Cavalry, on 25 Sep 1863 in Clarksburg, and mustered-in as a Private on 16 Oct 1863 in Clarksburg. He mustered-out as Private on 8 Mar 1864 in Wheeling. A year later, he enlisted in Co I, 6th W.Va. Infantry, on 4 Mar 1865 at Grafton. He mustered-in as Private on 6 Mar 1865 at Grafton, and mustered-out 10 Jun 1865 at Wheeling as a Private.

      NOTE: As of February 2017, the Civil War medal issued for Andrew H. Swiger had never been claimed and was in storage at the West Virginia State Archives in Charleston.
      http://www.wvculture.org/history/archives/civilwarmedals/medals.html
    Died 1887  [3
    Person ID I93875  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2017 

    Father Daniel SWIGER,   b. 1818, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895, Center Point, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary BATES,   b. CA 1806, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Feb 1836  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Q. MORGAN,   b. CA 1847, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Jul 1865  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Mary M. SWIGER,   b. CA 1866
     2. Ann E. SWIGER,   b. CA 1867
     3. Nancy E. SWIGER,   b. CA 1870
     4. James D. SWIGER,   b. CA 1875
     5. Edward M. SWIGER,   b. CA 1879
    Family ID F47325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S941] 1850 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    2. [S2011] 1880 Census, Doddridge County, WV (McClellan District).

    3. [S2588] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    4. [S2567] West Virginia Marriages Index, 1785-1971 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).