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Early Origins of the Swearingin family

The surname Swearingin was first found in Mecklenburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. Over time, the family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs. They were the ancient counts of Schwerin in Mecklinberg.

Early History of the Swearingin family

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Swearingin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Schwerin, Schwerinsburg and others.

Early Notables of the Swearingin family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Swearingin family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Engers and Johann Jacob Schwerin, who settled in Galveston, Texas in 1846; C. Schwerin, who landed in Panama in 1850; Otto Von Schwerin, who sailed to San Fracisco in 1850.

Contemporary Notables of the name Swearingin (post 1700)

  • Joseph Swearingin, American political candidate for the 1820 United States House of Representatives for Maryland
  • Christopher Swearingin, American computer author and contributor/reporter for Computer Magazine
  • Jay Swearingin, American politician, Member Missouri House of Representatives for District 31

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