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Descendants of Martin Van Buren Swihart

2nd Great Grandfather

Brenda Flemming Buck

buckbre@cmuonline.net

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

      1.  Martin Van Buren Swihart  (John J7, Peter6 Swinehart, Peter5, Gabriel4, Johann George3 Schweinhardt, Hans Gabriel2, Conrad1) was born Jan 06, 1841 in Ohio, and died Sep 23, 1913 in Seneca, Newton County Missouri.  He married Sarah Jane Davis Jan 21, 1869 in Cass County Michigan, daughter of Charles Davis and Susan Batchelor.  She was born Nov 28, 1848 in Huron Co Ohio, and died Mar 05, 1945 in Blue Mound, Livingston County Missouri.

     

Sarah Jane Davis Swihart Obituary

1841 - January 6 -Martin Van Buren Swihart (John, Peter, Peter, Gabriel, Johann George, Hans Gabriel, Conrad) born in Ohio. Death Certificate, Bible Record of John and Mary Miksell Swihart

 

1850 - September 27 - John and Mary Miksell Swihart living in Jackson, Putnam County Ohio. Children; Martin, Elizabeth, Joshua, Evan and James. Year: 1850; Census Place: Jackson, Putnam, Ohio; Roll: M432_723; Page: 75; Image: 676. Occupation Blacksmith

 

1860 - June 23 - Martin Swihart living in Center, St. Joseph County Indiana with John and Lydia Wertz. Year: 1860; Census Place: Center, St Joseph, Indiana; Roll: M653_295; Page: 77; Image: 78

 

1861 - November 16 - Martin V. B. Swihart enlists in Company H, 12th Indiana   Volunteer Regiment. Civil War Service Records of Martin Swihart (Swyhart)

 

1865 - November 10 - Martin V. B. Swihart honorably discharged from Company H, 12th Indiana Regiment. Civil War Service Records of Martin Swihart

 

1869 - January 21 - Martin Van Buren Swihart (John, Peter, Peter, Gabriel, Johann George, Hans Gabriel, Conrad) marries Sarah Jane Davis, Dowaigic Cass County Michigan. Civil War Pension Records of Martin Swihart

 

880 - June 10 - Martin and Sarah Swihart living in Cunningham, Chariton County Missouri. Children; Warren, John, Ida and David - note John and David do not appear on any other census. John is listed as "idiotic" and having "fits".  Their dates of death are unknown. Year: 880; Census Place: Cunningham, Chariton, Missouri; Roll: T9_680; Family History Film:1254680; Page: 635.2000; Enumeration District: 176; Image: 0934.

 

1890 - Martin Swihart appears on the Veterans Schedule in Wheeling, Livingston County  Missouri. Year: 1890; Census Place: Wheeling, Livingston, Missouri; Roll: 33; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 258.

 

1895 - April 15 - Martin V. B. Swihart and Sarah separate, Martin  moves to possibly Kansas. Civil War Pension Records of Martin Swihart.

 

1899 - May 4 - Sarah Jane Swihart write Pension Department requesting part of Martin's Civil War Pension. Civil War Pension Records of Martin Swihart

 

1910 - May 5 - Martin and Sarah Swihart living in Buffalo, Newton County Missouri. Children; Joshua and Ella Nora, Vernie. Year: 1910; Census Place: Buffalo Twp, Newton, Missouri; Series: T624; Roll: 802; Page: 35B; Enumeration District: 119; Part: 2; Line: 23.

 

1913 - September 23 - Martin Van Buren Swihart dies Seneca, Newton County Missouri,             Burial Swars Prairie Baptist Cemetery, Seneca, Newton County Missouri. Death Certificate



Children of Martin Swihart and Sarah Davis are:

 

i.                Warren9 Swihart, born Feb 19, 1871 in Cass County Michigan; died Feb 02, 1952 in Independence, Jackson County Missouri.

ii.            John Swihart, born Abt. 1873.

iii.        Ida May Swihart, born Jun 23, 1876 in Missouri; died Jan 09, 1961 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.

iv.            David Swihart, born May 1880.

v.                Joshua Sheldon Swihart, born Sep 24, 1883 in Livingston County, Missouri; died Dec 15, 1962 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.

vi.            Susie Jane Swihart, born Jun 05, 1886 in Missouri; died Mar 18, 1981 in Cass County Michigan.  She married Glenn Tarboss 1904; born May 01, 1881 in Michigan; died Jun 1973 in Michigan. Susie Tarboss Obituary

vii.        Ella Nora Swihart, born Jan 30, 1893 in Missouri; died Feb 26, 1969 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

      2.  Warren Swihart (Martin Van Buren8, John J7, Peter6 Swinehart, Peter5, Gabriel4, Johann George3 Schweinhardt, Hans Gabriel2, Conrad1) was born Feb 19, 1871 in Cass County Michigan, and died Feb 02, 1952 in Independence, Jackson County Missouri.  He married Amy Elizabeth Cleveland Nov 08, 1891 in Missouri, daughter of Ezra Cleveland and Dorinda Hunsaker.  She was born Feb 14, 1874 in Adams County Illinois, and died May 23, 1953 in Independence, Jackson County Missouri.

     

Warren Swihart Obituary

Children of Warren Swihart and Amy Elizabeth Cleveland are:

 

i.                Amos Swihart, born Nov 24, 1892 in Missouri; died Nov 16, 1897 in Missouri.

ii.            Marion Vincent Swihart, born May 30, 1894 in Missouri; died Apr 1947 in Independence, Jackson County Missouri.  He married (1) Irene Bollin Spencer Sep 03, 1913 in Leavenworth County Kansas; born Abt. 1896.  He married (2) Rowenia Mary Riley Jun 19, 1927 in Missouri; born Oct 14, 1909 in Missouri; died Apr 26, 1982 in Norborne, Carroll County Missouri.

iii.        Sheldon Swihart, born Feb 15, 1896 in Wheeling, Linn County  Missouri; died Sep 28, 1980 in Independence, Jackson County Missouri.  He married Mollie Grace O'Brien 1918 in Oklahoma; born May 19, 1896; died Mar 09, 1980 in Independence, Jackson County Missouri.

iv.            Fred Swihart, born Jul 14, 1900 in Missouri; died Dec 1986 in Independence, Jackson County Missouri.  He married (1) Lottie Agnes Strohm; born Nov 12, 1899 in Jackson County Missouri; died Jun 17, 1994 in Independence, Jackson County  Missouri.  He married (2) Elsie Foster; born Abt. 1901.

v.                Ralph Swihart, born Feb 23, 1902 in Wheeling Missouri; died Oct 07, 1976 in Independence, Jackson County,  Missouri.  He married Florence Mildred Ketchum Apr 05, 1924; born Sep 17, 1907 in Kansas; died Apr 28, 1998 in Independence , Jackson County Missouri.

vi.            Elliot Swihart, born Sep 23, 1904 in Missouri; died Jul 1987 in Blue Springs, Jackson County Missouri.  He married Lois L. Hannah McGuire; died May 10, 1966 in Buckner Missouri.

vii.        Wayne Swihart, born Mar 07, 1911 in Missouri; died Mar 11, 1979 in Independence , Jackson County Missouri.  He married Living Cole; born Jul 20, 1911.

 

 

      4.  Ida May Swihart (Martin Van Buren8, John J7, Peter6 Swinehart, Peter5, Gabriel4, Johann George3 Schweinhardt, Hans Gabriel2, Conrad1) was born Jun 23, 1876 in Missouri, and died Jan 09, 1961 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.  She married William Valentine Baker Dec 05, 1894 in Livingston County Missouri, son of Michael Baker and Univesta Morrow.  He was born Sep 06, 1872 in Livingston County Missouri, and died Sep 19, 1951 in Livingston County Missouri.

     

Ida Swihart Baker Obituary
William Valentine Baker Obituary

Children of Ida Swihart and William Baker are:

 

i.                Luetta May10 Baker, born Oct 30, 1895 in Missouri.

ii.            William Edward Baker, born Feb 11, 1897 in Carroll County Missouri; died Nov 20, 1995 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.  He married Pearl Adaline Williams Apr 17, 1918 in Livingston County Missouri; born Dec 08, 1900; died Apr 01, 1981 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.

iii.        Clarence Baker, born Jun 08, 1898.

iv.            Goldie Jane Baker, born Sep 25, 1901 in Missouri; died Aug 22, 1991 in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas.  She married (1) Clifford Elijah Burton; born Feb 14, 1897 in Carroll County Missouri; died Apr 1982 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.  She married (2) Bennett.

v.                Lloyd Martin Baker, born Apr 02, 1903 in Missouri; died Jun 02, 1991 in Brookfield, Linn County Missouri.  He married (1) Thelma Fern Browning; born Abt. 1907 in Missouri; died 1935.  He married (2) Willa Mae Bane; born Jun 20, 1915 in Livingston County Missouri; died May 25, 2002 in Brookfield, Linn County Missouri.

vi.            Elmer Kenneth Baker, born May 08, 1905 in Missouri; died Dec 1977 in Pawnee Rock, Barton County Kansas.  He married

vii.        Austin Vernon Baker, born Jan 11, 1909 in Carroll County Missouri; died Jun 24, 1989 in Mooresville, Livingston County Missouri.  He married .

viii.    Erma Esther Baker, born Mar 02, 1911 in Carroll County Missouri; died Feb 10, 1953 in Dixon, Illinois.  She married Living Folk.

ix.            Everett Nathan Baker, born Apr 12, 1913 in Livingston County Missouri; died Jan 31, 1998 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.  He married Helen Mae Ralls May 18, 1946 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri; born Nov 15, 1914 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri; died Jul 04, 1986 in Columbia, Missouri.

x.                Ernie Albert Baker, born Mar 01, 1916 in Livingston County Missouri; died Dec 1982 in Kirksville, Adair County Missouri.

xi.            Lewis Leon Baker, born Oct 24, 1918 in Missouri; died Aug 14, 2000 in Frederick Weld Colorado.  He married Ruth.

xii.        Alice Lucille Baker, born Apr 29, 1921 in Missouri; died Mar 26, 2004 in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri.

 

 

      6.  Joshua Sheldon9 Swihart (Martin Van Buren8, John J7, Peter6 Swinehart, Peter5, Gabriel4, Johann George3 Schweinhardt, Hans Gabriel2, Conrad1) was born Sep 24, 1883 in Livingston County, Missouri, and died Dec 15, 1962 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.  He married Bertha Ann Ash Aug 19, 1917 in Missouri, daughter of George Ash and Isabell Brake.  She was born Mar 13, 1897 in Clifty County Arkansas, and died Jan 1987 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.

     

Joshua Swihart Obituary
Bertha Ash Swihart Obituary

Children of Joshua Swihart and Bertha Ash are:

 

i.                Dicy May10 Swihart, born Nov 04, 1914 in Oklahoma; died Mar 04, 2001 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.  She married William Howard Weitzel Mar 16, 1929 in Carthage , Jasper County Missouri; born Jan 04, 1902 in Berks County Pennsylvania; died Feb 29, 1984 in Brookfield, Linn County Missouri.

ii.            Lora Ellen Swihart, born 1917 in Missouri; died Aug 11, 1968 in Missouri.  She married (1) Leroy Brasfield; born Oct 24, 1876 in Clay County Missouri; died May 1942 in Livingston County Missouri.  She married (2) Orlando Price Jul 13, 1957 in Linn County Missouri; born Abt. 1915; died May 1968.

iii.        Loren Abraham Swihart, born Jul 27, 1919 in Missouri; died Feb 02, 1999 in Missouri.  He married (1) Elsie Etta Ash; born Apr 22, 1907 in Barry County, Missouri; died Dec 1978 in Brookfield, Linn County Missouri.  He married (2) Living Danby.

iv.            Living Swihart, born Jan 08, 1921 in Missouri

v.                Living Swihart, born Mar 25, 1923 in Missouri

vi.            Living Swihart, born Mar 21, 1925 in Missouri

vii.        Living Swihart, born Jun 21, 1927 in Missouri. 

viii.    Yula Marie Swihart, born Apr 16, 1929 in Missouri; died Feb 09, 1966 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.  She married (1) William E. Hall.  She married (2) Lloyd Wallace; born Nov 09, 1927 in Missouri; died Jun 21, 2001 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.

ix.            Living Swihart, born 1931 in Missouri. 

x.                Living Swihart, born 1934. 

 

      8.  Ella Nora9 Swihart (Martin Van Buren8, John J7, Peter6 Swinehart, Peter5, Gabriel4, Johann George3 Schweinhardt, Hans Gabriel2, Conrad1) was born Jan 30, 1893 in Missouri, and died Feb 26, 1969 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.  She married Francis McWilliam Reeves Apr 13, 1913 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri, son of Mack Reeves and Kathryn Wilson.  He was born Sep 07, 1886 in Missouri, and died Jun 10, 1973 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri.

     


Ella Nora Swihart Reeves Obituary
Francis "Pete" Reeves Obituary

Children of Ella Swihart and Francis Reeves are:

i.                Vermon Reeves, born Abt. 1910; died 1948.  He married Thelma Wheelbarger; born Aug 13, 1918 in Fountain Grove, Linn County Missouri; died Sep 20, 2004 in Columbia, Boone County Missouri.

ii.            Nellie Reeves, born Jun 1912 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri; died Nov 03, 1975 in Maquoketa, Jackson County Iowa.  She married August Arnold Wiese Mar 07, 1936 in Iowa; born Sep 28, 1900 in Jackson County Iowa; died Aug 1983 in Des Moines, Polk County Iowa.

iii.        Living Reeves born Nov 28, 1917 in Oak Grove Livingston County Missouri. 

iv.            Ruby Ilene Reeves, born Nov 16, 1924 in Livingston County Missouri; died Dec 08, 1982 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri. 

v.                Living Reeves, born Abt. 1929 in Livingston County Missouri.  He married Melva Jean Peacher Mar 05, 1950 in Chillicothe, Livingston County Missouri; born Aug 18, 1930 in Missouri; died Apr 06, 2001 in Chillicothe, Livingston County MIssouri.