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Peter Swovelin and Magdalena Bausser (Bowser)

HUSBAND:
Peter SWOVELIN. (Swoveland)(Schwabeland).
Born (about 1720 in Germany)(in 1748 in Baden-Wuerttenberg, Germany).
He married Magdalean Bausser (Bowser).

A Peter Schwabeland arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1774. (S7).

A Peter Swob is found in the 1790 United States Federal Census in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (S9):
Name: Peter Swob [Peter [Peter Sevob]
Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Bedford, Pennsylvania
Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 4
Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
Free White Persons - Females: 5
Number of Household Members: 10
It is not certain that this is Peter Swovelin, but it is thought possible.

Peter Swoveland appears in the 1798 Pennsylvania Tax List. (S8).

Peter appears in the 1800 United States Federal Census in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (S6):
Name: Peter Swopeland [Peter Swoveland]
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Bedford and St Clair, Bedford, Pennsylvania
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 4
Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 7
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 9

Peter appears in the 1820 United States Census in Greenfield, Bedford, Pennsylvania (S5):
Name: Peter Swoveland Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Greenfield, Bedford, Pennsylvania Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 3
Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 2
Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 2
Free White Persons - Under 16: 3
Free White Persons - Over 25: 3
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 8

WIFE:
Magdalena (Mollie) BAUSSER. (BOWSER).

A Magdalena Bewser arrived in Pensylvannia in 1733 (S10):
  • At the Courthouse aforesaid, September 28th, 1733:
    Forty three Palatines, who with their families, making in all One hundred thirty seven Persons, where imported here in the Briganteen Richard & Elizabeth, of Philadelphia, Christopher Clymer, Master, from Rotterdam, but last from Plymouth, as by Clearance thence, were qualified as before.
    On this list appears Magdalena Bewser, age 7 1/2. It is thought that this is possibly Magdalena Bausser.
    From the Minutes of the Provincial Council, printed in Colonial Records, Vol. III, p. 519.

    The Bowser Family History (S11), lists Magdalena Bowser, daughter of John and Eve Bowser, who married (__?__) Swoveland. The will of John Bowser, recorded in Bedford, Pennsylvannia, lists Modelena (Magdalena) Swoveland, and indicates that Magdalena is deceased at that time. This will was probated 20 May 1809.

    CHILDREN of Peter Swovelin and Magdalena Bausser:
    1. Peter Swovelin. Born about 1748 in Wurtemburg, Germany. He and his brothers Ludwig and Christian arrived in America (on 15 August 1774 on the ship Snow Sally, Captain Stephen Jones-S?)(on 30 September 1774 on the ship Union, Captain Andrew Bryson-S?), at the port of Philadelphia. Settled in Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennyslvania.
    2. Ludwig Swovelin. Born about 1750 in Germany. He married Hannah MUMMERT, daughter of William MUMMERT. He settled in Pennsylvania.
    3. Christian Swovelin. Born about 1756 in Germany. He married (1) Anna Elizabetha FUCHS (Fox). He married (2) Peggy MUMMERT, daughter of William MUMMERT.
    4. Catherine SWOVELIN. Born in 1758 in Germany. She married George BURKETT, Sr.. (Johann George Burkett) She and her husband emigrated to America on 30 September 1774, during the Revolutionary War, and settled in Pennsylvania. She died before 1840 in Pennsylvania.


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