Person:William Swart (13)

Watchers
  1. William W. SwartAbt 1828 - 1865
  2. Eleanor SwartAbt 1829 - Bet 1870 & 1875
  3. Chauncey SwartAbt 1835 - 1866
  4. Louisa SwartAbt 1836 - Bet 1865 & 1870
  5. Elkanah SwartAbt 1841 - 1889
  6. Juliette SwartAbt 1845 - 1870
  7. George E. SwartAbt 1847 - 1865
m. 22 Oct 1850
  1. Ellen Swart1853 -
  2. Lizzie Swart1858 - 1865
Facts and Events
Name William W. Swart
Gender Male
Birth[4] Abt 1828 Oneonta (town), Otsego, New York, United States
Census[6] 1 Jun 1830 Davenport, Delaware, New York, United States
Census[7] 1 Jun 1840 Oneonta (town), Otsego, New York, United States
Marriage 22 Oct 1850 to Polly Houghtaling
Census[1] 1855 Meredith, Delaware, New York, United States
Census[2] 1 Jun 1860 Davenport, Delaware, New York, United States
Military[3][4] 2 or 9 Sep 1864 Davenport, Delaware, New York, United StatesPrivate, 1st New York Engineers
Military[4] 17 Sep 1864 Mustered in
Military[4] 6 Oct 1864 Transferred
Death[3] 10 Jan 1865 South Carolina, United StatesMorris Isle
Cause of Death[5] 10 Jan 1865 congestion of the brain
Physical Description[4] blue eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5'7 1/2" tall

Probate documents

References
  1. New York, United States. New York State Census, 1855.

    "New York, State Census, 1855," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K63Y-R8G : accessed 3 May 2015), William Swart, Meredith, Delaware, New York, United States; count clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 832,847.

  2. Delaware, New York, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication M693).

    "United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC74-9SV : accessed 3 May 2015), William W Swart, Davenport, Delaware, New York, United States; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing p. 4, household ID 771, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 803,743.

  3. 3.0 3.1 New York, Registers of Officers and Enlisted Men Mustered into Federal Service, 1861-1865.

    Davenport, William W. Swart, age 37 at death, married, citizen, entered service Sept. 9, 1864 Eng. 1. NY, Private, volunteer, died Jan 10, 1865, Morris Isle, S.C., died after leaving service, died of accidental wounds, leaves a widow, parents, 2 minor children.

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900.

    Enlisted at 36 years, 2 Sep 1864 at Davenport. Mustered in 17 Sept 1864, Private, Company J, 144 Infantry. Transferred 6 Oct 1864 to Co. G. 1st Engineers. Born Oneonta, NY, farmer, blue eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5'7 1/2" tall.

  5. War of 1861, Claim for Minors' Pension for Ellen Swart, in Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans, ca. 1861 - ca. 1910.

    "his death from congestion of the brain while in his line of duty"

  6. Delaware, New York, United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    1 M under 5 [William], 1 M 20-29 [Peter W.], 1 F under 5 [Eleanor], 1 F 20-29 [Elizabeth]

  7. Otsego, New York, United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    1 M under 5 [Elkanah], 1 M 5-9 [Chauncey], 1 M 10-14 [William], 1 M 30-39 [Peter W.], 1 F under 5 [Louisa], 1 F 10-14 [Eleanor], 1 F 30-39 [Elizabeth]