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William SWISHER

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  • Name William SWISHER 
    Born 1827  , Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 4E63164751C11D4699C4CB3E2BBC2026168D 
    Notes 
    • BIOGRAPHY: Wm Swisher's family line From RootsWeb file of Robert Sollars

      BIOGRAPHY: Database of Illinois Civil War Veterans
      SWISHER, WILLIAM. PVT, ACo. 71 IL US INF, VERMILION CO

      BIOGRAPHY: 1860 US Census:
      Name: William Swisher Age in 1860: 33 Birthplace: Illinois Home in 1860: Eugene, Vermillion, Indiana Gender: Male Post Office: Eugene Roll: M653_303 Page: 3 Year: 1860 Head of Household: William Swisher.

      BIOGRAPHY: William is the son of George Swisher and Elizabeth Bassett. In the 1850 Census, William is still living with his parents and has his age listed as 23, thus born 1827. WILLIAM5 SWISHER (GEORGE4, JOHANN3, FRANCIS2 SCHWEITZER, UNKNOWN1) was born 1827 in Vermilion Co., IL. He married MARGARET A. GEBHART, July 07, 1853, in Vermilion Co., IL, daughter of GEORGE GEBHART and PHOEBE GOODNER.
    Person ID I10368  7B William Bassett of Cross Plains, Indiana
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2008 

    Father George W Swisher,   b. 1799, ,Guilford, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1852, , Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Bassett,   b. 2 Jan 1798, Simpson, Franklin, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1831, , Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 20 May 1819  , , Ripley, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Marriage index for Ripley Co., Indiana Basset, Elizabeth married Swisher, George on 20 May 1819 in Ripley County, Indiana
      http://www.rootsweb.com/~inripley/framej.htm

      Ancestry.com files of :Ellie Burch and Susan Allison-Willmott, show:
      Name: Elizabeth Bassett Swisher Sex: F Marriage 1 George Swisher b: 1799 in Guilford Co, NC
      Married: 20 MAY 1819 in Preble Co, OH (??)
      From RootsWeb file Contact: Ellie Burch:

      Basset, Elizabeth Spouse: George Swisher Marriage Date: May 20, 1819 Location: Ripley Co., Indiana Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT Microfilm: 1311944

      Indiana State Library, Marriages through 1850
      Swisher, George; Basset, elizabeth; Ripley Co, 05-19-1819
      [This may be the date license was taken out]
    Family ID F526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret A. Gebhart,   b. 1843, , Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1938, Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 7 Jul 1853  , Vermilion.,Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • SWISHER, WILLIAM, GEBHART, MARGARET 07/07/1853 Vol A Pg 197
    Children 
     1. Tilghman SWISHER,   b. Abt 1860, , Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1950, , Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
     2. George SWISHER,   b. Abt 1859, , Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Nancy SWISHER,   b. Abt 1863, , Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Melvina SWISHER,   b. 1865, Elwood Twp,Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1930, , , Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 65 years)
     5. John W. SWISHER,   b. 1867, , Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Millie SWISHER,   b. Abt 1872, , Vermilion, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F4981  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1081] Marriage index for Ripley Co., Indiana, Ripley Co. web page, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~inripley/framej.htm).

    2. [S1127] Illinois Marriage Index: VERMILION County, Illinois State Records, (US GenWeb).