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Laurentius or Lorantz (Swicegood or Schweissguth) Schweissguth (abt. 1723 - abt. 1789)

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Laurentius or Lorantz (Lorentz) "Laurentius" Schweissguth formerly Swicegood or Schweissguth
Born about in Germanymap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Paradise, York County, PA, USAmap
Died about in Germanymap
Swicegood_or_Schweissguth-1 created 28 Aug 2014 | Last modified
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Biography

Lorentz was born about 1723. Lorentz Swicegood or Schweissguth ... He passed away about 1789. [1]

He married twice. He married Catherine Elisabetha Mayer 16 Aug., 1746 in Weisbaden, Hesse-Nassau (Germany). Bierstadt, Germany - Bierstadt is now a section of Wiesbaden.

Catherine was born circa 1726 in Bierstadt, Hesse-Nassau (Germany). Catherine was the daughter of Bernhardt Mayer and ? ?. Catherine died circa 1760 in Paradise, York County, PA. He married Elizabeth Saltzgeber 1761 in Paradise, York County, PA. Elizabeth was born est. 1726. Elizabeth was the daughter of Dietrick Saltzgeber 'Teeter' and ? ?. Elizabeth died aft. 1800.

Laurentius immigrated, 1751. Destination:. Lowrantz? Lawrence? He was trained to be a stone mason and shoemaker. Lorentz was admitted as a Burger (adult citizen) at Wiesbaden, Germany on 22 Dec., 1746. In 1746 Wiesbaden was part of Nassau.

16 SEP., 1751. Records in Philadelphia showed that he sailed from Rotterdam on the HMS Edinburgh, landing in Philadelphia on 16 Sep., 1751. The book Pennsylvania German Pioneers, page 460, lists Lorentz Schweissguth.

Lorentz, Catherine, Sophia, and Maria arrived on 16 Sep., 1751 in the Port of Philadelphia, PA aboard the English sailing ship Edinburgh. They sailed from Rotterdam, via Cowes, England, to Philadelphia. Lorentz was given the Oath of Abjuration (renouncing former citzenships) on 16 Sep., 1751.

Lorentz left his stone mason tools to his son, Phillip Swissgood.

Lorentz's name appears in the records in Germany as Laurentius and Lorentz. The Church used the Latin Laurentius and the government used the German Lorentz.

Lorentz and Catherina were Evangelican Lutherans. The attended Jacob Lischy's church in York County, PA.

Lorentz settled in Paradise township, York County, PA on the west side of the county. Here he owned 100 acres. Lorentz constructed a stone cottage.

In the tax records for 1762, Lorentz is listed as - Swissgood, Laurence. In 1769 he is listed as - Schweisguth, Lorentz, with 100 acres. In 1783 he is listed as - Schweisgut, Lorentz, with 150 acrres. In 1795 he is listed as - Schweisgood, Lawrence, with 100 acres.

Name

Name: Lorentz /Schweissguth/[2][3][4]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 24 FEB 1723/24
Place: WEISBADEN, GERMANY[5][6][7]

Imported only 24 FEB 1723 from Birth Date and marked as uncertain.

Death

Death:
Date: WFT Est 1755-1814[8][9][10]

Could not interpret date in Death Date (WFT Est 1755-1814).

Marriage

Husband: Lorentz Schweissguth
Wife: Elizabeth UNKNOWN
Child: Maria Margaretha Elisabetha Schweirbgut
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Marriage:
Date: WFT Est 1755-1789[11]

Could not interpret date in Marriage Date (WFT Est 1755-1789).

Husband: Lorentz Schweissguth
Child: Marget Swicegood
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Marriage:
Date: WFT Est 1755-1789[12]

Parents

Father: Johannes George Schweissguth
Wife: UNKNOWN UNKNOWN
Child: Lorentz Schweissguth
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Marriage:
Date: WFT Est 1716-1747[13]
Father: Johannes George Schweissguth
Child: Lorentz Schweissguth
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Unknown
Marriage:
Date: WFT Est 1716-1747[14]

Sources

  1. First-hand information as remembered by Lynn Mosier, Thursday, August 28, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.
  2. Source: #S02071 Page: Tree #3097 Data: Text: Date of Import: Mar 3, 1999
  3. Source: #S02072 Data: Text: Date of Import: May 19, 2001
  4. Source: #S02071 Page: Tree #3097 Data: Text: Date of Import: Sep 18, 2005
  5. Source: #S02071 Page: Tree #3097 Data: Text: Date of Import: Mar 3, 1999
  6. Source: #S02072 Data: Text: Date of Import: May 19, 2001
  7. Source: #S02071 Page: Tree #3097 Data: Text: Date of Import: Sep 18, 2005
  8. Source: #S02071 Page: Tree #3097 Data: Text: Date of Import: Mar 3, 1999
  9. Source: #S02072 Data: Text: Date of Import: May 19, 2001
  10. Source: #S02071 Page: Tree #3097 Data: Text: Date of Import: Sep 18, 2005
  11. Source: #S02071 Page: Tree #3097 Data: Text: Date of Import: Mar 3, 1999
  12. Source: #S02071 Page: Tree #3097 Data: Text: Date of Import: Sep 18, 2005
  13. Source: #S02071 Page: Tree #3097 Data: Text: Date of Import: Mar 3, 1999
  14. Source: #S02071 Page: Tree #3097 Data: Text: Date of Import: Sep 18, 2005
  • WikiTree profile Schweissguth-2 created through the import of Recent.GED on Aug 27, 2011 by Patti Ratts. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Patti and others.
  • Source: S02071 Title: World Family Tree Vol. 2, Ed. 1 Author: Brøderbund Software, Inc. Publication: Release date: November 29, 1995 Note: #NS20711 Repository: Call Number: Media: Other

No NOTE record found with id NS20711.

  • Source: S02072 Title: Cole Loyd Ancestry file.FBK.FBK1.FTW Repository: Call Number: Media: Other
  • Laurentius or Lorantz was born in 1724. Laurentius or Lorantz Schweissguth ... He passed away in 1799. [15]


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On 5 Dec 2014 at 23:43 GMT K Clark wrote:

Schweissguth-9 and Schweissguth-5 appear to represent the same person because: They have almost identical details.

On 27 Nov 2014 at 15:01 GMT Brian (Phillips) Ward wrote:

TO BE CONNECTED: Schweissguth-1

Johann Adom Schweissguth August 11, 1752 Paradise, York, Pennsylvania, USA - October 11, 1833 ~ Managed by Glenn Crater. [view] [send Trusted List request]



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