George Swyers & Christina Dorothea Merlau


George Swyers & Christina Dorothea Merlau


George Swyers & Christina Dorothea Merlau




Husband George Swyers

       Born: 31 May 1816 - Ingwiller, Alsace, France
 Christened: 
       Died: 17 Nov 1898 - Wyoming County, NY
     Buried:  - Cowlesville, Wyoming, New York


     Father: George Schweyer (1791-1865)
     Mother: Margaretha Schleiffer (1792-1863)


    Married: 

Other Spouse: Henrietta Bladehorn (1837-      ) - Between 1881-1892



Wife Christina Dorothea Merlau

       Born: 14 May 1822 - Arheilgen Hessen, Darmstadt, Germany
 Christened: 
       Died: 30 Jul 1881 - Wyoming County, NY
     Buried:  - Folsomdale Cemetery, Cowlesville, NY


     Father: Johann Christoph Merlau (Abt 1795-      )
     Mother: Elisabertha Barbara Darmstaedter (Abt 1802-      )



Events
She worked as a Keeping House - 1880 Census.


Children
1 F Christina "Nancy" Swyers

       Born: Abt 1845 - NY
 Christened: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
Spouse: Henry Shaeffer (Abt 1843-Bef 1880) Spouse: Living Spouse: George Spindler (1852- ) Marr: Abt 1899

2 F Margaret Swyers

       Born: 1845 - NY
 Christened: 
       Died: 1931
     Buried:  - Cowlesville Village Cemetery, Cowlesville, NY
Spouse: John A Mapes (1842-1916)

3 F Catherine "Kate" Swyers

       Born: 1846 - NY
 Christened: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
Spouse: John Holl (1841- )

4 M William T Swyers

       Born: 25 Mar 1848 - NY
 Christened: 
       Died: 3 Apr 1926
     Buried:  - Alden, Erie, New York
Spouse: Margaret Hoffman (1853-1933) Marr: 12 Nov 1871

5 M Christopher J Swyers

       Born: Abt 1854 - Bennington, Wyoming, NY
 Christened: 
       Died: 4 Dec 1926 - Bennington, Wyoming, NY
     Buried:  - Bennington, Wyoming, NY
Spouse: Laine "Lena" Rothfuss (1859-1922) Marr: 8 Mar 1886

6 F Sophia Swyers

       Born: 30 Sep 1856 - NY
 Christened: 
       Died: 1941
     Buried:  - Bennington, Wyoming, NY
Spouse: William John Kilian (1850-1935) Marr: 9 Mar 1875 - Akron, Erie, NY

7 F Gertrude Swyers

       Born: Abt 1860
 Christened: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 


8 F Augusta Swyers

       Born: Abt 1866
 Christened: 
       Died: 13 Feb 1883
     Buried:  - Folsomdale Cemetery, Cowlesville, NY



Husband's General Notes
From: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Estates/3443/genswyer.html George bought land in the Folsomdale NY. 1880 Census Census Place: Bennington, Wyoming, New York Source: FHL Film 1254948 National Archives Film T9-0948 Page 67A

Wife's General Notes
From: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Estates/3443/genswyer.html Christina was the daughter of another of the early immigrant families to settle in the Dutch Hollow area. She is buried in the Folsomdale Cemetery with a headstone reading Doradea Swyers. 1880 Census Census Place: Bennington, Wyoming, New York Source: FHL Film 1254948 National Archives Film T9-0948 Page 67A - name is Eliza Schwier

General Notes for Child: Christina "Nancy" Swyers
1880 Census Census Place: 5th Ward, Buffalo, Erie, New York Source: FHL Film 1254829 National Archives Film T9-0829 Page 389D

General Notes for Child: Margaret Swyers
1880 Census Census Place: Bennington, Wyoming, New York Source: FHL Film 1254948 National Archives Film T9-0948 Page 72D

General Notes for Child: Catherine "Kate" Swyers
1880 Census Census Place: 5th Ward, Buffalo, Erie, New York Source: FHL Film 1254829 National Archives Film T9-0829 Page 413D

General Notes for Child: William T Swyers
1880 Census Census Place: Bennington, Wyoming, New York Source: FHL Film 1254948 National Archives Film T9-0948 Page 72C

Birth Notes for Child: Christopher J Swyers
1880 Census

General Notes for Child: Christopher J Swyers
1880 Census Census Place: Bennington, Wyoming, New York Source: FHL Film 1254948 National Archives Film T9-0948 Page 80C

Birth Notes for Child: Augusta Swyers
1880 Census

General Notes for Child: Augusta Swyers
1880 Census Census Place: Bennington, Wyoming, New York Source: FHL Film 1254948 National Archives Film T9-0948 Page 67A

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