Person:John Schwartz (12)

Hon. John Schwartz
m. Oct 1790
  1. Mary Schwartz1791 - 1863
  2. Hon. John Schwartz1793 - 1860
  3. Francis Peter Schwartz1795 - 1862
  4. Anna B. Schwartz1797 - 1866
  5. Elizabeth 'Betsy' Schwartz1804 - 1869
m. abt 1815
  1. Wood Michael Schwartz1818 - 1901
  2. Albina Schwartz1820 - 1880
  3. Margaret Schwartz1823 - 1901
  4. Elizabeth Schwartz1825 - 1857
  5. John Philip Schwartz1827 - 1888
  6. William Campbell Schwartz1828 - 1893
  7. Francis Schwartz1832 - 1860
  8. Mary Ludwig Ruth Schwartz1834 - 1915
  9. Anna Schwartz1835 - 1850
  10. Johannetta or Jeanetta Schwartz1840 - 1901
Facts and Events
Name Hon. John Schwartz
Gender Male
Birth[1] 27 Oct 1793 Northumberland County, PA
Marriage abt 1815 Berks, Pennsylvania, United Statesto Elisabeth "Eliza" S. Wood
Death[2][3] 20 Jun 1860 Washington, District of Columbia, United StatesCause: Jaundice
Reference Number? Q6257008?
Burial[4] Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

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John Schwartz (October 27, 1793 – June 20, 1860) was an Anti-Lecompton Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Schwartz was born in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania to Philip Schwartz and Maria Magdalena Schlosser, and was apprenticed to a merchant in Reading, Pennsylvania. He became a partner at the expiration of his apprenticeship. Schwartz served in the War of 1812 as a major, and was engaged in the manufacture of iron products. His father, Philip, served in the Revolutionary War and was in Valley Forge

Schwartz was elected as an Anti-Lecompton Democrat to the Thirty-sixth Congress and served until his death in Washington, D.C. in 1860. He was interred in Charles Evans Cemetery in Reading, Pennsylvania. Cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery.

He married Elizabeth Wood, daughter of Michael Wood.

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  1. Revolutionary War Pension File number R9281-Schwartz, Philip & Margaret. (M804 Roll #2133 pages 849-889), p.860.

    John Schwartz was born Oct 27, 1793 - This is a transcription of what is written in the Catholic Prayer Book owned by Philip Schwartz. These are the only known birth records for the children of Philip & Margaret Schwartz.

  2. Obituary, Berks & Schuylkill Journal, 23 Jun 1860.

    DIED In Washington ciy on Wed. last the 20th, instant, at 11 p.m.. Hon.John Schwartz, member of Congress from the Berks district, in the 67th year of his age. His funeral will take place this afternoon at 2pm, from his late residence in S. 5th St. near Chestnut. All friends and relatives are invited to attend without further notice.

  3. FHL #22038 (1838-1930) & 22035 (1813-1862). Trinity Luthern Church film, #22038 Item 2 - Marriages 1854-1917.
    1. 42 Hon John Schwartz, late Member of Congress b. Oct 27, 1793 died Jun 20, 1860 age 66y7m23d
  4. John Schwartz, in Find A Grave.

    Buried 6/23/1860 - Section I Lot 020.22 (grave #2) age 67yrs The large tombstone on 5th row says: Hon John Schwartz b. born 27 Oct 1793 & d. 20 Jun 1860 in Washington D.C. while a member of the 36th Congress age 66y7m23d. Doug Good of Reading, walked the Cemetery for me & sent me a map & plot listings.

  5.   John Schwartz, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.