Tag Archives: David Swayze

Photo Identification and David Swayze

Photo Identification – Is it really David Swayze? There are very few things in genealogical research as exciting as finding a photograph, painting, or drawing of an ancestor. I was researching David Swayze, one of my wife’s third great grandparents. … Continue reading

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Alice Mulligan Swayze (1769-1850)

52 Ancestors #20 – Alice Mulligan Swayze (1769-1850) Sons of the American RevolutionLogo There are times when I am afraid that I might be perpetuating mistakes of others.  Although I do not have any certain issues with what I think … Continue reading

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David Swayze (1762-1838)

52 Ancestors #10 – Judge David Swayze (1762-1838) David Swayze is a great example of an individual that I know I have so much more research to work on.  Birth: I am fairly certain that he was born on March … Continue reading

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Biography – Emma (Emily) Swayze Darling (1852-1918)

An Uncle Sam cartoon from 1852 (Thanks to the Marchand Archives, The History Project, UC Davis) [On this 161’st anniversary of Emma (Emily) Swayze Darling’s birth I  remember her and her life.]  The Studebaker Brothers established their wagon company, the … Continue reading

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Rufus Holton Darling – Built First Store in Kalamazoo

Headline from Kalamazoo Gazette, July 9, 1916 Thanks to Genealogy Bank I am reminded of the importance of looking closely at all of the family members and their actions and activities.  Rufus Holton Darling was born about 1816 and died in … Continue reading

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