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Charles Sweazea

Male Abt 1805 - Bef 1879  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Charles Sweazea  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born ABT. 1805  Rutherford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died BEF. 1880  Jackson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I0970  Merged Tree

    Father Mathias Sweazea,   b. 1774, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. AFT. 1855, Jackson Co. Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 80 years) 
    Mother Anna Dycus?,   b. 1784, Rutherford Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. AFT. 1850, Jackson Co. Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married ABT. 1803  Rutherford Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Notes 
    • [18212.ged]

      [sweeze~2.FTW]

      Mathias Sweazea and Anna Dycus were married in Rutherford County, North Carolina about 1804.
    Family ID F350  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth,   b. 1808, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BEF. 1880  (Age < 71 years) 
    Married ABT. 1836  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
     1. John Sweazea,   b. 1838
     2. William H. Sweazea,   b. 1840
     3. Jonas Franklin Sweazea,   b. 1843, Jackson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. AFT. 1917, Okemah, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years)
     4. Mary Elisabeth Sweazea,   b. 1844
     5. Sarah B. Sweazea,   b. 1846
     6. James F. Sweazea,   b. 1848
    Family ID F384  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • [18212.ged]

      [sweeze~2.FTW]


      Charles Sweazea was born about 1805 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. He moved at an early age with his parents to Jackson County, Tennessee. He farmed and raised his family there. He probably died there before 1880. He had at least three land grants in Jackson County, Tennessee.

      Tennessee State Archives
      Mountain District Grants

      Charles Swezea and Richard Coulter, Grant No. 3664, 252 1/2 acres January 23, 1835, Jackson County, Tennessee Book E Page 406.
      Book E page 406:
      State of Tennessee No. 3664
      To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting; Know ye that for and on account of and by Virtue of Entry No. 1699 made in the office of the Entry Taker of Jackson County and entered on the 17 day of March 1831 pursuant to the provisions of an act of the general assembly of said State papers on the 9th day of January 1830, there is granted by the said State of Tennessee unto Richard Coulter and Charles Swezea Assignees of Samuel Griffith and Harrison Osburn a certain tract or parcel of land containing two hundred and fifty two and one half acres by survey bearing date the 27 day of October 1831 - lying in said County on the south side of Cumberland River. Beginning at a beech tree on the bank of the river above Samuel Griffith's farm - running thence west 275 poles to a stake in Tilman Stubblefield's east boundary line - thence north with said line 160 poles to a large birch tree in said Stubblefield's upper corner on the bank of said river - thence up said river with it's various meanders north 49 degrees east 56 poles north 84 degrees east 40 poles - south 65 degrees - east 39 poles - south 41 degrees - east 48 poles - south 55 degrees - east 20 poles - south 73 degrees - East 34 poles South 39 degrees East 60 poles South 22 degrees East 84 poles to the beginning - Including the improvements of said Griffith and Osburn with the hereditaments and appurtenances to the said Richard Coulter and Charles Swezea and their heirs forever. In witness where of William Carroll, Governor of the State of Tennessee has here unto set his hand and caused the great seal of the state to be affixed at Nashville on the 23 day of January 1835 and 59 years of our Independence - By the Governor Wm. Carroll Sam G. Smith, Secretary.

      Charles Sweezy, Grant No. 5900, 50 acres Feb. 24, 1838 Jackson County, Tennessee Book K page 38.

      State of Tennessee No. 5900
      To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting; Know ye that for and in consideration of the sum of twelve and one half cents per acre paid into the office of the entry taker of Jackson County and entered on the 5th day of July 1824 pursuant to the provisions of an act of the general assembly of said State passed on the 22nd day of November 1823 by No 321. There is granted by the said State of Tennessee unto Charles Sweezy a certain tract or parcel of land containing fifty acres by survey bearing date the 20th day of August 1836. Lying in said County on the north side of Cumberland River on the ridge dividing the waters of Jennings Creek and Cedar Trace Creek. Beginning at a Hickory and a rock west of a hollow of Indian Creek. Thence north crossing a ridge in all one one hundred and twenty poles to a chestnut north of a spring. Then west 66 2/3 poles to a hickory on the west side of a spring branch, then south 120 poles to a white oak and sugar tree, then east to the beginning. With the hereditaments and appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with it's appurtenances to the said Charles Swezey and his heirs forever. In witness where of Newton Cannon, Governor of the State of Tennessee has here unto set his hand and caused the Great Seal of the State to be affixed at Nashville on the 24th day of February 1838 and 62 years of our independence.
      Luke Lea, Secretary, By the Governor N. Cannon

      Note; The name is spelled two different ways in grant 5900.

      Book X Page 339;
      The State of Tennessee No. 11314
      To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting; Know ye that in consideration of the sum of one cent per acre paid into the office of the Entry Taker of Jackson County and entered on the 27th day of January 1827 pursuant to the provisions of an act of the General Assembly of said State passed on the 22nd day of November 1825 by No. 818.
      There is granted by the State of Tennessee unto Charles Swezea and Mathew Swezea assignee of James G. Cunningham who was assignee of Johnson Hutchenson a certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred acres by survey bearing date the 16 day of October 1837. Lying in said County of Jackson on the north side of Cumberland River and on the south fork of Jennings Creek.
      Beginning at a stake eight poles south of the southwest corner of John Chisum's nine acre tract of land. Running thence north sixty two poles to a beech. Thence west ninety poles to a sugar tree and Hickory. Thence south one hundred and seventy three poles to a stake. Thence east one hundred and twenty two poles to a stake. Thence north one hundred and eleven poles to a stake. Thence west thirty two poles to the beginning.
      Including and excluding a ten acre entry made by said Chisum and also an eighty acre tract belonging to said Chisum.
      With the hereditaments and appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with it's appurtenances to the said Charles Swezea and Mathew Swezea and their heirs forever. In witness where of Andrew Johnson Governor of the State of Tennessee hath here unto set his hand and caused the Great Seal of the State to be affixed at Nashville on the tenth day of May in the year of our Lord 1854. And of the Independence of the United States the 77th year.
      By the Governor,
      Andrew Johnson
      W.B.A. Ramsey, Secretary

  • Sources 
    1. [S01491] 1850-1860-1870 census of Jackson Co., Tenn..

    2. [S01446] 1786 Rutherford County, North Carolina Court Records.

    3. [S01648] sweeze.
      Date of Import: Aug 1, 1999

    4. [S12068] 18212.ged.
      Date of Import: Jun 7, 2001


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