William R. Swick: ( 3rd great grandfather )
Born: 30 Oct 1827, Livingston Co. New York
Died: 12 Apr 1865, Chalmette, St. Bernard, Louisiana
Died of some type of disease at the Battlefield.
He left Allegany Co, NY for MI about 1858 and listed as a Private in the 3rd Regiment Michigan Cavalry.
He married Catharine Henry on 01 Oct 1848 and had six children:
F Lucina O. Swick - B: 06 Oct 1849, South Dansville, Steuben, NY ; D: 24 Dec 1837, Galesburg, Kalamazoo, MI ; Marr: 1st to Orson P. Smith ; 2nd to John L. Hill ; 3rd to George W. Mitthofer
F Caroline T. Swick - 2nd great grandmother B: 06 Oct 1851, Allegany Co., NY ; D: 03 May 1914, Cooper, Kalamazoo, MI ; Marr: Horace August Washburn
M John Judson Swick - B: 02 Mar 1854, Allegany Co. NY ; D: 27 Jan 1909, Lawrence, Van Buren, MI
F Mercy Edith Swick - B: 1857 ; D: 06 Aug 1899, South Haven, Van Buren, MI ; Marr: 1st to Henry Carroll ; 2nd to William Ford
M William Cassius Swick - B: Sep 1858, Livingston Co., NY ; D: 27 Apr 1939, South Haven, Van Buren, MI ; Marr: 1st to Carrie A. Pickard ; 2nd to Mary Ann McCann
M Clarence Milton Swick - B: 12 Apr 1863, Paw Paw, Van Buren, MI ; D: 06 Oct 1956, Seattle, King, Washington ; Marr: 1st to May Isadore Clark ; 2nd to Mary E. Mooney ; 3rd to Lucy Hermina Jarvis ; 4th to Grace I. Lambert
A few pictures of William Swick's grave and the Battlefield. William is buried at Chalmette National Cemetery in Section 81, Grave 6565.
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