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Subject: SWOPE / SCHWAB in Bucks Co
Author: Thera
Date: Saturday, May 6, 2000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Swope, Meyer, Gruver, Maust, VanLuvanee, Leatherman, Kilmer, Bergstresser, Beer, Schwenk

I'm looking for Swopes in Bucks Co, PA.

I have a William Swope/Schwab who was probably b. 1780-1800, m. Esther Meyers/Meyer/Moyer, b. 1796-1805. Their children were:
Eli Swope
John Swope, m. Fannie Gruver
Isaiah Swope

I'd like to know if/how William fits into the following line, as well as further data on individuals in this line:

Descendants of George Swope/Schwab

Generation No. 1

1. GEORGE1 SWOPE/SCHWAB was born abt 1796, and died 1862 in PA. He married MARY MAGDALENA MAUST in PA. She was born abt 1795, and died 1876 in PA (age 81).
Children of GEORGE SWOPE and MARY MAUST are:

i. TOBIAS2 SWOPE, b. Bet. 1815 - 1840.

ii. MARY SWOPE, b. Bet. 1815 - 1840.
2. iii. SUSANNA SWOPE, b. 1830; d. Aft. 1910, Bucks Co, PA.

iv. ELIZABETH SWOPE, b. Bet. 1815 - 1840.

v. CATHERINE SWOPE, b. Bet. 1815 - 1840.

vi. PETER SWOPE, b. Bet. 1815 - 1840.
3. vii. GEORGE M. SWOPE, b. Jan 1831.

Generation No. 2

2. SUSANNA2 SWOPE (GEORGE1) was born 1830, and died Aft. 1910 in Bucks Co, PA. She married ELIJAH VANLUVANEE 20 Nov 1848 in Buckingham, Bucks Co, PA. He was born 1800 in Bucks Co, PA, and died 3 Jan 1889 in Carversville, Bucks Co, PA.
Children of SUSANNA SWOPE and ELIJAH VANLUVANEE are:

i. ELI3 VANLUVANEE, b. 11 Feb 1856, Danboro, Bucks Co, PA; d. 23 Apr 1933, Doylestown, Bucks Co, PA; m. SUSANNA F. (SUSIE) LEATHERMAN, 12 Feb 1880, Bucks Co, PA; b. 4 Jan 1861, Danboro, Bucks Co, PA; d. 11 Apr 1935, Doylestown, Bucks Co, PA.

ii. SAMUEL VANLUVANEE, b. 9 Mar 1864, Bucks Co, PA; d. 1 Jan 1950, Bucks Co, PA - buried Carversville.

3. GEORGE M.2 SWOPE (GEORGE1) was born Jan 1831. He married SARAH ANNE KILMER 1857 in PA. She was born Bet. 1831 - 1839. Children of GEORGE SWOPE and SARAH KILMER are:

i. ROSE3 SWOPE, b. Bet. 1858 - 1879; m. MR. BERGSTRESSER.

ii. SARAH SWOPE, b. Bet. 1858 - 1879.

iii. JACOB SWOPE, b. Bet. 1858 - 1879.

iv. EMMA SWOPE, b. Bet. 1858 - 1879; m. MR. VANLUVANEE.

v. CLAYTON SWOPE, b. Bet. 1858 - 1879.

vi. MARY SWOPE, b. Bet. 1858 - 1879.

vii. SAMUEL SWOPE, b. Bet. 1858 - 1879.

viii. ALFRED SWOPE, b. Bet. 1858 - 1879.

ix. TOBIAS SWOPE, b. Bet. 1858 - 1879; d. PA (died young).
x. MINNIE K. SWOPE, b. 30 Jan 1880; d. 16 Nov 1954, PA - buried at Keller's Church Cem, Bedminster Twp, Bucks Co., m. JOSEPH B. STOUT, b. 31 May 1880, d. 1913, son of PIERSON B. and AMELIA ANN(Beer) STOUT. Rosella Stout, dau of Minnie and Joseph Stout, m. Charles F. SCHWENK.

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Minnie Swope and Joseph B. Stout were my great-grandparents. Charles and Rosella (Stout) Schwenk were my paternal grandparents.

Thank you,
Thera Schwenk-Hammond