Generation No. 3
6. Thomas3 Vansweringen (Garrett2, David Janse1 Swieringh) was born 1665 in Dutch Colony, New Amstel, Delaware, and died July 29, 1709 in Prince George Co., Md.. He married Jane Hyde March 11, 1686/87 in Somerset County, Md., daughter of FNU Hyde and unknown. She was born Abt. 1669 in Delaware, and died June 01, 1716 in Prince George County, Md..
Notes for Thomas Vansweringen:
Thomas Vansweringen is the first born on this continent. It is unclear when he dropped the 'Van' and changed the spelling of his name to 'Swearingen'.
Maryland Calendar of Wills, Vol. III, page 203:
His will filed July 29, 1709/March 9, 1711: Eldest son Thomas and his heirs to receive plantation, 100 acres where he now lives; son Van and his heirs, 110 acres, residue of said tract; son Samuel and heirs, dwelling plantation and land at death of his mother. If either Van or Samuel dies, his part to go to young brother John; else he is to have personalty at his majority; His wife Jane, extra, all personal estate. Witnesses were Ralph Wilson, Paul Brodford, Richard But.
Children of Thomas Vansweringen and Jane Hyde are:
+ 15 i. John4 Swearingen, born 1698 in Somerset Co., Md.; died 1767 in Rock Creek, Montgomery Co., Md..
+ 16 ii. Thomas Swearingen, born 1687 in Somerset Co., Md.; died May 12, 1726 in Prince George Co., Md..
+ 17 iii. Van Swearingen, born 1694 in Saint Mary's Co., Md.; died 1801 in Washington Co., Md..
+ 18 iv. Samuel Swearingen, born 1694 in Somerset Co., Md.; died July 1785 in Anson Co., North Carolina.
19 v. Elizabeth Swearingen, born Unknown in Pr. Georges Co., MD.
7. Elizabeth3 Vansweringen (Garrett2, David Janse1 Swieringh) was born 1661 in Dutch Colony of New Amstel, Delaware, and died 1736 in St. Marys Co., Maryland. She married (1) Jacob Williams. He was born Unknown. She married (2) John Evans Aft. 1703 in St. Mary's City, Maryland. He was born Unknown.
Notes for Elizabeth Vansweringen:
By his will, dated 1685, Elizabeth received a house and lot in St. Mary's County, from her Godfather, Mark Cordea
Notes for Jacob Williams:
Will dated March 26, 1701, proved Sept. 18, 1703
Children of Elizabeth Vansweringen and Jacob Williams are:
20 i. Benjamin4 Williams, born Unknown.
21 ii. William Williams, born Unknown.
22 iii. Mary Pearce Williams, born Unknown.
Children of Elizabeth Vansweringen and John Evans are:
23 i. Anthony4 Evans, born Unknown.
24 ii. Mary Evans.
25 iii. Philip Evans.
8. Zacharias3 Vansweringen (Garrett2, David Janse1 Swieringh) was born 1663 in Dutch Colony of New Amstel, Delaware, and died April 1711 in St. Marys Co., Md.. He married Martha Devine. She was born Unknown.
Notes for Zacharias Vansweringen:
Zacharias Van Swearingen and Martha Devine were not living together at the time of his death.
Notes for Martha Devine:
Abstract of will of Martha VanSweringen: widow of Zacharias Van Sweringen, Jan. 18, 1712/Jan. 26, 1712: To daughter Jane; to Mark Huff and John Cuffney,personalty. Executor, William Herbert, and he to have charge of children during their minority. Wit: William Johnson, George Griggs.
Children of Zacharias Vansweringen and Martha Devine are:
26 i. Jane4 Vansweringen, born 1700 in Maryland. She married Richard Jones February 18, 1716/17 in Queen Anne Parish, Prince George Co., Md.; born Unknown.
27 ii. Joseph Vansweringen, born Unknown.
28 iii. Elinor Vansweringen, born 1696; died 1712.
10. Anne3 Vansweringen (Garrett2, David Janse1 Swieringh) was born 1679 in New Amstel, Delaware, and died 1718. She married (1) William Deacon. She married (2) William Bladen February 19, 1695/96 in St. Mary's Maryland. He was born Unknown.
Marriage Notes for Anne Vansweringen and William Bladen:
Marriage was performed by Father John Hall, one of the few early marriages on record here. Father Hall returned to Europe before 1698.
Children of Anne Vansweringen and William Bladen are:
29 i. Anne4 Bladen, born Unknown. She married Benjamin Tasker August 31, 1711 in New Amstel, Delaware; born Unknown.
30 ii. Christopher Bladen, born Unknown.
31 iii. Thomas Bladen, born 1698 in Maryland; died 1780 in Maryland. He married Barbara Janssen; born Unknown.