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Jacob Swisher Family Page

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Jacob S. and Elizabeth Jane Swisher
Jacob S.  {9/1824 - 4/1905} is shown in the 1880 Ritchie Co. Census and was the s/o Jacob R. SWISHER & Druscilla MORGAN.  Jacob S. Swisher's grandfather Zackquill MORGAN was the founder of Morgantown WV. Elizabeth Jane SWISHER was the wife of Jacob S.  {10/1827 - 5/1909} To date noone has been able to verify if her maiden name was FLUHARTY or MORGAN. Jacob S. &  John BELL owned land on Goose Creek by Land Office Treasury Warrant in 1859 before moving on to Pleasants County.
Jacob and Elizabeth with children and grand children ??

Jacob S. & Elizabeth Jane SWISHER pre-1905.
There are 4 children with them, maybe grandchildren?  If you recognize anyone, PLEASE contact me!
-Jacob & Elizabeth are shown in an 1880 census of Ritchie Co WV with these children:  Henry, James, Jacob, Elzy, Elizabeth and Amanda.
 Many of their descendants still reside in Ritchie County.

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