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Rev. Jonathan H. Swihart

Male 1840 - 1923  (82 years)


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  • Name Jonathan H. Swihart  [1
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 15 Dec 1840  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Alternate birth Abt 1841  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Died 15 May 1923  Monroe Township, Carroll, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Alternate death 15 May 1925  [7
    Buried Pleasant View Cemetery, Rossville, Clinton, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I34838  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JMF
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 

    Father Rev. Jonathan Swihart,   b. 5 Jul 1807, Washington County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1850, Roann, Wabash, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Thomas,   b. 10 Jan 1813, Stark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1878  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 1830  [8
    Family ID F20482  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Schillinger,   b. 18 Mar 1839, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1909, Madison Township, Clinton, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Sophia Elva Swihart,   b. 15 Dec 1861, Roann, Wabash, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1947, Teegarden, Marshall, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 
    Family ID F20481  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He is called a farmer in the 1870 census, and a doctor in the 1880 census. He was a minister of the Brethren, but according to History of the Church of the Brethren in Indiana (citation details below), he "went with the Congregationalists, but later the Progressives at the division."

  • Sources 
    1. [S5637] History of the Church of the Brethren in Indiana by Otho Winger. Elgin, Illinois: Brethren Publishing House, 1917.

    2. [S5636] An Outline History of the Swihart Family in America by Harvey E. Swihart and Elias C. Swihart. Elkhart, Indiana, 1953., date only.

    3. [S5642] Find a Grave page for Rev Jonathan H Swihart Jr..

    4. [S2437] Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011, on ancestry.com.

    5. [S2244] 1880 United States Federal census, on ancestry.com.

    6. [S2231] 1870 United States Federal census, on ancestry.com.

    7. [S5636] An Outline History of the Swihart Family in America by Harvey E. Swihart and Elias C. Swihart. Elkhart, Indiana, 1953.

    8. [S5644] Find a Grave page for Elizabeth Thomas Tombaugh.