John Swint1

Male, #46471, (circa 1760 - before 28 Mar 1801)
Father*Johannes Schwindt (17 Jan 1718 - 23 May 1785)
Research note* Mary Abigail was a sister of John Swint, a Revolutionary War soldier who died about 1801 in Hancock Co., GA. They were living together in the Keg Creek area of Richmond Co., GA (later Columbia Co., GA) when she married in 1785. If you can identify the parents, of Mary and John, please contact Warren Culpepper.2,3 
Birth*circa 1760 He was born circa 1760 at Saint Paul's Parish, Georgia.2,4,5 
Deed*5 Jul 1774 He was granted a deed on 5 Jul 1774 at Saint Paul's Parish, Georgia,

John Swents, 150 acres (location not specified). Grant Book M, page 120. Since this grant was made only 11 years after the date of birth for the John Swint on this page, either we are wrong about John's date of birth or else the two Johns are different people.6 
American Revolution*between 1775 and 1783 He provided service in the American Revolutionary War between 1775 and 1783
(DAR Listing: John Swint, born 1763 in Georgia, died before 28 Mar 1801 in Georgia, married Elizabeth ___, Private, Georgia.)2 
Marriage*1784 He married Elizabeth Cartledge at Richmond Co., Georgia, in 1784.7,8 
Death*before 28 Mar 1801 He died at Hancock Co., Georgia, before 28 Mar 1801.2,7,5 
Biography* The Paynes were located "on Persimmon Creek" while Mathew Wood lived "in the village" (Greenville). Mathew is reputed to be a son of Abraham Wood. One A. R. Wood was a witness for James, son of John Swint, received an indigent pension. ("Butler County Reminsences" by J. W. Wade, 1874.) 


Elizabeth Cartledge (circa 1757 - between 1806 and 1815)
Marriage*1784 He married Elizabeth Cartledge at Richmond Co., Georgia, in 1784.7,8 
1785 John and Elizabeth Swint had a son, John Swint, b: 1785 in Richmond Co, GA, d: October 13, 1851 in Warren Co, GA. He married Rachel Spaulding, b: Abt 1784 in Hancock Co, GA, d: Aft October 1857 in Warren Co, GA.
     John and Rachel had a daughter, Lucy Ann Swint, b: March 17, 1828 in Warren Co, GA, d: November 13, 1888 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR. She married Robert Ryland Beck, b: April 17, 1821 in Buncombe Co, NC, d: Bef 1888.
          Lucy and Robert had a son, George MacLaurin Beck, b: October 9, 1855 in Warrenton, Warren County, GA, d: June 2, 1922 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR. He married Georgia Jennie Brown, b: 1864 in Clark County, AR, d: May 1917 in Wagoner, OK
               George and Georgia had a daughter Florence Stuart Beck, b: February 17, 1894 in Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR, d: May 14, 1965 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR.4 
Last Edited26 Jan 2017


  1. Was a neighbor of Samuel Payne, but more research needed to prove him as the father of Mary Abigail Swint, wife of William Payne (son of Samuel).
  2. DAR Patriot Index, Washington, DC: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 2003.
  3. Warren L. Culpepper (#1942), Former publisher of Culpepper Connections, e-mail address.
  4. Yvonne Stewart at 23andMe.
  6. Marion Hemperly, English Crown Grants in St. Paul Parish (GA), 1974.
    page 182.
  7. E-mail written March 2009 to Warren Culpepper from Jo Ann Usry Ward (descendant of John Swint), e-mail address.
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