Person:Godfrey Schwing (1)

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Gottfried 'Godfrey' Schwing, of Cub Run
b.est. 1756
 
  • HGottfried 'Godfrey' Schwing, of Cub Runest 1756 -
  • WMargaret Daneckerbef 1762 -
m. 12 October 1779
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Name Gottfried 'Godfrey' Schwing, of Cub Run
Alt Name Godfrey Swing
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1756
Marriage 12 October 1779 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvaniato Margaret Danecker

Godfrey Swing was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Virginia:


  • Page 49 - Godfrey Swing, 146 acres, on some branch of Cub Run. Adjoining George Carpenter, John Grabill. December 8, 1785. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 114].
  • Page 61 - Godfrey Swing, 50 acres, Drafts of Cub Run. Adjoining George Keesell, Joacham Fanferson, Sheets, Robert Elliott, Robert Retherford. April 10, 1786. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 118].
  • Page 85 - Godfrey Schwing, 270 acres, Drafts of Mill Creek and Cub run. Adjoining Taylor, Retherford, Vanvarson, (The Dutch Lord), Robert Eliot. March 19, 1787. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 126].


Records in Virginia

  • 1817 - Monroe County, Virginia, Deed from Sheriff to Nimrod Tackett, for 73, 80, & 180 acres owed back taxes by Godfrey Swing. [Monroe County Deed Book E, pages 271-273].
  • 1817 - Monroe County, Virginia, Tackett, Nimrod, taxed on 175, 150, 177, 52, & 83 acres, same as 1816, plus added: 98 acres as assignee of Isahah Callaway by Sheriff; 295 acres as assignee of Benjamin Griffith by Sheriff; 73, 180, and 80 acres as assignee of Godfrey Swing by Sheriff.