Israel Swayze Jr.

Israel Swayze Jr. (1753 - 1844)

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Israel Swayze Jr.
Born in Hope. Warren, New Jerseymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 4 Feb 1776 in Hope, Warren, New Jerseymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Beaver Dams, Thorold, Thorold, Welland, Canada Westmap
Profile last modified 10 Jun 2019 | Created 14 Mar 2011
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Israel Swayze Jr. served in the War of 1812
Service started:
Unit(s): Provincial Royal Artillery Drivers (The Car Brigade), Canada
Service ended:

Son of Israel Swayze (1720 - 1774) and Mary Pitney Swayze (1720 - 1754), married to Abigail Coleman Swayze (1757 - 1843).

Israel Swayzie, a Loyalist, and his wife, Abagail Coleman, emigrate to Canad, near the close of the Rev. War.

Mel Swart Lake Gibson Park now occupies the site which was originally part of a 550-acre crown grant to one of the founding fathers of the Village of Beaverdams, Israel Swayze (1753–1844). The village itself was located at a crossroads of the so-called “Indian Trail” between Lakes Erie and Ontario and the east-west between Queenston and Hamilton. [1]


  1. Penelope Swayze 1777–1841 • LLC8-4SM ​​
  2. Lydia Swayze 1778–1863 • LLCF-N8B ​​
  3. Benjamin Swayzie 1782–1858 • LLHV-XDV ​​
  4. Hiram Swayze 1784–1854 • LLC8-4S3 ​​
  5. Obadiah Swayze 1786–1865 • L7GV-CFZ ​​
  6. Abigail Swayze 1789–1870 • LLC8-4S7 ​​
  7. Mary Swayze 1791–Deceased • LLC8-4SW ​​
  8. Joanna Swayze 1793–1854 • LCPT-JST ​​
  9. Johannah Swayze 1796–1835 • LLC8-4S4 ​​
  10. Millicient Swayze 1798–1835 • LLC8-4SH ​​
  11. Prudence Swayze 1800–1879 • LLC8-4SC

Burial: Lundys Lane Cemetery, Lundy's Lane, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada


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