Hiram Swayze

Hiram Swayze (1784 - 1854)

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Pvt. Hiram Swayze
Born in Hope, Sussex County, New Jersey, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1806 (to 2 Aug 1818) in Beaverdams, Lincoln County, Upper Canadamap
Husband of — married 1820 in Beaverdams, Lincoln County, Upper Canadamap
[children unknown]
Died in Beaverdams, Welland County, Canada Westmap
Profile last modified 10 Jun 2019 | Created 14 Mar 2011
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1st Marriage: 1806 Beaver Dams, Thorold, Niagara, Ontario, Canada. Hiram Swayze 1784–1854 and Mercy Lewis 1785–1818


  1. Abigail Swayze 1807–1866 • LLH7-PR2 ​​
  2. Mary Swayze 1809–1849 • LLH7-PRG ​​
  3. Ann Swayze 1811–1896 • LLH7-PRP ​​
  4. Levi Lewis Swayze 1815–1898 • KZ3J-2L5
On 9 Mar 1811 (Reg 9 Mar 1811) Israel Swayze sold to Hiram Swayze 100 acres in Lot 35 Thorold Twp. (A53 #1930)
Private Hiram Swayze served in the War of 1812
Service started:
Unit(s): 2nd Regiment of Lincoln Militia, Canada
Service ended:

During the War of 1812, Hiram served as a private with the 2nd Lincoln Militia. In 1821 he was a yeoman in the Township of Thorold.[1]

2nd Marriage: 1820 Beaverdams,Ontario,Canada Hiram Swayze 1784–1854 and Hannah Putman 1791–1871


  1. Hiram P. Swayze 1821–1896 • KZWX-S91 ​​
  2. Marcia M. Swayze 1822–Deceased • L1JQ-NFJ ​​
  3. Eliza Jane Swayze 1823–1897 • L1JQ-BTB ​​
  4. Harriet D. Swayze 1825–1890 • K8P6-PQQ ​​
  5. Penelope Swayze 1828–1874 • KNV7-PGR ​​
  6. John Ryerson Swayze 1832–1897 • KHDD-BKG ​​
  7. Benjamin Swayze 1834–1834 • MRGH-B4T ​​
  8. Caroline A Swayze 1836–1891 • K8G6-V2S

Notes: saw mill and farm (Beaverdams); served in war of 1812; took Oath of Allegiance at Chippawa in 1812; May 1813 and Sep 1813 - member of Capt. John Chrysler's Company, 2nd Regiment Lincoln Militia;


  1. Library and Archives Canada, War of 1812, Executive Council Office of the Province of Upper Canada fonds, Registry Land Certificates, 1821-1834, RG1 L7, 11113, Mikan Number 205137

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