Person:Laurence Swink (1)

Laurence Swink
d.bef. 22 June 1801 Augusta County, Virginia
m. abt. 1751
  1. Elizabeth 'Betsy' Swinkabt 1756 -
  2. Henry Swink1758 - 1825
  3. Margaret 'Peggy' Swink1761 - 1852
  4. Matthias Swinkest 1764 -
  5. Barbara Swinkest 1768 - 1852
Facts and Events
Name Laurence Swink
Alt Name Lawrence Swink
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1723 Palatinate, Germany
Marriage abt. 1751 Pennsylvaniato Anna Margaret Unknown
Death? bef. 22 June 1801 Augusta County, Virginia

Laurence Swink was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Will of Lawrence Swink

  • Page 116.--27th November, 1800. Laurence Swink's will--Executors, Henry and Mathias Swink; to wife, Margaret; sons, Henry and Mathias; to 1 daughters, Betsey Russell, Peggy Fix, Barbara Fix. Executors, wife Margaret and sons Henry and Mathias. Teste: Jno. Buchanan, Wm. Willson. Proved, 22d June, 1801. Executors qualify.

Records of Laurence Swink in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1786--December 4, Jacob Fix and Barbara Swink, daughter of Lawrence Swink; surety, Henry Swink.
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1786--September 27, Mathias Swink and Sally Wilson, daughter of Robert Wilson. Mathias is son of Lawrence Swink. Surety, Jacob Swallow; witnesses, Wm. Heart, Wm. Christian.
  • Vol. 2 - MEMORANDUM OF MARRIAGES 1794-- January 7th, Job Hart and Hannah Swinks. (poss. daughter?)